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Playoffs: The post-season tournament that determines the NFL champion.
Fantasy Football: A game in which the participants (called 'owners') each draft on their own or with the aid of software a team of real-life NFL players and then score points based on those players' statis . . . View Full Definition
Wild Card: A player allowed to play in a tournament, even if his/her rank is not adequate or does not register in time. Typically a few places in the draw will be reserved for wild cards, which may be . . . View Full Definition
Super Bowl: The championship game of the NFL, played between the champions of the AFC and NFC at a neutral site each January; it is the culmination of the NFL playoffs.
Playoff Beard: A playoff beard is the superstitious practice of a national hockey league (nhl) player not shaving his beard during the stanley cup playoffs.
Overtime: An extra period of play to break a tie. In most amateur hockey, there is one 10-minute sudden-death overtime period, followed by a penalty shootout if the score remains tied. In its regular . . . View Full Definition
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Malty: An aromatic sensation created by a moderately volatile set of aldehydes and ketones that produces sensations reminiscent of toasted grains.