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Medium

Approximately how much does a NFL football weigh?

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Answer: 1 Pound
A NFL football weighs about 15 ounces or 1 pound.

Hard

Curtis Strange is renowned for being the first golfer to record back-to-back wins in the U.S. Open. Which year did he achieve this record?

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Answer: 1989
In 1989, Curtis Strange's victory in the U.S. Open made him the first golfer to win two consecutive U.S. Open Championships, thus, after winning the previous year's competition.

Easy

Which NFL player was incarcerated for engaging in unlawful dog-fighting activities?

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Answer: Michael Vick
Michael Vick spent two years in prison (2007-2009) for being one of the chief operators of "Bad Newz Kennels". He was also suspended indefinitely by the NFL but ultimately reinstated and played an additional seven seasons in the league.

Medium

How many PGA Championships did Gene Sarazen win?

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Answer: 3
Sarazen won 1922, 1923, and the 1933 PGA Championships to bring his total victories in the tournament to 3.

VeryHard

Select the odd name from the following list of Golfers:

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Answer: Brooks Koepka
Brooks Koepka is an American golf player, whereas all the other golfers are French internationals.

Hard

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
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.

Medium

Who eliminated Serena Williams in the 2016 U.S. Open women's single Championship?

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Answer: Karolína Plíšková
Karolína Plíšková crushed Serena Williams out of the semifinals of the 2016 U.S. Open women's single Championship.

Medium

Which former NBA player went by the moniker Chocolate Thunder?

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Answer: Darryl Dawkins
Darryl "Chocolate Thunder" Dawkins (1957 - 2015) was one of the very-first players to enter the NBA straight from high school. He earned his nickname due to his powerful dunks.



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