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  • n  one of a pair of posts (usually joined by a crossbar) that are set up as a goal at each end of a playing field

  • Harry Newman dropped back for a high place kick that missed hitting the goalpost by just enough to give Michigan the game which clinched the Big Ten Championship 3-to-0.
  • In Montgomery, a near-capacity crowd of 24,000 turned out at Cramton Bowl, including 700 white-gowned local belles who lined the field from goalpost to goalpost waving American .
  • Chiefs TE Tony Gonzalez will attempt to dunk a football over a goalpost and miss: 1.
News & Articles

  • 4 hurt when object touches power lines
    Four people were carrying a 30-foot-tall metal goalpost on the field when it touched power lines. The shock was so powerful that it sent one male flying through the air.
    July 2, 2013 - WIVB Buffalo
  • Four injured by electrical shock near Lancaster High School
    Three teens and a man were taken to area hospitals Monday after being shocked while moving a goalpost at Lancaster High School. YNN's Meg Rossman has more on the incident and what medical professionals are saying.
    July 1, 2013 - YNN Rochester
  • Four suffer electrical shock near Lancaster High School
    According to Lancaster Police, four people were moving a goalpost on an athletic field about 50 yards behind the school when they came in contact with the power lines.
    July 1, 2013 - YNN Rochester
Quotes

  • Pete Morelli in Philadelphia Daily News
    Referring to the initial call, referee Pete Morelli said: "It was a ruling by one of the officials. The other official informed me that the ball hit the back of the extension of the goalpost . . . We determined that was what it struck. Therefore, it...
  • Jeff Fisher in Sports Network
    Pac was not penalized in the two prior incidents because he didn't go to the ground,said Fisher. "As I said, Mike Carey (referee) felt like that he was using the goalpost as a prop and that should be a penalty. But the league didn't feel...
  • Ban Ki-moon in People's Daily Online
    The 2015 target for the MDGs is a goalpost that cannot be moved,Ban said. "To reach the Goals on time, we have to take concerted action now."

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