Dementieva frosted after getting 'iced' by Pierce
NEW YORK -- It happens all the time in sport.
In the NBA, teams ice the free throw shooter at the line, giving him a little more time to think about his game-winning shot. In the NFL, teams traditionally take timeouts to allow the kicker to ponder the gravity of his impending, potential game-winning kick.
This is accepted protocol and falls well within the rules of the game. In tennis, there are no timeouts, per se. Unless, of course, someone has to go to the bathroom or has an injury. ...
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