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SPORTS TRIVIA 01-29
Written by Staff Report   
Monday, January 28, 2013 5:26 PM

Trivia

Q:  Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green led the AFC All-Stars with three touchdown catches in Sunday's 62-35 Pro Bowl loss to the NFC in Honolulu. Who holds the record for TDs in a Pro Bowl game?

A: Wide receiver Brandon Marshall, then with the Dolphins, caught four TD passes in the 2012 Pro Bowl at Miami. Green is tied with five other players for second with three TDs – John Brockington, Mike Alstott, Jimmy Smith, Shaun Alexander and Larry Fitzgerald.


Today in … 

1977 – Minnesota Viking quarterback Fran Tarkenton becomes the first sports figure to host Saturday Night Live. Other sports figures who will host, or co-host, the live NBC comedy/variety show include Bill Russell (1979), John Madden (1982), Bob Uecker (1984), Alex Karras (1985), Hulk Hogan (1985), Billy Martin (1986), Joe Montana (1987), Walter Payton (1987), Wayne Gretzky (1989), Chris Evert (1989), George Steinbrenner (1990), Michael Jordan (1991), Charles Barkley (1993, 2010, 2012), Nancy Kerrigan (1994), George Foreman (1994), Deion Sanders (1995), Derek Jeter (2001), Jonny Moseley (2002), Jeff Gordon (2003), Andy Roddick (2003), Tom Brady (2004), Lance Armstrong (2005), Peyton Manning (2007), LeBron James (2007), Michael Phelps (2008), Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson (2000, 2009) and Eli Manning (2012).


Birthdays

Bills wide receiver Andre Reed, bown 1964.  Bengals runningback Harold Green, born 1968.