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Penalty on punted ball goes out of bounds

Sometimes when the kicker punts the ball and it goes out of bounds, there is a penalty because ball went out of bounds and other times there is no penalty when that happens. Can someone please explain ...
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Is the NVP (Nickelodeon Valuable Player) a legitimate award?

Pro Football Reference recognizes Mitch Tribusky as the 2021 NVP. Is the NVP (Nickelodeon Valuable Player) a legitimate award recognized by the NFL?
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Pep Guardiola's fashion i.e. sideline dress sense [closed]

I like Pep Guardiola and how he's so into soccer and whatever he's working on. Having followed his career I've noticed on match day he dresses way better than the average manager especially in the ...
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Steps allowed *while dribbling without putting the ball down?

Looking for clarification, in basketball how many steps are allowed while dribbling without putting the ball down? So in other words drag dribbles, floats, push cross, etc. According to the rules you ...
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Playing on specific types of pitches only?

I was reading about pitches, and I saw some pitches are batting pitches and others are bowling pitches. My question is, When a match is being played, why don't we just bat on batting pitches, to get ...
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When and why did English football teams begin stopping play for medical emergencies in the crowd?

Over the course of the 2021/22 Premier League and EFL Championship seasons, I've noticed that, about once a month, games are getting temporarily paused due to medical emergencies in the crowd. I don't ...
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Can a player unretire when the postseason starts who hasn’t played all season and be eligible play in the postseason

Eric Weddle unretired and is signing with the Rams for their postseason run??? I never heard or seen that in my life is it against any rules?
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A question about VAR in soccer games

In pro soccer, can the referee request VAR to analyse an incident even though there is no warning from VAR to the referee?
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Record for number of revolutions per second of the spinning ball

Which spinner is credited to impart the highest number of revolutions per second to the ball in test cricket? How was it determined?
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What is the longest drive in the NFL with consideration for penalty yardage?

I have attempted to search for this answer before, but often end up getting answers akin to the longest distance a drive has taken between goal lines, hence the answer is something like 99 yards. ...
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What procedures does the FIA take when there are thunderstorms?

For the 2022 Formula 1 Season, Miami is hosting one of two races in the USA. Miami, and Florida as a whole, has a bit of a reputation for quite severe thunderstorms, and particularly whereby sporting ...
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Does strength of victory include teams a team has tied?

In figuring the NFL's strength of victory tie-breaker, what about teams a team has tied? In other calculations, a tie is counted as half a victory.
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Why tapping the bat on the pitch is not considered illegal?

Why does tapping the bat on the pitch (including the danger zone) not considered as illegal but a bowler running over the danger zone is given a warning? I assume that even if a batsman is "...
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Would " -5 + Par" instead of "5 under Par" be understood/accepted?

I'm currently writing a program involving Golf and my code's structure makes outputting "-5 + par" way easier (& shorter, in terms of code length required) than "5 under par". ...
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Origin of the formula for weighted stolen base runs (wSB)

I am considering the formula for weighted stolen base runs (wSB), which is given as wSB = a * SB + b * CS - lgwSB * (1B + uBB + HBP) and a = 0.2 and b = (-2 * RunsPerOut + 0.075). I have two questions:...
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Batting right and left handed every alternate ball in cricket

A switch hit is acceptable in cricket. But if a batsman wants to disturb the line of the bowler by playing right and left handed every alternate ball, would it be allowed.
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How many headed goals did Pelé score in his career?

There are several posts in internet claiming Cristiano Ronaldo is the player with the most headed goals in soccer history. When I believe this can be true, I wonder how many did Pelé score with his ...
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Why did Joe Burrow not have a nameplate?

The photo shows #9 for the Cincinnati Bengals (Joe Burrow) playing without a nameplate on his jersey during the Bengals game against the Chiefs on 2nd January 2022. Why is this?
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I need the title of a college or high-school football movie from 40 years ago or more

A corrupt coach tries to change his ways and have a legit winning season but gets drawn into the same issues again. I was thinking it was a TV movie played by Richard Crenna or Monte Markham but I ...
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All time QB with the worst December+ INT ratio

For a long time I've been a fan of Matthew Stafford. He had suffered in Detroit for years. Detroit, in their best years would appear to have their playoff hopes get dashed in December. It seems that ...
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Did Kapil Dev hit a ball across a river into someone's car?

Is it true that, in an 80s tour match against Tasmania, Kapil Dev hit the ball from York Park across the North Esk River and into a Kmart car park, hitting someone’s windshield? I looked for an ...
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Has a fighter ever stopped fighting because opponent is unable to defend themselves, even though the referee hasn't stopped the fight?

Inspired by If a professional fighter dies in a ring, is it considered a murder? Would his opponent go to jail? Similar incident happened in 1960 in a boxing match between Benny Paret and Emile ...
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How to watch all NBA games ESPN?

So I have the ESPN bundle, and I was able to watch the NBA Christmas games live without a problem. Now tonight, I am unable to do that. Does ESPN only livestream certain games for example on specific ...
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Reason for only national teams in some Olympic sports

I am wondering on why the structures for some sports are completely different to others. Especially, why it is that in most winter sports, like downhill skiing, cross-country skiing or bobsleigh ...
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NFL Team Lose on Purpose for Draft Pick

How does the NFL prevent a team on the last week of the season to losing on purpose ensuring a #1 draft pick for the following year?
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Why is the mid-afternoon break in a Test Match called the "tea break"?

