roundball

noun
round·​ball | \ ˈrau̇nd-ˌbȯl How to pronounce roundball (audio) \

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More: Looking back: A history of the Cincinnati Enquirer Glory Days series The next generation Trenz still tries to mix it up in roundball, even with some of the neighborhood fathers. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, "Munoz family athletic legacy comes full circle with OHSAA Circle of Champions," 27 Mar. 2018 Pictures of the exchange from Vatican Media show Francis smiling widely, his eyes joyful — even if roundball isn’t his favorite sport. Diane Mastrull, Philly.com, "Villanova coach Jay Wright meets with Pope Francis, presents him with an autographed basketball," 14 Apr. 2018 Now in Red Sox crazy Boston, Barlow is locked into roundball and no longer has the baseball itch. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, "Glory Days: Ex-Moeller star Alex Barlow now works with the Boston Celtics," 27 Feb. 2018 And if that’s still not enough roundball, Basketball: Great Writing About America's Game, a new Library of America collection of the best basketball writing, offers an embarrassment of riches to restore your spirits once your bracket goes bust. Erik Spanberg, The Christian Science Monitor, "'Basketball' is a fast-break compilation that goes from from the beginning to Stephen Curry," 12 Mar. 2018 The Cowboys have won the last four roundball titles, with Indian Hill sharing in 2016. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, "Indian Hill pulls out overtime win against Wyoming," 23 Jan. 2018 Moeller basketball coach Carl Kremer would like to have him on the floor late in basketball season in March, but the Crusaders should be pretty talented minus McBride and the high-flying guard also likes Moeller's roundball chances. Scott Springer, Cincinnati.com, "Moeller, Miles McBride still alive," 24 Oct. 2017 That's a lot of early love for a state that doesn't always embrace roundball. Kevin Scarbinsky, AL.com, "Don't mock us: NBA Draft 2018 could be huge for Alabama and Auburn," 24 June 2017 The answers are no and no, but this is Georgia, which cares less about the roundball sport than any other Power Five school. Mark Bradley, ajc, "Maten’s UGA return is Fox’s ultimatum – win big or else," 24 May 2017

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1936, in the meaning defined above

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