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  • At the start that makes you heavy-legged when you win the ball back, and he went through a period when he was working so hard defensively he did not have the resorurces to go forward, but now he has got used to it.

    Robin van Persie raises the standard for revitalised Arsenal

  • It needed a fertile imagination to think that Gimeno-Traver, the world No. 56, could keep serving so well on break points, keep nailing his forehands into the corners and that Murray would remain so passive and heavy-legged.

    Murray Raises the Roof

  • Take one look at Klitschko's stiff, upright and heavy-legged boxing style, and you'll assume he comes from a kickboxing background.

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  • This latest snub left the media unable to cross-examine the Brazil coach about his side's narrow victory against North Korea, a team ranked 105th in the world, or assess the fitness of Kaká, who looked heavy-legged and short of fantasy on Tuesday night.

    World Cup 2010: Slim win raises worries about Brazil's lack of bite

  • ` ` It looked like a bunch of guys were heavy-legged for whatever reason, '' Hornets coach Byron Scott said.

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  • The heavy-legged slugger, who arrived in the off-season, was forty.

    WILLIE MAYS

  • But the sapping effects of three matches in a week left the visitors heavy-legged and a pale imitation of the team that beat Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

    Wigan's Victor Moses adds to admirers with winner over West Bromwich

  • Over-dependent on optimistic long punts to Andy Carroll – which were generally gobbled up by Ian Evatt and Dekel Keinan, a central defensive partnership belying the startling reality they had never previously played together – Chris Hughton's side looked heavy-legged and lacking in invention.

    Ian Holloway wants Blackpool to play like world champions Spain

  • But then in a rendition of He Had It Comin 'from "Chicago," she reverted to her largely flat, heavy-legged form.

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  • Even "heavy-legged waist-benders," as NFL Network lead analyst Mike Mayock dubs slow linemen who rely heavily on bending at the waist.

    Quinn's draft-day fall dominated TV coverage

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