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This site contains over 275 idioms derived from terms used in the sports and games played in the United States.
To not understand the games, their terms and idioms, hinders communication. This site is meant to remedy this situation, to teach all who want to learn how to "play the game". If one understands the sport, the game and the way it is played, one will understand the idiomatic expressions derived from these games.Learn More About Us →
Sports Idiom Blog
1 December 2013 @ 10:02 pm
To level the playing field makes the contest fair to both sides. Getting the upper hand is a medieval game with hands alternately put on a stick; the upper hand on the top of the stick wins.