dribbling : Definition, Usages, News and More

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d ri buh ling

  • n  the propulsion of a ball by repeated taps or kicks
  • v  run or flow slowly, as in drops or in an unsteady stream
  • v  let or cause to fall in drops
  • v  propel, "Carry the ball"
  • v  let saliva drivel from the mouth

  • The details of the torture that Bush authorized have been dribbling out over the years in books like Jane Mayer's excellent The Dark Side .
  • Sneakers squeak on the court as the French and Chinese players warm up; they practice their dribbling with both hands and perfect their jump-shot techniques.
  • While other kids practiced dribbling, Park worked on his passing skills because he knew the coach valued team players.
News & Articles

  • More Information Emerges About IRS Targeting Of Tea Party Groups
    Selective leaks from Congressional staff interviews with IRS employees in Cincinnati have been dribbling out for weeks. The workers are at the center of questions regarding the use of "Tea Party" and "Patriot" labels for flagging tax exemptions applications for additional scrutiny.
    June 15, 2013 - NPR
  • Decisions, decisions: Free State’s Khadre Lane turning heads in football, too, to go with basketball reputation
    Pretty much ever since he first grew comfortable dribbling and shooting, Khadre Lane has identified himself as a basketball player. As he approaches his senior year at Free State High, though, others have begun to look at him in another light. By Benton Smith
    June 15, 2013 - Lawrence Journal-World
  • Why a Seattle Man Got Killed Dribbling a Soccer Ball on the Oregon Coast
    When news broke last month that a Seattle Sounders fan was killed by a truck outside Lincoln City, Oregon, while dribbling a soccer ball on the shoulder of Highway 101 —on the first and only leg of a journey to the World Cup in Brazil—it inspired double takes and some unfortunate jokes. It also led to a phenomenal piece on Grantland this week . In "Dribbling Man," sports reporter Robert Andrew ...
    June 13, 2013 - Willamette Week

  • Bernie Bickerstaff in SI.com
    There are a lot of balls that don't come up,Bobcats coach Bernie Bickerstaff said. "When you are just dribbling along, sometimes the ball doesn't come up."
  • Scott Skiles in Forbes
    We started over-dribbling,Bulls coach Scott Skiles said. "We were doing it some right in the beginning of the game but we were able to get away with it because our effort was good, our intentions were good. We were coming off...
  • Doc Rivers in ABC News
    The conversation in the locker room was who would win a race, Bolt or Rondo,Celtics coach Doc Rivers said. "It's Bolt. Not even close. But Rondo, he was up for the challenge. ...... If you put dribbling in, I think we've got a shot at it."

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