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field goal

noun as in goal made in basketball

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He’s getting to the free-throw line at a record pace,11 and his ratio of free throws attempted per field goal attempted actually climbs during the fourth quarter.

Maryland’s offense showed progress from its abysmal outing against Penn State, with better ball movement against the Buckeyes, but the Terps’ production faded because of their long field goal droughts.

The Chiefs lined up offside on a field goal, which granted a first down and led immediately to Brady’s second touchdown pass to Rob Gronkowski.

Kicker Ryan Succop booted a 52-yard field goal to cap an eight-play drive that went only 11 yards.

Their drive was extended first when an interception was negated by a defensive holding penalty, then when the Chiefs lined up offside on a successful field goal.

But it would all come down to a 47-yard field goal attempt by Norwood.

The Giants won 20-19 as the Bills missed a 48-yard field goal as the clock ran out.

Summerall came in and kicked a 49-yard field goal to win the game … in the midst of a driving snow storm.

He should have shifted the blame from his field goal kicker to himself.

In college, a 57-yard field goal is basically giving the other side a chance to return a kickoff.

Victor Kennard won a game against Yale for Harvard with a leftfooted field goal.

The principal scores in football are the "touchdown" and the "field goal."

From the fifteen yards Kendall tried a field-goal and missed narrowly and the second put the ball in play on the twenty yards.

The second team managed a field-goal that afternoon, but the first scored three touchdowns and for once showed plenty of punch.

Theyll get Pope out of the way, and therell be a field goal wanted, just as there was Wednesday, and Mulford will send me in!


On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to field goal, such as: basket, and bucket.

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