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It is disrespectful to the sport. It takes the focus away from the match. Gamesmanship, a dirty trick. Broken pieces can injure anyone.


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The rules of the IFAB include the following rule about the VAR: As the VAR will automatically ‘check’ every situation/decision, there is no need for coaches or players to request a ‘review’. This does not mention the referee, but it is still implied the VAR will look at everything that happens during a game. So no request from the referee would be ...


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You're confusing a punt with a kickoff. A kickoff going out of bounds is a foul, and the ball will be placed on the 40 yard line for the returning team to start, or where the ball went out, which ever is better for the receiving team. RULE 6 - SECTION 2 - ARTICLE 3. FREE KICK OUT OF BOUNDS: Penalty: For a kickoff out of bounds: The receiving team may elect ...


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Yes, it can Unlike the legal system, in football, players are punished by their intent rather than the consequences of their actions. Referees look for objective observations to deduce the intent of the players. For example, you can still get cautioned even if the opponent breaks your leg. Therefore, touching the ball has no impact on the decision of the ...


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When a player retires while under contract, a team can add them to the Reserve/Retired List, in which case the contract progression pauses, and would resume if the player unretires. Also, a player who retires before training camp begins cannot play for another team that season. It appears Weddle signed a two-year contract with the Rams in 2019, and then ...


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No. "Victory" means winning, not tying. The strength of victory counts only the actual victories, where the team won. The NFL tiebreaker procedures do not list any alternative definition or calculation for this, so it can be assumed to have the simplest form possible: the combined record of teams beaten, expressed as a winning percentage. This ...


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Had the same question myself and took a dive into the LOTG. Found this in Law 10 FAQs on the IFAB website: Question: 'A player is cautioned (yellow card, YC) during extra time. After the match has ended, the same player receives a YC during kicks from the penalty mark. What is the referee’s decision?' Answer: 'Warnings and cautions (YCs) issued during the ...


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Surprisingly, this is not allowed in racquetball (which I think is frankly kind of dumb). From the official rules by the IRT Tour, You win a rally if one of the following occurs: [...] Your opponent switches their racquet hand during the point


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For NBA rules, this is trivial to answer. From the rulebook: Section VII—Offensive Fouls A personal foul assessed against an offensive player which is neither punching or flagrant shall be penalized in the following manner: No points can be scored by the offensive team The offending player is charged with a personal foul The offending team is not charged ...


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In FIBA it's also a travel, according to FIBA Official Basketball Rules 2020 Rule 25.2.1: A player may not touch the floor consecutively with the same foot or both feet after ending his dribble or gaining control of the ball.


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