personal foul

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

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At halftime they had five personal fouls and we didn't have any.
With Poyer still lying on the turf, Thomas appeared to stomp the OSU defender in the chest, earning a personal foul penalty.
Watson's fourth personal foul on Davon created a chance for Al Rayyan to lock the scores.
Ross was assessed a personal foul for his blow to a defenseless receiver, giving the Browns a first down at the Oakland 9.
The turning point came when Worcester's Zaire Taylor - who was key to the Wolves' victory in the last meeting - collected his fourth personal foul.
Wearing fur is a personal foul," PETA Campaigner Emily Lavender said.
The Ducks led 21-17 at halftime and each Oregon touchdown had been somehow aided by a personal foul penalty against the Sun Devils.
Bruins free safety Rahim Moore - who leads the nation with five interceptions - delivered a teeth-chattering hit on Fleener, but was flagged for a personal foul as the ball was deemed uncatchable.
Surely the time has come to introduce a 10 minute sinbin for players falling into the personal foul trap.
Stepheson was pedestrian at best for Meralco as he turned the ball over six times, the last one happening before his sixth personal foul at the 6:15 mark of the fourth quarter.
Keith Jackson appeared to have returned an interception 98 yards for a touchdown on Lowell's first drive, but a personal foul penalty wiped it out, and Dunn found Egan Ojunga on a 14-yard TD toss on fourth-and-goal midway through the first quarter.
Abilmona of El Jaish went out after his fifth personal foul, but it did not stop the team from winning the match.
True to his reputation, emotional ASU linebacker Vontaze Burfict was involved in several personal foul penalties during the game.
Defensive end Everson Griffen was then called offsides while a personal foul was called on an unnamed player after Matt Barkley's 57-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Damian Williams.
But not everything had gone the way of the Eagles and within seconds of the restart Darius Defoe picked up a fourth personal foul of the night.