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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.

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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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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.
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Questions about the sport of cricket.
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Questions about the sport of baseball in general. For the American professional baseball league, see [mlb].
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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…
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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.
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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.
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Questions about the sport of tennis.
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Questions about the equipment used for a particular sport. This tag should always be combined with a tag for the specific sport in question.
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Questions about the sport of basketball in general. For the American professional basketball league, see [nba].
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Questions about the methods of statistical analysis and resulting figures.
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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…
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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…
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Questions about the National Football League (NFL), the premiere professional league for American gridiron football.
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Questions related to Major League Baseball (MLB).
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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…
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Questions related to the National Basketball Association (NBA).
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Questions about the sport of ice hockey.
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may also be combined with a tag for the specific olympic sport in question.
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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.
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Questions about the FIFA World Cup. Questions with this tag must also be tagged with football tag.
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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…
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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…
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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.
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Questions about rules, equipment and training related to competitive running.
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Questions about the sport of table tennis, also known as "ping-pong."
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Questions about the sport of golf.
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Questions about ranking -- the means of classification in a scale of achievement or status.
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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.
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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 …
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Questions about financial information in sports. This includes compensation for professional athletes and other employees and revenue/expenses for sports organizations and teams.
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Questions about collegiate sports, including sports sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
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Questions about a series of sports known to have a well-documented international reach.
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Questions about the sport of volleyball. Beach volleyball should use the [beach-volleyball] tag.
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Questions about swimming in the context of sport. When referencing part of a multisport event, consider tagging for "triathlon" or "ironman" instead.
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Questions about ICC (International Cricket Council), the international governing body of cricket.