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  • n. The quality or ability to perform when the pressure is at its climax.


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  • Experimentation: I think that in order to test a player's "clutchness", if I can invent a word, we should first settle upon a reasonable definition of "clutch".

    Mets Geek

  • Conclusion: Whether "clutchness" in general is perceived or real, it's clear that Paul Lo Duca has performed better in situations that I have classified as being of the

    Mets Geek

  • That was where the 'clutchness' came from, the realization that he had about how much he hated failure and how much he feared failure. "


  • Eli: His clutchness has been much discussed, so let's talk about his pocket presence, which has improved by leaps and bounds in the last two years.

    Greg Hanlon: That Was Sweet: Week 2: Giants 33 -- Cowboys 31

  • What follows is a funny and revealing look at kicking clutchness and the psychology of playing a position in which you're only as good as your last big miss.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Will the President lead the charge and prove his clutchness by showing he has vets' backs in real, meaningful ways that transcend words?

    The Full Feed from

  • Instead of measuring clutchness, it would instead show whether a player is picking spots to steal that are more advantageous.

    Athletics Nation

  • Sure, she only made four bogeys all week, with three coming in the final round, and Katherine Hull was an absolutely cruel lip-out away on 17 from a playoff, but it came down to clutchness, and her final putt on the 72nd hole was exactly why she seems to be winning all these big tournaments.

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Hey, sorry to bag on Shane, (not really) but I'm pretty sure that clutchness is not ...... well.,

    Yahoo! Sports - Top News

  • Instead, the majority of the talk in this city revolves around McNabb's inbability to win the big one, around his lack of clutchness, his lack of character, his lack of cajones.


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