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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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What is this skill move performed by Neymar called?

In the following video, Neymar does a double step-over from a dead stop by adding a touch, finishing with a body feint. What is this skill move called?
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What fault occurs if a volleyball forearm pass is made without the hands connected?

I'm wondering, what would the call be if a player attempted a forearm pass but didn't have their hands connected? would it be a carry ball, a double hit, a foot fault, or 4 hits?
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Is this a held ball (which should have led to a jump ball)?

Please see: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxY47I-pc-Q Greg Anthony (the commentator) is quite insistent that this should have been a jump ball. But it looks to me that the ball was not in Hibbert'...
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Knock-on vs batting the ball down

I recently saw a game where a player on the defense knocked down a pass. He was given a yellow card and sent to the sin bin. It looked like the referee said the word 'cynical'. Is there a difference ...
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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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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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Why is the referee treated so different in soccer and rugby

Recently, in Dutch amateur football, a linesmen died after being attacked by players. This terrible news was directly the reason for the Dutch football association, KNVB, to apply some rules with ...
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What are some good strength exercises for marathon runners?

I, like most runners, tend to focus more on training and forget that some strength exercises are required to reach your performance peak. What are some good exercises that you can do at home without ...
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Difference in boxing between PTS and UD?

What's the actual difference? Isn't the UD (Unanimous Decision) a "united" decision, where all the referees agree who is the winner? What's then the meaning of PTS?
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Are underarm serves fair in tennis? If so, why are they looked upon as a means of disrespect?

As my title says all about the question, are underarm serves a fair thing in tennis? Because the reaction of Chris Garin says me otherwise when Alexander Bublik served him an underarm serve. I was ...
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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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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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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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Inbound basketball passed outside the court, then dribbled in

I was watching a local college basketball game last night (SSAC) and saw something I really don’t understand, so I thought I would do some research. I’ve come up empty so far. The opposing team was ...
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Can a player be replaced after the team is announced for a cricket match?

After a team has been named, can any players be replaced? What is the limit of this replacement? For example, if half the team were injured while warming up, can they be substituted or otherwise ...
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How many 147 were made in a decider frame

I am curious to know how many times maximum breaks were scored in a decider frame. I remember one from Ronnie but don't remember the opponent. Were there any more records like this?
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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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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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Is neck pain a common side-effect when diving?

I've been getting a lot of tightness in my shoulders and neck after doing diving practice. I wonder if it's because of the impact when I hit the ground and my head shakes a bit. Are there any ways to ...
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Highest rank in last season without retiring?

With Perez almost not having a drive next year after finishing 4th in the Drivers championship, I wonder: Who are the top 5 of drivers that had the highest rank of the Worlds Driver Championship in ...
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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 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 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 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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In American football, can a player intentionally fake an injury to stop the clock?

Wondering if this is against the rules or if it’s a loophole for teams to stop the clock and use it like a timeout.
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What are the main safety risks of fencing?

I want to try fencing with a friend, but I think he may be worried about safety. What are the main injury risks for fencing and how common are they?
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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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Is a goal scored if the goalkeeper, but not the ball, enters the goal?

Is a goal scored if a goalkeeper holding the ball enters the goal, but keeps the ball out of the goal?
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Can the referee stop play for an injury or any other reason?

I know that traditionally if a player is injured someone will kick the ball out of bounds in order to stop play. My question is whether the referee has any discretion to stop play for an injury or ...
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Which NFL quarterbacks traded to a new team and took them to the Super Bowl in their first season with their new team?

Much like this year’s Tom Brady situation if he were to go to the Super Bowl. It’s his first season with the Bucs, who had a losing record last year. What, if any, past quarterbacks have taken their ...
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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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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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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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Last tennis players to win Grand Slam on home soil

Who are the last male and female singles' tennis players to win a grand slam on home soil? In other words, which male and female Australian, French, British and American athletes most recently won ...
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Why do the players in this video appear to be trying not to get a touchdown?

There's a clickbaitily-titled "Smartest '1000 IQ Plays' in Sports History" video on YouTube. The second and fourth clips in the video both have American football players apparently trying ...
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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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If a leg side wide ball is over the head of the batsman, will that delivery be counted as one-over-the-shoulder?

The question is quite clear. Also, I have been asking around this question for long and I have been getting mixed responses. Some say it is counted as the first bouncer for the over and others don't ...
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Consensus on the goalie 'hole' numbering in Hockey?

In ice hockey, it seems fairly well agreed upon that there are 5 main 'holes' to aim for when shooting on the net. Upper left, lower left, upper right, lower right, and between the goalie's legs. ...
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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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Has there been a best-of-seven series where all games were won by the away team?

On October 30, 2019, the seventh and final game of the 2019 World Series will be played. It's currently 3-3 and the interesting thing is that so far, the away team has always won; the Nationals won ...
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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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What's the point of winning the opening tip off in basketball?

In basketball, if you get the ball during the opening tip off, the other team gets the ball at the start of the 2nd and 3rd quarter and you only get the ball at the start of the 4th quarter. So there ...
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Players with 400 or more goals in all club competitions (European clubs)

Who are the players that has more than 400 goals in all club competitions, combined for all the teams that they have played. Excluding friendly matches and counting only domestic cups, the domestic ...
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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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Climber or Points rankings leader not finishing Tour de France

Has it ever happened that the cyclist who has collected the most points in one of these two rankings (climber or points) has not finished the Tour, leaving the victory of the "jersey" to another rider?...
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Greyhound Racing Descriptions

When a greyhound race is described as A4 480m, what does that mean? I guess the 480m means that it is a 480 metre race. But what does the A4 mean? Or if it is S2 or OR?
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How is net run rate calculated if one team loses overs due to a penalty?

My question is based on cricket NRR calculation. Below is the scenario explained: Match start time 7:45am, date 13-08-2017, match overs 16 decided by organizer. Match between team A and team B Team A ...

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