losing streak

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*losing streak

Fig. a series of losses [in sports, for instance]. (*Typically: be on ~; have ~; continue one's ~.) The team was on a losing streak that started nearly three years ago.
See also: losing, streak
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The Portland Trail Blazers snapped a six-game losing streak with a 99-93 victory Wednesday night at Rose Garden that left the Lakers back at .
We're deep enough into the season certainly where, even putting the losing streak aside, we can see where the team's limitations are and see the areas that perhaps can get better,'' he said.
On losing streaks, by all means drop down but only occasionally to reintroduce that swagger to your game.
Mathematically, Nutt's losing streak average per season of 1.
Rivers also coached the first 10 games of Orlando's 19-game losing streak in 2003-2004 before he was fired.
ASU snapped a 22-game losing streak against ranked teams that dated to March 2002.
An away victory at Preston stopped the club from equalling Darwin's 104-year-old record 18-game losing streak, and the recovery was under way.
But Bryant added that he was more concerned about the Lakers snapping their three-game losing streak than any kind of payback.
This isn't the longest losing streak in which Rivers has played a role.
As if things were not bad enough, their visitors tomorrow (Sky Sports Extra, 9pm) are Super Bowl champions New England, who last week shrugged off their own losing streak with a tremendous win in Buffalo.
They played the previous night in Seattle, were on their big losing streak, and were playing their third game since coach Dwane Casey was replaced with Randy Wittman.
Atlanta broke a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 win over Carolina on Saturday.
Yes, they snapped a five-game losing streak with a 105-90 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center.
The Valiants (4-6 overall, 3-1 Santa Fe League) opened the season 0-4 before a 29-22 victory over Malibu ended a 15-game losing streak dating to 2004.
The football team's 34-0 loss to Victor Valley College on Saturday extended its losing streak to 22 games, the nation's second-longest current losing streak.