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History of Team Names

Have you ever wondered where did that team get their name? Then this quiz is for you! It covers the history and origin of 10 different teams from NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL.
Average (10 qns)
Aug 16 07
1530 plays
They Used to be Who?

North American professional sports teams often move around. As teams lose money, they often look to greener pastures in other cities. Below are 20 questions about 20 teams who have moved since their founding.
Tough (20 qns)
Apr 08 09
537 plays
The Originals

Some of today's professional teams in the NHL, MLB, NBA or NFL have had history in other cities, but which one?
Average (10 qns)
Sep 19 09
339 plays
Mascots, Logos, and Name Changes

The three things you don't know about a team. I got my information from Wikipedia.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 29 07
918 plays
They Played Where?

These US sports teams from the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and MLS all enjoy home field/court advantage by playing somewhere other than where their name suggests. Do you know who plays where?
Average (10 qns)
May 21 10
450 plays
Original Team Nicknames

Team nicknames in sports are as familiar to any sports fan as their own names. Many of today's teams, however, began play under a different moniker. See how well you know these original names, and how big of a fan you are!
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 20 08
510 plays
Teams That Were [1]

A quiz on teams that were. Some teams in sports such as the big four Baseball, Football, Basketball and Hockey once resided in other cities or existed before folding. This quiz will jog your memory and see hw many you remember.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 28 01
1134 plays
Back Up the Moving Van #2

These days, it seems we sports fans cheer more for laundry than teams, but what the heck. Here's another "back up the moving van" quiz about pro sports teams and where they were before where they are.
Average (10 qns)
Sep 19 02
567 plays
Relocated U.S. Sports Teams

This quiz is about teams from the major American sports leagues-MLB, NFL, NBA, and NHL-that have at some point in their history relocated.
Tough (10 qns)
Jan 01 12
456 plays
Sports Franchise Genealogy

It's surprising how many sports franchises started in cities or with names quite different from how we know them today. Can you trace these family trees?
Average (10 qns)
Oct 13 05
393 plays
Teams That Were [2]

A quiz on teams that were. Some teams in sports such as the big four Baseball, Football, Basketball and Hockey once resided in other cities or existed before folding. This quiz will jog your memory and see how many you remember.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 29 01
714 plays
Original Names of Pro Sports Teams

In sports, many teams re-locate. Often, they keep the old team name. e.g. it's easy to recall that the Los Angeles Dodgers were the Brooklyn Dodgers. This quiz is harder. You will have to recall the original name of the team involved. Good Luck!
Tough (15 qns)
Oct 28 04
447 plays
They Played Where?

Many of today's sports franchises started out in different towns, in different stadiums. Test your knowledge of basketball, baseball, football, and hockey with this quiz.
Tough (15 qns)
Jul 06 00
2136 plays
Back Up The Moving Van #1

You mean the Dodgers didn't always play in Los Angeles? Of course not! Here are some questions about major league sports teams which currently reside in a city other than their original!
Average (10 qns)
Aug 12 02
612 plays
North American Team Origins

Here are some questions as to the original cities of North American sports franchises.
Difficult (10 qns)
Dec 16 09
354 plays
Sports Teams on the Move

Not every sports team finishes up where it starts out. Quite a few have picked up stakes and moved. Test your knowledge about some of the rolling stones of sports!
Tough (20 qns)
Jun 25 02
942 plays
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