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This week is our Sweet 16(+) for Sports SE's Question of the Year Tournament. We saw several "upsets" in the quarterfinal rounds and even a tie. I look forward to this week's matchups!

A few guidelines:

  • One vote per user per matchup (denoted by comment)
  • Votes will be accepted between Mar 13 and Mar 19
  • For any ties, both teams will move onto the next round
  • Short comments to explain your vote are acceptable. For any extended discussion, go into The Clubhouse

Updated with the results of last week's round: 2016 Sports SE Question of the Year Tournament

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    Is this really the Elite 8, if there are 16+ "teams" in it? :) – Ben Miller - Reinstate Monica Mar 14 '17 at 3:15
  • @BenMiller Ha! The "Elite 8...matchups." Yeah, there was an oversight somewhere on my part... – user527 Mar 14 '17 at 12:52
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H1 - Why are professional athletes allowed to compete in the Olympic games?

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H9 - Why does the NFL use Roman numerals for Super Bowl numbering?


Comment "My vote is - H1" or "My vote is - H9."

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H5 - What is the record for the most family members competing in the same Olympic Games?

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H13 - If you can't change an injured goalkeeper, what can you do?


Comment "My vote is - H5" or "My vote is - H13."

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H11 - 1 yellow, 1 red & 1 yellow card

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H14 - What happens if a suspended player is used in match and the referee didn't notice


Comment "My vote is - H11" or "My vote is - H14."

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H2 - Usage of unusual characters in sports shirts

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H7* - Are there any sports that started as a women's sport?

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H10* - Does Vatican participate in any International sports?


Comment "My vote is - H2", "My vote is - H7" or "My vote is - H10."

*tied in its previous round

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V8 - When can you get up again after falling on the ground?

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V16 - Can the captain change players' positions without permission from a coach or manager?


Comment: "My vote is - V8" or "My vote is - V16."

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V4 - NFL teams beating the same team 3 times in a season

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V12 - Can a player get his second yellow card while being replaced? What happens then?


Comment: "My vote is - V4" or "My vote is - V12."

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V3 - Who are the football players that have scored in every minute of a football match?

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V6 - Are the gender differences in Olympic uniforms simply a style choice? Whose choice?


Comment: "My vote is - V3" or "My vote is - V6."

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V2 - Why is field hockey played with water on the field?

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V7 - Why do batsmen usually ask a fielder to tie their shoelaces?


Comment: "My vote is - V2" or "My vote is - V7."

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