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Rookie Rodrigo Blankenship, who kicks field goals and extra points for the Colts, also handled kickoffs on Sunday.Colts punter Rigoberto Sanchez says he’ll have surgery to remove cancerous tumor|Matt Bonesteel|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
It had a scheduled open date, then an unscheduled open date when Florida State canceled last week’s game a few hours before kickoff over covid concerns, which did not go over well with Swinney.College football winners and losers: Pac-12 playoff hopes disappear with Oregon’s loss|Patrick Stevens|November 29, 2020|Washington Post
Sarah Fuller becomes the first woman to kick for a Power Five school with this kickoff.Vanderbilt’s Sarah Fuller becomes first woman to play in a Power Five football game|Cindy Boren, Matt Bonesteel|November 28, 2020|Washington Post
The attention-starved Power Five conference is experimenting with early kickoffs this season to see if it can boost TV ratings and give Pac-12 teams a bigger share of the national spotlight.Fox Sports college football pregame show hosts will miss Saturday’s broadcast|Matt Bonesteel|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
This week, we talk to Laura about the challenges of doing rigorous reporting on a topic that a lot of people don’t take seriously and share the kickoff episode of her otherworldly new series.
Because the marketing of the screening included a rainbow flag and said it was to be the kickoff of “LGBT Awareness Month.”Catholic University’s Harvey Milk Ban Reflects A Church In Transition|Jay Michaelson|October 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Joe Paterno, something of a god himself, saw none of it; he was minutes from the kickoff.
Tech giants including Mark Zuckerberg meet at the Mobile World Congress kickoff in Barcelona.The Daily Beast Looks Ahead: February 24 - March 2|Brandy Zadrozny|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Which sideline reporter will appear on television first after kickoff: Erin Andrews or Pam Oliver?
In college, a 57-yard field goal is basically giving the other side a chance to return a kickoff.Alabama Coach Nick Saban’s Folly: Great Coaches Protect Their Players|Stuart Stevens|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for kickoff
verb (intr, adverb)
- a place kick from the centre of the field in a game of football
- the time at which the first such kick is due to take placekickoff is at 2.30 p.m
- the beginning of something
- for a kickoff to begin with
Idioms and Phrases with kickoff
Start, begin, as in They kicked off the celebration with a parade. This term alludes to starting play by kicking the ball in soccer, football, and similar sports. [Mid-1800s]
See kick in, def. 2.