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deke

US and Canadian
Sport (esp in ice hockey) the act or an instance of feinting
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As mentioned, Panik would be the main target of the deke, and Panik indeed readily watches for Jirschele's signal so he can turn and verbally relay to Crawford what is transpiring on the basepaths while Crawford concentrates on receiving the relay throw from left fielder Juan Perez.
Most interestingly, even if San Francisco knew ahead of time that the Royals might deke the cutoff man in this type of base-running event, such knowledge would render useless any verbal warning that an infielder might give.
23) Crawford's throw (which due to the deke he now has to launch without optimal momentum and rhythm toward home plate) covers the 140 feet to home plate in 1.
I like my dekes to be 10 to 15 yards from the base of my tree.
I stood, grabbed my bow and waited for him to spot the deke and trot in.
Among its new features, NHL 2003 introduces `Dynamic Dekes' and the EA SPORTS(TM) Freestyle Control, giving the user total control over the player and hockey stick in order to deke past an opposing player or goalie.
Perfect confidence deke for a goose field, they say.