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sin bin

In certain sports such as ice hockey or lacrosse, the area in which a penalized player must stay for a particular duration. How are we going to tie this game with our best player in the sin bin? Both players were sent to the sin bin for fighting on the ice.
See also: bin, sin

sin-bin

n. a van fitted with bedding as a place for necking and lovemaking. Willy said he was saving his money to buy a sin-bin so he could have more fun on dates.
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KEVIN Shoemake, who has served as a Premier League match delegate in addition to his duties with the County FA, would love to see sin bins employed at elite level.
Instead of testing themselves on the field and making it a little bit harder for themselves, they're going to put some cautions under the catch-all of 'C1 unsporting behaviour',' which wouldn't result in a sin bin.
| After that they can't take any further part in the match What constitutes sin bin dissent?
Dissent is a key part of the game which needs to be tackled and our pilot phase has proved sin bins work well.
The FA started piloting sin bins two seasons ago and then extended the trial to 31 leagues last season.
The FA trialled the use of sin bins during the 2017/18 season, before extending its usage to a total 31 leagues last season in a bid to increase participation and to continue improving match day experiences.
"The introduction of sin bins is a positive step for grassroots football," said Mark Bullingham, The FA's Chief Executive Officer.
"If we were delegated authority by Fifa and Uefa to decide on these matters, and I called a meeting of the clubs, I think sin bins would be a shoo-in," said Mawhinney.
"We have made an offer to Fifa to introduce goal-line technology and sin bins on a trial basis in a competition like the Football League Trophy, but so far those have not been taken up.
The Football League is looking at the idea of rug by union-style sin bins
THE Football League believes it's time for the game to consider the introduction of the sin bin as a new device to control the behaviour of players.
Referees would be able to order players into the sin bin - a sectioned-off area near the dug-out - for a 10-minute 'cooling off' spell instead of showing a yellow card.
But Mr Wells - who gave a moving account to a teaching conference last week of how a disruptive pupil nearly ruined his life - refused to back the "sin bins".
A TEACHER who was falsely accused of beating up a disruptive boy last night slammed government plans to "sin bin" badly behaved pupils.
The Gaelic Players Association haven't ruled out pushing for the sin bin in future if the black card is deemed a failure.