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Forum: Football Tue Mar 02, 2021, 02:05pm
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Robert Goodman
The question is going to be whether in any of the...

The question is going to be whether in any of the cases I outlined the contact is "immediate". The words "immediate" and "immediately" come up several times in the rule book, and in each context it...
Forum: Football Sun Feb 28, 2021, 02:16pm
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By Robert Goodman
I'm interested in how this will be ruled on in...

I'm interested in how this will be ruled on in terms of movement close to the time of the snap. We usually have a meeting with an official's representative to our league in June, but with Covid-19 I...
Forum: Football Wed Jan 27, 2021, 12:11pm
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Robert Goodman
When did this action occur, and were the hands...

When did this action occur, and were the hands moving together or opposite? Was the ball ready for play or being readied for play? Or in play?
Forum: Football Sun Jan 17, 2021, 02:03pm
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By Robert Goodman
misdirection

When your faking is so good you beat your officials:

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Forum: Football Tue Dec 22, 2020, 12:19pm
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Robert Goodman
But do you have an answer to my question: Are you...

But do you have an answer to my question: Are you seeing unsportsmanlike conduct by coaches at NCAA games where there's little or no audience (and no TV)?
Forum: Football Mon Dec 21, 2020, 08:14pm
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Robert Goodman
Could it be -- just a guess here -- that the NCAA...

Could it be -- just a guess here -- that the NCAA is cultivating a pro wrestling audience? That the conduct that on its face is unsportsmanlike is actually all part of the show, and appreciated by...
Forum: Softball Mon Nov 09, 2020, 09:08am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By Robert Goodman
Chapmaja needs to clarify the situation. Was F6...

Chapmaja needs to clarify the situation. Was F6 trying to take advantage of R1's abandonment of baserunning by throwing directly to 1B?
Forum: Football Sat Nov 07, 2020, 08:05pm
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Robert Goodman
Which I'll assume was a legal punt because of the...

Which I'll assume was a legal punt because of the subject line.

Which direction was it bouncing before it hit R? If it's Fed it doesn't matter, this is still a touchback. In NCAA it might be new...
Forum: Football Fri Oct 30, 2020, 10:29am
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Robert Goodman
In NFL and Canadian amateur and pro rules it is...

In NFL and Canadian amateur and pro rules it is considered a pass, so they each have their own specific provisions allowing any number of forward handings of the ball before or after a throw-type...
Forum: Football Tue Oct 20, 2020, 04:21pm
Replies: 12
Views: 341
Posted By Robert Goodman
i didn't see contact above the shoulders. The...

i didn't see contact above the shoulders. The arms went high, near but not on the neck. Basically forearm on collarbone.
Forum: Football Mon Oct 19, 2020, 12:29pm
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By Robert Goodman
New AR 9-1-14 (III) says that if B94 started from...

New AR 9-1-14 (III) says that if B94 started from outside the frame of the snapper, incidental contact with the snapper is legal. Unfortunately its wording is unclear about whether the tactic you...
Forum: Softball Thu Oct 08, 2020, 12:14pm
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By Robert Goodman
I don't get that. If it's a force play, why...

I don't get that. If it's a force play, why wouldn't I rather stay on my feet so I can easily round the base if the throw goes into the outfield? The difference in time in getting my foot on the...
Forum: Softball Wed Oct 07, 2020, 09:20am
Replies: 15
Views: 1,286
Posted By Robert Goodman
OK, so there we have one "extreme", which may be...

OK, so there we have one "extreme", which may be summarized as "player doing some action not common to the game" and thereby interfering with play. But what about the opposite extreme, wherein the...
Forum: Football Wed Oct 07, 2020, 08:53am
Replies: 8
Views: 401
Posted By Robert Goodman
Could it be an editing error? Like if it was...

Could it be an editing error? Like if it was lifted from a context where 2 or more cases were presented. and it happened to be correct in each of those cases? Like they expected "each case" to...
Forum: Basketball Mon Sep 21, 2020, 12:57pm
Replies: 72
Views: 1,689
Posted By Robert Goodman
By the way, that was USA-Canada (AAU-NCAA) rules.

By the way, that was USA-Canada (AAU-NCAA) rules.
Forum: Baseball Mon Sep 21, 2020, 12:34pm
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Robert Goodman
Oh, of course, a left-hander, thanks. A lefty...

Oh, of course, a left-hander, thanks. A lefty could make such a play forehand instead of backhand if he could stand on the foul side of the base.
Forum: Baseball Sun Sep 20, 2020, 01:29pm
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By Robert Goodman
What advantage would the team in the field get...

What advantage would the team in the field get from being allowed to have fielders other than the catcher in foul ground?
Forum: Basketball Tue Sep 15, 2020, 04:40pm
Replies: 72
Views: 1,689
Posted By Robert Goodman
I'm no official, but I'm an old timer, and can...

I'm no official, but I'm an old timer, and can tell you that those girls' basketball rules were kept by NAGWS. Iowa's was the last state association to use them interscholastically. At one time...
Forum: Football Thu Sep 10, 2020, 10:23am
Replies: 2
Views: 470
Posted By Robert Goodman
Yes. It would also count if R55 had touched...

Yes.

It would also count if R55 had touched the ball anywhere else, K10's kick relieving you of the judgment as to whether it was blocked behind or in the vicinity of the neutral zone.
Forum: Basketball Sun Sep 06, 2020, 07:34pm
Replies: 88
Views: 3,477
Posted By Robert Goodman
Distancing? In the amount of air on a cross...

Distancing? In the amount of air on a cross country course?!

When you're that wet, no chance of transmitting a respiratory virus. Except on the backstroke, your face is getting washed every...
Forum: Baseball Fri Aug 14, 2020, 08:25pm
Replies: 11
Views: 339
Posted By Robert Goodman
What kind of thrown bat "form" is this about? ...

What kind of thrown bat "form" is this about? Batter loses grip on the follow thru? Bat thrown in frustration? Some other kind of throwing?

I've never been good at switching quickly from one...
Forum: Basketball Fri Jul 31, 2020, 08:21am
Replies: 46
Views: 1,270
Posted By Robert Goodman
Why do the rulesmaking bodies even get into these...

Why do the rulesmaking bodies even get into these minutiae? Are they afraid it'll lead to paid sponsorship of individual players? How does a worn patch affect the administration of games?
Forum: Football Wed Jul 29, 2020, 12:35pm
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Robert Goodman
You can't eject them from the game. The game is...

You can't eject them from the game. The game is history. Fed rules say:
All the rules about unsportsmanlike conduct refer to the actions of players and certain categories of nonplayers during...
Forum: Football Tue Jul 28, 2020, 05:11pm
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Robert Goodman
Something can be done. You can put together the...

Something can be done. You can put together the exact statements you mean apply to the exact facts.

So what if your "jurisdiction" extends until midnight? You're a game official, so you can't...
Forum: Football Mon Jul 27, 2020, 08:15pm
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By Robert Goodman
Under the conditions Okiezebra stated, how so?

Under the conditions Okiezebra stated, how so?
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