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What's the average weight of a professional's Cue stick?

As I have observed my Cue action is better with a heavier stick but I kind of feel good with a relatively lighter one. What's the average weight of a professional's Cue stick as I'm in early stages ...
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Are there any rules in Tennis regarding deliberately aiming the ball at the player?

If a player decides to employ a strategy of deliberately hitting his opponent to try to intimidate or injure them, it would be considered unsportsmanlike but would it be against the rules? If not, ...
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What is the definition for second chance points in the NBA?

I have been reading this, but the details still feel unclear. https://www.sportingcharts.com/dictionary/nba/second-chance-points.aspx Short question: Will any shooting miss activate the possibility ...
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Fair Play award and team performances in IPL

In IPL fair play award seem to resemble points table except few outliers. Does fair play award has to do anything with who won the match also?
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Do the laws of cricket allow running on the last ball, even after winning?

Say, teamA score is 368 (369 to win), and teamB is batting at 368 (or 366). One run (or 3 runs) will make them win. The batsman hits the ball for a six, so score is 374 (or 372) which is more than the ...
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Most Winning Runs in ICC T20 Cricket History

Which T20 cricketer has hitting the most winning run in ICC ?
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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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Rules for Orange and Purple Caps in IPL

In IPL, Orange and Purple caps are awarded to the highest run scorer and highest wicket taker. I have three questions on this topic. If more than one player has equal stats (highest runs or wickets),...
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Test cricketer hitting the winning run most often

Which test cricketer has hit the match-winning run most often?
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RCB team in VIVO_IPl_2019

Will RCB have qualified for the playoffs of VIVO IPL 2019 and finished in top four teams after round matches.
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I am a volleyball player and I need better endurance. Please help!

Okay. I play volleyball in Southern California. I consider myself a high level athlete but there is a problem (or what I think is a problem). I know this is kind of silly but whenever I take private ...
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What do these numbers mean in the tennis WTA calendar?

Take a look at the rectangle in this picture. I understand that M stands for the whole amount of participants (it is like "S" for Singles). Q stands for qualifiers. D for doubles tournaments. X ...
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How did the NBA decide on 23.75 feet for the 3-point distance?

In 1979, the NBA voted to have a 1-year trial of the 3-point line, which later became permanent. Although the ABA used a 25 foot 3-point line, the NBA used a 23.75 foot line. How was the 23.75 number ...
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What happens when ball touches net during serving?

I found some information on rules, but I never found a clear answer to what should be done when a served ball touches the net. Is it point for opponent, or should the serve be redone? If redone - will ...
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What is the World Record for most push ups in 1 second?

What is the World Record for most push ups in 1 second?
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Babe Ruth baseball [duplicate]

Bases loaded with 2 outs. Ball is hit to shortstop. SS tags runner attempting to advance to 3rd. Does the run count from 3rd base
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Penalty for interfering with the path of the cue ball?

In snooker, what is the penalty for interfering with the path of the cue ball? I assume it must be more than 7 points because let's say a player hits a shot and he sees the cue ball heading for the ...
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HawkEye for IPL matches

Cricinfo shows HawkEye for few ICC matches http://www.espncricinfo.com/series/18018/hawkeye/1119551/england-vs-india-3rd-test-ind-in-eng-2018 HawkEye is being used in IPL as well. Is there a way to ...
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What was a “try” in ancient football?

This article (archive link) about the Scottish team Berwick Rangers centenary refers to the first competitive game: The fishermen of the Greens also formed a football club around the same time, ...
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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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Ball touching the ground during a catch in cricket

If a fielder takes a catch and the ball touches the ground (ball is in hand only, but it’s touching the ground at the same time), is it considered as out?
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MLB rules for blown save and win by same pitcher

In the Major League Baseball, does a relief pitcher who blows the save in the top of the 9th inning also get credit for the win when his team comes back in bottom of the 9th for the win?
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How to handle a short ball which has dropped below the level of the net

If I am a bit late to a short ball which has dropped below the level of the net I tend to hit up fairly crudely and the ball will land somewhere in no mans land which can be easily attacked by an ...
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How can I wire a crane stock battery to a PEQ box?

A while ago, I got a crane stock battery for the G&G GR15. Of course, as things happen, I ended up getting a different gun (the ICS CXP-UK1). Since the CXP is wired to the front, is there a PEQ ...
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How to increase in vertical jump? [duplicate]

what are the exercises involved in boosting the vertical jump and workouts in gym.I am unable to jump enough height in volleyball.
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How high does a baseball travel in a major league pop-up?

It seems that major league baseball players have to wait a relatively long time to field a pop-up. This led me to wonder how high the ball traveled. If one knew how high the ball traveled, one could ...
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How do I make my table tennis paddle's rubber less sticky?

