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98639B. Sports Minded

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WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 1998 – Who did George Foreman defeat in capturing his first professional heavyweight fight? Foreman defeated Don Waldhelm, by knockout (3rd round) on June 23, 1969.

Who captured the first 24 Hours at Le Mans endurance race in 1923 and what was the average speed? Andre Legache and Rene Leonard teamed to win with an average speed of 57.21 miles per hour.

Name the four American tennis players who captured the 1992 Davis Cup for the United States. Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier and John McEnroe

Who was the last American boxer to win an Olympic gold medal in the 106-pound light flyweight category? Paul Gonzales, 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles

How many times did Hank Iba coach the United States men's Olympic basketball team? Three (1964, 1968 and 1972)

Where did the Oakland Raiders play their first American Football League home games? Kezar Stadium, San Francisco

Who were the 1995 Associated Press male and female athletes of the year? Cal Ripken of the Baltimore Orioles (baseball) and Rebecca Lobo of the University of Connecticut Huskies (college basketball)

Who were the U.S. Olympic Committee sportsman and sportswoman of the year in 1996? Michael Johnson (track and field) and Amy Van Dyken (swimming)

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