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Penny-style/light cruiser sharkwheels? [closed]

I'd like to have something like sharkwheels for my light cruiser board, but I'm not quite sure what I should be looking for in order to know whether they'll fit my bearings. Do light cruiser wheels ...
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Just field goals in a game no touchdowns

Has there ever been a NFL game where there was 7 field goals and no touchdowns or safety’s. Last night the score was Colts 12 Broncos 9 is this a record?
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Why have there been more 100-win and 100-loss teams in MLB?

I read an article which noted that there have been 3 or 4 100-win and 100-loss teams in Major League Baseball every season since 2018, but not very often before then. Years with three or more 100-win ...
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Can a team changed the F1 Radio notification sound to other sound?

Basically, when the engineer want to talk to the driver, we will heard the F1 Radio notification sound. Can I know if a team can changed the sound to a new one or it is compulsory to use the sound in ...
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What to put the driver position if FP1 and the rest is not helded?

In this era, the F1 driver use Q3 as the indicator in order to place the starting position of the driver before the race. Also, in certain tracks, the sprint race is used as indicator and I also known ...
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How does the new table tennis ranking system work? Any examples?

I am new to table tennis and my objective is to be able to play in official competitions. I read the ITTF rules and the ranking system but it didn't make any sense to me, maybe because English is not ...
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Has there ever been a season where all the races were won by a single team?

In 2014, there were 19 races and 16 of them were won by Mercedes. Has there ever been a season where one team won all the races?
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Has there ever been a sport where the world's best player won so much that sponsors started to lose interest?

Per title. Have there been any sports where the best player is so dominant and wins so many tournaments that spectators (and by extension sponsors) stopped being interested in the sport? I can't think ...
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What will happen to an F1 team if they exceed the budget cap for a season?

Recently, there were news regarding the Red Bull team where they may have exceeded the budget cap for the 2021 season. I believe that this case is still under investigation. What would happen to the ...
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What is the season when the title was decided with the most races remaining?

In 2021, the F1 title was decided on the final race of the season, at Abu Dhabi. In 2022, it's possible for Max Verstappen to win the title at the Singapore GP and still have 5 races left. Would this ...
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How do trampolinists rebound to the same height off their back?

I suspect the answer to this is easier than I think, but a common trick (at least in videos online) involves falling (not jumping), landing on one's back, and then rebounding to the same position as ...
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Can an outfielder leave the ballpark?

I was watching a baseball game and saw the outfielder partially climb the wall in the outfield to try and rob a homerun. This made me wonder: can an outfielder climb over the outfield fence and stand ...
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Distance of lacrosse passes?

My son has played lacrosse in elementary school and is joining the middle school team. One of his key skill areas to develop is around passing, so I want to get out to a field to practice with him, ...
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How are NFL standings calculated mid-season

I was very surprised to see today on nfl.com/standings/ that Dolphins are ranked before the Bills in AFC East, despite: Both teams being 2-0-0 Bills having +55 Net Pts vs. Dolphins +17 They have not ...
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In pickleball, why is the doubles game more highly regarded than the singles game?

An article about pickleball says the following: Among pros and amateurs alike, the doubles game is more popular and highly regarded than singles. I guess if an amateur if just playing casually as a ...
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Dealing with help defense

I like to drive to the basket from the wing into the paint. I usually don't have trouble getting past the person guarding me. However, I am troubled by the help defense. Usually, a wing defender at ...
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What is the season where two F1 drivers conquered P1 the most?

In 2021, 18 of the 22 races were won by Lewis or Max, with the remaining 4 races won by other drivers. Was there a season where there were less than 4 races won by drivers outside the top two in the ...
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Why does a catcher throw to the third baseman after strikeout?

I saw a baseball catcher throw to the third baseman after each strikeout. Is there any particular reason for this? Is it just a custom?
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Why do baseball players wear belts?

Baseball players wear pants with a belt. But I really don't think it is the most appropriate or comfortable attire for playing baseball. Is there any particular reason for this?
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Longest gap between Week 1 starts

In 2022, Geno Smith was the starting QB for the Seattle Seahawks Week 1. This is his first Week 1 start since 2014. Is this the longest such gap in NFL history? I searched for players who had long ...
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If a player is optioned out 3 times and brought back 3 times how many options did he use up?

A player was optioned to the minors 3 times and brought back 3 times. How many options did he burn?
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Bat properly grounded or not behind the popping creass

If W/K gloves lies on the ground behind the popping crease and batter put his bat on it, whether it is properly grounded or not? Please find the attached image for your reference.
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Can a defender legally carry a receiver out of bounds?

If a receiver makes a jumping sideline catch, I take it, it's legal for a defender to push him out of bounds, once the catch is made. What if the defender catches the receiver before he got both feet ...
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Why don't teams snap the ball back further than 7 yards on close-range field goal attempts?

If a team attempts a field goal from close range (ball placed inside 20), the setup seems to be the same as from far range, i.e. with the holder being located 7 yards behind the line of scrimmage. I ...
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As a server, can I hide behind my teammates to block line of sight for enemy passer?

I know there's a long post already in Screening in volleyball But this is a different scenario wherein, my teammates stand still and I would move behind them or at an angle to block my target's vision ...
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What happens if a runner tries to score a double then goes back to his first scored base?

What happens in the following case: A batter hits the ball and it touches the ground. They run and touch first base. Thinking the ball is far enough, they begin advancing to second base. However they ...
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What is the latest time a non-baseball sporting event has ever ended?

