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Sports include physical recreational activities that have elements of competition/struggle and play. They often involve spherical objects of different types, but can involve a remote control, a couch and a bag of chips. Here you'll find questions and answers about popular sports in the world; including information on players, teams, results, statistics, records and related topics.

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There are many varying stories on the origin of the wave - when sports fans stand and raise their arms, section by section, creating a wave like crest throughout an arena. Competing claims for inventing the wave come from hockey, baseball, American football, and soccer, and from Canada, the US, and…
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Answer No one knows. The ancient Greeks had former champions from their own cities help them train for the great national Games (the Olympic Games, the Isthmian Games, etc.) The Roman gladiators trained full-time in a school called a ludus. The first modern American pro athlete to use what we…
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The most popular professional sports in the U.S. would be: 1. football 2. basketball 3.baseball . . But if you are talking about spec. Wise NASCAR is number 1.Relative Popularity of Pro Sports "Popularity" could be interpreted in a number of ways. It could be the number of fans. If so, what qualifie…
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines agility as the state of being agile: that is, to be "marked by ready ability to move with quick easy grace" or to be "having a quick resourceful and adaptable character". With such a broad definition, it can be said that any sporting discipline in which pr…
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Actually, the answer is Don Kelly. Makes $14 M
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Most Popular Sports in the 1920s depends upon country and even state of reference: Here are the sports that FAQ Farmers think were most popular in the 1920s: I studied this in school and the answer is 100% correct: baseball - at least, in the uSA.I think the most popular sport in the 1920's was base…
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Association football (called soccer in a few countries, simply football in most) is by far the most popular and most played sport in the world. This is verified by almost every independent study ever conducted in the past few decades. Various other sports have a claim to being the next-ranked sport…
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For the United States: There are actually professional sports being played on every day of the year. There are two days in which there are no popular men's professional sports being played, however (which many count as no professional sports being played), which are the day before and the day after …
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Baseball and Basketball are sports that are played in America a lot. The relative popularity of sports is often measured in terms of how many people watch the game and/ or are fans of it and of course, how many Americans play the various sports. (See the Related Question to the right for relative p…
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Answer Each sport attracts those athletes who are "best" in that sport. Is the top basketball player "better" than the top football player, or the top golfer or tennis player?
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Notable Sporting Events of the 1920s Here are opinions and answers from FAQ Farmers: Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs in 1927, a record which stood until 1961. The White Sox scandal from 1919; they were accused during the 1920 World Series.
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UCLA has won the most for men and women, Stanford is second, and USC is third. However, in all of men's sports USC has the most titles. Stanford leads in women's titles. 1. UCLA (101 titles) 2. Stanford (94 titles) 3. USC (84 titles) 4. Oklahoma State (45 titles) 5 Arkansas (40 titles) 5. LSU (40 …
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No. As of August 2015, that has never happened. Detroit won three championships in 1935. The Lions (NFL), Red Wings (NHL) and Tigers (MLB) all won their respective championships. Technically, Detroit had a perfect year because the NBA did not come into existence until 1946.
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How far back in history do you want to go? The Native Americans in Canada played a game very much like lacrosse and the Mayan or Inca culture played a form of soccer. Both of these games often used a human skull for a ball. If you just mean since the settlement by Caucasians, some Pilgrim probably …
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For 2009 As of 2009, the top 5 most popular sports icons in the world are as follows: Tiger Woods Roger Federer Yao Ming Michael Phelps David Beckham The list is made from an average of many lists (basically, the average for most popular athlete in the world). Obviously, popularity changes very …
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your question has a double positive which means what sport get paid the lest... But the sport the makes the most money in the U.S. is football ...
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%REPLIES% Answer In the briefs Answer Cups are made to be worn in the jock they come with, put the cup in the jock pouch then that should be the first thing you wear, so against the skin...A few cups now have brief type supporters, I like these best. The Orignal Banana Cup comes in one and …
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Jim Thorpe starred in the NFL, played in the MLB and also had a short stint in the NBA. MLB: Jim Thorpe played for the New York Giants, the Cincinnati Reds and the Boston Braves. Thorpe scored 91 runs, had 82 RBI and hit .252 in his 289 games played. NFL: Jim Thorpe played for the Canton Bulld…
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This is a subjective question that cannot be answered definitively. Here are the two basic positions and some of the opinions offered by FAQ Farmers: Yes, Americans place too much emphasis on sports Yes, in some instances, because children who play sports have a much higher injury rate than others …
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The difference is that today's games are much more action packed. In addition, today's sports involve much more fan support andmoney..therefore there is a great deal more of media attention thanin the 1920's. You must remember that in the 1920's there was no televisionand radio had just come into us…
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In the United States, the most popular sport in 1960s was baseball. Obviously, the answer would be different for each country; but it would make the answer unworkable to attempt to list each and create a great many disgruntled 'differing' people!
