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field goal in American football topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfield goalˈfield ˌgoal noun [countable]  1 DSAthe act of kicking the ball over the goal in American football2 DSOthe act of putting the ball through the net to get points in basketball
Examples from the Corpus
field goalI had never kicked a field goal like that in the snow.They lost in overtime to a field goal by Pete Stoyanovich, Miami's rookie kicker.He led the nation in field goal percentage for several weeks.Sure, Florida State had another late field goal sail wide right.Indiana had just one field goal in the final four minutes.Gary Anderson kicked a 46-yard field goal to put the 49ers up, 20-7, one minute before halftime.