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Ndombele rarely wastes the ball, but when he does, his tackling ability means he’s as big an asset pressing to win the ball back as he is with the ball at his feet going forward.José Mourinho Has Tottenham At The Top Of The Table. But Are Spurs For Real?|Terrence Doyle|December 4, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Tailback Jamaal Williams had a 13-yard touchdown run for the Packers that featured some weak tackling attempts by Chicago defenders.Aaron Rodgers continues to thrive. Mitchell Trubisky? Not so much.|Mark Maske|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
Another angle Robinov suggests as a possibility for Peter Parker/Spider-Man is a franchise reboot tackling Spidey as… an adult.Exclusive: Sony Hack Reveals Studio's Detailed Plans For Another ‘Spider-Man’ Reboot|William Boot|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is an episode that is so on-the-nose in its tackling of pro-choice debates that you can practically see the freckles.
Mark Zuckerberg is putting $25 million towards tackling an epidemic that has paralyzed the world.How Does Zuckerberg’s Ebola Pledge Measure Up To Other Bigwig Donations?|Nina Strochlic|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In tackling this issue, Watson is, whether she knows it or not, also implicitly taking on a broader issue.The Gender-Pay Gap: It’s Real, and Yes, It’s Sexism|Monica Potts|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Memphis is hardly the only city that has started tackling the backlog.How the U.S. Ended Up With 400,000 Untested Rape Kits|Caitlin Dickson|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“He must get up again,” retorted Lon, and he was for tackling the bell-pull once more.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 4 (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
That's why I don't mind tackling cabmen—they sit all day, and all they've got to say is 'rat-tat,' and they've done.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
The moment I blow the whistle, you watch out for the tackling clutch to come down and lock it around the tree.Five Little Starrs in the Canadian Forest|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
He was one of the bigger kids there already, and he was fond of "accidentally" tackling you at the end of a chase.
I made it as far as the other end of the alley before she caught up with me, tackling me from behind and sending me sprawling.