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12th Man in 2019 Ashes

I see the 12th man was used in the Ashes today and he was allowed to bat for Australia. I have read the rules and this is not right according to the Rules. Has something been changed within the past ...
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Defensive strategy for U14 football

I've managed the same group of underage boys players for the last 3 years. At U11, offside didn't apply, and I didn't concern myself with defensive strategy. At U12, where offside did apply, I ...
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Run out before completing second run

A batsman falls on the wicket before completing the second run. Is he out in this instance. Neel
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Why was the 1977 Ashes season hosted in England?

The host country has always alternated before and since that date. I cannot find any details but the ABC dispute with Kerry Packer/WSC might be a reason , can anyone confirm?
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How to choose best looser in football

Between a team that draw 1-1during 90minutes and was betten with 12-13 by penalty and a team that draw with 1-1also and was betten with 5-4 by penalty, which team is to be pick as best looser between ...
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Why is special case of handball above the shoulder allowed under the revised IFAB rules (2019/2020)?

According to IFAB's recent changes to the rules: It is usually an offence if a player: touches the ball with their hand/arm when: the hand/arm has made their body unnaturally bigger ...
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Who signed this baseball [closed]

detroit tigers signed baseball need to know the players name on the baseball
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Does any one know who this is? [closed]

Thank you for any help you can give me it has Willie Mays johnny Bench and Mickey Mantle I just have no idea 4 th guy
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How often does the IFSC actually hold a world championship?

The Wikipedia article says The IFSC Climbing World Championships are the biennial world championships for competition climbing ... but there was a world championship in 2018 and now again in 2019. ...
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What will happen when fielder's body hits the wicket while doing the run out? [duplicate]

If the fielder has a ball in his hand and he is going for run out. Suppose his body hits the wicket while doing the stumping not his hand then what will happen?
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Is it ok to stop my serve when I've already started my racquet forward?

In a match last night, I was serving, threw the ball in the air, and started swinging my racquet. Just before I hit the ball, I stopped my racquet and caught it because I didn't like the toss. Did I ...
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How do you log in basketball stats a desperate shot attempt at shot clock buzzer?

In basketball, the 24 second shot clock buzzer is about to sound, team in possession of the ball throws it up towards the basket. According to some sources this not registered as a shot attempt. Now, ...
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NBA - Why can recently signed players not be traded but sign-and-trades are allowed?

What are the contractual differences in signing a player vs executing a sign-and-trade that prevent a recently signed player from being traded but allow for a s&t?
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Does calling 30-30 “deuce” in tennis affect the game scoring?

As an IT guy I cannot avoid the observation that the states "30-30" and "40-40", "deuce", have the same outgoing transitions in the state machine "tennis game": From both scores a two point difference ...
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MLB- biggest comeback to make playoffs

In theme with the Mets attempting to make the NL Wild Card spot during the 2019 MLB season, despite grossly underperforming before the All Star break, what has been the biggest turnaround for a team ...
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Why was Andy Murray allowed to play doubles in Washington without a wildcard or PR?

At the Citi Open in Washington 2019, Andy Murray played doubles with Jamie Murray. The team did not got a wildcard, nor was it a protected ranking (PR). Link to draw. According to this answer on ...
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NFL Overtime Rules - why are they like this?

Why do the NFL's overtime rules allow for a team to potentially lose without their offense ever taking the field? What caused the league to decide on this format for OT and why did they decide to have ...
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Champions League team distribution

How does UEFA decide how many teams per league are allowed to qualify for the Champions League tournament?
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Which country win the cricket World Cup Finals having lowest ODI ranking when facing the final match?

Which country win the cricket World Cup Finals having lowest ODI ranking when facing the final match? I think the answer is Sri Lanka in 1996. I don't think Sri Lanka in at least within top 5 ODI ...
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Why are combined no hitters so rare?

The other day, the Astros pitched only the 14th combined no hitter in MLB history by a starter and reliever(s). I believe that there were actually more than 14 complete game no hitters by only ...
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What is the maximum number of red cards a club has received in a single game?

What is the maximum number of red cards a club has received in a single game? Please include any relevant match/ player details.
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Can a goalkeeper chip the ball to the head of a teammate from a goal kick to circumvent the backpass restriction?

If you've been following the 2019 International Champions Cup, you've certainly not missed Benfica's unorthodox goal kick against Milan (clip on Twitter). If you can't see the video, just know the ...
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How to breathe when tilting ur neck up while swimming [migrated]

I am new to swimming and taking lessons, but I am not able to do "lift my chin up to breathe and go back in", my instructor tells me, just tilt ur neck so when the chin is above water, so u can ...
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Why are Williams F1 Team not competitive now? [duplicate]

I want to understand why the once very great Williams team is not so competitive now? What are they doing wrong? They get their Engines supplied from Mercedes. Mercedes also use the same engine. How ...
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Abbreviations on tennis tournaments

Abbreviations on tennis tournamentss. I know LL (lucky loser), SE (special exempt) , PR (protected), W (wild card), Q (qualifier), but now there is (O) appearing next to names. What is (O) qualifying ...
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Taking the ball after scoring penalty [duplicate]

Why do players intend to take the ball with them after they have scored a goal? In addition to this, the opponent players(especially goalkeepers) don't intend to give away the ball. What could be the ...
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Why are the Cowboys known as “America's team”?

