1 definition by sportsguy2010

In professional team sports, it means to "lose purposely" in hopes of getting a good draft pick for the upcoming season. Of course no one on that team will admit they are doing it purposely.
The Carolina Panthers are tanking the 2010 NFL season because they want Andrew Luck from Stanford quite badly!
by sportsguy2010 December 12, 2010

Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from daily@urbandictionary.com. We'll never spam you.

×