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next year country

next year country  n.— «Over the last 15 years, the Saskatchewan Roughriders have often gathered to clean out their lockers at the end of another CFL season knowing they faced a winter of excuses. In a place farmers often refer to as...

lunch-pail mentality

lunch-pail mentality  n.— «He has what I call a lunch-pail mentality.…Tommy comes to work every day, and outworked people in practice. He called all our signals in the secondary, and was our quarterback on defense. Tommy is not only...

Romosexual

Romosexual  n.— «Cowboys fans—some of whom have taken to calling themselves “Romosexuals”—love the way he has sparked their team back into playoff contention.» —“Football: Cowboys’ Romo to keep juices...

alligator arms

alligator arms n.pl. in American sports, especially football, arms that are not sufficiently extended to catch a ball; generally, short arms on a player. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

beep test

beep test  n.— «After being measured for height, weight, and skin folds and given complete medical tests, the prospective AFL candidates were put through agility runs, vertical jumps of both left and right feet and from a standing start...

combine

combine  n.— «The NBA is pretty straight compared to what goes on prior to the National Football League draft, where more than 300 players are annually invited to what is known as the “meat market.” Sports talk radio and the Internet offer...

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