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Answer Everything that is played in every other part of the world, hockey is big there though Answer Professional sports teams in Canada include Hockey, Baseball, Basketball and Canadian Football. Soccer is also popular in Canada.
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Toccer The first sport known to be invented by a black person in America is the sport of "toccer." Toccer was invented by Ron Bronson in 2004. Toccer is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world and is the first racquet played on a field, rather than a court. It is the first field sport in t…
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In a June 2009 article, Forbes listed Tiger Woods as the world's highest paid athlete. From 2008 to 2009, he made $110 million and is the first athlete ever to earn $1 billion in his 13-year career. It should be noted that most of his money comes from endorsements. Here is the full list from For…
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without doubt a football team is the largest club i the world....begins with M and ends in R...it has to be a football team because such sports as all the American sports are only played in or around there own borders...where as us English invented the rules of football....every single country which…
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Sports can teach children teamwork and give them a sense of pride and accomplishment. At the same time, they can teach children to accept losing as part of competition, so that they're not constantly hurt by it. Some kids who don't play sports aren't such "good sports," so to speak. Learning to lo…
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Cricket is England's national sport.
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Boxing Floyd Mayweather earned 25 million for a fight.
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Volleyball Volleyball is the sport with the highest net.
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anchorIt is true that many people call this person the "anchor", yet it is also true that many call that person the "caboose".
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FishingBadminton (uses a "birdie")DiscusIce Hockey (they use a puck)Boxing (if you count the ring as a net)Table Tennis (if you don't call the ping-pong a ball)Deck Tennis or 'Tennequoits' (uses quoits)Hammer Throw
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There are many sports which were popular during the 1920's. The following is a list, in no particular order, of various sports people engaged in at the time: BoxingBaseballFootballDodgeballBasketballHorse racingRacingPing pongWater poloTennisArcheryRunningBicyclingHunting The three most popular wer…
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Bobby Brown wears #5 for the great Sacramento Kings. The great Joe Dimaggio wore number 5 with the Yankees. Donovan McNabb currently wears number 5 with the Eagles. There have been a whole lot of jerseys with that number because 05, or just 5,is a very common jersey number in sports.
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No sports shouldn't be played under 25oC - which is around 80oF, give or take a few - if that is the only requirement. Most can be played at negative temperatures, and some actually almost require it (e.g. outdoor ice hockey, curling, and snowsports) to even be played.
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The American League came to be in 1900. It was formed by joining together several minor league teams (and not by splitting off from the National League). In 1900, Ban Johnson (president of the Western League, the strongest of the minor leagues) and Charles Comiskey (who owned the Chicago White Sox…
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Kansas Jayhawks. The coaches were Phog Allen and James Naismith. The first basketball teams were: 1891,Dec21 - 18 students play 1st college basketball game (Springfield College, Massachusetts). 1892, Jan20 - The first official basketball game was played by students at the Springfield, MA YMCA Trai…
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Answer In Gridiron, that would be end of season competition! From regional high school championships to college conference and national championships to the Super Bowl! And now, even the European and German versions of these games. Also, some people wait all year just for the competition between…
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A redshirt freshman is a player who sits out their first year of attendance at a college. In NCAA rules you can only play four years. So if a team has a position already filled a player will redshirt for a year in order to maintain the full four years of eligibility for when the position opens up. W…
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Some professional golfers do, and others let their club face and swing path do it. When players want to hit a fade, if they are right handed, they will usually move their right thumb further left, and for a draw they would move their right thumb further right.
