extra point

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Noun1.extra point - in American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdownextra point - in American football a point awarded for a successful place kick following a touchdown
conversion - a successful free throw or try for point after a touchdown
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
point - the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest; "he scored 20 points in the first half"; "a touchdown counts 6 points"
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EXTRA POINTS ON OFFER Formula One announced this week that the driver with the fastest lap of a race this season will gain an extra point - provided they also finish in the top 10.
LONDON: Formula 1 looks set to change its scoring system for the upcoming season by giving an extra point to the driver who sets the fastest lap in a grand prix.
Formula One is set to tweak the scoring system this season by awarding an extra point to the driver setting the fastest race lap.
The extra point was successfully added by John Neill making the score 14-0 at half time.
If they had kicked the extra point after every attempt, there's a good chance they're going to overtime instead of hoping for a game-tying field goal in the final minute.
With a blocked extra point, both teams were level going into the second quarter.
Senior Ryan Mulcahy kicked the extra point. Wright came up big on the previous play, rushing for a first down on fourth-and-4.
Mavericks hit back, scoring on a five-yard run Then getting the extra point. This made the score 10-7.
The vehicles earned an extra point each for having a forward collision warning system as well.
Perkins opened the scoring in the second quarter with Elliot Strong continuing his impressive first season as a senior by booting the extra point for a 7-0 lead.
"That would be better than just awarding a team a bonus for scoring a certain number of goals - they tried it in France whereby teams who scored three goals earned an extra point, but it didn't work.
Coventry Blaze beat Nottingham Panthers 4-3 after a penalty shoot-out last night with the extra point from Curtis Huppe's penalty shot potentially decisive in the hosts' defence of the bmibaby Elite League title.