Pronunciation: (spôr'ting, spōr'-), [key]
1. engaging in, disposed to, or interested in open-air or athletic sports: a rugged, sporting man.
2. concerned with or suitable for such sports: sporting equipment.
4. interested in or connected with sports or pursuits involving betting or gambling: the sporting life of Las Vegas.
5. involving or inducing the taking of risk, as in a sport.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.