Back in 2005, Franklin had referred to sideline reporter Holly Rowe as “sweetheart.”
Did French President Nicolas Sarkozy set up Dominique Strauss-Kahn to sideline his top opponent?
At the age of 79, he was in a sideline collision during a game with Wisconsin, breaking his left leg.
At ESPN, announcer Ron Franklin was fired this week for sexist remarks made to a sideline reporter during a staff meeting.
To make matters worse, sideline reporter Ines Sainz accused several Jets players of harassment.
The average subject is handled standing and can be restrained with a twitch, sideline and hood.
Even then he had enough surplus energy to run a sideline in literature.
The midnight hours he spent in the pineal gland were only a sideline of his work.
The business flourished and some one advised my friend that he should put in popcorn as a sideline.
An elementary school teacher who taught music as a sideline, Gladys Thompson, organized an orchestra about 1928.
also side-line, "line on the side of a fish," 1768; "lines marking the limits of playing area" (on a football field, etc.), 1862, from side (adj.) + line (q.v.). Meaning "course of business aside from one's regular occupation" is from 1890. Railway sense is from 1890. The figurative sense of "position removed from active participation" is attested from 1934 (from the railway sense or from sports, because players who are not in the game stand along the sidelines). The verb meaning "put out of play" is from 1945. Related: Sidelined; sidelining.