Bryan Turriff
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Better to fall down after interception in end zone?
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It Depends Falling down, taking a knee or being tackled in the end zone does lock in your team's starting position at the 20-yard line by rule of touchback, however returning an interception can ...

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Major league athletes with extra regular season games played
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5 votes

In short, YES Several examples with detail: NFL: (source) . All of these were because of trades and extra bye-week game scheduling. MLB: (via trade) Frank Taveras played 11 for the Pittsburgh ...

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Cooperative sports throughout history
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4 votes

Certainly depends on your definition of sports, but... Are there sports that are uniquely cooperative? YES I can think of several examples where a team accomplished a goal of sport that was not ...

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Can an intercepting player be down by contact that occurs before the interception?
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Your original question: Can an intercepting player be down by contact that occurs before the interception? The answer is NO. Until the interception is made there is no possession of the ball. ...

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Sign stealing in baseball
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3 votes

Sign stealing is pretty easy - you watch the signs and then match the corresponding pitches. The signs indicate what kind of pitch (fastball, change-up, slider, curve, etc.) and often the placement - ...

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Measure a tennis racquet grip size
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This article has what you are looking for. Essentially the grip size is the circumference of the octagonal section of the handle. So just take a piece of string wrap around your old racquet and then ...

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Why don't more NBA teams use the triangle offense?
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This article by Chuck Klosterman does a good job of explaining why. Here are some of the highlights: "The easy (and lazy) answer is that no one uses the Triangle because it’s too complex...The ...

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Who serves in the first game after a tiebreaker?
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The answers above are true specific to singles, and are true for doubles if you substitute 'team' for 'player". The tiebreaker itself is scored as a game so the set with the tie-breaker ends at 7-6 - ...

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