“Spot” in the news

Example collocations

earned a spot
number one spot
penalty spot
playoff spot
top spot

Publications and example sentences

Malay Mail
· Asian stocks pull back as Hong Kong uncertainty weighs  
Gold prices rebounded from losses as some investors played it safe, with spot gold unchanged at US$1,711.45 (RM7,463.63) per ounce.
Malay Mail
· Gladbach hold relegation-fighting Bremen to 0-0 draw  
The draw left Bremen 17th in the standings on 22 points after 27 games, trailing 16th-placed Fortuna Duesseldorf, who are in the relegation playoff spot, by two points.
CNA
· Asian stocks pull back as Hong Kong uncertainty weighs  
Gold prices rebounded from losses as some investors played it safe, with spot gold unchanged at US$1,711.45 per ounce.
Seeking Alpha
· EVs Are A Niche Product, And Tesla Is Even Losing In This Niche  
Having lived in a building like this in London, the issue here is obvious: there are typically few charging points, and these are often used as overnight parking spots by early arrivers, blocking access to the charging facilities for others.)
The Independent
· Coronavirus symptoms: Does Covid-19 affect eyesight as Dominic Cummings described?  
After a controversial trip from his London home to his parent’s farm in Durham, the prime minister’s top adviser Dominic Cummings was seen in beauty spot Barnard Castle during lockdown - a 30 minute drive he said he made with his wife and young child as to test if he could see well enough to transport them back to the capital.
Malay Mail
· La Liga return 'what we all need', says Atletico's Correa  
Atletico sit sixth in the La Liga table with 11 games of the season remaining, although only one point adrift of Real Sociedad, who occupy the fourth and final Champions League spot.
The Guardian
· Coronavirus live news: Spain begins 10 days of mourning as global deaths near 350,000  
In Bethlehem, the Church of the Nativity - built on the spot where Christians believe their saviour Jesus was born - reopened its doors after more than two months.
The New York Times
· Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today  
Images of large crowds gathering at one popular spot, the Lake of the Ozarks, in defiance of social distancing guidelines prompted health officials in Kansas and Missouri to issue warnings that people who had been there should quarantine themselves for two weeks.
Malay Mail
· Frankfurt rally late to draw with Freiburg and stem losing run  
Freiburg have 38 points from 28 games, four behind Vfl Wolfsburg who occupy the last Europa League spot.
Seeking Alpha
· Viasat, Inc. (VSAT) CEO Mark Dankberg on Q4 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
And then related to LEO constellation, viability would be cost of ground equipment and particularly spot panel antennas.