ball hog

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ball hog

sports A player who monopolizes the ball without including teammates in an attempt to score, move the ball, or maintain possession. Usually used for basketball and football (soccer). Boy, you're being a real ball hog today! Why don't you pass it to one of your teammates for a change?
See also: ball, hog
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In the 35-And-Over Division, the aptly named four-time defending champion, 4X Defending Champs, were dethroned by The Ballhogs.
Coming out of the losers' bracket, The Ballhogs, led by Telegram and Gazette sports scribe Tom Flanagan, formerly of Boylston and now living in Clinton, Jay Valentine, and fellow Clintonians Pat Mahan and Pat O'Malley, squeaked out a tightly-contested, 21-16 victory over the winners' bracket 4X Defending Champs to stay alive.
In the championship game, The Ballhogs rolled to a 21-10 victory.
The members of the Ballhogs were former Tahanto basketball standout and Clark Tournament record holder Scott McCubrey, Mike Foley, Mark Wentzell and Art Brand.
Coming out of the losers' bracket, The Ballhogs, led by Telegram and Gazette sports scribe Tom Flanagan, formerly of Boylston and now living in Clinton, fellow Clintonians Pat Mahan and Pat O'Malley, and Jay Valentine, squeaked out a tightly-contested, 21-16 victory over the winners' bracket 4X Defending Champs to stay alive.