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  • A ten-yard gap yawned between the cat and the next boat.

    Gideon’s war

  • Finally, with the rain coming down harder than ever before, we faced another four down; this time at their ten-yard line with fifty seconds left.

    One Season

  • A ten-yard Danny Woodhead run made it 34-16 Patriots, and New England's maligned defense rallied, limiting Denver to a single touchdown on a 2-yard Tebow run in the fourth quarter.

    Tebow-Mania Ends...For Now

  • Danny Allsopp: This Saturday: In a ten-yard radius near the top of the opponent's penalty box.

    DC United vs. Colorado match preview

  • As the singing stops and the players find their spot "around the ten-yard circle that until tonight seemed redundant" Paul Farley, "A Minute's Silence", the possibility that homage will turn to insult hangs over football stadiums like a threat of terror.

    Geoff Dyer: What Will Survive of Us?

  • Corey, a coordinator's assistant from another department, works on the ten-yard line.

    Ambush

  • “It was 1963 in a backyard game of flag football, I caught a short ten-yard pass up the middle and I ran it in for a touchdown.”

    Beat 360° 9/25/09

  • After falling behind late in the game, we came back and took a 22–21 lead when Kendra threw a ten-yard touchdown pass to Bernie Kirchner with one minute, twenty-eight seconds to play.

    Called to Coach

  • I walked a ten-yard offset to the road to avoid being seen by anything.

    Day by Day Armageddon: Beyond Exile

  • When the horsemen charged they closed in solid phalanx, and the inner ranks hurled javelins at ten-yard range.

    In The Time Of Light

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