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bout 5 to 7 feet

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What percentage of tennis points are lost by being hit into the net as opposed to hit over the net long or wide?

There is no scoring difference between hitting a ball into the net and hitting it out of bounds (long or wide).

A player tees off and drives his ball out of bounds He tees another and drives it out of bounds He tees a third ball and is shooting stroke?

hitting stroke 7

What does OB mean in golf?

This stands for out of bounds. It is an area of the golf course or off the golf course which is not in play. If you hit your ball out of bounds, you cannot play your next shot from there, you must re-hit your shot from the place you originally played from. There is a one shot penalty for hitting out of bounds.

What is the distance between the basketball hoop and the foul line?

there is no outof bounds line in baseball

Is a player out of bounds if the ball and his upper body are out of bounds before his knee hits the ground in bounds?

Rules vary from state to state but in this case it is perfectly legal. So along as the players feet are in bounds. In highschool football its normally if one foot is in bounds and the other is not out of bounds and the player has control of the ball then its a catch

In the 1997 playoff game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots did Kordell Stewart step out of bounds on his touchdown run?

If I remember correctly, he did, but he stuck the ball over the goal line before he was out of bounds, making it a touchdown. "Of course he did."

How do you get a foul in a field event?

Over-stepping a line is a foul in almost all the field events. There is also: throwing out of bounds or hitting a bar.

What happens in golf when you hit the provisional ball out of bounds?

There may be some local variations to speed play, but generally the penalty is "stroke and distance." This means that you add a penalty stroke to your score and hit the ball again from where the original ball was struck. The player has the option of hitting a provisional ball as well.

In basketball when a player has gone out of bounds and comes back with one foot on he court and one in the air is he out of bounds if he receives the ball again?

Both feet have to be established in bounds before the player can touch the ball again without being called out of bounds

In NFL if player is in bounds but the ball is out of bounds is it still a 1st down?

If the player fails to cross the ball where ever the marker is before he physically steps out of bounds then it is not a first down. Although I'm not certain, I think the ball has to cross the marker in bounds as well.

In football if the ball goes out of bounds and a player is inbounds and catches the ball when it is out but he isn't is it a complete pass?

The ball is not "out of bounds" unless the ball or the player who possesses it touches the ground in an out of bounds area. So in the case where the ball is in flight over the sideline, and a player who is inbounds catches it and demonstrates control before stepping out, the pass is complete.

Could you explain the rule about hitting a volleyball to the ceiling?

If the ball hits the ceiling off of a pass or serve, then it's out of bounds and is an automatic point to the other team.