A list of baseball phrases.
A list of idioms and phrases related to sports, along with their meanings. This list will be updated as more are added.
Down to The Wire
A tense situation in a competition where the outcome is not known until at or near the end.
Jumping the Gun (Running/Racing)
Something that occurs too early before preparations are ready. Starting too soon.
The Old One-Two
1. A quick left jab followed by a right punch. 2. A powerful combination of two people or things.
On the Ropes
Being in a tough situation that looks to be hopeless.
Par For the Course (Golf)
What you would expect to happen; something normal or common.
Right Off the Bat
Immediately, done in a hurry; without delay.
Roll With the Punches 
To tolerate or endure through the unexpected problems one encounters from time to time.
Swinging For the Fences
Giving something your all.
There's No I in Team (General Sports)
To not work alone, but rather, together with others in order to achieve a certain goal.
Throw In the Towel
Giving up; to surrender.
A List of Sports Phrases and Idioms For Each Game/Sport, All In One Spot!

There are numerous phrases that come from, or originate, from sports. This page has a collection of all the sports phrases and terms that have been added thus far. As more expressions that relate to a game are added to the site, they will also be included in the above 'sports idioms list,' under the proper category. As for the sports that only have one or two idioms under their belt so far, they will be listed under 'miscellaneous' until said sport has enough for it's own category. 

Anyways, eventually more and more sports phrases and sayings will be added here, so check back every so often if you're interested.
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A list of boxing phrases
Knock It Out of The Park
To do something exceptionally well.
Out of Left Field
Something that's surprising or unexpected.
Off Base
Being wrong or mistaken about something.
Down For The Count
Someone or something that looks to be defeated, or nearly so.
Hit Below The Belt
Often used when referring to comments or words that are seen as insulting or inappropriate.
Hands Down
Anything that's easy or has no difficulty; something that is a certainty.
Neck and Neck
Something that is evenly matched, such as a competition or a comparison.
Photo Finish
A photograph taken at the finish line. Also refers to competitions that are very close towards the end.
Right Out of the Gate
Right from the beginning, or to do something immediately.

Animal Phrases

Down And Out
1. A boxer who has been knocked out. 2. Incapable of performing normal functions due to some reason.