Chad
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Why odd number of players?
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Ice Hockey 6 Softball (mostly played with 10 players with an extra outfielder) 10 Volleyball 6 for indoor 2 for sand Curling 4 Boblseigh = 2 or 4 Relay Racing - 4 Polo 4 I could go on but I trust you ...

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What happens when ball touches net during serving?
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According to the USATT Rules 2.9 A Let 2.9.1 The rally shall be a let 2.9.1.1 if in service the ball, in passing over or around the net assembly, touches it, provided the service is ...

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How can I avoid slicing with my driver?
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I am not sure this QA is the best place to address your swing problem. But I will share some common themes I found when I was trying to correct a similar issue with my swing a few years ago. I was ...

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What is the logic behind re-serving in volleyball and tennis?
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@Matt has covered tennis so I will answer the Volleyball: In volleyball the re-serve is allowed when there is outside(fan) interference, equipment failure, or some other event, that voids the volley. ...

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when was the product placement introduced in sports?
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The first sportsman could be considered to be the Arenas of the Roman Empire. Merchants and Nobles would sponsor gladiators or fights to help enhance their standing. Modern advertising known as ...

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Why were artificial turfs introduced in field hockey?
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Grass fields can get torn up easily especially if the ground is wet. This also can make for dangerous playing conditions. A synthetic surface does not have this same draw back. It is much easier to ...

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In fantasy baseball, should I avoid playing pitchers who are starting against my batters?
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It really depended to me. When I had Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling during their dominant period I would bench my starting batters. With some of my weaker pitchers I would rarely play them against ...

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What factors do I need to take into consideration for reading greens?
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The Grain of the grass This is the direction that the grass lays. If you have to put across the grain of the grass you can find that the ball moves off line even though it is very flat. The ...

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Playoff/Final-4 style end-phase in football
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Sometimes the best team is not reflected in the win/loss ratio. Injuries, unequal schedules, and other factors can give advantages/disadvantages to teams. A play off takes the teams with the best ...

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