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When does getting 2 yellow cards in the same match not equal red?

Aston Villa managed to win from Lille and place for the half final of the Conference League. There was something odd about this match though: goalie Emiliano Martínez got 2 yellow cards yet was not ...
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Rates of embellishment in Football vs Rugby

I was able to quickly find the penalty stats for the National Hockey League. In the 2022-23 season, there were 24 cases of embellishment, which is a 2 minute penalty, giving the opposition a 2 minute ...
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Can anyone recommend a relevant ebike for around $2,000? [closed]

I currently live in a relatively flat area, but I wanted a travel ebike that would allow me to go further afield. The distance I use in a week is about 50 miles. Can anyone recommend a related ebike?
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What is the lowest placed team to have a Golden Boot winner?

At the time of writing, in the 2023/24 Premier League season, Cole Palmer of Chelsea is currently joint-top of the goal scoring charts with 20 goals, with Chelsea currently 9th in the Premier League ...
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Player touches ball down in the in goal after being tackled [duplicate]

If a defending player is tackled in their own in goal area is play stopped when the ball touches the ground providing the defender is still holding it i.e. is this treated as a touchdown in which case ...
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Restart afer ball goes into touch in goal or across the dead ball line [duplicate]

How is the game restarted if the attacking team plays the ball into the goal area but the ball hits a defender before it goes dead.
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Bases loaded, no outs, can first base runner retreat after first base is tagged

Bases are loaded with no outs. Ball hit into play. Runner on first starts to second and stops, first base is tagged while the first base runner is on first base and the batter had not made it to ...
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Inelegible player downfield rule [duplicate]

I would like some clarification abour Inelegible player downfield. This rule allows inelegible player to move downfield more than one yard beyond the line of scrimmage only when a forward pass is ...
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When can an ineligible receiver go downfield?

When can an ineligible receiver go downfield - I know they can't when a forward pass is thrown but how does it work in running plays?
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How many times has a team successfully challenged a home run call, only for the hitter to come back up and hit one for real?

During the 2023 National League Division Series vs the Dodgers, Arizona's Christian Walker hit a ball over the fence at Chase Field. The Dodgers challenged the home run call, and it was overturned, so ...
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How can two pitchers be credited with the same earned runs?

In the April 4, 2024 game MIA@STL, the final score was MIA 5 - STL 8. Looking at the box score, I see that two Miami pitchers combined to pitch the bottom of the seventh inning (Sanchez with one out ...
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Illegal touching within 5yards

Could anyone explain exactly what the NFL Rule 8 Section 4 Article 2 means to me? The NFL rule 8.4.1: "...so long as the receiver has not moved beyond a point that is even with the defender"...
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What is the complete definition of encroachment at a penalty kick

In offside, the position of a player's body (rather than just a physical part of it e.g. foot) is used to determine the offence. In encroachment at a penalty kick, can a player that's leaning forward ...
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Can a ref give a yellow card to a player for a misconduct committed before the match has started? If yes, does the caution carry over into the match

Law 5.3 indicates that the referee has authority to take disciplinary action from entering the field of play for the pre-match inspection until leaving the field of play after the match ends (...
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Are interception hard to defend in football because offense is playing?

I know there are 2 teams in football the defense and offense. I'm just thinking it would be really hard to defend after your team gets intercepted because the people on the field don't really play ...
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Why did the VAR deny Liverpool a penalty when they played Manchester City recently? [closed]

When the game was almost ending, Manchester City player Doku is seen playing a high boot against Liverpool midfielder McAllister, the VAR officials review and then decide its not a penalty which ...
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Can a goalkeeper be guilty of DOGSO via a six-second-rule offence?

I'm trying to understand whether the letter of the law does allow for a goalkeeper to be potentially sent-off for denying the opposing team an obvious goal-scoring opportunity by breaking the six-...
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What happens if a defender blocks a non-ball carrier?

While an offensive player can block a defensive player, the defense can only block or tackle the ball-carrier. What foul (if any) is committed if a defensive player blocks a non-ball carrier?
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Pass Interference Behind Scrimmage

What if a receiver or a running back is behind the line of scrimmage can a defensive player step across the line of scrimmage to attack the player? Does the defensive player need to allow him to touch ...
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First Touching During A Field Goal

Ok, Team 1 tries a field goal at 30 yards, this is failed but it goes on 10 yards where, before it lands, is illegaly touched by a kicking team player (First touching), so in this case is the ball ...
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If a team played 1 :1 draw with another team and lost in penalty. Another team played 0:0 draw with another team & lost in penalty. Who is best loser [duplicate]

Please, kindly tell me best loser between Team A, who played 1:1 draw with Team B they both went to penalty but team A lost in penalty. Team C, played 0:0 with team D,team C lost in penalty also . So ...
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In basketball, when the ball hits the bottom of the net, wraps around and goes in the right way,. Does it count? Or violation?

If it hits the bottom of the net and the ball gets caught up and rolls around and goes in down through the rim the correct way, is this a counted basket. To clarify, the ball never goes through the ...
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How does variation of doping testing effect effect fairness of sports?

