athletic game


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n athletic game a game involving athletic activity
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In literature:

For the past year, Hector had played out the schedule from the dugout, with the exception of six games he pitched against the Athletics.
"Alex the Great" by H. C. Witwer
What I was thinking was that at first the Roman games were athletic affairs without bloodshed.
"Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
So Jack commenced to chatter about the game, and how proud Chester folks would be of the young athletes who represented the town that day.
"Jack Winters' Baseball Team" by Mark Overton
The Athletics rolled up 31 runs to 12 of their opponents in seven innings, when the umpire called the game on account of darkness.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 5" by Various
Benjy himself was come of a family distinguished in the Vale for their prowess in all athletic games.
"Tom Brown's School Days" by Thomas Hughes
He had always hated to be laughed at, and therefore had never gone through the rough mill of a tyro in athletics or in games.
"The Heart of a Woman" by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
Of the school athletes who took part in the New York A.C. games at Travers Island, several secured places.
"Harper's Round Table, June 25, 1895" by Various
Athletic games for girls is also a good topic to take up.
"Woman's Club Work and Programs" by Caroline French Benton
The Athletics, other than Bender, will not talk in a game.
"Pitching in a Pinch" by Christy Mathewson
Before the regiment left England Bell had beaten all comers at all the athletic games throughout Scotland.
"Reminiscences of the Great Mutiny 1857-59" by William Forbes-Mitchell
Benjy himself was come of a family distinguished in the Vale for their prowess in all athletic games.
"Tom Brown at Rugby" by Thomas Hughes
Athletic games, open to all who traced their nationality to Athens, were part of this festival.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 7" by Various
The athletics of human thought are the true Olympian games.
"Is Polite Society Polite?" by Julia Ward Howe
Outside Great Britain and America the most important athletic events are undoubtedly the revived Olympic games.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
It is hardly necessary to point out that the unlawful games alluded to have no relation to our English athletic exercises.
"The Priestly Vocation" by Bishop Bernard Ward
He encouraged games of every description, and all sorts of athletic exercises.
"Digby Heathcote" by W.H.G. Kingston
Those who enjoy nature, athletics, and games are in the throes of ecstasy.
"The Literature of Ecstasy" by Albert Mordell
Thus a game Cock in ten days is reduced to his athletic weight, and prepared for fighting.
"The Art of Invigorating and Prolonging Life" by William Kitchiner
I have already referred to the crowd's interest in games and athletic events as an innocent symbolization of conflict.
"The Behavior of Crowds" by Everett Dean Martin
Here, at this part of the "Meadows," is the place where cricket and other athletic games are played.
"Over the Ocean" by Curtis Guild

In poetry:

Bill Springer, ranchman, lived south of Dodge,
He chose his bride from an Indian lodge.
He had a massive, athletic frame,
And a reputation for being game.
"Bill Springer's Hand" by Frank Maynard

In news:

Kameron Loe combined with four relievers on a shutout as the Texas Rangers blanked the Oakland Athletics 7-to 0 to end a three-game losing skid.
DURHAM BULLS ATHLETIC PARK The Durham Bulls play the back half of their two-game set with the Charlotte Knights, who are closing in on the South Division title.
The Wolf Pack (10-7, 3-1 Western Athletic Conference) used a 9-0run in the final six minutes to break open the game.
Usain Bolt won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for the fourth time Saturday after defending his 100 and 200 meter gold medals at last summer's Olympic Games in London.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Usain Bolt won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for the fourth time Saturday after defending his 100 and 200 meter gold medals at last summer's Olympic Games in London.
Before a big game, professional athletes do whatever it takes to get mentally prepared.
PHOENIX, Arizona, December 13 RENOWNED college coaches Matt Kredich and Mike Bottom will lead a promising group of athletes at next summer's World University Games, set to take place in Kazan, Russia, in July.
LSU Coach Les Miles said Chick-fil-A Bowl with Clemson better than some BCS bowl games LSU Coach Les Miles, Athletic Director Joe Alleva and Chick-fil-A Bowl officials talk to the media.
"I believe Kent gives San Jose State the best opportunity to win the bowl game against Bowling Green," athletic director Gene Bleymaier said in a statement.
Twenty Special Olympics athletes from Hilton Head Island and Bluffton competed in the S.C. Fall Games held Oct 20 in Greenville.
Olympians Marcus Browne and Jamel Herring, of Staten Island and Coram, Long Island, are in DC today, meeting President Obama at the White House along with a couple hundred other American athletes who took part in the London Games.
BLOOMINGTON — The 37-player East roster for the annual Shrine all-star high school football game features eight former area athletes.
Schroon Lake's Lindsay Reynolds looks for a way to the basket in between Willsboro's Rachel Burt (33) and Amanda Mahoney (32) during Wednesday's Mountain & Valley Athletic Conference girls' basketball game.
The Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of outfielder Dewayne Wise from Triple-A Charlotte to fill Paul Konerko's roster spot prior to their game with the Oakland Athletics on Saturday.
Cameroon 's Olympic delegation wants help finding the seven athletes who have gone missing at the London Games.

In science:

It also applies to more complicated phenomena, for example, when we assume we cannot know the outcome of an athletic contest such as a basketball or football game, or more profoundly when we cannot say with certainty what the outcome of a medical operation such as the removal of a cancerous tumor will be.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity