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Top new questions this week:

Do teams announce their exact formations before a match?

Before football matches they usually show the formations of both teams, including who plays where, on TV. As far as I am aware, according to the rules teams only have to provide the names and shirt ...

football formations media  
asked by atticae 4 votes
answered by ThomasDB 1 vote

What is the record for most turnovers by an NFL team that won the game?

In the 2014 NFC Championship game, the Seattle Seahawks committed 5 turnovers (4 interceptions and one fumble) and still won the game. What is the record for most turnovers by an NFL team in a ...

nfl records  
asked by pacoverflow 3 votes
answered by Joe 5 votes

What happens if the ball is hit onto the non-striker's wicket?

I am an American so please forgive me for being unfamiliar with the rules of cricket, but I like the game. What happens if the batsman strikes the ball straight back up the field and it takes down ...

rules cricket  
asked by user9063 2 votes
answered by TrueDub 4 votes

What does an NFL salary cap department do?

I sometimes hear about NFL GMs being "cap experts" rather than player-evaluators. And I just saw this headline: "John Idzik joining Jags as consultant". The article goes on to say, "Idzik, who was ...

american-football nfl finances  
asked by kuzzooroo 2 votes
answered by Joe 2 votes

Which non-players in the NFL are the highest paid apart from the GM and head coach?

One of the things I learned from Michael Lewis's The Blind Side is that how much various parties get paid is a good window into their perceived value by their franchises (in the case of The Blind Side ...

american-football nfl finances  
asked by kuzzooroo 1 vote
answered by edmastermind29 4 votes

Chance of Scoring a Free Kick

Free kicks are probably the hardest plays to score unless you have Messi or some other famous guy. The percentage/chance of scoring is quite unclear to me. It seems to change every single second. What ...

football  
asked by PythonMaster 1 vote
answered by studro 2 votes

Lack of AR1 during post-game ceremonials in UEFA Champions League

I might just be crazy (If I am please let me know) but I have noticed in both of the UEFA Champions League games played today you see AR1 (It is an Assistant Referee so I am assuming that it is AR1 ...

officiating uefa champions-league  
asked by Appleguy1999 1 vote
answered by ThomasDB 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

10 wickets in an innings in international matches

Jim Laker and Anil Kumble are the only 2 players who have taken 10 wickets in an innings in Test matches. Is there any bowler who has taken 10 wickets in an innings in any kind of international ...

cricket trivia statistics icc wicket  
asked by Mithlesh Kumar 1 vote
answered by hims056 3 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 technology fifa  
asked by hwrdprkns 53 votes
answered by corsiKa 43 votes
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