On July 3, 1993, there was a baseball game between the Padres and Phillies that started at 1:28am and ended at 4:40am local time - the latest finish in MLB history. The game started so late at night ...
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How many genders are recognized in IQA Quddtich?

The 2020-2021 rulebook (which is apparently the current one) of the International Quidditch Association (IQA) provides a "gender maximum rule": 1.2.3. Gender maximum rule A. A team may not ...
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How small are lining badminton racket grips?

I want to know the sizes of lining badminton rackets. I need a smaller grip. I have no idea about sizes of lining rackets. I found that s1, s2 are grip sizes but how do they compare to yonex racket ...
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Does a Formula 1 driver lose their F1 Super License upon losing their normal driving license?

I am aware that a Formula 1 driver requires an F1 Super License. Motorsportweek From having an F1 Super Licence to meeting a weight minimum, there are several aspects Formula 1 drivers and ...
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Is there a public information how many people take part in UTMB lottery?

UTMB is one of the most spectacular ultra runs on the world, and more people want to participate then the route can handle. Therefore the participation is walled by the lottery, where people who ...
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Offside behind the goalkeeper [duplicate]

Found this video on facebook where a goal was cancelled because there was offside behind the goalkeeper. I don't know whether the video was fake or not. What is the rule of this situation?
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Why the CHC (Montreal Candiens) logo at an F1 Grand Prix race?

During the 1991 British Grand Prix race weekend at Silverstone, U.K., someone was flying a flag with the Ferrari logo that had an additional, shorter flag attached to its edge, as shown in this frame ...
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Most number of drivers penalised prior to a race starting

At the 2022 Italian GP at Monza, 9 racing drivers (Verstappen, Perez, Ocon, Bottas, Magnussen, Schumacher, Sainz, Hamilton, Tsunoda) were issued with grid penalties, to varying degrees, altering the ...
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How should this be ruled?

Little league baseball. No outs runners on 2nd and 3rd. Batter hits fly ball to outfield that is caught, runner from 3rd doesn’t tag up and crosses home plate. Runner from 3rd heads into the dugout. ...
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Can wind affect an F1 car's speed during qualifying and the race?

F1 engineers really want their car designs to be more aerodynamic and wind-resistant. Some of the tracks in F1 can be cold, hot, or windy, depending on the season and time of day during the race. Can ...
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What is a 'stud defender' in baseball

I found the expression 'stud defender' in this article about the shift in MLB The team must designate two infielders for each side of second base and they cannot switch (for example, a team can't ...
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Relief pitchers giving up homers to their first batter

There are many examples of relief pitchers giving up home runs to the first batter they face, often on the first pitch. For a team's first reliever in a game, the homer may change the W-L result for ...
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Song played before commercial breaks at the 2022 US Open

There is a song playing heading into the commercial breaks, that says "get up" and "electric". Does anyone know the name of the song or who sings it?
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In tennis how to call a service ball close to the intersection of the service lines

What happens in tennis when a ball hits the 'service line' but you are unsure if it also touched the 'central service line' to call it in? For example in the drawing the player serving must throw the ...
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8 ball pool old rules [duplicate]

So I'm playing 8 ball pool with old rules where 2 shots are given for a foul. I am on the 8 ball and my opponent has one colour ball left then he is on the black too, he shoots and sinks his colour ...
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How are football scores centrally updated

I follow football scores using websites like Flashscores that has live updates of goals etc. When a goal is scored (or any event like a red card, sub etc) in a game what is the process that happens ...
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Why is there a gap in pole-vault records starting in 1994, resuming recently?

Looking at the Men's pole vault world record progression on Wikipedia, the record advances fairly regularly starting in the late '50 up through 1994. There are no new records until 2014, and then the ...
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Can, and do, Formula 1 driver contracts forbid transferring to a competitor?

Suppose that after 2023, Mercedes did not renew Lewis Hamilton's contract. Could Hamilton go to another main team such as Red Bull or Ferrari as a driver? Can F1 driver contracts forbid transferring ...
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Olympic artistic gymnastics: Why are not all subdisciplines open for both sexes

Olympic artistic gymnastics is maybe the only olympic sport, where men and women do almost totally different subdisciplines (except for vault and floor). For example women are not allowed to compete ...
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How are bad-acting umpires dealt with in baseball? And what happens to the games they umpired for?

I was surprised to learn that, according to Rule 8.02a, umpires basically have free rein to make calls. My question is: If an umpire consistently makes verifiably wrong calls, or is overly aggressive (...
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Since when did second place in the World Cup group qualifiers stop being good enough to qualify automatically for the World Cup finals?

I have long been a football fan, though in recent years buisness has prevailed over watching sport, so I have kind of taken my eye off the ball, but I did notice that this year Scotland finished ...
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Difference between Men's and Women's Tennis balls?

While watching the 2022 US Open 1st Round match between Raducanu and Cornet, one of the commentators said something along the lines of the following: [...] the balls are different this year, they are ...
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Driver with the Most Race Wins in a Single Season

With Max Verstappen currently tearing up the F1 Championship by claiming his 9th race win of the season in Spa (BEL), only needs a handful of races to retain his F1 World Championship. With 8 races ...
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6 players on the court during free throw

A team had six players on the court during the first of two free throws. The extra player was removed before the second free throw attempt. Is this a technical violation or was the time during the ...

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