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What professional sport did Pat Mahomes' father play?

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Answer: Baseball
More information: Pat Mahomes II recently became only the third player in NFL history to throw 50 touchdowns in a single season, 2018. His father played Major League Baseball from 1992 to 2003.

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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
More information: 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 won the wheelchair men's singles of the Australian Open 2011 Championship?

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Answer: Shingo Kunieda
More information: In 2011, Shingo Kunieda, who is a Japanese international, picked up his fourth title of the Australian Open Wheelchair men's singles Championship. He beat Stephane Houdet in the final game of the tournament.

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In 2016, Giants' wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. appeared on which television series?

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Answer: Code Black
More information: Beckham appeared as himself on a 2016 episode of the series "Code Black" entitled "Hail Mary".

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

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Answer: Germany
More information: 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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Which "Rocky" actor once played in the NFL?

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Answer: Carl Weathers
More information: Carl Weathers, who played the role of Apollo Creed in the "Rocky" franchise, actually was an undrafted played in the NFL from 1971 to 1974.

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Which one of the following NFL teams is actually publicly-owned?

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Answer: Green Bay Packers
More information: The Green Bay Packers are a publicly-owned, non-profit corporation and have been so since 1923.

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Which player was selected first in the 1983 NBA Draft?

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Answer: Ralph Sampson
More information: Hall of Famer Ralph Sampson was picked first overall by the Houston Rockets during the 1983 NBA draft. He had a ton of potential and an amazing start to his NBA career, winning many prestigious awards and accolades. However, his latter professional years were unfortunately stunted by injuries.

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Throughout the first 70 years of NBA history (1947 - 2017), who is the shortest person to have played in the league?

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Answer: Muggsy Bogues
More information: The 5'3" (1.6 m) Muggsy Bogues actually went on to have a solid NBA career, the highlight of which arguably was his appearance in the 1996 film "Space Jam" alongside Michael Jordan.



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