I have read on the internet that due to the variation of doping testing between countries and the disparity between testing standards at an international level and local level, many sports similarly ...
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A forward pass batted from one receiver multiple times, eventually to another

The quarterback makes a forward pass to the first wide receiver who bats the ball foward, then the same receiver retouches the ball and bats the ball again toward a second receiver. Is it legal? Or ...
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Euro 2024 ticket transfer

For those who are reselling/gifting Euro 2024 tickets offline-- How will the main ticket not have the original buyer's name on it? Anyone let in during 2016/2020 using a second-hand main ticket? No ID ...
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Is there an abbreviation for gunner? (American football positions)

It seems there is no abbreviation for gunner among American football positions. G is used for offensive guards, so it is ineligible.
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Is a rolling start legal in F1?

In F1, there are jump start. Jump start means that you accelerates your car before all the lights go out. In this scenario, sometimes you get penalty for it, sometimes you don't. But, recently I do ...
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Why do college basketball teams often take a timeout just before half time?

Something I can’t grasp my mind around is why college basketball coaches spend a timeout right before the end of the first half. It just doesn’t make sense to me. There are a finite numbers of ...
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When a town is upgraded to a city, do football clubs in that town change their names?

Is there precedent for, or have there been any examples of, what a football team does if their name contains the type of settlement they represent and then the settlement is granted city status? For ...
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A receiver catching the ball on top of a player then going of bounds

If a receiver catches a ball near the sidelines, but the defender falls down, and then the receiver lands on the defender and goes out of bounds, is it a catch? This is assumes that if there was no ...
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How much of the fifth year option salary is guaranteed?

Given that teams have to pick up a players fifth year option in the summer before their forth year, how much is guaranteed? IF a player is on the bubble before the forth year but then really sucks the ...
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Is a pop fly in foul territory, missed with contact and lands in foul territory fair or foul? [duplicate]

If a baseball player attempts to catch a pop fly ball in foul territory (regardless of him standing near or far from the foul line), misses the ball but it touches his glove and then lands in foul ...
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Is it inefficient to glide in butterfly?

I am trying to learn butterfly better, and I watched some videos on YT explaining the stroke mechanics. For some reason, I find it really difficult to time one of the down leg kicks, near the end of ...
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Muffed Kickoff Out Of Bounds

I don't understand this situation: Team A kicks a kickoff, it exceeds the 20 yards and, in flight, a player of the team A (The kicking team) touches it, without having possession, the ball goes ...
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Kicks out of bounds

I have some situations Kickoff touched by receiving team goes out of bounds, who gets the ball? I mean the RT doesn't fumble but only muffed the kickoff. Kickoff muffed by RT (or after 10 yards) then ...
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Is the fielding team allowed to place all the fielders in the 30-yard circle?

Is the fielding team allowed to place all the fielders in the 30-yard circle? I know it is allowed in Test cricket as there is nothing like "30-yards" restriction. But is this allowed in ...
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Can a referee ignore added time?

I was at the FA Cup match between Luton Town and Man City last Wednesday (February 21, 2024), where the referee added no time at all at the end of the match. There had been multiple substitutions, two ...
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Baseball stealing bases

I am new to baseball and quite a few rules are not clear for me. If a player on first base tries to steal second base before the pitcher throws the ball he would have to be “tagged out” because he is ...
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Who picks the team's pitstop location in F1? [duplicate]

I've seen a lot of F1 replay recently and noticed Mercedes pitstop is the first entry or should we say, "at the front gate of the pitstop entry". Here is my sketchy image. So, I do know ...
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Giving training to a person with ADHD

I am a member of a capoeira group and recently a child of 8 came to us. His mother said that he has a "strong ADHD". He is visibly different than the other kids. I never encountered someone ...
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Precise meaning of the cue-ball being "snookered"

The WPBSA rules define "snookered" as the following: 17. Snookered The cue-ball is snookered when a direct stroke in a straight line to every ball on is wholly or partially obstructed by a ...
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Does the pin count

If I bowl my first ball and there are two pins but they’re wobbling and the gate comes down and one pin Falls before the pinsetter comes down. Does that pin count?
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Is the reception completed if a receiver gets one foot in bounds and then he steps on his own foot instead of getting the other foot down?

As the title explains, if the receiver gets one foot down, then he steps on his own foot and gets out of bounds, is it considered a valid catch or no?
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Is the batsman lbw or bowled in this scenario?

If the ball hits the batsman's pads in front of the wicket but then the ball goes on to hit the stumps, does the bowler still have the option of appealing for an lbw or will the batsman be given out ...
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Caught by wicket keaper [duplicate]

If a ball bowled to a batsman hits the bat first and then hits the pad/any part of the batsman's body, what is the rule on getting runs or boundaries or catch at this situation
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What was the original scoring system of Australian rules football?

The Wikipedia article of the Australian Football League (AFL) states: [The VFL] made several innovations early on to entice the public's interest, including [...] the formal establishment of the ...
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How to choose between airsoft mechanisms?

I've been playing airsoft for a little while now, and so, I am looking to purchase my own gear. I understand there are 3 main firing mechanisms; gas, electric and mechanical(spring). What I want to ...
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Fly ball hits a runner and goes out of play

What if a flyball touches a fielder then hits a runner and goes out of play? What's the call? Double grounded, right?
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How many times have two teenagers combined for a goal in Europe's top 5 leagues?

In Manchester United's game against Wolves last night some interesting piece of trivia happened. The goal that won it for United was both scored and assisted by a teenager. This was only the second ...
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Why is the PDO hockey statistic said to measure luck?

In hockey, the PDO is considered to measure luck. Could you please explain me why ? From my understanding, the PDO is computed as "goals for / shoots on post for + saves against / shoots on post ...
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