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Is wearing a training mask for running advisable or is it a gimmick? [migrated]

I'm seeing conflicting opinions while googling about this. Is running with a training mask on beneficial in terms of improving VO2max? Can it be worn during comparatively light training activities ...
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Does an off-pitch defender break offside? [duplicate]

Let’s say a defender is injured and leaves the pitch for treatment just outside his goal-line. If an attacker of the opposite side then receives the ball in a position which would previously be called ...
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Shortest Current Longest Winning Streak in NBA (or any league) history

As of today (March 4) the longest current winning streak in the NBA is 3 games (3 different teams). That seems highly unusual. What is the all time shortest current longest winning streak (I guess ...
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Why do golfers always advise people to keep their arms straight, when this is impossible to do?

I have heard it so many times before. As a young boy teeing off "keep your arms straight". Even my own father would shout it at me. Now as a man when googling for golfing tips almost every ...
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What are best watch for navigation for trail run? [closed]

The watch must: last for at least 7 hours of navigating / tracking data it must have a map with a contour line and other roads for better orientation (when there are many options, it is difficult to ...
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What is the longest streak without an overtime game in the NHL the 21th century?

what is the longest streak without an overtime (so only winning and losing in regular time) in NHL in the past 20 years?
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I am going for a 2km run [closed]

I need to get ready for a 2km run I have only 1 day to prepare and I usally run short distance like 100m dash and 200m
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In La Liga or Premier league, can you contest a yellow card after the game and take it off?

As the title suggest, anyone know if the yellow can be contested in la liga or premier league and taken off ? If they can, are there limits to how many contest etc? Thank you
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Why do MLB AL teams play against NL during season

NY Yankees play against NY Mets during the season but only since 1997 : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mets%E2%80%93Yankees_rivalry#1997%E2%80%931999:_Interleague_regular_season_play_begins I was ...
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Why do NFL AFC teams play against NFC during season [duplicate]

KC Chiefs played against TB Buccaneers (NFC) months before the Super Bowl : https://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/202011290tam.htm I was wondering how come an AFC team plays against a NFC ...
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Why do NBA Western Conference teams play against Eastern conference during season

LA Clippers played against Washington Wizards (Eastern Conf) a few days ago : https://www.nba.com/game/was-vs-lac-0022000488 I was wondering how come an eastern conference team plays against a western ...
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Why is 'overall lead' not just LMP1 lead?

I've been watching some endurance racing and there's something I do not get. They always talk about like the 'overall lead' and the 'LMP1 lead' are not the same thing. I can understand why, because at ...
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Can a runner steal bases while batters are switching?

can a base runner attempt to steal a base in the time when a new batter is stepping up to the plate after the previous one left?
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How will the end season playoffs work for 2020-21 season?

Usually, the end of season playoffs are top 8 from each conference, but since this year, because of the pandemic, theres the North division and not really a east vs west conference, how will the end ...
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Why are farm teams often so far from where the main team is based in hockey?

With the announcement that the Kraken farm team is going to play in California, I really wonder why NHL farm teams are often very far from the main team's location? Perhaps most of them don't want to ...
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What is the rule on switching inbounders?

Take a look at this video of the 2004 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship Game between UConn and Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech made a 3-pointer with 11.7 seconds left. Then a UConn player ...
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What is a bye week in the NFL and what are some important things to know regarding this?

I've recently become a big fan of the NFL and noticed some teams had a Bye week. What is this week for, how does it work, and what effect does it have on team strategies?
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Why do VAR take a while to decide errors if they are supposed to be “clear and obvious”?

A lot of times I'm watching a soccer game and a call goes to VAR. The VAR people review it for a while (and for an offsides it feels like they go down to the inch). This doesn't make sense because it ...
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What happens if Hawk Eye determines a call was wrong, but no player challenged the call?

I'm watching the 2021 Australian Open men's singles final between Novak Djokovic and Daniil Medvedev. In the first set, with the score 3-3 and Djokovic serving, Djokovic won one of the points when ...
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Swimming calorie calculation by distance vs time [migrated]

I've been swimming off and on for years, but recently I've begun to wonder about the number of calories I expend while swimming so I can compare it with other activities. The calculators I've found so ...
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High Level Tennis Leagues Europe

I am a high school senior looking to take a gap year before I head to college and play D1 tennis. I am looking for top level tennis leagues that I can play in for that year abroad. I am aware of the ...
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Have all 62 teams added in 2019 in the ICC T20I team ranking table had equal base ratings or had different ratings during initial calculation?

Between 01 May 2016 and 30 April 2019; both Fiji and Samoa had played 6 matches, won just 2 matches and lost rest 4 matches, same result but still they have had difference in the ranking table. (https:...
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How to determine winning team from the MLB retrosheet “event” file?

As far as I can tell, there isn't a field in the event file (https://www.retrosheet.org/eventfile.htm) that states the winning team. By my understanding it could either be found from the game file (...
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In eight ball pool , what happens if the player clears all his balls and pockets the eight ball together with opponent's ball? [duplicate]

From what I read it's not defined as a loss in the list of losing shots, but I'm not sure.
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American Football (NFL) 4th Down/Last 2 minutes Fumble Rules

I've been reading into the fumbling rules and saw this on Wikipedia. "In American football the offense cannot advance the ball if it recovers its own fumble on fourth down, or in the last two ...
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How often have goalkeepers got assists in the premiere league?

