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Champion NBA point guard Kyrie Irving was born in which country?

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Answer: Australia
Though (also) an American citizen, Kyrie Irving was born in Australia as his father, Drederick Irving, was a professional basketball player there.

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Bernhard Langer is a distinguished golfer. Which country was he born in?

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Answer: Germany
Bernhard is a successful golfer who hails from Germany. He was born in the year 1957. He had great success in the Masters Tournament in 1985 and 1993.

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Who is the only NFL player to have also played in the MLB World Series?

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Answer: Deion Sanders
"Neon" Deion Sanders lost the World Series as a member of the Atlanta Braves but won the Super Bowl twice playing with the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys.

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As of January 2019, what is the record for most receptions in a playoff game by a single player?

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Answer: 15
Darren Sproles (2012) and James White (2019) share the record for most receptions in playoff game, which is 15.

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Who is considered to be the biggest player to ever wear a Florida Gators' uniform?

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Answer: Max Starks
The University of Florida produced many great players, amongst them former Steelers' lineman Max Starks, who is 6-foot-8 and weighs in at 350 pounds.

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Tiger Woods became a professional golfer in what year?

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Answer: 1996
Tiger Woods became a professional golfer in 1996 and has become one of the highest paid athletes. Besides golfing, Woods also creates golf courses in different countries like Jack's Bay in the Bahamas.

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In 1999, the Chicago Bulls traded established superstar Scottie Pippen to which other team?

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Answer: Houston Rockets
Scottie Pippen was traded to the Houston Rockets in 1999 for the relatively-obscure player Roy Rogers and a worthless second-round pick, but by that time the Bulls had firmly decided that the highly-successful Jordan years, which Pippen helped define, were over.

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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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Which legendary player has won the NFL's Most Valuable Player Award more than any of his peers?

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Answer: Peyton Manning
Peyton Manning of the Indianapolis Colts has won the MVP Award a record five times (2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2013).



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