Line - Sports


  • In water sports: small rope
  • The point spread in spread betting
  • In cricket, the direction of a delivery, see line and length
  • Offensive line or defensive line in American football
  • Racing line, in auto racing, a path taken through a corner
  • In kiting: kite line
  • In fishing: fishing line
  • Line (ice hockey), a group of forwards that play in a group, or "shift", during a game

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Famous quotes containing the word sports:

    Come, my Celia, let us prove
    While we may the sports of love;
    Time will not be ours forever,
    He at length our good will sever.
    Ben Jonson (1572–1637)

    It is usual for a Man who loves Country Sports to preserve the Game in his own Grounds, and divert himself upon those that belong to his Neighbour.
    Joseph Addison (1672–1719)

    In the end, I think you really only get as far as you’re allowed to get.
    Gayle Gardner, U.S. sports reporter. As quoted in Sports Illustrated, p. 87 (June 17, 1991)