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81) What NFL quarterback is the great-great-great-grandson of Brigham Young?

Former 49er great Steve Young is the great-great-great-grandson of Brigham Young, second president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for whom BYU is named. In his senior season at BYU, Young set an NCAA single-season record with his 71.3% completion percentage.

82) What is the only city to win three major sports championships in the same year?

In 1935, Detroit became the only city to win three major sports championships in the same year, when the Lions won the NFL title, the Tigers won the World Series, and the Red Wings won the Stanley Cup.

83) What is the fastest MMA knockout of all time?

On March 15, 2014 at Warrior Challenge MMA 14 -- a show run by UCMMA -- Mike Garret knocked out Sam Heron in 1 second!

84) What NFL team holds the record for most consecutive losses?

During the 1976 and 1977 seasons, the only thing more offensive than the Buccaneers' orange creamsicle colored jerseys was their ineptitude on the field. They managed to lose an unprecedented 26 games in a row. Things were so bad that when they finally broke their record losing streak, the opposing coach was immediately fired.

85) Who holds the record for most NASCAR wins?

Richard Petty, nicknamed The King, won a record 200 races during his career. He won a record 27 races (10 of them consecutively) in the 1967 season alone!

86) Who is the only heavyweight boxing champion to retire with an undefeated record?

Rocky Marciano retired with a career record of 49-0, including 43 knockouts. His knockout-to-win percentage of 87.75 remains one of the highest in heavyweight boxing history.

87) What is the record for most rebounds in an NBA game?

On November 24, 1960, Philadelphia Warrior Wilt Chamberlain set an NBA record with 55 rebounds in a game against the Boston Celtics.

88) What MLB pitcher holds the record for most consecutive no-hitters?

Johnny Vander Meer pitched two consecutive no-hitters on June 11 and 15, 1938. The prospect of a pitcher breaking this record by hurling three consecutive no-hitters is so unimaginable that LIFE described this as "the most unbreakable of all baseball records."

89) What school holds the record for most consecutive NCAA Basketball Titles?

UCLA won the men's NCAA Basketball Title for 7 consecutive years (1967-73).

90) Who was on the cover of the first Madden football game?

For the first decade of Madden football, the "cover athlete" was none other than John Madden himself. The first player to be featured was Garrison Hearst in 1999. Hearst led the 49ers to the playoffs that year, only to suffer a horrifying broken ankle in the team's second-round game, giving rise to the legend of the "Madden Curse".