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Top new questions this week:

Why Great Britain or England/Scotland/Wales/Ireland in different sport?

Why in different sport athletes represents differents "Country"? in football and curling and rugby and other sports there are England/Scotland/Wales and Ireland teams; in tennis (scottish player …

trivia international-sports  
asked by Ale 5 votes
answered by Niall 7 votes

Why couldn't the referees cancel the timeout in the Jets game?

In this week's Jets-Packers game, the wrong person called a timeout from the sidelines (only the head coach is allowed). The referees played correctly, watching the field instead of who is calling …

american-football officiating nfl  
asked by Scimonster 4 votes
answered by diggers3 4 votes

Are more runs scored in the seventh inning due to the "changeover"?

I have been told that more runs are scored in the seventh inning of baseball games than any other inning. The reason would be the "changeover." If the starter is still pitching the seventh inning, …

baseball statistics  
asked by Tom Au 1 vote
answered by diggers3 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Why do football players say "Oskie" after an interception?

When I was learning to play football in the backyard as a child, my family would always say "Oskie" after the quarterback threw an interception. I always thought that it was just some sort of family …

american-football terminology  
asked by Marcus Swope 8 votes
answered by edmastermind29 5 votes

Why was offside introduced, and are there reasons for keeping it?

The offside rule in football ( How is offside determined in Soccer?) is the source of a large amount of goal-related controvesy, and is argued by some to diminish the entertainment value of the game. …

rules football officiating  
asked by James Wiseman 10 votes
answered by Dor Cohen 8 votes

How can I avoid slicing with my driver?

I am having a problem when I am hitting with my driver off the tee. I tend to slice the ball almost every time! Because of that I just use an iron instead which usually go pretty straight and is more …

golf technique  
asked by Alex_Hyzer_Kenoyer 11 votes
answered by Chad 6 votes

Why is FIFA against adding instant replay to the game?

Is there any evidence or reason why FIFA is so against adding instant replay to soccer? I find myself seeing many unlucky or just plain wrong decisions made by refs that could be corrected with …

rules football fifa  
asked by hwrdprkns 49 votes
answered by corsiKa 39 votes
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