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1.
  Hometown Heroes   great trivia quiz  
Classification Quiz
 10 Qns
USA Athletes Playing Near Their Hometowns
How convenient it must be to be a sports star where you grew up. Such was the case for these 10 athletes from the USA who played a major part of their careers near their hometowns. Good luck on the quiz!
Easier, 10 Qns, Triviaballer, Aug 13 23
Easier
Triviaballer gold member
Aug 13 23
260 plays
2.
  Coaches Other Gigs    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These coaches are best known for coaching at one particular place, but they also coached at other places. Can you figure out where their "other gigs" were?
Easier, 10 Qns, bigwoo, Jul 07 23
Easier
bigwoo gold member
Jul 07 23
216 plays
3.
  Professional Sports Logos!    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
Questions in this quiz give a general description of a logo, and your job is to match it to the corresponding team that plays in the NHL, NBA, NFL, or MLB!
Average, 20 Qns, crumbworks, Nov 07 16
Average
crumbworks
3999 plays
4.
  Arizona Sports    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Arizona: 1912-2012. Here are some of the highlights of the Arizona sports world during its first century as a state.
Average, 10 Qns, PDAZ, Feb 20 12
Average
PDAZ gold member
370 plays
5.
  Sports in Missouri    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
A series of questions on sports events, teams and personalities from the Show-Me State, both past and present
Average, 15 Qns, Dizart, Aug 30 19
Average
Dizart gold member
Aug 30 19
291 plays
6.
  Sport in Louisiana    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz features sports teams and people, past and present, from the Pelican State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Sep 06 19
Average
Dizart gold member
Sep 06 19
286 plays
7.
  Sports in Massachusetts    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The 14th quiz in this series on sports in individual US states pays a visit to the Bay State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Jan 23 13
Average
Dizart gold member
480 plays
8.
  Sport in Maryland   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about sports teams and people, past and present, from the Old Line State?
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Dec 04 19
Average
Dizart gold member
Dec 04 19
231 plays
9.
  Sport in Wisconsin    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about sports teams, events and people, past and present, from the Badger State?
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Sep 12 19
Average
Dizart gold member
Sep 12 19
269 plays
10.
  Three Teams, One City    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
I'll give you three team nicknames can you name the city? This should be easy even for kids!
Very Easy, 10 Qns, Sarah606, Oct 16 13
Very Easy
Sarah606
5529 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Rusty Wallace, from Arnold, Missouri, is a famous name in which sport?

From Quiz "Sports in Missouri"