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Olympic sportsIn order to be considered as an Olympic sport, a sport must first be practiced by men in at least 75 countries and four continents, and by women in at least 40 countries and three continents.However in order to become a full olympic sport, the sport in question must have a governing In…
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Track & Field events have the most participants. Track and field has the largest venue and the most viewers. The 100 meter sprint is the most prestigious event in the sport. Football (aka soccer) is the worlds most popular sport but Olympic football is limited to players under age 25 in effort …
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The sport must be practiced by men in at least 75 countries and four continents, and by women in at least 40 countries and three continents. The sport in question must have a governing International Federation in order for the IOC to officially recognize them as a sport. The governing body has to…
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if you are talking about a full size scooter you would have to get a CDI that has no rev limiter and remove restrictions in the variator and exhaust. that is how you do it cheaply, of course there are mods available to improve performance.
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The Atlanta Braves have been in Boston and Milwaukee.   I can name one: The New Jersey Devils (NHL) were formerly the Colorado Rockies and previous to that the Kansas City Scouts. Of course, there's nothing in the question about how successful they were (Kansas City and Colorado not so much…
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baseball ... perhaps, in UK The NBA makes more money worldwide
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At the millennium stadium in Cardiff both Rugby and football are played. in fact all manner of events have been held there.
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Thurman Thomas - Buffalo Bills Walter Payton - Chicago Bears Nolan Ryan- Texas Rangers Shaquille O'neal - LA Lakers Hakeem Olajuwon - Houston Rockets Charles Barkley - Phoenix Suns
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They were paid very little compared to today, even allowing for the greater purchasing power a dollar had then. Babe Ruth was paid an astounding $80,000 per year in the late 1920's, but most players made a tiny fraction of that amount. The average in 1920 was $5000 (which is still considerable compa…
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Putting on a Protective Suspensory Cup (aka Jockstrap)The most common way to wear a jockstrap is to put it on immediately over the skin, as the bottom layer. The leg straps can be seen through white baseball or football pants; if this is embarrassing, one can wear the jock under a pair of compressio…
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Based on the yearly salary that athletes get paid by, baseball is the highest paying sport. If you mean by the amount of games played, than football. According to Forbes magazine the two highest paid athletes in 2004 were golfer Tiger Woods and race car driver Michael Schumacher. But the two highes…
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Maybe Well, they probably told you not to bring your camera in the first place. Usually, on the ticket, program, or somewhere posted near the gate, they will tell you that no cameras are allowed. But if the event was local, they usually don't care. Depending on which of the two previous sit…
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Without a doubt, the most watched sport in the world is soccer.
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Here is input from WikiAnswers contributors on sports' popularity:In the world: Soccer, Basketball, Ice hockey Soccer, Basketball, Rugby, Cricket, Auto Racing, Field Hockey and Table TennisSoccer, Basketball, Auto Racing, Football, Cricket, Baseball, Hockey, Rugby.Football as in NFL?, baseball, ice …
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Soccer or Football ( the world way) is commonly presumed to be the world's oldest organized sporting event. The sport dated over 3000 years ago and was an important part of indigenous rituals. Martial arts and physical combat are the oldest known activities that could be labeled sports by themselv…
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The size varies but average is about 1-1.5 feet
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here are some i thought of... Football Billiards Cricket Water Polo Basketball Baseball Hockey Lacrosse Volleyball Track Soccer (Football) Rugby Swimming Wrestling Boxing UFC (Or whatever its called...ultimate fighter?) Kickball Ultimate Frisby Arena Football Lots of stuff in Ol…
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The X Games (ESPN competition) Xare (a sport played with a racket)xaliendhs
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Team spirit is very important in any field of life because it creates the unity in human being to improve there work. It help to prevent the misunderstanding which will affect there performence.
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Same as in baseball, 9 players on the field.
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Cambodia has increasingly become involved in sports over the last 30 years.Football is popular as is martial arts in particular. The martial arts of Bokator, Pradal Serey (Khmer kick boxing) and Khmer traditional wrestling are all practised in the country.
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It should be the Shooting.. The bullet outbeats all moving objects...
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Rugby, Football, cricket and Hockey.
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*An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others. *Physical activity that is governed by a set of rules or customs and often engaged in competitively.
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there are lots look at the local university's and find out what ones there are. because it depends on where you go for what degrees you want or need.
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Afl
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Baseball players have to figure out there batting average. Baseball pitchers have to count how many pitches they do, there is a limit.
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Football is the national sports of Bahrain.