In this last week's premier league action, Ederson the goalie for Manchester City actually got an assist for the Ikay Gunduan goal, in the game against Spurs, at the Etihad. That made me wonder how ...
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How many times an NBA team has won at least 3 consecutive overtime games?

The LA Lakers won three consecutive overtime games from February 6th-10th, 2021, beating the Pistons, the Thunder, and the Thunder again. How many times since the 1976 merger has an NBA team won three ...
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Do tennis players need to reach a certain ranking to be able to turn pro?

I was looking at the ATP rankings and years the players turned pro and I couldn’t understand what is the criteria for players to be able to turn pro? I always thought that as soon player start to play ...
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Ice-hockey penalty reasons

Is there a list of all possible penalty reasons in ice-hockey/NHL? Like High sticking, Holding, Hooking... but all of possible reasons. I would like to have the complete list for statistical purposes, ...
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In professional sports, why do some players get recognized more

In professional sports, why do some players get recognized more/ more playing time versus players sitting on the bench, possibly getting no time to play?
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When was beach rugby invented?

Beach rugby is a variation of rugby league that is officially maintained and governed by the IRL. However, I don't seem to find any information regarding the invention of the sport, the Wikipedia page ...
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Super Bowl locker room assignments

I heard on the radio that in the Super Bowl, Kansas City is considered the "home" team, despite the game being played in Tampa, where the Bucs are the real home team. So... does Tampa get ...
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What are the 2 nfl teams that played each other the least and the most?

What are the 2 nfl teams that played each other the least and the most? P.S. This is between two teams that exist right now not defunct teams
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Do NBA players make a higher percentage of 3-pointers from the side?

This shows what an NBA basketball court looks like: As you can see, the 3-point line is an arc until it gets close to the sides of the court, where it becomes a straight line due to not being able to ...
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In football (soccer), at what point(s) does the possession of a team start?

For example, the defending team touches and stops the ball but suddenly, an attacking player gets the ball. Can we say defending team gained possession once?
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duration of training for running [migrated]

I am currently resuming running training; initially I ran for lunch but due to my work (and my desire) I prefer to do it in the morning. This reduces my training from 1 hour to 40 minutes ...
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Wicket keeper move after bowl reach to him [closed]

Can a wicket keeper move after bowl reach to him for stumping? Will it be a fair delivery?
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Nürburgring Endurance Version (with the Nordschleife). Why is the Yokohama-S used instead of the Mercedes Arena?

Think of events like the 24h Race on the Nürburgring. The track that is used cuts the Mercedes-Arena and uses the Yokohama-S instead. I can't figure out a reason why that is done. The argument, that ...
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openwater swimming exit with high swell

When there is a high swell in open water at a beach, I understand entering the ocean is a three step procedure - walking (sideways to the waves), duck diving (after waist depth), then swimming (after ...
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Swimming - best way to swim through ocean surf [migrated]

What stroke should I use and what adjustments would I make to most efficiently swim through rough ocean and breaking waves?
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Backspin takes tennis ball over the net, but hits the player who hit it?

Had a strange situation on court and don't know who wins this point. Player 1 hits a ball with a ton of backspin which lands on players 2 side of the net. The backspin causes the ball to bounce back ...
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First overall draft picks getting traded for one another

The Detroit Lions traded away their quarterback Mathew Stafford, in exchange for LA Ram's quarterback Jared Goff, 2 first round picks and a third round pick on January 30th 2021. The most interesting ...
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Fair sidearm delivery

In Cricket there are a few rules that I am aware of that deal with understanding what constitutes a fair delivery or not that I know of. One rule is that the bowler cannot bowl from below their waist ...
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If the ball first hits batsman body then it hits his bat then is it a run or a leg bye run?

I want to know is it a legal run or a leg bye run?
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Can VAR still intervene for a penalty call review even if the possession has changed so many times?

Home team player has been fouled inside his/her opponents’ penalty area. The referee says play on. Home team loses the ball and away team starts a counter attack. Away team loses the ball and home ...
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Did Coppa Italia break the Laws of the Game by using only random bits of the temporary amendment to Law 3 instead of the whole thing?

As you probably know, the IFAB issued a temporary amendment to Law 3 allowing for more substitutes to be used during a game if the organizers of a competition wish so. However, the text of the ...
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Does a legal delivery depend on the arm angle with respect to the head?

Does arm angle with respect to the bowler's head (when seen from front or behind the bowler) need to be constant for all deliveries or can it be changed?
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Can match officials take decisions which are not written in the book but seems correct in a common sense?

For example, there is no such rule which states a player cannot get in contact with opposing team’s goalkeeper in goalkeeper’s 6-yard box. However, in the local league, the referees gives a foul ...
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What is the difference between the FIFA disciplinary committee and FIFA players statutes committee?

when does the disciplinary and the other committee has jurisdiction over issues and violations? does it has a direct trigger on its own initiative on matters. For example: delay payment of salary for ...
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Who was the last college senior (used all four years of college eligibility) to be the first pick in the NBA draft?

I suppose with a few hours of research I could figure it out…so I’m not asking anyone to go through that. Just wondering if anyone knows the answer or has found a single source of the information. All ...

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