11.
  Sport in Illinois    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My series of quizzes on sports in individual US states pays a visit to the Prairie State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Jan 21 13
Average
Dizart gold member
402 plays
12.
  Sport in Colorado    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
The second of my quizzes on sports in individual states of the USA features the Centennial State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Jan 26 12
Average
Dizart gold member
296 plays
13.
  Sport in Nevada    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about sports teams, events and athletes from the Silver State?
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Sep 18 20
Average
Dizart gold member
Sep 18 20
198 plays
14.
  Sport in Oregon    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge of sports teams and people, past and present, from the Beaver State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Oct 31 19
Average
Dizart gold member
Oct 31 19
229 plays
15.
  Sport in Utah    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about sports teams, events and personalities from the Beehive State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Jan 24 20
Average
Dizart gold member
Jan 24 20
161 plays
16.
  Sport in Connecticut    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about sports teams, events and people, past and present, from the Constitution State?
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Feb 06 20
Average
Dizart gold member
Feb 06 20
210 plays
17.
  Florida Professional Sports Teams    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a simple quiz on professional sports teams in Florida. Can you match the city and sport and team name?
Easier, 10 Qns, Sarah606, Aug 26 17
Easier
Sarah606
Aug 26 17
2395 plays
18.
  Sport in The District of Columbia    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How much do you know about sports teams and people, past and present, from Washington D.C.?
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Dec 12 19
Average
Dizart gold member
Dec 12 19
199 plays
19.
  Sport in Arizona    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
My sporting tour of the USA continues with a quiz on sports in the Grand Canyon State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Jan 07 13
Average
Dizart gold member
355 plays
20.
  Sport in Rhode Island    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge of sports teams, events and athletes, past or present, from the Ocean state.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Mar 25 20
Average
Dizart gold member
Mar 25 20
155 plays
21.
  Sport in Tennessee    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Find out how much you know about sport in the Volunteer State in the latest quiz in this series!
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Mar 21 13
Average
Dizart gold member
294 plays
22.
  Carolina Blue: Heel to Toe   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz details the history of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill athletics.
Tough, 10 Qns, ThurstAsh, Jan 08 11
Tough
ThurstAsh
182 plays
23.
  Wisconsin and Sports    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Wisconsin is home to all sorts of championship sports teams - even if it only happens now and then. Test your knowledge of Badger State teams.
Average, 10 Qns, parrotman2006, Sep 19 22
Average
parrotman2006 gold member
Sep 19 22
117 plays
24.
  One Name, Two Cities    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about those team names that exist in different cities, sometimes in different sports.
Easier, 10 Qns, PLaverty, Mar 09 10
Easier
PLaverty
3089 plays
25.
  Sport in Florida    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Check out your knowledge of sport in the Sunshine State in the latest quiz in this series.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Dec 13 12
Average
Dizart gold member
429 plays
26.
  Sport in North Carolina    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge of sports in the Tar Heel State in this, the sixth of a series of quizzes on sports in individual US states.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Sep 26 12
Average
Dizart gold member
382 plays
27.
  Athletes With a Nevada Connection    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Many prominent athletes were either born, lived, or attended college in Nevada. Can you recognize these athletes that had a impact on Nevada sports?
Average, 10 Qns, ghosttowner, Aug 12 09
Average
ghosttowner gold member
338 plays
28.
  Oregon Sports Teams and Players   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will cover Oregon sports history, primarily from the college and professional level. Good luck.
Average, 10 Qns, rwillia1, Aug 18 08
Average
rwillia1
256 plays
29.
  West Virginia Sports History   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
All things West Virginia sports.
Average, 10 Qns, Mailman79, Jul 30 09
Average
Mailman79
211 plays
30.
  Sport in New Jersey    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
See how much you know about sports teams and people from the Garden State. (New York teams who have home stadiums in New Jersey aren't included)
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Mar 05 20
Average
Dizart gold member
Mar 05 20
196 plays
31.
  Sport in Oklahoma    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge on sports teams and players, past and present, from the Sooner State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Dec 21 19
Average
Dizart gold member
Dec 21 19
232 plays
32.
  Sport in Kentucky    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your knowledge on sports teams, venues and personalities from the Bluegrass State.
