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  • n  the use of dubious (although not technically illegal) methods to win a game

  • Navy officials, who released pictures of the Voge incident last week to publicize the continuing gamesmanship in the Med, reckon that the Soviet skipper did not mean to hit the .
  • Reaganites were admitting nothing, but there was evidence that the former Governor's strategists had engaged in some last-minute gamesmanship.
  • Said talk of a dream ticket with Clinton is gamesmanship.
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  • America's Cup: Team New Zealand boss taunts Artemis as gentleman's sport rejects gentility
    Grant Dalton, head of Emirates Team New Zealand, who already mocked Oracle's Larry Ellison during a fundraiser last month, now takes on Sweden's Artemis team, giving spectators an idea of the posturing and gamesmanship that is part of the America's Cup culture.
    June 15, 2013 - San Jose Mercury News
  • Seahawks-themed wedding is a lime-green delight
    Brides of the 21st century, you have our respect. First there was the bride creating the JJ Watt wedding cake, and now we have a full Seahawks-themed wedding party. That's some gamesmanship, ladies. (Gentlemen who benefit from this, we don't … Continue reading ?
    June 11, 2013 - Shutdown Corner via Yahoo! Sports
  • Monday morning NASCAR recap: Jimmie Johnson flawless in Pocono victory
    After the events of the week before, where Jimmie Johnson cost himself a surefire win at Dover when he got overzealous on a late-race restart, it was fitting that Sunday's NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway would be decided under similar circumstances. However, unlike Dover, there was no gamesmanship. Nor was there any controversy. And of course Johnson was one of the principles involved when the ...
    June 10, 2013 - SB Nation

  • George Voinovich in The Associated Press
    My concern is that the Democrats are more interested in having this issue to demagogue for political gamesmanship than they are in simply passing the benefits extension,Voinovich said. "I came to the table with a fair compromise and the...
  • Mitch McConnell in Los Angeles Times
    It is my hope that the majority's avowed interest in improving this legislation on the Senate floor is genuine and the partisan gamesmanship is over,said Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), promising "many amendments."
  • Judd Gregg in The Associated Press
    The American taxpayer should be affronted by this little bit of sleight of hand and gamesmanship,said Sen. Judd Gregg, RN.H. "What a piece of misleading, misdirected financial management this is."

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