personal foul

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

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Finally, a personal foul penalty against wide receiver Gerell Robinson, who appeared to taunt and kick at Oregon safety John Boyett, moved the Sun Devils from a first down at the Oregon 22 with about a minute left back to the 37; on the next play quarterback Brock Osweiler was intercepted in the end zone by Cliff Harris, whose daring 50-yard return set up the go-ahead touchdown pass from Darron Thomas to Paulson with 27 seconds remaining before halftime.
In the third quarter, Burfict again tackled Thomas, who dropped the ball on the defender, drawing another personal foul.
Ryan McMahon then committed a personal foul when he ran into Washington State punter Reid Forrest, offensive guard Jeff Byers was called for holding and then Williams committed a holding penalty.
If not why not allow those sent off for personal fouls to be replaced.
A personal foul after the play was over gave the Hawks first down at the Falcons' 15.
The game's second play from scrimmage featured a personal foul on UW guard Ryan Tolar for unnecessary roughness.
NBA officials upgraded a personal foul charged to Denver's Dahntay Jones in Game 3 for shoving Bryant in the back to a flagrant-1 foul.
Wall's men were trailing at one stage but refused to lie down and five unanswered points towards the end of the third quarter cut the deficit to 63-61 as Bears captain Randy Duck picked up his fourth personal foul.
EARL STROM, after calling the 3,856th personal foul against Elvin Hayes, an NBA record: "I guess they'll now name a whistle after him.
Two players were sent off under the personal foul rule, David Brennan (Louth) and John Harrington (Wexford).
Rodgers suffered a concussion in last Saturday's loss to Boise State on a helmet-to-helmet hit that was termed a "flagrant" personal foul when the Western Athletic Conference reviewed the play.
Take his chances in overtime or negate the field goal and put his offense back on the field with a chance to win after Worcester State was called for a personal foul, which would give Nichols a first down at the Lancers' 11 with two timeouts left and just over a minute remaining in regulation.
Two points for a converted free awarded for a personal foul in a bid to tidy up football.
CORVALLIS - It was a flagrant personal foul by Boise State linebacker Winston Venable that caused a concussion for Oregon State's James Rodgers, Western Athletic Conference commissioner Karl Benson announced Wednesday.
We had some really dumb penalties, a couple personal foul calls, 30 yards of penalties right there," Parcells said.