The term alley-oop was first used in the sport of basketball.
Not rowing, with the possible exception of 'land' which could be construed to mean "go 'land' your boat on the dock"
Bowling, and you play it at a bowling alley
Bowling in a bowling alley.
smash alley service back alley rally back court fault balk drop carry drive
its an alley
Those are terms used in the sport of baseball.
You hear these terms in 'Volleyball'.
Power is the amount of effort put in in terms of sport.
tug of war