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  • n  a hostile disagreement face-to-face
  • n  (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players

  • Gibson and George Stephanopoulos ask the questions in the 90-minute one-on-one face-off starting at 8 pm ET at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia.
  • Contest pages present a randomly selected face-off between two entries, and this changes each time you visit, so be sure to click "view all entries" before you pick a favorite.
  • And a presidential face-off between Clinton and McCain, right now, would be close to a dead heat.
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  • TV Ratings: 'Voice' Finale Steady With Last Spring Against Surging NBA Finals
    Though down from last December's closer, the NBC competition rises while ABC's coverage of the San Antonio and Miami's game 6 face-off hits highs. read more        
    June 19, 2013 - The Hollywood Reporter
  • South Korea faults Iran for angry mob finish to soccer match
    South Korea's media blasted Iran on Wednesday for the angry, mob-like scenes that marked the end of the World Cup qualifying match. Iran won the face-off, 1-0, but the players hardly accepted their win with grace, South Korea's media accused. Rather, they goaded South Korean fans mercilessly, running around the ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Washington Times

  • Dale Tallon in NHL.com
    In Kevyn Adams we're getting a veteran player who is extremely versatile, is a good skater and is a very good face-off man,said Tallon. "Kevyn has won a Stanley Cup and is a proven leader."
  • Corey Perry in USA Today
    I don't know what happened,said Anaheim's Corey Perry. "We made a mistake on the face-off and, before you know it, the puck is in the net."
  • John Tortorella in Sports Network
    As I've said, the team has some fight in it,said Tampa Bay coach John Tortorella. "From face-off to the end of the game I thought we played solid. And the good thing about it is that we didn't get frustrated, we kept on going and tried to...

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