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  • How much do you think a pair of tickets on the thirty-yard line will cost at Farmer's Field?

    Stu Kreisman: NFL In Los Angeles? No Thank You

  • Steve Sabol, stationed on the ledge above the end zone stands, and shivering in his cowboy boots, discovered that his camera had broken, the focus wheel on his telephoto lens frozen at a thirty-yard distance.

    Into the Story

  • The scientists told me that they don't have any funding available for the twenty and thirty-yard pass kind of research.

    Anthony Tjan: Can the VC Model Help Cure Alzheimer's?

  • Hed hit a terrible tee shot, a thirty-yard bounder into the left rough.

    The Italian Summer

  • George was a bit discouraged, standing near the thirty-yard line on the home side.

    Down the Road

  • She had been raised in the boondocks with no running water, not even gaslight, and the outhouse a cold, rainy thirty-yard walk away.

    Dream State

  • The amazing thirty-yard run is his first ever touchdown and it kicks off a rapturous celebration of laughing Patriots, who swarm euphorically all over Tank in the end zone.

    Hurricane Season

  • David Seeman, on his first carry in the half, runs for a thirty-yard gain.

    Hurricane Season

  • On the second play after the two-minute warning, Donovan threw a thirty-yard touchdown pass to a leaping Greg Lewis to bring us within three points with 1:55 left on the clock.

    T.O.

  • After catching it, I kicked into high gear, ran around the traffic in the middle, and bolted down the sideline for a thirty-yard gain.

    T.O.

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