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Why not open up the table when it is snooker-friendly?

Below is shown a position from the famous Fu-Day game of snooker in which Day achieved four snookers. This was aided by the snooker-friendly condition of the balls in a cluster at the end of the table,...
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What is the name of this table tennis equipment?

What is the name of the board/wall/plank that keeps table tennis balls from running too far away from the table? In this image, it is the purple and red board/wall/plank around the playing area that ...
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In the NFL, how have teams fared against odds from Las Vegas?

Is a home team more or less likely to beat the spread than an away team? Do favored teams or underdogs win against the spread more often? Please include statistics/studies instead of just guessing. ...
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What NBA players have won both Defensive Player of the Year and Most Valuable Player?

Which NBA players have won both the awards of Defensive Player of the Year (DPOY) and Most Valuable Player? Have any players won both awards in different seasons across their career? Have any players ...
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Do drafts work?

YouTube recently gave me some video suggestions that I watched. Basically, it was the worst draft picks of all time, worst #1 picks, best underrated draft picks, etc. Is there any statistics that ...
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Out of PAT range

Now that the point after touchdown attempt in the NFL makes for a challenging kick, has successive offensive penalties ever taken a team out of range for the PAT?
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How many Africans have won the UEFA Championship League?

If we define an African as somebody born in Africa and play for an African national team, how many of these players have won the UEFA Champions League? We can include Madagascar in this.
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what workout should I do to have a high vertical jump?

I'm a volleyball player but i lack the required vertical jump. So can you please suggest the best workouts for a high vertical jump ?
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Greatest percentage of breakaway goals scored: location of goal

For all goals scored in the NHL of the one-on-none variety (whether in-game breakaways or shootout goals), what location of the goalie getting beaten is the highest occurence? I would think top ...
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How to get target score for match in group of 3 to qualify for next round?

How to get the target score for a match if one team in tournament Team A has a 0.4 net runrate while playing 1 match, another team B has a 0.0 net run rate in 2 matches and a third team C in league ...
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How long is the second Australia v India (2nd test) expected to take?

I know nothing about cricket. I looked it up and it's telling me that a test match can last for three to five days, others tell me a few hours. Particularly regarding the australia v india 2nd test ...
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Round of 16 champions league

How will the round of 16 draw work. 1 pot group winners, 1 pot runners up, yet Liverpool can't play PSG or Man City so what happens if they are drawn together
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How are third place teams from the UCL group stage incorporated in the round of 32 for the UEFA Europa League?

In it's current format, clubs finishing third in their respective groups in the UEFA Champions League (UCL) qualify, if you will, for the round of 32 knockout round of the UEFA Europa League (UEL). ...
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Can a fielder get a run-out by removing bails or stumps with their upper arm or shoulder?

During a run-out attempt, removing the bails using the hands holding the ball is a valid run-out. But when a fielder removes the bails or stumps using his elbow or shoulder, is it still a valid ...
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Are goaltends called on a shooting foul?

I'm aware there is a question about blocking a shot off of a foul, but this one is concerned more about blatant goaltending off a fouled shot. Here's a scenario: Player outside the three point ...
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Why wouldn't the #1 ranked boxer be able to fight and claim a relinquished champion title?

In the show Hajime no Ippo the person ranked #1 in Japan challenges the Japanese champion for the belt but loses. Immediately afterwards, the champion relinquishes his title to pursue the world ...
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Has any player ever won Super Bowl MVP, Pro Bowl MVP, and MVP in the same season?

Please tell me the name, position, and team of any players that have done this, as well as the year it happened. Also, have any players done it in different seasons?
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How can a Judo fight be won?

I recently watched a Judo fight and I was confused about the scoring system. How exactly can a fight be won?
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Fencing Tactic for Pulling an Opponent's Blade Out of Line

I fenced in high school years ago and our coach talked of a tactic to pull an opponents' blade out of line, gradually. If I recall correctly, it was done with small attacks, each a bit further out, ...
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What is the distinction between a play that counts after the whistle is blown and doesn't count in the National Football League?

Let's say the following scenario occurs. A quarterback throws a screen pass, and the player drops it. There is a whistle for an incomplete pass, and a player on defense grabs the ball and returns it ...
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Committing fouls during celebration time [duplicate]

If a player scores a goal and in the time between the goal and the kick off again, if an opponent player pushes or punches the goal scorer, what kind of action is taken? (The conceding team might do ...
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Why don't Women play 5 sets in tennis? [duplicate]

What is the reason behind women do not play 5 sets in tennis.But play 90 minutes in football & 80 mins in rugby just like men?
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Two yellow cards before one is shown [duplicate]

Is it possible for a player to be sent off for two yellow card offences before the first yellow card has time to be shown? e.g. where the referee plays advantage after the first offence.
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What are the fundamentals of a tennis forehand?

What should one consider when making a forehand stroke in tennis, and what should you look to avoid?
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What's the purpose of Division Standings in NBA?

As far as I know, the NBA Divisions are subparts from the Western and Eastern conferences. I understand the impact of climbing the conference rankings as the top 8 teams in each conference receive a ...
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How many NHL natural hat tricks in a single period have been scored?

