We take the dimensions of the field and other important measurements for granted. Where did they come from? And what if they were different?
When is a fumble not a fumble? When is a player safe when he should be out? When does a team get a free time-out? Instant replay weaves a tangled web in major sports.
Free agency and expansion have negatively changed the baseball post-season– moreso this year than ever with three teams from the same division in play.
During most of a professional football game, the starting and stopping of the clock is of no special interest. But near the end of the game, teams use special tactics to either keep the clock running or stop it.
Football is a simple game: Get the ball past the other team’s goal line. There are two ways to do that: Run with the ball; Throw and catch the ball. Here are the rules that govern thrown balls.