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Intentional Foul: A foul committed on purpose by a defensive player to stop the clock. In college basketball, the team that was fouled gets two free throws and possession of the ball.
Intentional Grounding: A type of illegal forward pass; thrown without an intended receiver and no chance of completion to any offensive player, for the sole purpose of conserving time or loss of yardage. This foul . . . View Full Definition
Foul Trouble: Players who accumulate too many fouls during the course of a game are said to be in foul trouble. Players who commit five fouls in high school and college or six fouls in the NBA are disqual . . . View Full Definition
Intentional Walk: Four balls thrown on purpose to a batter advancing the hitter to first base. Generally, executed when 1st base is empty to set-up a force play.
Live Ball Foul: A foul given for various infractions such as changing numbers during a game
Technical Fouls: Also known as 't's.' Basically unsportsmanlike conduct; this can include vociferous trash talking between players, but most often involves abusive and insulting language directed at the refs . . . View Full Definition
Personal Foul: A foul that might cause injury; punishable by a 15-yard penalty.
Foul Territory: That part of the playing field outside the first and third base lines extended to the outfield fence and perpendicularly upwards.
Foul Papers: Rough drafts of a manuscript that have not been corrected and are not to be sent to the printers. They are typically full of blotted out passages and scribbled revisions. Some of Shakespeare . . . View Full Definition
Foul: Any infraction of the rules that will draw a penalty.
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