off-season off-season

Definition(s):

  • (n) the season when travel is least active and rates are lowest

Usage(s):

  1. The GMs assembled in one room and each stated what their off-season priorities were, and who might be available in trades.
  2. For the small group of clubs that have become global brands, this off-season is just like any other which means spending hundreds of millions on the world's best players.
  3. There's never enough space for off-season clothes.

News

  1. Breakout players for the New York Jets

    The 2012 season was unkind to the New York Jets as inconsistent quarterback play was paired with flaws in their normally solid defense. Those two things created a scenario where the organization needed to part ways with Darrelle Revis in the off-season and move forward, now in the hands of a new general manager. ESPN's Rich Cimini has taken a look at five players who are most poised to break out ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Cody could miss start of Ravens camp

    Nose guard still recovering from off-season hip surgery.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: National Football Post via Yahoo! Sports

  3. LSU women's basketball team making a difference during the summer

    The off-season for the LSU women's basketball team is a time to train for the upcoming season and build upon the squad's 2013 NCAA Sweet 16 appearance. In addition, head coach Nikki Caldwell and the Lady Tigers have been heavily involved in making a difference in the lives of the youth in the Baton Rouge community.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Quotes

  1. "I practice to much during the season and in the off-season I work a lot," Bryant said after the game. "To take a week off, I'm not going to lose all the work I put in prior to that."
    on May 17, 2010 By: Kobe Bryant Source: ESPN

  2. Rodriguez said, "We know the practice and off-season rules, and we stay within the guidelines. We follow the rules and have always been completely committed to being compliant with all NCAA rules."
    on Aug 29, 2009 By: Rich Rodriguez Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. "After an off-season of workouts and rehab, I thought I was ready to play again, but it became apparent over this weekend that while my mind is willing, my body will not be able to make it through another NFL season," Bennett said. "I have...
    on Jul 26, 2009 By: Drew Bennett Source: Baltimore Sun

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