sudden death overtime

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • sudden death overtime an overtime{2} in which the first team to score wins the game; -- contrasted with normal overtime{2}, which is a fixed period of time during which either team may score as often as they can.
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Usage


In news:

For the 3rd consecutive time the Packers departure from the playoffs comes in sudden death overtime after the offense got the ball first.
There is nothing quite as exciting as sudden death overtime in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Will Casey scored with 52 seconds left in the first sudden-death overtime, leading No.
The Remsen Lady Rams are the Section III Class D champions for the first time ever after beating Copenhagen 2-1 in sudden death overtime on Saturday.
Sudden Death with No Overtime.
The Cougars and the Ohio County Eagles fought each other to a 1-1 tie after 80 minutes of end-to-end action in the opener of the 3rd Region Boys Soccer Tournament, forcing the game into a sudden-death overtime period.
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