Number 8 in Sports

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 The maximum score for a touchdown drive in an American football game: a touchdown (6 points) and a 2-point conversion.

 

“Elite Eight”, i.e., eight teams or players, winners from “Sweet Sixteen” or Round of 16, will enter quarterfinals of a tournament. Four winners will enter the semifinals or “Final Four”.

 

The width (yards) of a soccer goal.

 

The jersey numbers most commonly worn by starting midfielders in soccer: 4, 6, 7, 8, 10 and 11, where 7 for left wing and 11 for right wing.

 

The number of lanes in an Olympic-standard swimming pool.

 

In golf, the maximum scores to win in an 18-hole match format is “up-9 and 8” (up 9 holes with 8 holes to play).

 

In a NBA (National Basketball Association) game, the team gaining possession of the ball must move it passing the haft court line within 8 seconds, and must attempt a field goal (i.e. the ball must at least touch the basket’s rim) within 24 seconds.

 

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The diameter (inches) of a bowling ball: 8.5 inches, (or 21.6 cm).