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  • n. Alternative form of brain cramp.


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  • The six-foot-five, 305-pound former San Francisco 49er has become the poster player for an Eskimo team that will play the B.C. Lions in Sunday's West Division final despite leading the CFL in both brain-cramp penalties and undisciplined fouls.

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  • Or that coach Jim Caldwell had a brain-cramp and sent Matt Stover out to try a 51-yard field goal. Top Stories

  • But it wasn't one man on one play that was the problem -- it was a communal brain-cramp that made more than one appearance.

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  • • What a case of vapor-lock brain-cramp play by the Jets' Trevor Pryce, who committed a roughing-the-kicker penalty against Lions kicker Jason Hanson on a 21-yard game-tying field goal in the third quarter.

  • It was nothing short of a brain-cramp by Dementieva.

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  • Not that Buffalo's criminal masterminds have a lock on brain-cramp.

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  • This is what the national sports media is saying about Miles following the complete brain-cramp he exhibited in the waning 90 seconds of the ball game:

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  • Penalties, with ten against Arizona, were a problem, and the brain-cramp by Williams will be remembered, but this was a team loss. >

  • Sitting at the sacred translator's desk is fun in a desky sort of way but the level of attention to detail that it requires is sometimes … mind numbing … brain-cramp inducing … especially for someone with my short attention span.


  • With the Broncos seemingly in command, and New England's defense on the ropes and unable to stop the Denver running game, here came the three mistakes that turned the tide of the game: a fumble by Broncos reserve running back Lance Ball, which led to a New England field goal; a strip sack of Tebow and fumble recovery by Patriots defensive end Mark Anderson, which led to a Patriots touchdown; and a brain-cramp muff of a New England punt by returner Quan Cosby in the final seconds of the first half, giving the Patriots another gift three points.


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