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wham play

wham play  n.— «Q: What is a “wham” play?—Evan Cole, Rochester…A: That’s another word for a kind of trap block. One example is when a tight end comes slowly in motion behind the offensive line just before the snap. A...

red-celling

red-celling  n.— «To help companies prepare for such scenarios, Martin recommends a process known as red-celling. By gathering together key employees and setting them the task of working out how they would go about attacking the company...

free-casing

free-casing  n.— «Torack was arrested by an off-duty police officer who was working as a security guard for the scrap metal yard. Torack suggested it was an example of “free-casing.” The term borrows from the drug vernacular—freebasing—and...

burn

burn  n.— «Jarrett Jack’s solid preseason might push Roy to playing more at shooting guard, but he’ll still get a lot of what a lot of people annoyingly refer to as “burn” this year—more than anyone else on this list. He’s already over...

pound

pound  n.— «Well, now the latest thing is called…knuckles, and this one looks like it’s going to be around for a while. I’ve heard a few people refer to it as a “pound” but whatever the case is, it’s gotten totally out of...

triple-negative

triple-negative  adj.— «As Dr. Lyndsay Harris, director of the breast cancer program at Yale Cancer Center, explains it, young black women are more likely to get what is called a “triple negative” tumor: a fast-growing, aggressive cancer...