Examples of unsportsmanlike in a Sentence
Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated.
was suspended for unsportsmanlike conduct
Recent Examples of unsportsmanlike from the Web
The Hoosiers were penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct, which moved the ball to the 11.
Any team that did a haka while facing its opponent would be flagged 15 yards for unsportsmanlike conduct.
He then celebrated by dunking the football over the goal post crossbar, which drew a penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct.
This is the third consecutive game he’s taken a blank-brained penalty for what amounts to unsportsmanlike conduct.
Evans drew a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty.
Adding to the miscues, Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes drew a 15-yard unsportsmanlike conduct penalty for mouthing off to an official — during a timeout, no less — on the ensuing Jets drive.
An unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on the Bulldogs gave the Hornets a chance to score on their own on the ensuing drive and George Golden rushed for 15 yards to drive to the A&M 20-yard line.
Key stat: In the first half, Sam Houston had 33 yards net offense (33 yards rushing, 15 yards passing and a 15-yard unsportsmanlike penalty).
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First Known Use of unsportsmanlike
Synonymsdirty, illegal, nasty, unfair, foul
Antonymsclean, fair, legal, sportsmanlike, sportsmanly
Related Wordsdishonorable, shabby, shameful; ignoble, low, mean, ungentlemanly; immoral, rotten, unchivalrous, unethical, unjust, unprincipled, unrighteous, unscrupulous
Near Antonymsjust, law-abiding; ethical, moral, principled, righteous, scrupulous; honorable, irreproachable, unimpeachable
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