Special Sub-Topic: Buffalo Sports
|What is the name of the professional lacrosse team that calls Buffalo home?|
Bandits. The Bandits entered the National Lacrosse League in 1992. They won the championship that year, becoming the first expansion team in league history to win the championship in their first year.
|Who set a Bills' record for rushing yards in a season, when he rushed for 2003 yards?|
O.J. Simpson. In 1973, "The Juice" rushed for 2,003 yards. He was the first player in league history to rush for over 2,000 yards. He did it in only 14 games.
|What Buffalo Sabres goalie won four Vezina Trophies, two Hart Trophies, and an Olympic gold medal?|
Hasek. He didn't win a Stanley Cup until he went to Detroit.
|What Bills' kicker missed a game-winning field goal wide right in Super Bowl XXV?|
Scott Norwood & Norwood. He was released the next year. The Bills brought in their all-time scoring leader Steve Christie.
|Where did the Buffalo Bisons play their home games in the 1990s?|
Dunn Tire Park. Dunn Tire Park is considered one of the finest ballparks in professional baseball. It was opened in 1988.
|During the 1990s, when did Buffalo win the National Lacrosse League Championship?|
1992 & 1993 & 1996. The Bandits beat the Philadelphia Wings each time in Buffalo at Memorial Auditorium.
|Who was the original owner of the Buffalo Bills?|
Ralph Wilson & Wilson. He had been on just about every NFL board and owned one of the original 10 teams in the AFL.
|The Buffalo Bills won the AFL championship?|
t. They won it in 1964 and 1965, both times beating the San Diego Chargers.
|The Buffalo Bisons were in what league in the 1880s?|
International League. The Bisons started playing in 1879 in the National League. They started playing in the International League in 1886. They played in many different leagues including the Eastern League, Western League, and American League.
|In one of the greatest comebacks in playoff history, the Bills beat the Miami Dolphins in January 1993.|
f. The Bills came back to beat the Houston Oilers after a 32 point second half deficit. The half-time score was 3-28 which became 3-35 early in the third quarter. The Bills won 41-38 in overtime.
|Who scored the infamous overtime goal in game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals between Buffalo and Dallas?|
Brett Hull & Hull. The goal gave Dallas the Cup, and has been deemed "No Goal" in Buffalo ever since.
|What's the name of Buffalo's Arena football team?|
Destroyers. The Destroyers played in the Arena league from 1999 until the franchise folded at the end of the 2008 season (they moved to Columbus in 2004).
|The Buffalo Bisons were the AAA farm team of what American League team in the 1990s?|
Cleveland Indians. They became the Indians farm club in 1995.
|In which of these years did the Buffalo Sabres make the Stanley Cup finals?|
1975 & 1999. They lost to Philadelphia in 1975 and Dallas in 1999.
|Where do the Buffalo Bills play?|
Orchard Park. Ralph Wilson Stadium is in Orchard Park, New York. It was originally called Rich Stadium. They started play at War Memorial Stadium.
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