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How to throw with a “gorilla grip”

I am familiar with the so called Gorilla grip in dodgeball, but find it hard to throw hard and accurately from there, as opposed to a palm grip. What is the correct technique I should be using?
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How would a manager use a starter and reliever differently in an All-Star game?

In a "regular" game, a starter pitches "several" innings while a reliever pitches one or two. But in the All Star game, "all" pitchers pitch only one to two innings. So what has historically been the ...
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Yellow card or a direct red card for an offense happened 10 mintues ago?

Can a soccer referee show a yellow card or a direct red card for an offense happened 10 minutes ago, simply because he realises that he gave an incorrect decision for not showing the card for the ...
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Why does the NCAA limit how much time coaches can spend with players?

I was reading the New York Times article "A Deep U.S. Open Run Becomes a Pitch For College Tennis" which says, One of the major disadvantages of college tennis is that the N.C.A.A. limits ...
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Can a fielder pretend to field a ball to deceive the batter/runners?

In baseball, if a ball is hit, can a fielder such as the shortstop or third baseman pretend to have caught or fielded the ball to trick a runner into not running, or a batter into not advancing? ...
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Is this match in the 2019 Taça de Macau, the most goals scored by a losing team?

The losing team, Hang Sai, scored 18 goals in this match (deliberately of course). Is it the world record of most goals scored by a losing team? Ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ka_I_21%E2%80%...
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Probabilities of winning as a function of sets played

In tennis, what are the probabilities of winning a player has as a function of sets played? Examples: 1-0 in a 3 set game 2-1 in a 5 set game However, if you include psychology (such as winning the ...
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Is it mandatory to register a national players association to FIFPro?

what is the next step and how to register the national professional players association in FIFPro...
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does the appeal of Sport Anti-doping disputes are exclusively to CAS?

the appeal of all Anti-doping disputed are exclusively to CAS or some can be appealed in the national dispute resolution chambers.
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Cricket rules to counting runs after win the match

Two batsmen are on the crease. Both have scored 97 runs. 3 more runs to win the match..7 balls left. Is it possible that both could scored century?
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Cricket and no ball and a shot played by batsman while running

In normal circumstances, not last ball or winning stroke, a batsman plays a shot and runs for 1 run. It turned out to be a no ball. Of course, the team would get 2 runs. But will the batsman get 2 ...
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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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If the bowler has exhausted his quota of bouncers for an over, is the batsman out if he nicks a bouncer and gets caught?

In all forms of cricket, the number of bouncers per over is limited. For example, quoting from the current One Day International playing conditions: 41.6.1.5 A fast short-pitched delivery is ...
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Delayed Offside Question (faceoff location, puck out of bounds)

Just FYI, I've delved into detail with this question, but for good reason. I have found it next to impossible to get this answered accurately, so I try and describe it best as I can. Thanks for ...
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How can I download a season Baseball Reference data with player IDs?

Is there a simple way to download a season of player data from Baseball-Reference.com that includes their player ID? I can download data with the player names, but I need the player ID they use to ...
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Why not out till bails fall?

Let's consider LBW and Bowled, In the former, we consider whether the ball would touch the stumps if the batsman had not placed his body in the path of the ball. In the latter, we do not give out till ...
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Why does Philip Morris continue to brand Ferraris with their Mission Winnow brand?

Maybe this is not the right site, but I'm wondering... Why the hell does phillip morris continue with their Mission Winnow thing? Like they pay for a sponsorship via a brand that has nothing to do ...
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Women's versus Men's pay in majors

Why are women compensated the exact same as men in major tournaments but only play maximum three sets to men's five? I don't find that to be equal?
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Can the kicker alter the shape of the football before a kickoff, say by banging the tips on the ground?

During the Chiefs-Broncos game in December 2017, I notice that the Chiefs' kicker banged the tips of the football on the ground before placing it in the kick stand, thus altering the shape of the ...
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Is the runner hit by the ball out or safe?

Here is the situation we experienced in Little League baseball: The bases are loaded and the batter hits the ball down the third base line. All the base runners advance and score. But as the batter ...
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If a batsman is retiries hurt then who will face the next ball?

If a batsman is retiries hurt then who will face the next ball ??? Answer me
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Foul or fair softball

A batted ball hits fair between home and third, bounces into the air and is caught while over foul territory in the air without ever touching foul territory and the player that caught it is in fair ...

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