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Why is “offside” a tag synonym for “officiating”?

I was browsing the tags on Sports SE and arrived at the tag synonyms for officiating. There you can see offside listed as a synonym alongside officiating, referee, and umpire. Offside is a foul or a ...
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A tag for questions about match fixing?

There are some questions about match fixing on this site. How should questions about this topic be tagged? Some initial thoughts, hopefully other users will add further comments on this. Is this ...
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How should questions about technology used for refereeing purposes be tagged?

There are various kinds of sports officiating technology. Several sports use instant replay, this includes video goal judge in ice-hockey or Hawk-Eye in tennis. In football there is goal-line ...
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Proper use of the [bundesliga] tag

Right now the excerpt of the tag bundesliga says: Questions about the Bundesliga, the highest level of football in Germany. However, the Bundesliga is not just that. In Germany, the Bundesliga ...
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What should our tag wiki look like?

While checking a few other things, I ran into the same question I have always been troubled with, but did not feel worth bringing up previously. Now however, for some semblance of order and ...
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What is the next thing to do with the (autograph-identification) tag?

Recently it was decided that the autograph-identification questions are no longer on-topic - as a result of the discussion here: Revisiting autograph identification questions (conclusion: off-topic). ...
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Would it be useful to introduce country name tags?

Currently, as far as I know, we have only one question which has country name tags. I, personally, think that country name tags are efficient and add value to the community: it can attract relatively ...
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Deprecated tags should be blacklisted

It can happen that - for various reasons - some tag is deprecated, i.e., it is no longer supposed to be used. The reasons can be various. One possible reason might be that the area covered by the tag ...
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Tag prediction on “Ask a question” page

This site is perhaps one of the easiest sites out there on the Stack Exchange network where a tag predictor could be implemented. How does it work? By the time you finish writing a question, the ...
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Tagging Up: edits, synonyms, requests, and other tag-related work

Because of the nature of sports and the progress of Sports Stack Exchange, our tags are in pretty good shape. However many have issues and we don't often notice what needs to be fixed or know what ...
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Why my la-liga tag wiki edit was rejected?

The first time I've added the tag wiki for la-liga, I've irresponsibly copied introductory information from wikipedia (although I've added the link to the article, it still didn't add much value to ...
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What is a penalty shot?

There's been a few changes in tags recently, and one that has popped up a few times is penalty-shot. There are two (or three) things to raise on this tag: What counts as a penalty shot? What should ...
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How do we tag questions encompassing multiple leagues?

In chat (and in a previous meta post), it was discussed how we should tag questions about multiple leagues. In the previous meta post, I said it didn't make sense to create a tag encompassing ...
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How do we tag questions with respect to a sport and its respective league?

A question has been brought up in chat twice (1) (2) regarding the use of tags with respect to a sport and its respective league. It was asked both times if questions tagged with the league should ...
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Create an “own-goal” tag

I've created an own-goal tag as I think it's an interesting aspect in many sports, and also the inclusion of this tag to relevant questions is very intuitive to me. Then I tried to apply this tag to 2 ...
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“Off-topic for Sports, but you should try …” where?

One of our existing custom-written close reasons is the "general questions about physical activity", which states Questions on exercise and fitness unrelated to a specific, competitive sport are ...
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What do we do with newly created tags that are already covered by existing/related tags?

It was brought to our attention in The Clubhouse regarding tags that are already covered by existing/related tags. In this example, penalty-card has no usage guidance and was only used once. In ...
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Is Sumo wrestling on topic?

Is Sumo wrestling questions on topic? If it is on topic, please add a tag for that. I am not a fan of Sumo wrestling, but I work with a Japanese company and somewhere I read that Sumo is one of the ...
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The Qualifcation tag is misspelt

We have a tag qualifcation, which only has one question and no tag wiki. It may be a minor matter but the tag's spelling is incorrect. Can it please be corrected to qualification?
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What shall we do with questions tagged with the “fantasy” tag?

Fantasy sports is off-topic on Sports SE (re: assertion, meta post). However, there is a fantasy tag that is promoting questions about fantasy sports (re: claim 1, claim 2). What shall we do with ...
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New tag regarding music/theme songs/anthems

When asking this question, I wanted to put a music related tag on it, which did not yet exist. Since there is quite some sport-related music out, it might be helpful to do so. So, my question is: do ...
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Remove “rugby-union” synonym for “rugby”

At some point, it seems that rugby-union has been marked as a synonym of rugby. I'd suggest that this change should be reversed, and we should have three separate tags: rugby: for general questions ...
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Delete the “us-open” tag?

We have a us-open tag, used on only one question. This is really ambiguous, since there are a lot of tournaments in different sports named "US Open." (This was pointed out to me by a new user who ...
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Should “beachtennis” tag be “beach-tennis”?

