from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The period immediately before the start of a new season, in which athletes undergo intensive training and participate in exhibition games.
- adv. In, of, or relating to the preseason.
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- n. The period before the start of a sporting season, during which players undergo training and venues are prepared
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- n. a period prior to the beginning of the regular season which is devoted to training and preparation
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'' Getting another start under my belt, even in preseason, is good, '' he said.
When the Bruins were picked as a middle-of-the-pack Atlantic Sun Conference team in preseason polls, coach Rick Byrd challenged his players to prove voters wrong.
•Reggie watch: Coach Sean Payton on how much work Reggie Bush will get in preseason: He'll get a measured amount … We'll be smart.
But this was a team that lost four starters from the previous season's team, and there was a belief in preseason that Gonzaga might not win the WCC title again.
-- F Trevor Cook suffered a career-ending injury in preseason camp.
Of the few classic centers left, one who has faced the Knicks this preseason is Javale McGee of the Washington Wizards.
Orlando C Dwight Howard — Magic star has three consecutive double-doubles to start the season; Orlando hasn't lost in preseason (8-0) or regular season (3-0).
After injuring his knee in preseason, Martin came back for about a month and clearly wasn't 100 percent, then left the team during conference play.
When asked if Armstrong would be the starter, Saunders said, That's what preseason is going to do.
I think in preseason, we've got to find some things out; see what's our best lineup.