sports bar


Definition of sports bar 

: a bar catering especially to sports fans and typically containing several televisions and often sports memorabilia

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Nebraska Republican officials unveiled the footage days after GOP State Auditor Charlie Janssen apologized for taking numerous three-hour lunches and drinking beer at a Lincoln sports bar during regular business hours. Grant Schulte, The Seattle Times, "Nebraska governor hopeful Krist denies drinking allegations," 17 Sep. 2018 Leticia and her husband, Steve Stegall, run the Blue Line sports bar in the River Market of Kansas City. Rick Montgomery, kansascity, "Deported by ICE, Blue Line manager still runs hockey bar, prays with family every day," 10 June 2018 At least 15 uniformed officers responded to 10 Causeway St., an office building across from The Harp sports bar. Danny Mcdonald,, "Man stabbed near TD Garden," 11 Apr. 2018 And in 2014, Trump used $10,000 of the charity’s money to buy a portrait of himself, which his employees hung on a wall in a sports bar at a Trump golf resort in Florida., "The four times Trump signed tax returns for his foundation that contained incorrect information," 22 June 2018 At Marina ManLand near the Los Angeles airport, plastic surgeon Grant Stevens advertises his sports bar-like practice with an image of a man on a leather couch, having a highball and smoking a cigar. Emma Ockerman,, "Wanted: Men unafraid of needles for Botox push," 22 June 2018 SportClub, the sports bar by the owner of Nomad World Pub, officially launches on Wednesday at 750 N. Jefferson St. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "SportClub opens on Wednesday downtown," 26 Feb. 2018 The taps at an area sports bar appear to have run dry. Forrest Sellers,, "Status of Rustic Barrel in Florence shrouded in uncertainty," 12 Feb. 2018 Inside patrons will notice a sports bar feel with at least six large television sets, wooden floors, wooden tables, a bar and neon signs. Sheryl Devore, Lake County News-Sun, "Guide to outdoor dining in Chicago suburbs: Docks Bar and Grill in Wauconda," 6 July 2018

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First Known Use of sports bar

1975, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of sports bar

: a bar that has televisions for watching sports and is decorated with sports items

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