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Who is charged with a turnover in the following situation?

In basketball, if the offensive player passes to a teammate and he bobbles the pass and looses the ball, is that a turnover on him or the player who passed the ball?
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Filling in a tournament bracket-Darts

Looking at 12-team double elimination/blind draw tournament, and questioning what order teams are filled in on the lines on the bracket? Recently entered a tournament where teams were filled in on the ...
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What happens when my opponent sinks the black ball by hand?

If my opponent sinks the black ball by their hand, do I win or carry on playing?
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How do the organizers of the Australian Open determine the draw?

How do they figure out the draw for the Australian Open tennis tournament? How do they decide who plays who?
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Do the official USAV rules for mixed volleyball require all rotations to be same gender?

I am playing in a mixed league, and they state that if a team has more than 6 people, they can use a rotation substitution, but that A player must substitute for the same gender (i.e. men sub for ...
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Purposely hitting the black ball away from the pocket when not on the black

Playing pool today and my opponent purposely hit the black out of the way of the pocket instead of hitting his own ball. How are you meant to proceed in this scenario, does the ball go in hand or ...
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How do I slow down while snowboarding? [migrated]

Yesterday, for the first time in my life, I was snowboarding. I liked it very much, and I got used to it very quickly, as I was skateboarding before. The only thing I did not understand was how to ...
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Fair or Foul Ruling?

A pop fly is hit along the first base foul line between home plate and first base. It lands in fair territory, but with the spin, it bounces three feet into foul territory. Before the ball is allowed ...
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Why do drivers at Le Mans slow down before the finish?

It seems that cars pretty much always slow down before the finish line based on the videos I've watched. The only reason I can think of is that GTLM cars may want to stay behind the LMP1 leader so ...
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Baseball Autographs

Is the any place that you can scan an autograph to a data base to find out what player you have. I have been left multiple signed baseballs but have no idea who they are.
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Touching ball scenario in 8-ball

In the game of 8-ball: suppose my opponent plays his/her shot without a foul, and the cue ball ends in a touching-ball situation (that is, the white ball stops right next to a ball, declared to be ...
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Who autograph is this or is it a joke? [closed]

I added this pictures of the ball if anyone can help thanks. Also says official 2001 world series ball.v
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Can an opposing player take the ball from the goalie, inside the goalie's area, when the goalie has placed it on the ground to kick it

Can an opposing player take the ball from the goalie, inside the goalie's area, when the goalie has placed it on the ground to kick it? The ball is no longer in the goalie's hands at this point, but ...
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What is the call when a runner misses 2nd base on a 1st to 3rd and a dead ball call?

runner on 1st. ball is hit to outfield. runner advances to 3rd missing 2nd base. the throw coming in to 3rd base goes into dugout. What is the proper call?
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When is the ball on the correct side in double table tennis serve?

I know that you must serve from server right side to receiver right side and all that. But when exactly is the ball counted as 'in' regarding the middle line. Is it the center of the ball or is it ...
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What counts as “onside” when a ball is kicked from the in-goal area?

If the ball is kicked from the in-goal area, where does a player have to stand to be onside? Do they have to be behind the kicker (as they would if the ball were kicked from the main field of play) or ...
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Why do quarterbacks lick their hands even when sitting on the sidelines?

I understand why most QB's lick their hands when they’re on the field. I guess it helps with the grip. But why so many of them keep licking their hands even when they are on the sidelines? Is it a bad ...
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Why can't player's nudge balls indefinitely in snooker?

Below is a position from a match between O'Sullivan and Hendry. Hendry has just nudged the cue ball into the pack of reds. Obviously O'Sullivan could just do the same thing, hitting the cue ball into ...
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Can I redshirt if I have played in the fall?

I play volleyball and after my first semester my grades weren't the best and now I will have to take an extra semester of school but do not want to pay all that money to go an extra semester. I played ...
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What made Clemson, Clemson?

In modern day college football (especially during the College Football Playoff (CFP) era), Alabama and teams within the Southeastern Conference (SEC) have generally been touted as powerhouses (Alabama ...
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Timeout in play ball

How can a time out be called during a field goal attempt if the ball is not dead. The center has the ball placed, the play clock is running. The Referee shall suspend play while the ball is dead and ...
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Has a field goal or extra point attempt ever hit both uprights and the crossbar?