Since when the break between the second and third session of any day of a test match started getting referred to "tea break"? Although the term is like it has become part of the cricket rule ...
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Why do ESPN and others still list the Eagles as having a chance to win the NFC East title?

As of Christmas Day 2021 with 2 games to go for each the Cowboys at 10-4 and the Eagles at 7-7 why do ESPN and others still show the Eagles with a chance to win the NFC east division title?
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Offensive foul: why doesn't the basket count?

The FIBA Interpretations contain example 33-2: Example: A1 is in the air on the shot for a 3-point field goal. A1 extends his leg which contacts his defensive player B1. The interpretation is as ...
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FIA regulations and analysis of telemetry data on brake-testing

In 2018 at Baku, subsequent to analysis of telemetry data, FIA concluded there was no proof that the front car (Lewis Hamilton) was involved in brake-testing during safety car restart. In that case, ...
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What would be the effect if the 2-point conversion was changed to 3-point?

As an active follower of the NFL from outside the US, I have always found it curious that teams overwhelmingly take a 1-point field goal rather than a 2-point conversion. Some reasons are given in the ...
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Should I wear a cup for skateboarding?

Should I wear a cup for skateboarding?
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Why do many people consider Max Verstappen comparable to Lewis Hamilton?

I'm one of those Americans who watched DTS and eventually got into F1. This is the first actual season where I watched all the races and I'm still learning the sport. I am not emotionally attached to ...
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Which non-judged Olympic event has had the longest streak of different countries winning gold, ending in the most recent Olympics?

I want to know which non-judged Olympic event(s) is/are hardest for one country to dominate. Which event has had the longest streak of totally different countries winning gold, with the streak ...
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Who holds the most World Championship titles in a mainstream/Olympic sports discipline?

Since Surfing became an Olympic discipline at the 2020 (21) Games, the 11 (eleven!) annual World Championship titles of Surfing Legend Kelly Slater (92, 94-98, 05, 06, 08, 10, 11) sound like an even ...
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How do NFL players know a fair catch has been called?

I know that a raised arm wave signals a fair catch. But I can imagine gunners and such sometimes will be in the midst of fighting through blocks or at least have someone blocking their vision for a ...
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What sports have field/equipment differences for men vs. women? [closed]

I was doing a little bit of reading about which sports use the same setup for women vs. men. For example, the WNBA uses a smaller basketball than the NBA, but the same size court, but tennis seems to ...
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Was Borland vs. Brooks the first match to finish with a nine-darter?

The 2022 PDC World Darts Championship match between William Borland and Bradley Brooks ended with a rare nine darter, which is a perfect leg (the fastest possible way to finish a leg). This happened a ...
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Most wins by a second place team in NBA history

What's the most wins an NBA team finishing 2nd in wins/loss in a conference has achieved? This came to mind because the Dodgers recently set a record in the MLB for the most wins without winning a ...
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Quarterback conduct after a game

It seems that at the end of every NFL game the two opposing QBs meet in the field, hug, and chat for a few minutes. My question is, has the league ordered or encouraged them to do this, or is it ...
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Why does the NHL not feature red and blue in their logo, as opposed to the other three major sports leagues in the US?

I was casually browsing the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL websites today, and realized that even though they are separate governing bodies the websites look quite similar, most notably the scores at the top, ...
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When is/was the 2021 Formula 1 champion officially decided?

After the final 2021 race in Abu Dhabi, post-race protests were thrown out and it is now being reported that Max Verstappen is the drivers' world champion. Is this technically correct? Or is the ...
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Head Ti S6 - Restringing options - Beginner - Tension

I have a Head Ti S6 racquet, and I love it. I want to up my game by restring it. I am a beginner. I am thinking of Solinco Hyper-G. Racquet says string tension range 57LB to 62lb, while string say don'...
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When did American football teams start honoring players who have passed away by starting 10 men on the field?

For American football games (college and professional), when did they begin honoring players who passed away by starting ten players on the field? I haven't watched football for that long, but my ...
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Difference in Mercedes and Aston Martin teams in F1

Before the start of the F1 2021 season, it was said that low rake F1 cars would be at a disadvantage because of new aerodynamic regulations by FIA. Red Bull with a high rake F1 car was slated to win ...
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Is a physical Silver Ball still being given in the Golden Ball awards ceremony?

I remember an interview with Paulo Futre in spanish tv, where he went to it showing his physical silver ball awarded in the golden ball awards. Even though I can't find the segment of that interview ...
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How many official goals did Pelé score in his career?

Many websites are reporting Messi to surpass Pelé's amount of official goals, 758 to 757. Most career goals in football history Messi overtakes Pelé However, the IFFHS states the amount of Pele's ...
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Are you allowed to set the ball over the net sideways instead of forwards/backwards in indoor volleyball?

I looked through the indoor volleyball rulebook, and can't find anything on this in there, through Google, nor in any previously asked questions here. I was told many times before that you cannot ...
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Why couldn't Nantie Hayward continue his international cricket career for long?

Nantie Hayward was a South African fast bowler who started his international career in 1998/99. I watched his bowling. He was very fast and accurate. At that time, everyone watching him playing ...
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2021-22 ncaa mob teams with 0 transfer players on the roster

With the transfer portal what it is, how many ncaa men teams are playing this season with no transfer players on their roster?
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How will lawn tennis ranking be affected by losing earlier than previous year?

Suppose a player has reached a higher stage in a tournament but failed to reach the same stage in the next year. Can you explain how the ranking will be affected for each stage worse they are placed ...

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