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Tiger Woods is one of the world's most decorated golfers. Which year did he win the PGA Championship?

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Answer: 1999
More information: Tiger Woods picked up his second major Championship in 1999 when he won the PGA Championship. That same year, he won both the Vardon Trophy and the Byron Nelson Award.

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Which player was chosen between Lebron James (no.1) and Carmelo Anthony (no.2) in the 2003 NBA Draft?

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Answer: Darko Miličić
More information: Although Serbian player Darko Miličić was fortunate to get drafted onto a Pistons team that won the championship that year, he never came ever remotely close to living up to the expectations of a number-two draft pick, especially one that belonged to such an iconic draft class. In fact Miličić was not even invited to the Rising Stars game as a rookie.

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Which famous golf player was nicknamed "Golden Bear"?

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Answer: Jack Nicklaus
More information: Jack Nicklaus, also known as "Golden Bear" is a former American professional golf player. He had such an outstanding career during his playing days. He won 18 major championships throughout his professional career.

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Bobby Jones won four tournaments in 1930. This accomplishment can be referred to as?

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Answer: Grand Slam
More information: Bobby Jones, in 1930 became the only golfer to ever win the grand slam award in the pre-Masters era. In that year, Jones won the U.S. Amateur, U.S Open, Open Championship, and the British Amateur.

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The first American football game is considered to have been played in which year?

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Answer: 1869
More information: The first game of football was an intercollegiate match between Rutgers and Princeton that was played on 6 November 1869.

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The first ex-tennis female player to be elected as the President of the USTA (United States Tennis Association) is known as?

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Answer: Katrina Adams
More information: Katrina Adams was elected as the 2015 USTA's president. Katrina became the first ex-tennis player and black American to be elected as the president of USTA.

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What is the average salary of an NFL player?

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Answer: $2 Million
More information: NFL players, on average, make $2.1 million annually, which is considerably less than their MLB and NBA counterparts.

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Who did Andy Murray defeat in the semi-finals to qualify for the 2012 men's singles U.S. Open final?

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Answer: Tomáš Berdych
More information: Andy Murray beat Tomáš Berdych of the Czech Republic in the semi-finals to qualify for the final against Novak Djokovic. Murray went on to win that year's title.

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Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid is a native of which African country?

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Answer: Cameroon
More information: Joel Embiid spent the first 16 years of his life in his home country of Cameroon before being brought to the United States by fellow Cameroonian NBA player Luc Mbah a Moute, who saw young Joel's potential as a player.



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