sin-bin


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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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SIN-BINS will be introduced for dissent in grassroots and youth football from the start of the new season, the Football Association has announced.
Now the fifth step of non-league downwards will be using sin-bins in place of yellow cards for dissent, meaning goalkeepers will be forced to play outfield.
Something else I would definitely favour is the introduction of sin-bins. This idea would help officials.
Are we going to take a couple out and make them sin-bin offences instead or add to the list?
Jonathan Ford, the Welsh FA chief executive who sits on IFAB, said he expected sin-bins - where a player has to sit out for five or ten minutes - would be discussed by the new panels along with the so-called 'triple punishment' when a player is sent off after conceding a penalty, and the offside laws.
'If Danny was involved, we couldn't cite him anyway because he had already been sent to the sin-bin,' he said.
6 ( ANI ): Uefa President Michel Platini has reportedly proposed that yellow cards should be replaced by sin-bins, like rugby, by making the offender out of the game for 10 or 15 minutes as penalty.
England conceded a penalty try after 17 minutes and had Jonny May sent to the sin-bin but that setback shocked Lancaster's men into action and they scored 31 points in 21 minutes.
Citing commissioner Aurwel Morgan will decide if the offence, which saw O'Driscoll sent to the sin-bin on the half-hour mark, warrants further action.
The Irish great stamped on Italy flanker Simone Favaro at a ruck and was sent to the sin-bin as his side lost the plot.
HARLEQUINS 47 CONNACHT 8 Pool 3 CONNACHT made their task impossible at Twickenham Stoop, losing THREE players to the sin-bin in eight disastrous minutes.
Reflecting on referee Alain Rolland's decision to send him to the sin-bin, Mitchell said: "It could have gone either way.
John Fletcher is adamant Jason Oakes' sin-bin changed the game against Wasps.
Wales held a man advantage with South Africa full-back Percy Montgomery in the sin-bin and only trailed by seven points when Horsman was yellow-carded for throwing a punch at opposite number CJ van der Linde.
Newcastle coach Rob Andrew has accused Premiership referees of being 'too scared' to sin-bin Leicester's top stars.