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Name these Texas Athletes [QUIZ]

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Some of the best known athletes from over the years as well as today hail from the Lone Star State. Can you identify which of these athletes calls Texas home?

One of the highest paid WWE wrestlers of all time was once known as “Texas Red”. In 2013 he was voted as the greatest WWE wrestler ever by a poll conducted the British website Digital Spy.
One of the highest paid WWE wrestlers of all time was once known as “Texas Red”. In 2013 he was voted as the greatest WWE wrestler ever by a poll conducted the British website Digital Spy. Who am I?
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This left-handed pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers was awarded the 2014 National League MVP title. This baseball player and his wife have created a faith based organization that in 2012 helped build a home for children in Zambia.
This left-handed pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers was awarded the 2014 National League MVP title. This baseball player and his wife have created a faith based organization that in 2012 helped build a home for children in Zambia. Who am I?
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A center for the Phoenix Mercury, this WNBA player has a height of 6’8” and wears a men’s size 17 shoe.
A center for the Phoenix Mercury, this WNBA player has a height of 6’8” and wears a men’s size 17 shoe. Who am I?
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The Boston Celtics picked this point guard in the first round, sixth overall in 2014.
The Boston Celtics picked this point guard in the first round, sixth overall in 2014. Who am I?
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Sports Illustrated named this New Orleans quarterback, “Sportsman of the Year” in 2010. He was named Super Bowl XLIV MVP with a still standing record of completing 32 of 39 passes, 288 passing yards and two touchdowns.
Sports Illustrated named this New Orleans quarterback, “Sportsman of the Year” in 2010. He was named Super Bowl XLIV MVP with a still standing record of completing 32 of 39 passes, 288 passing yards and two touchdowns. Who am I?
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NASCAR has seen several sibling rivalries. The younger brother from this family has competed for the first time in 1969 on a quarter midget track. In 1980 he competed in his first NASCAR race finishing in third place and has raced over 1,000 times.
NASCAR has seen several sibling rivalries. The younger brother from this family has competed for the first time in 1969 on a quarter midget track. In 1980 he competed in his first NASCAR race finishing in third place and has raced over 1,000 times. Who am I?
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The son of a former NBA player, was born in Texas but moved to Colorado when he was five before coming back to Texas several years later. It was his father who introduced him to Joe Sakic in Colorado who played hockey professionally for 21 years. Sakic advised them to have this future Nashville Predator defenseman practice skating before hitting the ice.
The son of a former NBA player, was born in Texas but moved to Colorado when he was five before coming back to Texas several years later. It was his father who introduced him to Joe Sakic in Colorado who played hockey professionally for 21 years. Sakic advised them to have this future Nashville Predator defenseman practice skating before hitting the ice. Who am I?
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With three PGA tour wins, this professional golfer won his last tournament in 2010 on the Hawaii Sony Open tour.
With three PGA tour wins, this professional golfer won his last tournament in 2010 on the Hawaii Sony Open tour. Who am I?
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After winning a gold medal for boxing in the 1968 Olympics, this well-known heavyweight boxing champion lost his title in 1974 to Muhammad Ali. Proving it is never too late, in 1994 at the age of 45 he regained his title as not only the world champion but the oldest to do so.
After winning a gold medal for boxing in the 1968 Olympics, this well-known heavyweight boxing champion lost his title in 1974 to Muhammad Ali. Proving it is never too late, in 1994 at the age of 45 he regained his title as not only the world champion but the oldest to do so. Who am I?
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Former American road racing cyclist founded the Livestrong nonprofit organization providing support for persons affected with cancer. After a doping scandal this native Texas resigned from the organization in 2013.
Former American road racing cyclist founded the Livestrong nonprofit organization providing support for persons affected with cancer. After a doping scandal this native Texas resigned from the organization in 2013. Who am I?
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