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Moved Sports Franchises Quiz
These sports franchises either moved cities or changed names. Give us the previous name or city.
In the case of more than one change, use the most recent
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December 30, 2010
September 4, 2018
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Oklahoma City Thunder
Los Angeles Lakers
New Orleans Jazz
Minnesota North Stars
Los Angeles Dodgers
San Francisco Giants
New York Giants
St. Louis Rams
Los Angeles Rams
Kansas City Athletics
St. Louis Cardinals
Dec 30, 2010
Great quiz! And amazing that you put it together so quickly after I suggested it just last week. :D Good idea to add the note at the bottom, especially for the A's and the Cardinals. In the case of the Athletics, it makes the quiz much more difficult!
Dec 30, 2010
In truth, I made the quiz before you suggested it. I guess great minds think alike!
Apr 3, 2016
Not sure if this list was suppose to be all inclusive of active franchises but the Atlanta Thrashers also moved to become the Winnipeg Jets.
Dec 30, 2010
this is a MOVED sports franchises quiz right? then why is the washington bullets considered a move to the washington wizards....they didnt go anywhere!
Dec 15, 2015
The subtitle says moved or changed names. I agree; the last qualifier is pretty lame, in regards to the Bullets.
Dec 30, 2010
"These sports franchises either moved cities or changed names. Give us the previous name or city." Title notwithstanding, it's pretty plainly spelled out.
Jan 7, 2011
What about the Charlotte/New Orleans Hornets?
Mar 4, 2011
Weren't the Arizona Cardinals called the Phoenix Cardinals after St. Louis but before Arizona? Do I have my history wrong? If I have it right, though, wouldn't that be the most recent name change?
Nov 16, 2011
didnt' the atlanta thrashers become the winnipeg jets?
May 7, 2015
Yes they did, 15 years after the Winnipeg Jets became the Phoenix Coyotes (later Arizona Coyotes).
Jan 6, 2012
Chicago Cardinals? or Philadelphia A's?
Jan 13, 2013
And if you want to get into the forgotten prehistory of some major American teams, then how about the Decatur Staleys (now the Bears), the Portsmouth Spartans (now the Lions), the Fort Wayne Pistons (now in Detroit), the St. Louis Browns (now the Orioles), the Syracuse Nationals (now the 76ers), or the Philadelphia Warriors (now Golden State)? This leaves out, of course, teams such as the Rochester Royals, who became the Cincinnati Royals, then the Kansas City Kings, then the Sacramento Kings and possibly the Seattle whatevers in the near future. Or the Buffalo Braves, who became the San Diego Clippers, then the LA Clippers. The list goes on . . . good excuse for an expansion.
Apr 30, 2013
The athletics originally played in philadelphia and the braves originally played in Boston So both those answers should also be acceptable
Jun 4, 2013
good quiz 100%
Jul 3, 2013
I have a few gripes 1. washington wizards never moved just changed their name 2. some of these teams (atlanta braves, oakland athletics and arizona cardinals) have moved more than once. Before moving to milwaukee the braves were in boston, before moving to kansas city the athletics were in philadelphia and before moving to st louis the NFL cardinals were in chicago. the accepted answers and the guesses should reflect that. otherwise good quiz
Jun 6, 2014
Wouldn't you know it... the only ones I missed were from the NHL.
Feb 1, 2019
God help you if you're from Canada. Admit that Tim Horton's tastes worse than the styrofam cup and is weaker than US coffee and you're done for.
Jun 25, 2014
The inconsistencies remain. For example, if you count Washington Bullets for that franchise (which is correct according to the instructions, then you should count Tennessee Oilers for the Titans and
Mar 16, 2015
A's were originally in Philadelphia, and the Rams originally played in Cleveland.. Braves also played in Boston.. Agree that the bullete//wizards doesn't fit, especially given how many times the clippers have moved.
Sep 8, 2015
Arizona Coyotes used to be Phoenix Coyotes,
Feb 25, 2016
You might want to update this since the St. Louis Rams just recently moved to Los Angeles
Mar 21, 2016
Philadelphia should definitely be accepted for the Athletics
Apr 3, 2016
This is certainly outdated, they are the Los Angeles Rams again. Obviously since I'm playing this in 2016.
Apr 16, 2016
Agreed. You might want to flip the hint and the answer for the Rams question, since they moved again.
Aug 21, 2016
Braves were originally from Boston and the athletics were originally from Philadelphia
Dec 18, 2016
Rams are back in LA now, plus there are other teams such as the Syracuse Nationals who moved to Philadelphia to become the 76ers and the Rochester Royals who moved to Sacramento to become the Kings
Feb 1, 2018
Why wouldn't you accept the Philadelphia A's, Boston Braves, Chicago Cardinals, or Cleveland Rams since these franchises started out in these cities I mentioned?
Oct 15, 2018
St. Louis Rams are back in L.A. now, so should be taken off. Also, I agree with other commenters that Philadelphia should be accepted for the A's.
Jan 29, 2019
If anything, they should just switch places. St Louis should be the previous and LA is current.
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