I've only been playing table tennis/ping-pong for about ~3 months now at work. Some of these guys are brutal when it comes to spin. While I have gotten a lot better at handling top/bottom spin, I am ...
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What is the record for the most wins by a single team against a single team in an NBA season?

The Milwaukee Bucks just swept the Detroit Pistons in their first round series 4 games to none after sweeping the regular season series between these two teams 4 games to none. After completing the ...
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Passing back, am I offside?

I have the ball. My back is to the opponent's goal. My teammate, further from but facing the goal, is running toward me and toward the goal. Rather than turn and shoot, I pass the ball back to my ...
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Why don't professional squash players give hard serves?

I find it odd that in Squash championships, players don't put much energy into the serve. It seems to me that their serve is about half the speed of their fast shots during the game. Is there any rule ...
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Why have “less than 250 feet” in rule 5.05(a)(5) if rule 2.01 renders its chance of occurrence to zero?

While reading Rule 5.05, I came across the following in (a)(5): A fair ball passes over a fence or into the stands at a distance from home base of 250 feet or more. Such hit entitles the batter ...
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Fastest power play goal in the history of the NHL

Alexander Ovechkin, captain of the Washington Capitals scored 2 seconds in the power play, late in the first period of game 1 of Eastern Conference finals of the 2017-2018 Stanley Cup playoffs. What ...
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What NHL shift has scored the most goals?

Frequently when a line scores a goal, they will stay out for the ensuing face-off. I tried to have Google tell me to no avail: What line in hockey has scored the most goals in the same shift (reg. ...
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Is there a difference between a service winner and an ace in tennis?

As a tennis player and fan myself, this has always been a question that I have wondered about. I know that an ace is when a serve that is in the box goes through untouched. Is a service winner a serve ...
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Which is more effective against a net volleyer, backspin or topspin?

If the ball goes to my forehand, I find it more comfortable to use a really junky slice to their backhand, or depending where they are at the net. I find that they get to the ball, but mishit it 95% ...
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Serving over the sideline

As far as I know in table tennis, it is not allowed to serve over the sideline i.e. on the first hit of the ball, it is not allowed that the ball will go over the side of the table on the opponents ...
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Serving Changes in Table Tennis [duplicate]

In table tennis, the serve changes after every 5 serves. But I don't understand that rule. If A wins a rally, A get 1 point. After that, if B wins a rally, B get 1 point. Now, who should do the next ...
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Anyone know who signed this? [on hold]

Anyone know who signed this? there is a year on it also 1970 or 1940 Also I touched up the photo on my pc to make it more clear
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Tennis tiebreak in doubles

What are the rules for a tiebreak in doubles tennis, particularly with service? What are the similarities and differences between a doubles tiebreak and a singles tiebreak?
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How to bowl a “Doosra” in the game of cricket?

I have seen finger spinners in the game of cricket spinning the ball both ways without changing their action. How is it done?
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Are there sports in which being smaller than your adversary can be a distinct advantage?

Many sports put forward tall players. I know that everybody can play any sport, but I've noticed that in professional teams (basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis, ...) there is a tendency to see ...
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Beamer No ball Rules

If batsman is out of his popping crease and fast bowler bowl ball full toss delievery (without pitching on ground)above the hip is it considered as no ball or just because he's out of his popping ...
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What happens if a team walks off the field during a football match?

On the weekend an altercation between a referee and a play led to their team leaving the pitch. 21 minutes into the game our team was up 1-0 when allegedly the referee said to a player that he was a "...
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Who serves when in table tennis?

I have never understood who serves first, and when it switches, in table tennis. Could anyone explain it?
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Tossing the ball

What does it mean by tossing the ball up, when spinning the ball? I've seen it plenty of times in Cricinfo commentary, plus in the air as well. Still couldn't find out, what does it represent? If ...
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lead baserunner tagged while occupying base he is forced from

R1 on first, batter hits grounder to 1B who tags R1 who is standing on first, and then 1B touches first base. Is this a double play
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difference between carrom ball and doosra

what is the difference between doosra and carrom ball bowled by a spin bowler in cricket.And which way the ball turns in carrom ball and doosra?
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Bowler improving his pace significantly after coming to international cricket?

Is their a bowler in the cricket history who has increased his pace significantly so that before he was a medium pacer and then called a fast bowler in international circuit?
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What longstanding NCAA Division 1 schools have never won a championship in any team sport?

Kansas State has never won a team title in any NCAA sport, either men's or women's. Are there any other teams that have been in NCAA Division I since at least 1973 (when the current three-division ...
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Is a bunted foul ball for strike 3 a dead ball?

So figure that a batter has 2 strikes on him and bunts the ball foul for strike 3 is the ball still in play since it is considered a strikeout?

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