I see that the tag beachtennis got created today. Beach tennis is spelled as two words. Should the tag be beach-tennis instead? I believe that is the convention for two word tags. I tried to edit ...
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What is the actual use of the tag [performance]?

The excerpt of the tag reads like this: For questions generally relating to the (physical, mental, emotional) performance of athletes in various sports. Most questions using this tag should also be ...
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Should we add tags representing years

I agree that having specific tags such as london-2012 is good for the site, but not at the current time. We don't have enough users that use them, so maintaining such user-friendly tags would be an ...
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Should “promotions” and “relegations” tags be combined?

Currently, there are two tags related to the promotion and relegation systems of some sports organizations: promotions and relegations. There are 4 questions tagged with both tags, and one question ...
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Tags for lesser known sports

I see there isn't a tag for some sports like darts, which probably wouldn't be as popular as football, NFL etc but there should really be tags if someone wants to ask a question related to that sport ...
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What is the “participation” tag for?

Over the last few days, I've seen lots of questions tagged with participation, but I don't really understand the purpose of the tag. What does it mean when a question is tagged "participation"? What ...
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Site needs “foosball” / “table-soccer” tag

Is there a reason there is no foosball or table-soccer tag in this site yet? I understand that this site is still in beta version, but I have questions related to foosball that I would like to ask. If ...
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Should “wages” tag be renamed?

The wages tag, according to the tag wiki, encompasses not only the wages of people, but the financials of sports organizations: Questions about financial information in sports. This includes ...
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Requesting a MMA tag [closed]

i am a huge mma fan and didn't find a tag to the worlds fastest growing sport. Can we please create one ? Of course it would be a pleasure for me to be listed as the creator :) Thanks
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“unfair-play” tag usage

The unfair-play has been introduced. Is this appropriate for use on Sports SE?
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Is there any difference between the tags (scope) and (on-topic) on meta? Should they be synonyms?

I have noticed that there are two meta-tags called scope and on-topic on this meta. They look very similar to me. Tag-excerpt for scope and tag-excerpt for on-topic are the same at this moment: ...
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Possible “Longboarding” tag? [closed]

I would suggest a longboarding tag to differentiate longboarding questions from skateboarding questions. I think it would just make it easier is all :) thanks in advance!
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“Bowling” tag usage - any reason for dual definitions?

I have altered the bowling tag to refer only to the sport of bowling and not to the discipline of bowling in cricket. At time of doing so, all questions tagged bowling related to the former meaning ...
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How and when to use teminology and trivia tags?

How and when to use terminology and trivia tags? What is the difference between them? Give some easily understandable explanation. For ex, both these tags are used in this post. How they are apt ...
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“wicket” - Tag Usage

All wicket-tagged questions have also been tagged with cricket thus far. From Wikipedia: In the sport of cricket the word wicket has several distinct meanings: a set of stumps and bails; ...
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Tagging questions about North American major leagues

I've noticed some questions (5 at the moment) about generic contract issues, etc., tagged all of nfl, nba, mlb, and nhl. Is there a better way to tag these kinds of questions?
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Grounds of Tag Creation

I have seen created tags that may/may not be useful as Sports SE progresses. Several examples are: field-goal, down, and zinedine-zidane. field-goal and down was in regards to in-game scoring/...
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Usage of Acronyms/Abbreviations as Tags

spiceyokooko brought up an interesting perspective regarding acronyms/abbreviations as tags in this comment. From a North American standpoint, it may be widely understood what nfl, nba, nhl, and mlb ...
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“premier-league” - Ambiguous Tag Usage

posdef introduced a premier-league tag, regarding the English Premier League of the UEFA, in the following question. Although legit, there appears to be an Indian Premier League in cricket. In ...
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“Ultimate” is which sport?

The tag ultimate today refers to "Ultimate Frisbee", and there are actually a request to add ultimate-frisbee as a synonym for ultimate - see Add tag synonym for ultimate. The problem is that "...
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Add tag synonym for ultimate [closed]

Can someone add ultimate-frisbee as synonym for ultimate? According to many references, "frisbee" is omitted due to trademark concerns, yet ultimate frisbee is a commonly used name for the sport.
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Merge “tactics” and “strategy” tags?

I'm not sure that there's a lot to differentiate tactics from strategy. In fact, dictionary.com has strategy as a synonym for tactics.
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Which definition should be used for the “Athletics” tag?

The word "Athletics" has different connotations in America and the rest of the world. In the U.S.A., "athletics" implies all competitive sports, i.e. a collegiate Athletics Department. In the rest ...
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Hockey versus Ice Hockey - should they be synonyms?

We have two tags, one being hockey and the other being icehockey. I recognize there are other types of hockey (well, I can only think of two: one where you play with roller blades, and the other where ...
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How should the tag “Football” be used?

I saw a question with the tag football, but the content was not about football, as I use the term. The question was about "American football." What most countries call "football", Americans call "...