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There’s a scrum in my brain as instinct, reason and parental authority collide, and in the end I acquiesce.In Roanoke, Va., discovering a gateway to outdoor adventure|John Briley|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
Boston, scoreless on its four previous power plays, made this one count when Marchand knocked the puck out of the air during a scrum in front for a crucial equalizer.Bruins seize upon Capitals’ gaffe behind the net, win Game 3 in double overtime|Samantha Pell|May 20, 2021|Washington Post
A scrum ensued, during which Artemi Panarin jumped on Wilson’s back and Wilson rag-dolled the helmetless Rangers star to the ice.For some Caps fans, loving Tom Wilson is getting complicated|Scott Allen|May 14, 2021|Washington Post
The wisdom of the crowd, whether it’s a modest team-sized collective or a larger national media-sized scrum, is just not very wise when it comes to ranking NFL prospects.How Much Value Do Teams Lose When They Don’t Draft A Quarterback In The First Round?|Josh Hermsmeyer|May 13, 2021|FiveThirtyEight
There’s sticks, there’s skates, by the end of the scrum I’m holding my head trying not to get cut by a skate, I’m getting punched in every direction.Capitals’ Tom Wilson says Rangers altercation ‘took on a new life after the game’|Samantha Pell|May 7, 2021|Washington Post
While van der Sloot may well have been cut in Challapaca, there is no reliable indication that he got stabbed in a prison scrum.
Another result was a line of TV news trucks and a scrum of photographers outside the funeral as the church filled to overflowing.
As the game ended, tension between the two sides boiled over into a scrum of stick swinging, pushing, and punching.A Millennium After Inventing the Game, the Iroquois Are Lacrosse’s New Superpower|Evin Demirel|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the halls around the event Cruz attracted a giant scrum when he was briefly visible.
In the scrum of reporters backstage after the show, someone asked Mulleavy whether the collection had a “Vegas connection.”
The scrimmages were the tightest and neatest ever watched, and neither scrum could screw the other a foot.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
None of the old-fashioned pit-of-the-theatre scrum for passport inspection, on the smoking-room deck.The Mountebank|William J. Locke
Officers jostled privates, sailors vied with soldiers in the scrum before the entrance to the microbic land of tunnels.The Orchard of Tears|Sax Rohmer
He was shoved into the scrum, was perfectly useless, and spent his whole time trying to escape notice.
Jeffries was ubiquitous; he led the "grovel" (as the scrum was called at Fernhurst), and kept it together.