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Major League Quidditch finds new name: Quadball
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Major League Quidditch finds new name: Quadball

The group formerly known as Major League Quidditch has officially changed its name to Major League Quadball. The league previously said it planned to change its name in an effort to both distance itself from Harry Potter creator J.K Rowling and increase opportunities that had been squashed under trademark issues. The real life game, played using broomsticks, combines rugby, basketball, and dodgeball. It is based off the game of Quidditch, which was created by Rowling in the "Harry Potter" series. According to a statement from MLQ's founders, the new name was chosen by thousands of surveyed stakeholders in collaboration with United States Quidditch, the national governing body for the sport. USQ will also now be known as U.S. Quadball.  The intent...