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Questions about the rules of sports, including regulations for particular competitions or formats. Questions must also be tagged for the specific sport or competition.

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Automatically reviewed plays are plays that have clear, significant impact on the game. As Coach-D noted, you can't review everything - it would take too long. As such, turnovers and scoring plays a …
answered Jan 6 '16 by Joe
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supposed to be called one versus the other. Knowing these rules and associated rulings are important, because what you're allowed to do as a defender varies by location on the floor and what the offensive player is doing. …
answered Mar 30 '15 by Joe
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The umpires don't just go take a nap after the game - there's plenty of time between the run actually scoring and them leaving for the opposing manager to let them know they'd like to appeal the play. …
answered Apr 27 '16 by Joe
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obstructing play. Clearly they are instructed to avoid doing so whenever possible, but if they're unable to avoid the play, the play stands (unless a goal goes off of an official). It goes without saying that this only applies to NHL games and other games which take place under NHL rules. …
answered Dec 1 '14 by Joe
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The batter may only advance to first base on a dropped third strike. A foul tip may never become a dropped third strike, as if it is dropped it is treated as a regular foul ball (and thus is not in p …
answered Dec 22 '16 by Joe
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NFL Rulebook, Rule 7, Section 2: Dead Ball covers this. There is no specific rule regarding safeties, because there's no need for one: forward progress applies. Section 2 Dead Ball Arti …
answered Dec 21 '15 by Joe
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This is covered in MLB rule 5.02: 5.02 (4.03) Fielding Positions When the ball is put in play at the start of, or during a game, all fielders other than the catcher shall be on fair …
answered Jun 8 '16 by Joe
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the rules, which while not this case is quite similar and addresses the "stolen base" part of your question directly, in 5.09 (14): (14) With two out, a runner on third base, and two …
answered Jun 1 '16 by Joe
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A simple way to think about this is to consider a "Force out" to mean the batter did not reach first base safely (and note, a force out in your batting average counts as an out). Then this is simple: …
answered Oct 24 '14 by Joe
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Some rule notes that may help clear this up, from the NFL Rulebook 2015 edition. However, it's likely that this is a highly technical issue that is hard to give a good answer to without game film. R …
answered Sep 24 '15 by Joe
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The rules clearly cover what should happen when a play is blown dead, but do not clearly cover what should happen when this is done incorrectly. Following are the rules for what should happen when a …
answered Oct 23 '15 by Joe
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As far as I understand, from reading the most recent NHFS rulebook I can find online, there is no specific difference here between high school and any other level of play. As such, any player may rec …
answered Oct 19 '15 by Joe
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According to the Laws of Badminton, 9.1.3: Some part of both feet of the server and the receiver must remain in contact with the surface of the court in a stationary position from the start of the …
answered Mar 18 '15 by Joe
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The double switch is used, primarily (but not exclusively) in the National League, when replacing a player for defensive or pitching purposes who is a poor(er) batter, to place them further from the c …
answered Jan 7 '16 by Joe
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Just to be clear, you cannot "go for an and one". And one means you're getting the continuation, which is where you are in the middle of a shot, fouled, but the ball went into the basked in that shot …
answered Mar 16 '17 by Joe

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