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FarmerManE October 29th, 2014 5:22pm

In Missouri at the high school level, there is a mercy rule for baseball but no mercy rule for any other sport. Does this make any sense at all?

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FarmerManE djent
10/30/14 5:30 pm

In football, when a team is up by 35, the clock runs continuously

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
10/29/14 12:42 pm

Yes. Because other sports have a clock. In baseball it can go on forever. The mercy rule puts an end to what can go on for a very long time

Krystina Let Freedom Reign
10/29/14 12:38 pm

Instead of mercy rules, why not let the losing team forfeit when the point spread becomes so wide that they feel it can't be overcome?

USNavyVet Sonar Man STG2
10/29/14 11:03 am

Score all you can,if you're team is bad,maybe the losing team will get motivated to play better.

sojourner present
10/29/14 10:27 am

I know we have a mercy rule for soccer here, not sure about other sports.

I believe in football and basketball if the score difference is too great they let the clock run continuously.