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In different ways. What kind of terrain
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Mush ball really means softball but in some countries they call it mush ball medicine ball or kitten ball
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Sports are kept in school to push the students towards extra curricular activities. School is the best platform which indulges students towards education and extra curricular activities.
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Ringette is played in many countries but the main ones are Canada Finland United States and Sweden but Czech, Australia and many more play too.
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M.S.Dhoni
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Depending on the sport red flag could mean stop in NASCAR. Other than that i don't recall orange flag or red flag existing.
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A physical fitness sports and talent test will help determine what level of exercise program you can perform without doing damage to your muscles and organs.
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1. Hand eye co-ordination2. speed3. agility4. strength5. patience
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This is because science is not just the information presented (the product), but also the way in which that information has been collected (the process). While scientific knowledge should be testable and falsifiable (according to Karl Popper), the way in which such information has been gathered is a…
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I'v herd lots of roomers about the top most tiring sports. But with what I herd the top 2 most tiring sports are Soccer and Motocross.
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I think it is Voice actor John Dimaggio who has played Fu Dog in Jake Long Shnitzel/Chestnut on Chowder, Bender from Futurama and is currently seen on Adventure time with Finn and Jake as JAKE
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Rupert Grint. He plays Ronald Billius Weasley on the Harry Potter movies. Also Robert Pattison. He plays Edward Anthony Masen Cullen on the Twlight movies.First Name R: Robert De Niro, actorRob Thomas, singer, songwriter (songs = Someday, Her Diamonds, etc.)Reese WitherspoonRene ZellwegerRachel Ward…
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A sports nutritionist is the person the make the diets and workout plans for athletes. The job would include testing individuals, measuring, advising, planning and having a deep scientific knowledge. The science is interested in the protection of athletes, helping for achieving better performance an…
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First, sports are for entertainment only and really don't do much other than that. Secondly, all athletes have a career with a limited lifespan because of aging and injuries. A person can do nearly anything with their mind and barring injury or disease, your mind will be useful for your entire life.
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One off the top of my head is chicago Bears 1985 Bulls 1996 White sox 2005 Blackhawks 2009 That is a span of 24 years. So your answer is yes. Hope that helpsAlso BostonPatriot 2001, 2003,2004Red Sox 2004, 2007Celtics 2008Bruins 2011Span of 10 years.
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it depends if you want to talk of profecional or schools the amout of profecianals injured in a year is about 600 andin schools or any ages around 100000
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it dosent specifically effect you in the sport but having a good or purpose built for that particular sport will give you and advantage over the other players
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baseball player u half a meetball
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S- sezzy P- potartz O- ok R- rawr T- totatoes R- rootn'tootn\ I- idk M- muouse
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Adrian Muto ,Dock Ellis,Mark Bosnich, Martina Hingis, Kieren Fallon, Diego Maradona, Mark Lewis-Francis, Pieter de Villiers, Russel Garcia, Ed Giddins.
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Pros: More socializing Learning to work with opposite gender More techniques are utilized Cons: 21 The majority of girls are not physically capable of playing with boys (i.e. not fast enough, strong enough, etc.) Games with physical contact can get sketchy and uncomfortable for the players Th…
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In the UK, it is 18.in the us to gamble in a casino you must be 21
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No there is no crane sport website.
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Sportscasters, commentators, analysts, all three of these terms can be used to describe a person who talks during a sports game. Usually what they do is give play-by-play about whats happening during the game.
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Traditionally called a caman, but also is referred to simply as Shinty stick
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It is called a caman.
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Yes, sports involve a lot of science. Different sciences are significant for different sport. Physics plays an important role. Some factors considered by the sicences include air resistance, speed, angles, and weather.
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Well, it can really effect your performance. Including loss of Stamina, loss of breath, especially if you are a smoker. If you smoke cigarettes or Marijuana, I would recommend that you should stop because it WILL effect you if you are trying to win the competition. It is very important that you have…
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The importance of hygiene in sports is to lessen the impact of diseases or infection.For example, if football gear isn't cleaned properly then you can get infections from it.Another important factor to consider is that you may not be able to perform.
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Students are generally required to maintain a certain GPA to play sports because the school system does not want students or their families to place more emphasis on the sport than on education. Setting a minimum GPA ensures that the student will focus on academics if they wish to continue playing t…
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There are captains and assistant captains.
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yes it can
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The product was Converse All-Star shoes and the player was Chuck Taylor.
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