How many natural hat tricks have been scored, with all of the goals occurring in the same single period, in NHL history?
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Can I return a squash serve on the volley?

When my opponent is serving in squash, if I want to return the serve, can I volley this ball back to them? That is, without the ball hitting the floor (opponent serves > front wall > I volley the ball ...
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Does spinning from a different side from your jumps affects your skating?

As the title say I'm spinning from a different directions than when I jump, it's way more natural and easy to spin to the right while landing on my right foot. I had two separate advices from two ...
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Why do only the NBA teams that are already up start pressing at the end of the game?

In the ends of most games, one team is ahead by a varying amount of points. When this happens, the losing team starts doing a full court man to man press. Wouldn't it be logical for both teams to ...
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Can a player re-spot a color ball even if the referee intends to do so?

I was just watching a UK Championship game and came across a rare incident. Mark Williams potted the yellow after the last red. The referee should have re-spotted the yellow, but he forgot. Then ...
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In kabbadi, why did the referee give a card to the coach?

In Vivo Pro kabbadi, Dabang Delhi vs Puneri Paltan, in the last minute of the match the referee gave a green card to Dabang Delhi's coach. The coach is not playing. The coach is not in the kabbadi ...
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Cleaning up tennis ball as simple as possible

Just brought some tennis balls (some normal, some beach) and play until dirty. So, how do I get it clean up with the least damage done to the tennis balls? (Had done some research online and it was ...
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How does the RB know when to grasp the ball on a read option and when the QB is selling the fake?

In American football, on read-option plays, how does the RB know when to fully grasp the ball and when not to because the QB "pulls" the ball? Commentators praise the QB on plays where he sticks the ...
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The last over bowler one and two ball is slow and batsman mostly deceive. what is reasons? [closed]

the last five over bowler try to slow bouncer back-of hand. Batsman try to hitting the ball and maximum score on bod. but batsman deceive what is reasons`.
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The weather is cloud fast bowler is very dangerous. what is the reasons? [closed]

The weather is cloud patch is helping for fast bowler ball is seem spin and bounce .these ball is very deficit to batsman playing short. what is the reasons` .
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Lowest championship finishing position for a defending champion

Which F1 World Drivers Champion has the lowest finishing position in the season following a championship winning year? Examples: 1981, 1983 and 1987 WDC Nelson Piquet finished 11th in 1982, 5th in ...
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what is trigger movement of a batsman in cricket?

What is trigger movement of a batsman?When a bowler is going to bowl a ball?
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Goalie drills for beginning goalies

I am just starting as a goalie in street hockey. Are there any good drills to do? I need to work on my hand eye coordination and reflexes mainly. I am good on butterfly saves, I just need help on ...
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ball hitting the glove of batsman but glove is not in contact with the bat. is it out?

if the ball hits the glove of the batsman and the hand is not in contact with the bat and the ball is caught by the fielder will it be given as a out or not out?
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Driver with the longest time between F1 race starts

Robert Kubica, who last drove for Renault in the 2010 season, is now confirmed to be back on the grid for Williams next year, over 8 years since his last Grand Prix start. Assuming he goes on to ...
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Drift of a spinner in cricket?

What is drift of a spin bowler in cricket? And does it depend upon the conditions?
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Is there any difference between the size of a cricket ball for men and women in cricket? if yes then Why?

Cricket ball is heavy weighted in both cases for men and women but is there any difference between the size of cricket ball that is used for women and men? if the answer is yes then what the reason ...
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Team start with an old ball after enforcing follow on within 30 overs in Cricket

Can a fielding side start bowling in an innings with the same/old ball after enforcing the follow on, having bowled out the opponents with in 30 overs previously? FOr example, Pakistan today bowled ...
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In Statistics, Does a Missed Shot While Being Fouled Still Count as a Missed Shot?

During a game, players get fouled a lot, and they often throw up a shot, to try to have an opportunity to get more points. When you throw up a shot while fouled, in your game statistics, does it count ...
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Were the super-hard tyres ever actually used?

For the 2018 F1 season, Pirelli introduced two new tyre compounds - the hypersoft, and the super-hard. For 2019, the compound system will be simplified so that at each race they'll simply be known as "...
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8 ball pools, foul rules when only 8 ball is on the table ?

What happens if I've only 8 ball remaining, my opponent has his category object balls remaining. I called a pocket for 8 ball but didn't pocket it and it still remains on the table. Will my opponent ...
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In NHL hockey games decided in regulation time, in which period are the most winning goals scored?

This is an old question, in my mind. I have always believed the answer is the third period, but others disagree.
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Has anybody except Shahid Afridi hit 12 runs off one ball in cricket?

Shahid Afridi has hit 12 runs off one ball (video link). Except him, has another batsman ever in cricketing history hit 12 runs off one ball?
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How to improve being out of breath early when doing freestyle swimming?

When doing freestyle, I sink quite low in the water. As I turn my head sideways to breathe, it's still in the water, which makes me push my head more up and as a result, it breaks the momentum and I ...
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OJ Mayo NBA star

It Has recently been brought to my attention that OJ Mayo would like to make a return to the NBA. I was just curious as to if he did decide to return after his two-year ban would he be returned to the ...

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