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 cricket.
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 baseball in general. For the American professional baseball league, see [mlb]. Note that autograph identification questions ("Who signed this baseball?") are OFF-TOPIC and…
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 sport of basketball in general. For the American professional basketball league, see [nba].
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 sport of tennis.
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 methods of statistical analysis and resulting figures.
Questions about the National Football League (NFL), the premiere professional league for American gridiron football.
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 related to Major League Baseball (MLB).
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…
Questions related to the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Questions about the sport of ice hockey.
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.
can be used for both the Summer and Winter Olympics. Questions should also be tagged with the specific sport if possible.
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 about the FIFA World Cup. Questions with this tag must also be tagged with football tag.
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 the sport of golf.
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 …
For questions relating to the class of open-wheeled auto racing known as Formula 1.
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 the sport of volleyball. Beach volleyball should use the [beach-volleyball] tag.
Questions about ranking -- the means of classification in a scale of achievement or status.
Questions about a series of sports known to have a well-documented international reach.
Questions about ICC (International Cricket Council), the international governing body of cricket.