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sports 101

From nutmeg to love, there are some pretty odd sports expressions that, well, sound like they have nothing to do with sports. So how'd they get into our game vocabulary? We've got the low-down on each unique story, plus how the term is used in play.
While sports may seem like an insular world, the truth is that sports terminology has invaded almost every aspect of everyday life. We all know that it means to "get your head in the game" or have an idea from "out of left field." This is especially true in the business world where it seems as though the comparisons between sports and office life are endless. But wouldn't it be great to have a cheat sheet for some of the slang? We've got you covered!