Average, 10 Qns, Dizart, Dec 19 19
Average
Dizart gold member
Dec 19 19
198 plays
33.
  Maryland Sports Teams    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you know about the different sports teams that call the Free State home? This quiz has football, basketball, baseball, and college level sports.
Average, 10 Qns, shahzy1022, Oct 31 09
Average
shahzy1022
255 plays
34.
  Sport Stars of the South    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the challenging field of athletics, great contenders have transported their screaming spectators to a different world in entertainment. For most of the crowd, it is more than a pastime, it is an obsession. See how ardent of a sports buff you are!
Average, 10 Qns, lilady, Feb 19 10
Average
lilady
448 plays
35.
  Where Do These Teams Play?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Where do these teams play their home games?
Tough, 10 Qns, Ken1260, Dec 09 08
Tough
Ken1260
6302 plays
36.
  Athletes from South Carolina   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
These good, very good, and great athletes were all born and/or raised in the Palmetto state. It's time they and the state that spawned them get a little recognition.
Average, 10 Qns, PaulDrake, Feb 27 07
Average
PaulDrake
314 plays
37.
  Connecticut Collegiate Nicknames    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Please take this quiz about college nicknames from Connecticut, the Constitution State. Have fun and enjoy!
Tough, 10 Qns, mrgrouchy, Feb 13 09
Tough
mrgrouchy
214 plays
38.
  New Orleans Sports Teams   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This is a quiz composed up of random trivia about sports and sports teams in and around New Orleans. Good luck!
Average, 10 Qns, horsediva911, Mar 10 08
Average
horsediva911
353 plays
39.
  Cities and their Teams    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
Cities like their sports. Yet some cities, are missing a team in at least one of these four North American pro leagues - MLB, NFL, NBA, NHL. Can you spot which are represented in all 4 leagues and which not?
Average, 15 Qns, grisham, Mar 24 20
Average
grisham
Mar 24 20
502 plays
40.
  Oklahoma Sports    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
In the great state of Oklahoma, many dissolve over the outcome of the "Bedlam Battle" (the yearly OU vs. OSU rival football game). Needless to say, they take their sports very serious. How many of these sports stars from Oklahoma?
Tough, 10 Qns, thaver, May 26 06
Tough
thaver
201 plays
41.
  Stadiums and Arenas    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
All sports teams have a place called home. See how much you know about the home advantage teams across the college and pro spectrums have!
Difficult, 20 Qns, cag1970, Jul 12 09
Difficult
cag1970
1180 plays
42.
  USA Major Sport Franchises    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are 10 fun questions concerning franchises of the four major league sports in the US. NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB.
Tough, 10 Qns, jmoskow, Jul 12 09
Tough
jmoskow gold member
638 plays
43.
  Sports Mascots    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A kind of tough mascot and nickname quiz for any sports fan.
Average, 10 Qns, smooth99, Sep 19 12
Average
smooth99
2148 plays
44.
  Which Person Owns What Team?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Can you name the millionares who own these sports teams?
Easier, 10 Qns, Crybus, Oct 18 16
Easier
Crybus
1236 plays
45.
  Sports Southern Style    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here is some sports trivia with a southern flare with a few mixed in north of the Mason-Dixon line.
Tough, 10 Qns, printdaddy, Mar 12 10
Tough
printdaddy
496 plays
46.
  St. Louis Sports    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some odd St. Louis sports trivia questions. These questions encompass a variety of sports teams and players in St. Louis history. If you grew up in St. Louis, this quiz will test your true knowledge of your hometown sports!
Difficult, 10 Qns, MacyTheCAT, Mar 22 10
Difficult
MacyTheCAT
278 plays
47.
  Colorado Sports    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is all about Colorado Sports!
Tough, 10 Qns, shoeless, Mar 08 06
Tough
shoeless
438 plays
48.
  Wow! Baseball and Football Too?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
An all true-false quiz about cities which had a Major League Baseball team, and a pro football team with the same name? I hope you enjoy it! :-)
Difficult, 10 Qns, Nightmare, Nov 06 05
Difficult
Nightmare gold member
708 plays
49.
  Which Stadium's City?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Well Spring Training opens this week, so how well do you know which city each of these stadiums are in.
Tough, 10 Qns, Ken1260, Jul 27 04
Tough
Ken1260
3059 plays
50.
  New Hampshire Sports    
Multiple Choice
 20 Qns
This is a quiz about sports teams in New Hampshire in the four major sports and NASCAR on professional levels.
Tough, 20 Qns, tynerman14, Nov 25 09
Tough
tynerman14
225 plays
51.
  Sports Teams    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Hope you have fun with this quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, shdy8ml, Jan 26 10
Average
shdy8ml
763 plays
52.
  Officiation Fiascoes: Fear The Zebra!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz concerns, mostly, Washington, D.C. area teams.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Boromir_Jagr, Jul 12 09
Difficult
Boromir_Jagr
243 plays
53.
  North Suburban Fast Pitch League    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is for North Suburban Fast Pitch League enthusiasts. Have fun!
Tough, 10 Qns, tojo311, Nov 16 21
Tough
tojo311
Nov 16 21
114 plays

