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Question 1:
When was the Professional sports?
January 2010

Question 2: The British attempts under Scott to reach the ________ illustrate this prejudice.
South PoleAmundsen-Scott South Pole StationRoald AmundsenAntarctica

Question 3: Professional sports, as opposed to ________, are sports in which athletes receive payment for their performance.
College athleticsOlympic GamesEnglandAmateur sports

Question 4: ________
National Basketball AssociationNational Hockey LeagueNew York CityList of American and Canadian cities by number of major professional sports franchises

Question 5: [6] ________ is the highest paid athlete totaling $127,902,706, including his endorsement income, which massively exceeds what he earns from tournament golf.
Lee TrevinoArnold PalmerJack NicklausTiger Woods

Question 6: ________ had the largest salary from the NBA $22,000,000 excluding endorsements.
Shaquille O'NealKevin GarnettStephon MarburyLarry Bird

Question 7: Professional athleticism is seen by some as a contradiction of the central ethos of sport, ________ performed for its own sake and pure enjoyment, rather than as a means of earning a living.
Competition (economics)CompetitionEconomicsHuman

Question 8: For example, rugby union was for many years a part-time sport engaged in by amateurs, and English ________ has allegedly suffered in quality because of a "non-professional" approach.
Indoor cricketCricketOlympic GamesBat-and-ball games

Question 9: In 1990, the average ________ salary was $271,000, and now the average has risen to $1.9 million in the 2008-09 season.
National Hockey League All-Star GameOriginal SixNational Hockey LeagueNational Hockey League rivalries

Question 10: ________ is the highest paid NBA player totaling $40,455,000.
Tim DuncanShaquille O'NealLeBron JamesAllen Iverson

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