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Sports Lingo

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Do you understand the language of sports? Here’s some lingo that crosses the boundaries of your favorite games…


Field Goal


Pitch

  • Baseball: The act of the throwing the ball toward the plate.
  • Other sports: The actual field on which you play.

Triple Crown


Goaltending

  • Soccer: The legal act of defending the goal.
  • Basketball: The illegal act of defending the goal.

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