USA by Locality Sports Trivia Questions

1. The Milwaukee Brewers were in the 1982 World Series, but lost in game seven to which team?

From Quiz
Wisconsin and Sports

Answer: St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals defeated the Brewers in Game 7 by a score of 6 to 3. It was the first appearance of the Brewers in the World Series (joined MLB in 1969). The Brewers (W-L 95-67) finished one game ahead of the Orioles (94-68) to win the AL East. They beat the Angeles to win the American League pennant. The Cardinals defeated the Braves to win the National League pennant.

2. What sport would you be watching if you attended a Las Vegas Aces game at the Mandalay Bay Events Center?

From Quiz Sport in Nevada

Answer: Basketball

The Las Vegas Aces are members of the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). Founded in 1997, the team was known as the Utah Starzz and then the San Antonio Silver Stars before moving to Nevada in 2018. In 2019, the Aces made it to the playoff semi-finals where they lost to the Washington Mystics.

3. There is no Major League Baseball in Rhode Island, but the city of Pawtucket has been the site of a class AAA Minor League team since the early 1970s. They are a farm team for which MLB team, with whom they share a nickname?

From Quiz Sport in Rhode Island

Answer: Boston Red Sox

The Pawtucket Red Sox were founded in 1970 as members of the class AA Eastern League before moving to the class AAA International League in 1973. Playing home games at McCoy stadium, they are the leading Minor League affiliate of the Boston Red Sox. They were IL champions four times between 1973 and 2014.

4. Princeton University, a member of the Ivy League, is one of the oldest colleges in the USA. In which sport did the Tigers win multiple NCAA National titles between 1992 and 2003?

From Quiz Sport in New Jersey

Answer: Lacrosse

Princeton University was founded in 1746 under its original name of the College of New Jersey. The Tigers have enjoyed considerable success on the lacrosse field, with the men's team winning six NCAA titles between 1992 and 2001, and the women's squad triumphing three times between 1994 and 2003.

5. There are no Major League Baseball teams in Connecticut, but the state capital gained a Minor League team in 2016 with what unusual nickname?

From Quiz Sport in Connecticut

Answer: Hartford Yard Goats

Hartford is the state capital of Connecticut, and, in 2016, a team called the Hartford Yard Goats began play there in the class-AA Eastern League. An affiliate of MLB's Colorado Rockies, the team's unusual nickname has nothing to do with animals, but refers to a small railway locomotive which assembles trains in railroad yards.

6. The University of Kentucky Wildcats have had one of the most successful men's basketball teams in NCAA history. Which legendary coach led them to five national titles between 1948 and 1958?

From Quiz Sport in Kentucky

Answer: Adolph Rupp

The University of Kentucky was founded in Lexington in 1865. The Wildcats men's basketball team have set all sorts of records down the years, with Adolph Rupp leading them to five NCAA national titles during a career that lasted from 1930 until 1972. The team's home court, opened in 1976, was named Rupp Arena in his honour.

7. Oklahoma City Thunder are an NBA team who have been playing basketball in the Sooner State since 2008. Which city did they originally call home before relocating to Oklahoma?

From Quiz Sport in Oklahoma

Answer: Seattle

The Seattle SuperSonics joined the NBA in 1967 and won the league championship in the Pacific Northwest in 1979. Problems in securing a new arena led to the team relocating to Oklahoma City in 2008, where they decided on a new nickname, the Thunder. In 2012, they reached the NBA finals, where they lost to the Miami Heat.

8. The Portland Thorns are a team in which sport?

From Quiz Sport in Oregon

Answer: Soccer

The Portland Thorns are a soccer team who began playing in the newly-formed National Women's Soccer League in 2013. Playing their home games at Providence Park, they were immediately successful, winning the league's first ever championship with victory over Western New York Flash in the final. A second title followed in 2017 when North Carolina Courage were their victims in the final.

9. The Milwaukee Bucks won their first NBA Championship in 1971 with victory over the Baltimore Bullets. Which center was voted the finals MVP?

From Quiz Sport in Wisconsin

Answer: Lew Alcindor

The Milwaukee Bucks were an expansion team who joined the NBA in 1968. In just their third season they were champions, sweeping the Baltimore Bullets 4-0 in the finals. Lew Alcindor was named MVP of the finals as well as winning the league's season MVP award. The day after the finals, he changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

10. What was the nickname of the NBA basketball team that played their home games in New Orleans between 1974 and 1979?

From Quiz Sport in Louisiana

Answer: Jazz

The New Orleans Jazz were a 1974 NBA expansion team. Despite the presence of shooting guard Pete Maravich in their squad, their tenure in the Big Easy wasn't a successful one, with no winning seasons being recorded. In 1979, the team relocated to Salt Lake City where they became the Utah Jazz.

11. The very first Summer Olympics to take place in the USA were the 1904 games in St Louis. What was the name of the Olympic stadium which held the track and field events as well as numerous other sports?

