Vol. 60 No. 3 (2012)
Research Article

A Note on Selected Named Sports Plays

Published 2012-09-01


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This note examines certain key team sport plays, which resulted in a team winning an important game. Because of their impact on a specific game, they have received specific designations or names, which identify them uniquely. This note considers ten such named sports plays in US amateur and professional sports.


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