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Which famous golf player was nicknamed "Golden Bear"?

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Answer: Jack Nicklaus
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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Which of the following team cups is played by only women?

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Answer: Fed Cup
The Fed Cup is an international competition for women's team tennis. This Cup was established in 1963 and was initially known as the Federation Cup.

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Which 1990's NBA player went on to become mayor of a California city?

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Answer: Kevin Johnson
Though as a player Kevin Johnson is mostly-associated with Phoenix, Arizona, his actual hometown is Sacramento, California. And he served the latter as its Mayor from 2008 to 2016.

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Before the 2016-17 incarnation of Russell Westbrook, who was the only player in NBA history to average a triple-double for an entire season?

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Answer: Oscar Robertson
During his Hall of Fame career (with both the NBA and FIBA) throughout the 1960's and early 70's, Oscar "Big O" Robertson was easily the most-versatile player in the NBA.

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Who was the shortest player ever to play in the NBA?

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Answer: Tyrone Bogues
Tyrone Bogues is 5'3 and is an American retired basketball player. He played as point guard.

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Before taking on the moniker of Golden State in 1971, the Warriors' franchise was named after which California city?

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Answer: San Francisco
From 1962 to 1971, this franchise was known as the San Francisco Warriors after relocating to that city from Philadelphia.

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In tennis, a serve that lands in an opposition's service box, but is untouched by the opposition player can be referred to as?

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Answer: Ace
An ace is a situation where the receiver does not touch the ball even though it lands in his/her service box.

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What is the name of the premiere professional football league in Canada?

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Answer: Canadian Football League
The Canadian Football League (CFL), founded in 1958, is still active and currently features nine teams.

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What is the meaning of the term "Love" in the sport of tennis?

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Answer: Zero
The word "Love" in tennis terms refers to a moment in a tennis game where both players have not scored. This usually takes place at the beginning of the game.



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