Considering that there have been plenty of more successful teams both in football (NE Patriots - 6 SB wins) and in American sports in general (GS Warriors, LA Lakers, NY Yankees, etc.) in the past two ...
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Best Chassis in F1 cars [on hold]

I have read that recently last year that Red Bull racing cars have the best chassis. How do we analyse the chassis of an F1 Car? what is the science behind the best chassis and the worst?
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Mercedes Supplies Engines for Other teams also. Why are they not competitive? [duplicate]

Excuse me for the beginner level question. Mercedes F1 team also supplies engines to Racing point and Willams team. But why are those two teams not so competitive? I think Engine is the main unit at ...
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Will beginner notice a difference between lower and higher middle-end stand up paddles? [closed]

I'm considering stand up paddling as a sport for rest periods for my legs (running, hiking, cycling) and a way to train upper body muscles. I've checked the prices, of course the cheapest are the ...
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Why did the Spanish Courts 'remove' so many Spanish cyclists from the Operation Puerto investigation? [closed]

Operación Puerto is an ongoing investigation (opened in 2006) by the Spanish police in to the activities of Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, a sports doctor infamous for supplying professional athletes with ...
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Blocking beyond the net on a “missed” attack hit

What is the correct call on the following case: A set that was going the cross the net anyway, the blocker reached beyond the net, the attacker missed the ball, and the ball touched the blocker on the ...
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Cricket - 12th man obstructing the field

In cricket, what happens when a 12th man (bowling side) - who was outside the field came in to the field while ball was in play & stopped the ball?
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Can a batsmen ask umpire to check whether the fielder touches the rope

Can a batsman ask the umpire to check whether the fielder touches the rope?
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Stumping in cricket

The batsman missed the ball and even the keeper couldn't catch it. The ball was in the air after touching the keeper's hand, the batsman was inside of the crease. Later the keeper took the ball and ...
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What would have been the real time of C.Campbell?

In 2018, during the Pan Pacifics Championship at Tokyo, if we look at the 4x100m mixed medley relay, we can see that C.Campbell realized an unbelievable relay split of 50.93 with a RT of +0.25 ! Just ...
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When a player calls against themselves, can the umpire overrule them?

Can an umpire overrule a player that called against themselves?
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Are there other national leagues with other country teams?

The MLS, NBA, MLB and NHL are considered mostly as USA leagues but they have teams from Canada. Are there other national leagues (any sport) that are mostly from one country but have teams from other ...
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Would a “switch hitting” golfer have an advantage in pga?

Suppose someone could drive the ball well using a left or right handed driver? Could this give them big advantage? Downside is they would have to give up a club in order to carry 2 drivers.
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Can the same person play all matches in the Fed Cup?

I know that a team from a country consists of max 4 players. Of the total 4 singles matches played at the Cup, I've always observed that a single player only plays in at most 2 matches. I was ...
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Where can I find soccer/football results?

Does anyone know where I can find soccer/football results (Half Time & Full Time results) history for the last year up today which are also updated everyday?
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Multiple hits in an inning by a pitcher

Today against the Atlanta Braves, Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg started the third inning with a single and later hit a three-run home run in that same inning. When was the last time a ...
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Hit by pitch or strike?

If a pitch hits a batter in the strike zone, it is my understanding that it is a strike. What if a pitch nicks the strike zone say on the low and inside edge, but hits the batters ankle out of the ...
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How to start (for first time) playing cricket for another country's team?

Is it possible to start(for the first time) playing cricket for another country? if so, then does the U.S Passport work for Australia?
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In the 2019 Cricket World Cup final, should Guptill's overthrow have resulted in 5 or 6 runs?

In the 2019 Cricket World Cup final, a throw to the wicket from Martin Guptill hit Ben Stokes's bat and ran away to the boundary. ICC Law 19.8 which deals with "Overthrow or wilful act of fielder" ...
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Five red lights in F1 - When were they introduced and do they bring any advantage?

I'm wondering. The 5 red lights, that light up 1 by 1 for the start of the race, and then the race starts when they all shut down. When were they introduced? And are there any advantages to the five ...
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Is Djokovic - Federer 2019 the first Wimbledon match to have a tiebreak in the final set?

Right now, a tiebreak is being played in the Wimbledon 2019 men's final between Djokovic and Federer. This is different from how it was before; in past Wimbledon tournaments, players were required to ...
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Is the term “golden point” used much in badminton?

From Wikipedia If the score reaches 20-all, then the game continues until one side gains a two-point lead (such as 24–22), except when there is a tie at 29-all, in which the game goes to a golden ...
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When a batter reaches second safely after a rundown, does the batter get credited with a single or a double?

A batter hit a single toward right field, but instead of stopping at first, he rounded the base and - intentionally - caused a rundown (the player told me after the game he did this intentionally). He ...
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Does a tennis player lose point if he hits opponent with racquet due to follow through over the net?

Tennis Player hits opponent with racquet due to follow through over the net when opponent is very close to the net. Does he lose the point.

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