After months of debate, lawmakers seeking to pass health-care reform are tantalizingly close to the goal line.
But Yalie Thompson had the presence of mind to clutch the ball to his chest, turn, and run for the goal line.
A kicked ball had been fumbled on the goal line and there was a battle royal on the part of the players to get the coveted ball.
The opponents' goalkeeper shall not advance beyond his goal line.
Tucking it under his arm, with head down, he started for the goal line, well protected.
Astro saw that he had kicked the ball over his own goal line.
Once he was forced by a Princeton fumble, and a march of thirty yards by Yale, to kick from behind his own goal line.
Two tacklers struck Turner, who was practically on his goal line, at the same time, and swept him backward like chaff.
Putnam Hall got the pigskin to within ten yards of the Dauntless goal line, and then came an unexpected turn of affairs.
It stopped ten feet short, took a dizzying spin and rolled away from the goal line.