press box


Definition of press box

: a space reserved for reporters (as at a stadium)

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Follow Jeff Potrykus from the press box as the Badgers and Buckeyes compete for the Big Ten championship at 7:17 p.m. Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Live coverage: UW vs. Ohio State in Big Ten title game," 3 Dec. 2017 In a postgame scrum with reporters, Foster estimated that he's attended 12 to 15 games this season as an emergency backup, which typically amounts to watching the game from the press box and eating dinner. Tom Schad, USA TODAY, "How did a 36-year-old accountant play goalie in Chicago Blackhawks' win?," 30 Mar. 2018 Sharing a press box with Kevin over the past three football seasons has been a dream come true. Joseph Goodman,, "All-Access: A tribute to Scarbo, my Brando," 25 Jan. 2018 Auburn is in the process of turning its press box into a club area, and both Mississippi State and Ole Miss have added club levels and the ever-popular field-level seating. Ross Dellenger,, "Is Change Coming Soon to the SEC's Stadium-Wide Alcohol Sales Policy?," 1 June 2018 The stadium has an elevator and a windowed press box. Jason Gay, WSJ, "An East Coast Schlub at Friday Night Lights," 8 Nov. 2018 She wasn’t allowed in the press box at the hockey games. Maira Kalman, Harper's BAZAAR, "Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Talks Her New Book and Praises Daring Women," 24 Oct. 2018 That’s what Scott did Saturday afternoon in the back of the press box at Husky Stadium at halftime of Washington’s game with Colorado, and then again later that evening at Martin Stadium in Pullman. Larry Stone, The Seattle Times, "Pac-12, Conference of Champions? Right now, ‘Conference of Credibility Issues’ is a better nickname," 23 Oct. 2018 Burglary An employee of the Pleasant Dale Park District reported July 2 that someone forced open the door of the press box near the east baseball field and stole an unknown number of baseballs on June 23 or June 24. Kimberly Fornek,, "Police blotter: Motorcycle driver charged with DUI after a crash in Burr Ridge," 8 July 2018

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First Known Use of press box

1889, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of press box

: a special area or section of seats where reporters sit at a sports event

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