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What is the maximum number of players permissible on a NFL team's roster?

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Answer: 53
NFL teams are allowed to have up to 53 players on their rosters, of which 46 are eligible to play on game day.

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The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, where the NBA's greatest players are memorialized, is situated in which US state?

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Answer: Massachusetts
Named after the James Naismith, the inventor of the sport of basketball, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame can be found in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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In what round of the NFL draft was quarterback Tom Brady selected in?

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Answer: 6th
Suffice to say Tom Brady has exceeded expectations after being chosen with the 199th pick in the 6th round of the 2000 NFL Draft.

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What is the average salary of an NFL player?

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

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How many divisions (i.e. NFC East) are there in the NFL?

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Answer: 8
The NFL is made up of two conferences, each with four divisions. So there are eight divisions in total.

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In 2010, which NBA player posed nude for an issue of ESPN magazine?

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Answer: Amare Stoudamire
Amare Stoudamire, then a member of the New York Knicks, posed nude for "the Body Issue" of ESPN magazine in 2010.

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Sebastian Telfair was a popular NBA player, albeit for a short time. What other former NBA player is he related to?

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Answer: Stephon Marbury
Part of Sebastian Telfair's undeserved mega popularity coming into the NBA in 2004 was the fact that his cousin, Stephon Marbury, was already a very successful point guard from Brooklyn, New York.

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In the sport of tennis, the acronym ATP stands for what?

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Answer: Association of Tennis Professionals
In tennis, the full meaning of ATP is- the Association of Tennis Professionals. It is a major governing body for the game of tennis. It was formed in 1972.

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Who won the title for the men's singles of the 2011 Australian Open Championship?

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Answer: Novak Djokovic
Djokovic picked up his second title in the 2011 Australian Open men's singles tournament after a successful victory over Andy Murray in the final.

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Which NBA player starred alongside Denzel Washington in the 1998 movie "He Got Game"?

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Answer: Ray Allen
In Spike Lee's 1998 film "He Got Game", sharpshooting guard Ray Allen played the role of the character Jesus Shuttleworth. Allen was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018.



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