From Quiz Sports in Missouri

Answer: Francis Field

The 1904 games were originally awarded to Chicago, but were moved to St Louis which was holding the Louisiana Purchase exposition at the time. Francis Field had a capacity at the time of 19,000. It still exists in 2019, on the campus of Washington University in St Louis, but with a much-reduced capacity.

12. Until 2016, this city was the largest North American city that had teams in only 3 of the 4 major US sports leagues - MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL. Note: large metro areas are counted as one city, so LA-Anaheim, are counted as one city

From Quiz Cities and their Teams

Answer: Los Angeles

This was the biggest surprise in making this quiz - LA did not have a team in the NFL until 2016. They have two in the other other sports and even in MLS. But not in the NFL, until the Rams moved there from St. Louis; though they did have in the past: the Rams (until 1994) and the Raiders (1982-1994), were in LA in the past and even the San Diego Chargers started in LA, but left in 1963 until they returned in 2017.

13. Pat Summitt won over 1000 games as a head coach in which sport at the University of Tennessee?

From Quiz Sport in Tennessee

Answer: Basketball

Summitt was named head coach of the women's basketball team at Tennessee in 1974. In a reign that would last for 38 seasons, she led the Lady Vols to eight NCAA national titles, and would win 1098 out of 1306 games played.

14. Which Massachusetts golf course hosted three US Opens in the 20th century as well as the 1999 Ryder Cup?

From Quiz Sports in Massachusetts

Answer: Brookline

The Country Club, Brookline, is located in Norfolk County in the western suburbs of Boston. It first held the US Open in 1913, when Francis Ouimet was the winner. Julius Boros (1963) and Curtis Strange (1988) also won US Opens there.

15. The Chicago White Sox ended 88 years of frustration when they won the 2005 World Series. Which former Sox shortstop was the manager who led the team to victory over the Houston Astros?

From Quiz Sport in Illinois

Answer: Ozzie Guillen

The White Sox had had last won the World Series in 1917, and their subsequent failure was often called the "Curse of the Black Sox", a reference to the 1919 team allegedly throwing that year's World Series against the Cincinnati Reds. All those years of pain for Sox fans ended in 2005 when they swept the Astros 4-0 to clinch the 3rd title in franchise history. Guillen had been an AL Rookie of the Year with the White Sox in 1985. He took over as manager from Jerry Manuel in 2004, and won it all in just his second year in the hot seat.

16. The Arizona Diamondbacks were a MLB expansion team in 1998. In 2001, in only their fourth year of existence, they won the World Series, thanks largely to the efforts of which pitching duo?

From Quiz Sport in Arizona

Answer: Randy Johnson & Curt Schilling

The D-Backs were up against a New York Yankees team who were attempting to win their fourth consecutive World Series crown. All seven games were won by the home team, with Arizona scoring two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to win game seven 3-2. Johnson and Schilling were named co-MVPs of the series - both won two games, and their combined ERA was 1.40.

17. The Florida Marlins were an expansion team in Major League Baseball in 1993, and just four years later became the first wild card team to win the World Series. Who was their manager for that triumph?

From Quiz Sport in Florida

Answer: Jim Leyland

Leyland took over as Marlins manager in 1997, and in just his first season in charge took them all the way to the World Series. They defeated the Cleveland Indians in extra innings in game seven to settle one of the most thrilling Series ever. The Marlins (who changed their name to Miami Marlins in 2012) became the first ever wild card qualifier to win the series, and set a record for the fastest series win by an expansion team.

18. The Colorado Rockies joined baseball's National League in 1993; and in 2007 made it all the way to the World Series (it was their first WS appearance). Which American League team beat them 4-0?

From Quiz Sport in Colorado

Answer: Boston Red Sox

The Rockies play their home games at Coors Field in Denver. In 2007, they defeated the San Diego Padres in a one-game play-off to gain a wild card into the play-offs, then proceeded to sweep both the Philadelphia Phillies and Arizona Diamondbacks to reach the World Series. Their fairytale season ended there though, as the Red Sox won their second Fall Classic in four seasons.

19. In 1986, although it was a foul ball, who was the player that hit a baseball out of Busch Stadium that still made headlines?

