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“Sports Talk,” Friend, Apr. 1993, 38

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Match the following terms with the proper sports by writing the number of each term in the blank by the sport it pertains to. Some terms may pertain to more than one sport.

  • Badminton ________________

  • Baseball ___________________

  • Basketball _________________

  • Bowling __________________

  • Cricket ___________________

  • Football __________________

  • Hockey __________________

  • Soccer ____________________

  • Tennis ____________________

  • Wrestling _________________

1. Ace

18. Fly pattern

35. Rebound

2. Alley

19. Forward

36. Ride

3. Backhand

20. Frame

37. Safety

4. Backward short-leg

21. Free throw

38. Service

5. Bird

22. Goalie

39. Silly mid-on

6. Blitz

23. Gutter

40. Slashing

7. Blue line

24. Half nelson

41. Slide

8. Bowler

25. High sticking

42. Spare

9. Bunt

26. Marking

43. Split

10. Catcher

27. Nose guard

44. Strike

11. Corner kick

28. Offside

45. Suicide squeeze

12. Double fault

29. Pin

46. Tackle

13. Double play

30. Pitch

47. Takedown

14. Dribble

31. Pop-up

48. Traveling

15. Dunk

32. Popping crease

49. Volley

16. Escape

33. Puck

50. Wicket

17. Fall

34. Racket

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