cog cog  /ˈkɔɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a subordinate who performs an important but routine function
  2. (n) tooth on the rim of gear wheel
  3. (v) roll steel ingots
  4. (v) join pieces of wood with cogs

News

  1. Craig Carton Rejoices Over Tebow Signing: ‘The Patriots Just Got Worse!’

    It's the nightmare narrative: Tebow signing with New England, a new cog in Belichick's Patriots machine bent on sticking it to the rival Jets. But WFAN co-host Craig Carton has a different take on the whole thing.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS New York

  2. Ben Revere and Delmon Young: Phillies expected more from ex-Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS -- For 17 straight games, Ben Revere started and manned center field. He hit .257, scored seven runs, stole seven bases, and showed fleeting signs of being a productive cog in the Phillies' lineup. Then the Phillies arrived to Milwaukee, and John Mayberry Jr. was the centerfielder for three consecutive games.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Pioneer Press

  3. Best-batting outfield in the NL East? How about those Phillies?

    MINNEAPOLIS - For 17 straight games, Ben Revere started and manned center field. He hit .257, scored seven runs, stole seven bases, and showed fleeting signs of being a productive cog in the Phillies lineup. Then the Phillies arrived in Milwaukee, and John Mayberry Jr. was the centerfielder for three consecutive games.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Quotes

  1. "Everybody had their roles, and when you lose a cog, you have to adjust," Bruschi said. "And, of course, Rosey was making big plays for us -- the sacks, the interceptions, the forced fumbles -- and you minus that from an equation, of course...
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Tedy Bruschi Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "He's a vital cog to them being top of the tree," Lawson said after meeting Akhtar last month.
    on Jul 17, 2007 By: Geoff Lawson Source: AFP

  3. "He was one of those guys who just willed his team to win," former Los Angeles Lakers forward Kurt Rambis said. "He was such a integral cog of the success that the Celtics had."
    on Feb 22, 2007 By: Kurt Rambis Source: SI.com

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