publication date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016 (part of Spring 2016)

category: Sports

clue: You'd expect a guy nicknamed Johnny Football to work harder to stay in that sport.

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, and Richard Slominsky


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