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rag the puck

rag the puck  v. phr.— «Most of the time was consumed by arguments about scheduling of the actual trial. The prosecution accused the defense of what, in hockey parlance, is called “ragging the puck”: stalling until the game is over...

bandit safety

bandit safety  n.— «Entering spring, Andrews and Pugh were listed at the same position in the team’s prospectus, what West Virginia refers to as its “bandit” safety in its tricky 3-3-5 defense. But, to get both on the field at the same...

kryptonite

kryptonite  n.— «The same things that lowly Washington and freshman Jake Locker used to throw a serious scare into the Trojans. The same things that one USC player referred to as the team’s “kryptonite” in the days leading up...

balling

balling  n.— «In fact, his teammates suggest he is not just filling in for injured starters, but is a real reason the defense has improved in recent weeks, jumping all the way to eighth overall in the NFL. “He’s ballin’ right...

notional inject

notional inject  n.— «The terrorist attack scenario unfolded over the course of the three-day exercise. The first two days were played out on computer screens and communication equipment at the Joint Operations Center at Camp Fretterd...

Nuremberg defense

Nuremberg defense  n.— «“I was only following orders.” It’s perhaps the most infamous explanation offered by military members accused of crimes, invoked by defendants from Nazi Germany to Abu Ghraib. Now, the so-called Nuremberg...

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