Entertainment / Football / Dead Ball
Dead Ball: A ball becomes dead when a play is over and becomes live as soon as it is snapped for the next play.
Live Ball Era: This refers to the period of play beginning after the Dead Ball Era ended in 1920.
Heavy (Ball): A ball hit with so much topspin that it feels 'heavy' when the opposing player strikes it.
Held Ball: When two opposing players both possess the basketball but neither one can gain sole possession. In the NBA, the ball is blown dead and a jump ball restarts play. College teams use the altern . . . View Full Definition
Highballs: Any liquor served with ice, soda, plain water, ginger-ale or other carbonated beverages.
Gutter Ball: A ball that leaves the lane and travels down the gutter before reaching the pins.
Gopher Ball: A pitch destined to be hit for a home run; one that will ‘go for’ a run.
Foul Ball: A batted ball that lands on foul territory between home plate and first base or third base, bounds past first or third base on or over third territory, first touches foul territory beyond fi . . . View Full Definition
Foundation Ball: The ball thrown in the 9th frame.
Four-Ball: A match in which two 2-person teams compete against each other using the one best score from each side -- commonly and mistakenly referred to as 'best-ball,' which is actually one player com . . . View Full Definition
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