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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of knuckleball.
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Crosby, the NHL scoring champion two seasons ago, scored only his second goal in seven games by redirecting a shot that knuckleballed several times on its way to the net.
Beckham may be entering the twilight of his career, but he can still play and I still remember vividly his free kick goal in the World Cup, where he literally knuckleballed the ball over a wall of defenders and bent the ball just inside the post for a English goal.
The puck knuckleballed over Montoya's right shoulder and into the net after it ricocheted off the stick of Islanders defenseman Milan Jurcina.
But about 30 seconds later, Plekanec had the puck behind the Flyers goal and found Kostitsyn in front, who fanned on his shot but still knuckleballed it past Boucher for his third of the year at 6: 20 to tie it up 1-1.
This game was the first time the Yankees had been no-hit since September 20, 1958, when Hoyt Wilhelm of the Baltimore Orioles knuckleballed his way to a no-no at Memorial Stadium.