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  1. onside kick

    A kickoff in which the kicking team attempts to kick the ball only so far as is legally required (beyond the 50-yard line), so as to have a better chance to recover the kicked ball itself; -- it is a risky type of play used only when the kicking team is losing and there is little time left to play.

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  1. Onside kick

    In American and Canadian football, an onside kick is one in which the ball is kicked so as to avoid giving it to the other team.


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