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Up until 2018, who was the only player in NFL history to have rushed for a 99-yard touchdown?

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Answer: Tony Dorsett
In 2018 Derrick Henry matched the record set by Tony Dorsett as a member of the Dallas Cowboys in 1982.

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Who was the first tennis player to complete a "Grand Slam" in the history of the sport?

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Answer: Don Budge
In the year 1938, ex-American male tennis player Don Budge became the first player in the sport's history to successfully complete a Grand Slam. He won the men's singles of the U.S. Championship two times that year, and he also won the French and Wimbledon Championships as well.

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Who eliminated Rafael Nadal in the 2012 Wimbledon Tennis Championship?

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Answer: Lukas Rosol
Rafael Nadal shockingly got eliminated in the second round of the 2012 Wimbledon Tennis Championship. He lost to Czech underdog, Lukas Rosol. Rosol, at that time, was ranked Number 100 whereas Nadal was ranked Number 2.

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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.

Easy

Ariya Jutanugarn is one of the most successful female golfers. Which country does she come from?

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Answer: Thailand
Ariya was born in Bangkok, Thailand. In the history of Thailand, Ariya is the first golf player to win a major championship.

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What is the average total length of a NFL football game?

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Answer: 3 Hours
Despite NFL games lasting on average about 3 hours, the ball is actually in play for only about 11 minutes. The television audience spends much of this time watching commercials and instant replays.

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In what state is the NFL's Pro Bowl played in annually?

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Answer: Hawaii
Since 1980 every Pro Bowl has been played at the Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Which NFL legend also went on to win a season of "Dancing with the Stars"?

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Answer: Emmitt Smith
Peerless retired running back Emmitt Smith, alongside professional dancer Cheryl Burke, won season three of "Dancing with the Stars".

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Which tennis player became the first to win more than one singles tournament in the Olympics?

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Answer: Andy Murray
In 2016, Andy Murray set a record as the first tennis player to ever win a singles tournament twice in the history of the Olympics.

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The first Australian tennis player to win the Wimbledon Championship was known as?

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Answer: Brookes
In the year 1907, Brookes became the first Australian to win the Wimbledon title. His triumph also meant that he was the first non-British to ever win the title.



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