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in-run betting

in-run betting  n.— «A particular danger of Internet betting is what is known as “in-run betting,” the ability to bet on a match in progress, either on the final result or any number of propositions, such as how many double...

mando

mando  n.— «Disc golf holes may also have “mandatories”—commonly called “mandos” by those in the know. These are obstacles that a disc must pass in a certain way. For example, a tree may be marked as a “right...

glue guy

glue guy  n.— «We had a lot of guys in that locker room who were what I like to call “glue guys” and not only was Jeremy a very good player but he was also a “glue guy” and very important to us.…He was one of...

cooler

cooler  n.— «To win a multi-day tournament, a player must be able to overcome the inevitable bad beat or “cooler,” which is defined as a great hand that just runs into a better hand (for example K-K vs. A-A). The way players respond to...

horse collar

horse collar  n.— «A few years back the NFL initiated the “Roy Williams Rule,” banning the tackling of a player by grabbing the inside of the shoulder pads, or jersey from behind. This practice is affectionately known as the...

chessically

chessically  adv.— «I can’t say I’ll miss Bobby Fischer. Chessically speaking, he died years ago. But I’ll continue to miss the player and artist that he was, his courageous honesty and sublime creativity. He wasn’t just a great player. He...