Dec 2, 2021

Random Thursday

Time to learn an array of sports facts from Shane Carley in the ever-entertaining True Facts That Sound Like Bull$#*t! These facts continue to surprise me even if the genre isn't one of my faves!


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Did you know that the Denver Broncos have gone to the Super Bowl 8 times, yet they were never led by a quarterback who they drafted. Craig Morton (1 Super Bowl), John Elway (5 Super Bowls), and Peyton Manning (2 Super Bowls) were all drafted by other teams before being acquired by the Broncos.

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Did you know that there was once a USA Rock Paper Scissors League? The grand prize was $50,000!

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Did you know there is a minor league baseball team called the Montgomery Biscuits?

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Did you know that the world's best competitive eaters can eat an average of one hotdog every 8.5 seconds? Joey Chestnut ate a record 70 hotdogs in 10 minutes in 2016. This cemented his place at the top of the competitive eating world.

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Did you know that "chess boxing" is a real sport? It literally combines boxing and chess! This game was officially created in 1992.

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