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A bunch of idioms and phrases related to sports, along with their meanings and possible origins!
Down to The Wire (Horse Racing)
A tense situation where the outcome is decided only in the last few seconds.
Jumping the Gun (Running/Racing)
Something that occurs too early before preparations are ready. Starting too soon.
Old One-Two - The (Boxing)
(1) A quick left jab followed by a right punch. (2) A powerful combination of two people or things.
On the Ropes (Boxing)
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 (Baseball)
Immediately, done in a hurry; without delay.
Roll With the Punches (Boxing)
To tolerate or endure through the unexpected mishappenings you may encounter from time to time.
Swinging For the Fences (Baseball)
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 (Boxing)
Giving up; to surrender.
Sport Related Sayings and Idioms in One Spot!

There sure are a whole bunch of phrases that relate in some way or another to sports. Just look above, and that's only some of them; there are plenty more out there to find. For convenience, I decided to make a page that lists all of the sports terms and phrases that I come across. I'm sure there are people who may even be searching specifically for sports phrases, so perhaps this part of the website will prove useful for them. Or not, I don't know.

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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