play-by-play description

play-by-play description

a description of an event given as the event is taking place. (Usually in reference to a sporting event.) And now here is Bill Jones with a play-by-play description of the baseball game. John was giving me a play-by-play description of the argument going on next door.
See also: description
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In 1920, radio station WTAW of College Station, Texas, broadcast the first play-by-play description of a football game, between Texas University and the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas.
Starr doesn't expound deeply on what she's thinking as she rides along; the text is mostly a play-by-play description of the terrain, traffic, extreme weather and physical demands, rarely probing beyond the external.
There's lots of exciting play-by-play description of the game itself, which may be a joy, but otherwise, Dora only finds happiness when he makes a real connection with another human being, and, coincidentally, gives up football to do something else.
For example, the play-by-play description of last night's game is best discussed outside the office.
He and I spent hours on the phone last summer planning what spices to pack for a trip to the woods of northern Michigan; and when he recently cooked Christmas dinner for his girlfriend and roommates, his play-by-play description held me enthralled.
IEG officials gave copies of the tape to various tabloids, TV and radio programs, including Westwood One's ``Tom Leykis Show'' and the ``Howard Stern Show,'' where viewers were given a play-by-play description of the couple's ``intimate activities'' and ``body parts,'' the suit states.
A play-by-play description of the system comes courtesy of Vern Cameron, controller with Acme Building and Construction Ltd.
Lots of action and play-by-play descriptions will engage young sports fans and hold their interest.
Longstanding policies prohibiting play-by-play descriptions of NFL games in progress apply fully to Twitter and other social media platforms.
The joint venture of Cable News Network and Sports Illustrated offers real-time play-by-play descriptions and links to enough statistics to overheat the calculator.
The FOX Sports Mobile Pro World Cup channel includes: -- Live Game Trax coverage for all World Cup games with line scores and play-by-play descriptions of the action, allowing fans to follow every game played in the World Cup as it happens -- News including headlines of the hottest stories from the World Cup -- Photos from the biggest stories of the day -- Scores from yesterday's and today's games, as well as tomorrow's match-ups and odds -- Team rosters with detailed team pages with in-depth stats, records, news and group standings for individual players and teams WHO: FOX Sports Interactive and Glu Mobile WHEN: Beginning Friday, June 9, 2006 WHERE: FOX Sports Mobile Pro is available for purchase directly from mobile phones and is supported by all North American wireless carriers.
If Murdock teams were losing, his play-by-play descriptions made things easier to accept.
Clients receive down & distance on every play, statistics after every play, quarterly play-by-play descriptions and boxscores plus a post-game gamebook with detailed information with stats from every player.