Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Sports
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- 1 "Regular season" game results
- 2 WikiProject X is live!
- 3 Country pages for the UCI Road World Championships
- 4 Are Sports associations the same as Sports trade associations?
- 5 Article: List of multi-sport athletes
- 6 Six team bracket
- 7 One of your project's articles has been featured
- 8 Reliability of www.austadiums.com
- 9 WP:NCYC update
- 10 "Carbon fiber"
"Regular season" game results
Is there any policy or guideline on this one? For the most part, articles don't list every game result for domestic leagues, except for a summary table. This includes "regular season" game results, as playoff results and competitions above the national level are almost always listed individually. There are some exceptions: domestic rugby union results, cup competitions, US NCAA basketball and football, and Australian leagues. Should these be under WP:NOT#STATS? –HTD 14:59, 12 December 2014 (UTC)
- What is the nature of the exceptions? Concerning one of the most storied US collegiate basketball programs, I find that Template:North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball navbox shows bluelinks for about 20 of about 100 men's basketball seasons. Even those do not uniformly list all of the games. 2009–10 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team may cover every one in prose and evidently covers every one in its table, Schedule table. Does it seem that such dense coverage is becoming the rule? Is it such specialized coverage that you hope WP:NOT will address? --P64 (talk) 00:57, 5 February 2015 (UTC)
WikiProject X is live!
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Country pages for the UCI Road World Championships
Hi all, I started a discussion about the notability of the country pages for the UCI Road World Championships. All your comments would be appriaciated. See Wikipedia talk:WikiProject Cycling#Country pages for the UCI Road World championships. Sander.v.Ginkel (Je suis Charlie) 13:24, 25 January 2015 (UTC)
Are Sports associations the same as Sports trade associations?
Are Sports associations the same as Sports trade associations? If yes then shouldn't Category:Sports associations be a member of Category:Trade associations? Ottawahitech (talk) 15:39, 27 January 2015 (UTC)
- A sports association is usually a league or a regulating body. Where as a sports trade association would be a lobbyist group that lobbies on behalf of something sport related. So no, they aren't really the same thing at all. -DJSasso (talk) 18:24, 27 January 2015 (UTC)
Article: List of multi-sport athletes
In reading the article "List of multi-sport athletes", I notice that it is becoming peppered with entries of people who were prominent in one sport, yet had significantly less importance in another. That is not what it is supposed to be. It is my belief that to qualify for this article, a person should qualify for a Wikipedia article even if he/she played only one of those sports, under "Wikipedia:Notability (sports)". For example, Michael Jordan is not on the list, because his baseball career is not notable enough to qualify him for an article on its own. Similarly, Dan Marino should not be listed but is, even though he was only drafted and never played professional baseball. However, someone like Bob Hayes would qualify for being both a pro football player and an Olympic medalist. I do not want to diminish the accomplishments of these athletes, but when I turn to this article, I am looking for people more like Bo Jackson, Deion Sanders, or Danny Ainge. I am tempted to be bold and cut many listings out, but this would be too significant an action to take unilaterally. My comments on the article's talk page go unnoticed, while more and more names are added to the page. Thank you. → Michael J Ⓣ Ⓒ Ⓜ 08:57, 31 January 2015 (UTC)
- The sports listed on NPSPORTS are no more notable than any other sport, they are just ones that people wrote individual notability guidelines on as opposed to using the generic ones. -DJSasso (talk) 19:31, 4 February 2015 (UTC)
- The same general point plagues List of nationality transfers in sport. Play at what level within, or what level representing, both nations? (Evidently the current scope is between-nation within-sport, for it is organized in sublists by sport and there are no Other listings who changed or exercised dual nationality across sports.)
- List of all-rounders in games of skill was deleted November 2014. It may be worthwhile to read the official discussion, Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/List of all-rounders in games of skill. Only two biographies retain the redlink now, both champion players: Mads Andersen (backgammon and poker); Irina Levitina (chess and bridge--with nationality transfer across sports). Some of the people contributed to analysis of or instruction in multiple games of skill; see eg John R. Crawford and Oswald Jacoby#Publications.
Six team bracket
One of your project's articles has been featured
Reliability of www.austadiums.com
- Reporting on stadiums? They look accurate to the point of showing their research into local stadium information. This might be one guy's research but it looks methodical and they don't seem to have an agenda to give deceptive or opinionated information. They seem to be a sports news amalgamation site, meaning they know where to get information. They are picking up schedules from various sources and posting. News, they are also linking to other sources of the news. For some items, don't take the source directly from austadiums, take the source from where they link. There are twitter links, don't use those as a source. Trackinfo (talk) 17:42, 12 February 2015 (UTC)