Yesterday in the NFL wild card playoff game between the Eagles and Bears, Bears kicker Cody Parkey missed a game-winning FG that hit the left upright and then the crossbar. I found a video showing ...
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What is the difference between a offside and a neutral zone infraction in the NFL?

Throughout many NFL games, there is almost always one pre-snap call, and many of those are on the offense for a small flinch. During all of the games that I have watched, I see refs calling out mostly ...
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Are you down if your head touches a defender who is laying on the ground?

It's my understanding that if you touch the ground with your head (while in contact with a defender) you are down. Are you down if your head touches the defender who is sitting/laying on the ground (...
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Why is the ball moved back during a field goal attempt?

Why isn't the football placed at the last yard line where it was if a field goal is attempted? In the Eagles/Bears playoff game on 6 January 2019, the ball was run to the 11 yard line. Then they ...
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Signing NFL player during playoffs

I was watching the Seahawks game on 5 January 2019 during the playoffs and the kicker got injured. If the Seahawks won that game, could they sign a new player to replace him or is the signing period ...
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What is the maximum number of overs that can be bowled with one ball in Test cricket?

What is the maximum number of overs with the same ball in a cricket test match. I have asked this question on google and not given satisfactory answer, could you please advise of law.
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If a ball carrier falls to the ground, how many seconds will the umps allow the clock to run?

If a ball carrier falls to the ground, and the other team wishes to run the clock because they are leading, how many seconds will the umps allow the clock to run?
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Tennis men's or women's singles - most matches played to win a single tournament

What is the most tennis matches a man or woman has had to play to win a WTA or ATP tournament in the open era?. At the ASB Classic in Auckland, NZ, Bianca Andreescu is playing the final tomorrow in ...
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Looking for a training methodology - Strength vs Technique in developing baseball pitchers

12-14 year old youth in 60/90 baseball. Younger pitchers can barely throw the ball to the plate, to say little of accuracy. Technique needs a ton of improvement. They tire quickly. There's a ...
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If a DFA'd player has two offers and rejects the higher one, will his original team be responsible for the difference between them?

Shortstop Troy Tulowitski was recently "DFA"ed (Designated For Assignment) by the Toronto Blue Jays. He signed with the New York Yankees for the league minimum, $555,000 and the Blue Jays still have ...
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How do sport-related wicking technologies work?

I've done a little bit of research about this, but the sites I found explain it in a too vague manner (and with absolutely no pictures at all), so my knowledge is really patched. There are many ...
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What prevents players from nursing the balls in snooker?

In straight pool there is a rule to prevent nursing, which means nudging a ball to the rail as a safety. Without this rule players could spend hours just playing one safety after another nursing balls ...
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Can you call a coaches challenge when you do not have a timeout?

In close game situations in the nfl, if for example the opposing quarterback completes a pass to one of their receivers, can you challenge the ruling on the field with no timeout? This is questionable,...
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offside interpretation in soccer. Deflection of a back pass by a forward that hits defender and deflects instead forward

The ball goes forward to an attacker who is re-entering from an off side position. The attacker gains control, turns and shoots toward goal. Is the play to be diss allowed for an offside pass?
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What is the specification for the Kicking out of bounds rule?

During various games, the kickers of each team accidentally kick the ball out of bounds. Usually, when the kick crosses the midfield line, and goes deeper into the receiving team's territory, it is ...
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Pool questions to see who won the game

If you hit for your last ball on 8ball,last pocket ,if you make your last ball and it goes in then also with that same hit the 8 ball also follows into your last pocket do you win because it also fell ...
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Reviewing a penalty in the NFL

The referees ruled that the Jets had too many defensive players on the field by a review in their game on December 23, 2018. Can you review offside, holding, or any penalty for that matter?
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Why is the plane of the goal line not applied on punts?

Why is the plane of the goal line not applied on punts? Ball can break the plane on a punt and player can knock it back into the field of play and it is considered not to be a touch back. This seems ...
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Is the appointment of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Man Utd caretaker is the first case of “borrow” a manager in football history?

From the report of BBC, there are one sentence that make me attention: United's statement announcing Solskjaer's arrival as caretaker manager made no mention of whether or not he will return to ...
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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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