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With their World Championship semi-final deadlocked at 7-7, O'Sullivan appeared to pick the tip off before charging out of the Sheffield arena and not returning for more than 15 minutes.
I bit the tip off so I wouldn't feel tempted to pick the cue up again until January.
The catcher should be careful never to shift too early, as this may tip off the pitch to the hitter or enable the on-deck hitter or a runner on second to spot the location of the pitch and pass it on to the hitter.
The 2006 WNBA All-Star Game Presented by Vonage, which will be televised live on ESPN and broadcast to more than 190 countries, will tip off on Wednesday, July 12 at 7:00 p.
PESHAWAR -- The Capital city police on a tip off conducted a raid at Skeem Chowk in Badabher area and arrested 10 gamblers besides recovering money at stake.
The local service has been available to local Tip Off Anonymous clients since last week Wednesday.