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1 The Agony of Defeat [ 1 ]
For every team or person who experiences the thrill of victory, there is a team or person who must face the agony of defeat. See how much you know about famous and unforgotten losers.
10 Q
Feb 02 03
4197 plays
2 Biggest Blowouts in USA Sports
A look at some of the biggest blowouts in competition, and an embarrassment for one of the teams.
10 Q
Feb 24 11
438 plays
3 They Didn't Have a Prayer
Despite facing long odds and being given no chance at victory, the little guy can win. Sometimes David does beat Goliath. This quiz focuses on some of the biggest upsets in the history of sports.
10 Q
Jun 15 14
333 plays
4 Sport Faux Pas
"The fault...lies not in our stars but in ourselves". In sports a millisecond of time can label a player as a 'goat', responsible for a faux pas at a most inauspicious time.
10 Q
Oct 14 11
402 plays
5 Missed It By That Much
A number of sports situations in which a team or person came extremely close to accomplishing something, but couldn't get it done. From a wide variety of sports.
10 Q
Feb 03 10
372 plays
6 A Wing and a Prayer
Let's take a look back at some miraculous comebacks in sports history.
10 Q
Jul 16 13
435 plays
7 And the Winner's Not...
A quiz based on shocking upsets and meltdowns in competitions, where history remembers the loser for various reasons more than the winner.
10 Q
Nov 08 11
351 plays
8 Not Great Moments in Sports
When people reminisce about sports usually their minds tend to indulge in the greatest, most thrilling moments. But what about the awful, embarrassing and/or ridiculous moments? Lest we forget, this quiz is dedicated to dredging them up...enjoy!
10 Q
Jan 18 03
2865 plays
9 The Underdog: Don't Deny Me
This quiz is about 10 underdogs who would shock the sports world.
10 Q
Jun 01 11
3942 plays
10 Second to One
Winning isn't everything or the only thing. Let's give some love to coming in second. Concentration is on USA sporting scene.
10 Q
Jan 20 15
213 plays
11 The Agony of Defeat [ 2 ]
Victory can only be had by a select few. For the rest, there is the bitter sting of defeat. Here is a second helping of heartbreakers and disasters in the world of sports.
10 Q
Nov 24 04
519 plays
12 Sports' Greatest Choke Artists!
Sports are meant to break you heart, all right. These guys proved it.
10 Q
Mar 09 01
2766 plays
13 The Thrill of Victory
Few things are greater than winning that big game. Here's a quiz devoted to some of the more magical moments in sports.
10 Q
Jul 09 03
681 plays
14 The Runner-Up
This quiz will encompass the National Football League, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, and the National Hockey League. It is about the teams that came "Oh So Close" but received no cigar. Good luck!
15 Q
May 18 03
699 plays
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Last Updated Jun 17 15 4:08 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* What Colombian soccer player scored an own-goal to help the U.S. upset Colombia in the 1994 World Cup?
* What Buffalo Bill's kicker saw his Super Bowl game-winner sail wide right?
* Tight End Jackie Smith dropped an easy touchdown pass that prevented what team from beating the Pittsburgh Steelers in the Super Bowl?
* Who let an easy grounder roll through his legs, allowing the NY Mets to tie the series 3-3, costing the Boston Red Sox the 1986 World Series (when they went on to lose game seven)?
* Joe Carter hit his World Series-clinching home run off of what Phillies reliever in 1993?

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