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jump ball

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  1. jump ballnoun

    (basketball) the way play begins or resumes when possession is disputed; an official tosses the ball up between two players who jump in an effort to tap it to a teammate

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  1. Martha McSally:

    This wasnt just a jump ball. Not a he said, she said, sexual assault happens in the military. It just didnt happen in this case.

  2. Jeb Bush:

    Look, Trump's the front-runner and there's a jump ball for second with five candidates and that will be sorted out over the next few weeks.

  3. Richard Blumenthal:

    According to the Attorney General, The Special Counsel concluded that the evidence fell short of a prosecutable criminal conspiracy, which involves a high bar of proof beyond a reasonable doubt -- but reached no such conclusion on the obstruction of justice issue. On obstruction of justice, The Special Counsel tossed a jump ball, and the Attorney General tipped it to President Donald Trump, but shared none of the information supporting his conclusion.

  4. Jane Timken:

    It's created a bit of chaos in the race, and it continues to be a jump ball.


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