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A try, at least originally, did not affect the score directly, and is only recorded to mark a key aspect of that game: there were very few scoring opportunities at all. What it did was provide that team with an attempt to kick a goal - hence, to try at goal became simply try. In the case at hand, the Rangers earned two tries, scoring one goal, while the ...


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When the NFL began in 1920, the goal posts were on the goal line. In addition, the goal posts were shaped like an H with two stanchions also located directly on the goal line. The NCAA moved the goal posts to the back of the end zone in 1927 and the NFL did the same, as they were using the NCAA rule book at the time. In 1933, the NFL started writing their ...


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According to Wikipedia, it is: Most points in a season without winning the league: 97, Liverpool (2018–19) It's not surprising since the record for most points is 100, only three higher (by Manchester City, the previous season).


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There already is an answer which provides several occurrences of this happening. (And which probably is complete until the source of that answer was published, which is shortly before 2010 FIFA World Cup.) Let us collect collaboratively in this community wiki answer other occurrences that we are able to find. At 2018 FIFA World Cup, Saudi Arabia used all ...


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Four teams (France, Belgium, Czechoslovakia and Greece) used their three goalkeepers: In all, only four teams have ever used three goalkeepers in a single World Cup tournament. That's out of 371 teams to have qualified for the finals – surely time for Fifa to change the rules. First to use a trio of keepers were France in 1978. The No1 was ...


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I'll put this up as an answer because this question seems like it might not get closed... From the description as being "in the NYC area", it was a quick leap to assume that we're talking about the Yankees here. The time frame(1958) makes them the only likely choice given that the New York Mets did not exist and the New York Giants moved to San Francisco ...


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Here is a video of Serena Williams serving four lets on a single serve.


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Whether or not it is "acceptable" isn't the real question in this scenario because you can't do it in the first place. Acceptable to whom? It may be acceptable to other fans and even players, but there is too heavy of a police/security presence to be possible. See Masai Ujiri's incident at the recent finals. The team's president wasn't allowed on the court, ...


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Has an MLB player ever won an MVP award without going to that year's All-Star game? Yes. Since the 1994 strike-shortened season (inclusive), the following have accomplished this feat: 2007 - Jimmy Rollins 2006 - Justin Morneau 1999 - Chipper Jones 1996 - Juan Gonzalez how often does it happen? Statistically, 4 out of 52 MVPs between 1994-2018 have not ...


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There are three teams in NBA history who have won the NBA championship but never won more than 5 games in a row during their winning season. The 1947 Philadelphia Warriors, 1969 Boston Celtics and 1978 Washington Bullets all won the championship with their longest season winning streak being 5 games.


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The 2015-2016 Golden State Warriors lasted an entire season without losing back-to-back games on their way of posting an all-time regular season best record of 73-9. Therefore, the shortest longest losing streak among NBA teams in one season is 1. That very same season, the San Antonio Spurs lasted 78 games before losing back-to-back(-to-back) games. Next ...


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There is Shakhtar Donetsk who won the Ukrainian championship in 2017, 2018 and 2019 by playing their home games in Lviv and Kharkiv while their main stadium is in Donetsk. The "Donbass Arena" has been unavailable since 2014 due to the conflict in Crimea.


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I would look at the early 2000s Lakers with Shaq and Kobe. They were both putting up close to 30 per game for a season or 2. Try the 00-01' and 01-02' seasons. 02-03' is possible even though Shaq had a tough year compared to usual. That was the year Kobe had the 12 consecutive 40 point games. Your question could be taken to mean a few different things ...


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