A tag is a keyword or label that categorizes your question with other, similar questions. Using the right tags makes it easier for others to find and answer your question.
Questions about the rules of sports, including regulations for particular competitions or formats. Questions must also be tagged for the specific sport or competition.
Questions about the sport of football, also known as soccer, futbol, association football, etc. Not to be confused with "American football" which is contained under the [american-football] tag.
Questions about the sport of baseball in general. For the American professional baseball league, see [mlb].
For questions generally relating to small, specific facts regarding a player, team, or game that are not common knowledge and can be answered with fact-based answers. Questions should also be tagged w…
Questions about the sport of American football. This should not be confused with the [football] tag, which only applies to the sport called "soccer" in most of North America.
Questions about the application and enforcement of rules and regulations by the officials engaged in a sport. Questions must also be tagged for the specific sport and/or competition.
Questions about the equipment used for a particular sport. This tag should always be combined with a tag for the specific sport in question.
Questions about the sport of basketball in general. For the American professional basketball league, see [nba].
Questions about the methods of statistical analysis and resulting figures.
Questions relating to the past history of a sport, such as regarding past players, team records, older generations of equipment, etc. Questions using this tag must also be tagged with the specific spo…
For questions generally relating to commonly used terms, jargons, notations, idioms etc. associated with a particular sport. Questions using this tag should also be tagged with the specific sport in q…
Questions about the National Football League (NFL), the premiere professional league for American gridiron football.
For questions generally relating to fundamental aspects of body posture and mechanics of various motions integral to a particular sport. Requires use of additional tags indicating the sport in questio…
may also be combined with a tag for the specific olympic sport in question.
Questions about records, or statistics deemed best in a specific sport and/or event. This tag should be combined with a tag for the specific sport in which the record lies.
Questions about the FIFA World Cup. Questions with this tag must also be tagged with football tag.
Questions about physical conditioning and other preparation for sport. Questions about general physical conditioning can be asked at Physical Fitness SE. Questions must also be tagged for the specific…
Questions about the National Hockey League (NHL), a league physically located in North America that houses many of the top international players. Generally respected as the 'top-tier' of hockey, in t…
Questions regarding planning and direction of a team at a high level, usually initiated by a coach or other manager. Requires a tag for the particular sport to provide context.
Questions about rules, equipment and training related to competitive running.
Questions about the sport of table tennis, also known as "ping-pong."
For questions generally related to the scoring mechanisms of a particular sport. Questions using this tag should also be tagged with the specific sport(s) in question.
Questions about ranking -- the means of classification in a scale of achievement or status.
For questions generally relating to a structure of competition in which multiple teams face each other in a structured hierarchy to determine the best overall team. Questions must also be tagged with …
Questions about collegiate sports, including sports sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Questions about financial information in sports. This includes compensation for professional athletes and other employees and revenue/expenses for sports organizations and teams.
Questions about a series of sports known to have a well-documented international reach.
Questions about the sport of volleyball. Beach volleyball should use the [beach-volleyball] tag.
Questions about swimming in the context of sport. When referencing part of a multisport event, consider tagging for "triathlon" or "ironman" instead.