davidmneedham
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Basketball-who gets the point?
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If the ball travels through your opponent's basket, your opponent gets the points. Rule 5, Section I, part D of the 2014-15 NBA Rule Book d. A field goal accidentally scored in an opponent’s basket ...

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Does the outcome of conference championship games affect College Football Playoff standings?
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Yes, the final College Football Playoff standings take in account conference championship games. The College Football Playoff Selection Committee Protocol places an emphasis on conference ...

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How are some college athletes several years older than the rest?
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Students are permitted to participate in college athletics at any age as long as they follow the rules. The most relevant rule for NCAA Division I athletes is the Five-Year Rule: Title: 12.8.1 - ...

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Does KERS in F1 cars cause sparks?
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According to this BBC article, the sparks are caused by titanium skid plates on the underside of the car contacting the track.

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How many bunt home runs has there been in the history of MLB?
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Regarding over-the-fence bunt home runs, the minimum observed off-the-bat speed for a home run in 2016 is about 90 mph. The coefficient of restitution (COR) limit for MLB baseballs is 0.578. Assuming ...

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Which player has had the most consecutive appearances in MLB's All Star Game?
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Hank Aaron holds the record for most consecutive All-Star Game appearances with 25 games. He appeared in every All-Star Game held from 1955 to 1975, a period of 21 seasons. There were two All-Star ...

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In golf, what is the relationship of shaft flex with accuracy?
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More flexible shafts are less accurate than stiffer shafts. Playing with a shaft that is too soft will exaggerate your swing imperfections, with gentle fades becoming wild slices and pulls ...

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