From Quiz St. Louis Sports

Answer: Mike Laga

Mike Laga had only a nine-season career, but will always be remembered for his famous foul ball blast as a Cardinal. It was the only ball ever hit out of the stadium during a game. The crowd gave him a standing ovation.

20. Which stadium did the Baltimore Ravens play in during the 2009 season?

From Quiz Maryland Sports Teams

Answer: M & T Bank Stadium

The Baltimore Ravens franchise was created in 1996. Before the Ravens, the Baltimore Colts were the native football team who played in Baltimore Stadium which became known as Memorial Stadium. The Colts moved to Indianapolis in 1984. The Ravens defeated the Giants in Super Bowl XXXV for their Super Bowl win in the 2000 season. The Ravens used to play in PSI Net Stadium. Their team colors are purple and black.

21. Born in Nevada, this retired professional tennis player won eight grand slam tournaments during his career. Who is this athlete who had a notable rivalry with Pete Sampras?

From Quiz Athletes With a Nevada Connection

Answer: Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi was born and raised in Las Vegas. He had a long and successful career until injuries forced his retirement in 2006. He was married to Brooke Shields from 1997 to 1999. Agassi married Steffi Graf in 2001.

22. Which Mountaineer football great has his number 75 retired?

From Quiz West Virginia Sports History

Answer: Sam Huff

Sam Huff later had an illustrious career as a linebacker for the New York Giants and Washington Redskins, wearing the #70 in the NFL.

23. This three-meter springboard diver was born in Langdale, Alabama. Who was the gold medal winner at the Montreal Olympics in 1976?

From Quiz Sport Stars of the South

Answer: Jennifer Chandler

Jennifer Chandler was born on June 13, 1959. She demonstrated her diving competition skills in 1975, when she won the gold medal at the Pan American games, and again in 1976 at the Olympic Games. At the climax of her spring boarding career, a bad back caused Chandler to retire at age 21.

24. Yale University's sports teams are known as the "Elis". What other nickname does this college have?

From Quiz Connecticut Collegiate Nicknames

Answer: Bulldogs

Yale University, founded in 1701, is Connecticut's oldest college. The Bulldogs compete in the Ivy League against such foes as the Harvard Crimson, the Princeton Tigers, and the Columbia Lions. Yale is located in New Haven, CT.

25. The Portland Trailblazers are Oregon's NBA team. What year did they win their first NBA championship?

From Quiz Oregon Sports Teams and Players

Answer: 1977

The Portland Trailblazers defeated the Philadelphia 76'ers in the 1977 NBA Finals, 4 games to 2. They accomplished this feat only 7 years after joining the NBA, in 1970. They also made it to the finals against Detroit in 1990 and Chicago in 1992.

26. What is the name of New Orleans NFL football team?

From Quiz New Orleans Sports Teams

Answer: Saints

The Saints first started in 1967. Their symbol is a fleur de lys (fluer de lis).

27. Which team had the worst overall record in the 12 and under age group in the 2005 North Suburban Fast Pitch League season?

From Quiz North Suburban Fast Pitch League

Answer: Palatine Patriots White

The Palatine Patriots White 12 and under team finished 0-12 in the 2005h Suburban Fast Pitch League season. The Glenview Titans White finished just ahead of them with a 1-11 record.

28. What was the first Major League Baseball team to be named after a state rather than a city (excluding New York)?

From Quiz USA Major Sport Franchises

Answer: Minnesota Twins

The Washington (DC) Senators moved to Minnesota in 1961. The Los Angeles Angels were renamed the California Angles in 1965, then the Anaheim Angels in 1997, and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in 2005. The second Washington Senators franchise moved to Texas in 1972. The Florida Marlins franchise was formed in 1993.

29. What 1927 baseball team had a crew of heavy hitters called, "Murderers Row"?

From Quiz Sports Teams

Answer: The New York Yankees

Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig were the biggest guns in the Yankees' shoot-first, ask-questions-later attack. In the regular season, they combined for 107 home runs and 339 RBIs.

30. Which famous hockey team's logo closely represents the national flag of Canada?

From Quiz Professional Sports Logos!

Answer: Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs' logo is (obviously) a maple leaf, which is the basis of the Canadian flag, which was adopted in 1965. The Leafs were formed in 1917 as the Toronto Arena and became the Toronto maple Leafs in 1926.

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