• Nobody must indulge in sports
    Nobody must indulge in sports
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv sportingly so as to be sporting; in a sporting manner
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Sporting Constable Sporting Constable
Brownsville's Winter Sport Brownsville's Winter Sport
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The name of the popular sports drink Gatorade was named for the University of Florida Gators where it was developed
    • adv Sportingly In sport; sportively. "The question you there put, you do it, I suppose, but sportingly ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: In the U.S., the sport that causes the most injuries among the age group of 15-24 is basketball
    • sportingly In a sportive manner; sportively; in jest.
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  • Andre Maurois
    “Business is a combination of war and sport.”
  • Charles Lamb
    “Cards are war, in disguise of a sport.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    “For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.”
  • Aneurin Bevan
    “Politics is a blood sport.”
  • Jean Claude Killy
    Jean Claude Killy
    “The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion.”
  • Arthur Ashe
    Arthur Ashe
    “There is a syndrome in sports called paralysis by analysis.”


In literature:

In talking the matter over afterward it was decided that only in one race or sport should each of the white boys enter.
"Winter Adventures of Three Boys" by Egerton R. Young
It will not be my fault if we do not have some good sport.
"My First Voyage to Southern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
The sisters came down and resumed their sport.
"The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
Wouldn't it be rather sport, don't you think?
"The Princess of the School" by Angela Brazil
Those who govern Children should join in their Sports.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
Say, it's some sport, ain't it?
"The House of Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Amateur sports are good enough for me.
"Frank Merriwell's Races" by Burt L. Standish
One day, however, his master, in sport, drove over the worst ground he could find, hoping to throw the bear off.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
The wild boar and the wolf still afforded sport at the Christmas season, and there was an abundance of smaller game.
"Christmas: Its Origin and Associations" by William Francis Dawson
We will have sport to-morrow, if it is warm.
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various

In poetry:

"All men of pleasant Tivydale,
Fast by the river Tweede:"
"O cease your sport," Erle Percy said,
"And take your bowes with speede.
"The More Modern Ballad of Chevy Chace" by Anonymous British
There his charming nest doth lay,
There he sleeps the night away;
There he sports along the day,
And doth among our branches play.
"Love and Harmony" by William Blake
Then could I spend a happy time,--
A bit of sport, a bit of rhyme
(A bit of lemon, or of lime,
To make my bottle's contents prime).
"In August" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
My heart was gay, and 'mid the throng
I sported for an hour or two;
We danced the flowery paths along,
And did as youthful lovers do.
"A Dream Of Life" by Samuel Griswold Goodrich
In vain warm suns their influence shed,
The zephyrs sport in vain,
He rears unchanged his barren head,
Whilst beauty decks the plain.
"Addressed To Miss Macartney, Afterwards Mrs. Greville, On Reading The Prayer For Indifference" by William Cowper
Of winds and dashing waves the sport,
By perils, while at sea, beset,
The sailor found himself, in port,
Exposed to greater perils yet.
"Hymns For Dedication VIII" by John Pierpont

In news:

Sporting News staff reports Sporting News.
Filed under Focus on Business, Local Sports, Sports.
1 pm Friday SPORTS Garry D Howard, sports editor Submit Questions.
The Sports Belue Book is a spirited and opinionated sports blog covering both local and national sports topics.
I'm a traditional sports fan (football, baseball, some basketball only), but the Olympic Games has the ability to catch my attention and make me watch sports I wouldn't normally watch if you paid me.
Florentine 's Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar will now be Flo's Pizzeria Ristorante & Sports Bar.
Seattle sports news, covering the Seattle Sounders, Washington Huskies, college football , college basketball, NBA and other sports topics.
Earlier this year, the US State Department announced a new program geared toward building diplomacy with other countries through sports: The Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative.
Award winners included Train2Game and Sky Sports Living for Sport.
Ice Cube stopped by ESPN to talk about Los Angeles sports, his favorite sports memory and the impact of N.W.A.
Contact sports editor Tony Eierdam at
A veteran sports reporters perspective on regional sports news.
Although as a kid I preferred soccer to any other sport, it was because sports were mandatory, and I could see a soccer ball without wearing my glasses.
As I approach my fourth year of covering sports for the Milwaukee Community Journal, there have been some near misses with our local sports teams.
Cook, one of the sport's most memorable commentators whose popularity surged with the sport during the past three decades, had been a studio analyst since 1985 after four years at ABC Sports.

In science:

Lanning 386. — The spectrum of this star sports a blue continuum with He I absorption lines as well as late-K or M features plus broad Balmer emission lines.
A Spectroscopic Reconnaissance of UV-Bright Stars
Sbarra has described a new destriping technique and discussed its applications with reference to the SPOrt experiment.
Workshop summary and the future
This work is supported in part by Research Fellowships of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for Young Scientists, 02796 (KO) and the Grants-in Aid of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture, and Sport, 13640238 (SM), 09874055 (MU).
Does the Slim-Disk Model Correctly Consider Photon-Trapping Effects?
Both sport silicon strip detectors in the vertex region to separate the charm production and decay vertices, a key requirement in separating signal from background.
CP Violation in Charm
The SuperKamiokande has been built and operated from funding by the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the U.S.
Search for anti-electron-neutrinos from the Sun at Super-Kamiokande-I