personal foul

(redirected from Personal fouls)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Words related to personal foul

a foul that involves unnecessarily rough contact (as in basketball or football)

Related Words

References in periodicals archive ?
Bernard's took advantage of a handful of personal foul penalties that resulted into a 11-yard touchdown run by Aaron Robichaud that cut the lead to 18-13 with 38 seconds left.
Following the kiss, both Taurasi and Augustus were issued personal fouls on the play.
True to his reputation, emotional ASU linebacker Vontaze Burfict was involved in several personal foul penalties during the game.
Other components (deflections, personal fouls, charges drawn) can be kept by an assistant coach while a manager can be responsible for the remaining aspects.
Unsurprisingly, van Basten has led calls to clean up the game, taking the view that football should adopt the basketball rule of personal fouls which, after a player has committed five, means he is substituted, even if none of those fouls was bad enough to earn a caution.
In a typically bruising encounter between the two great AFC West rivals that featured late hits and personal fouls, the Silver-and-Black ran out 38-28 winners thanks largely to quarterback Rich Gannon.
They lost their fifth game in a row and commmitted five personal fouls on a disastrous final defensive series which saw reserve running back Derek Lovi lle run in from short range to pad out the winning margin.
Anthony struggled, scoring four points on 2-8 shooting and picking up four personal fouls.
Two were personal fouls on 6-foot-7 defensive tackle Brandon Bair for illegal use of hands to the face.
The Trojans were whistled for 10 personal fouls in the 7:59 between Floyd's technical, and the one called on Jefferson after he gestured with his hands in disagreement at his fourth foul.
The literature of sport bubbles with colorful phraseology that makes for a lot of vibrant communication, personal fouls, and a mild touch of lunacy.
Holding,jersey pulling and tripping are bookable offences while ordinary personal fouls merit just a caution.
Should the Lakers lose Gasol to injury or suspension, or even get less minutes out of him due to being benched for personal fouls, the Lakers title hopes would probably be dashed.
College of Idaho (6-8, 2-2) made 32-of-41 free throws to NCU's 20-of-31 in a game that saw 55 personal fouls.