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Top new questions this week:

Seasons in which all teams in a division made the playoffs

During the 2014-2015 NBA season, each team in the Southwest Division (Houston, Memphis, San Antonio, Dallas, New Orleans) of the Western Conference made the playoffs. Has this happened before? If ...

trivia history nba postseason  
asked by edmastermind29 3 votes
answered by Madmanta 2 votes

Biathlon with inline skates

I was wondering, whether there is some summer variant of biathlon - without cross-country skies. It might be fun to try racing on inline skates with shooting sessions. Is there already anything like ...

shooting biathlon  
asked by V-X 3 votes
answered by Fillet 3 votes

Is Carter Capps's pitching style legal?

Here is a video of Miami reliever Carter Capps pitching. As you can see, he basically jumps off the rubber, and delivers from the front of the mound. Apparently, MLB gave their approval to Capps's ...

baseball pitching  
asked by Scimonster 2 votes

Does a run count if it's made after an unforced out?

scenerio: runners on second and third, two outs. Ball hit to shortstop who immediately tags out the runner going from second to third. This happens before runner gets to first and before runner from ...

asked by Richard 2 votes
answered by wax eagle 6 votes

Where to find "distance covered" by player in a Champions League match?

year ago there was a similar thread How to find "distance covered" for players during the World Cup? I wonder whether there are similiar stats for Champions league matches (actually for ...

football statistics  
asked by Adasz 1 vote
answered by Duncan 0 votes

1959 White Sox World Series roster

I thought the roster for the 1959 WHITE SOX World Series had 25 players. I can find stats on the 21 that played and I have found 3 that did not get into a game (Battey, Latman, Arias) . Was ...

asked by Steve Fox 1 vote

When can part of a match be replayed?

In the recent U19 Women's match between England and Norway, the referee made a mistake in not allowing a penalty in added-time to be retaken after a player encroached. This is a clear misapplication ...

rules football  
asked by Fillet 1 vote
answered by Philip Kendall 3 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Basketball Tip-off possession and subsequent possession

To begin a basketball game, a tip-off is typically used to determine the first possession of the game. Then, in the second half, the team that did not start with the ball in the first half gets the ...

rules basketball  
asked by tomasblog 6 votes
answered by Michael Myers 8 votes

Is taking a step before dribbling the ball a travel?

I've recently started playing basketball and was wondering about some of the comments made about this (pretty cool) NBA commercial featuring LeBron James. It looks like he takes 1 step after receiving ...

basketball nba  
asked by Abdullah Jibaly 8 votes
answered by JW8 4 votes

Can you answer this?

Shin pain while running on pavement only?

I can comfortably run about 13-14 miles on a trail without any problems whatsoever. However, yesterday I ran on a paved surface, and after about 1 mile, I started feeling a lot of pain in my shins. I ...

asked by Brendan Skeen 2 votes
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