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U.S. Sports Trivia #3

Can you answer these questions from the world of American sports?
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First submittedJuly 18, 2015
Last updatedMarch 7, 2019
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What is the oldest major league baseball stadium?
Fenway Park
Which NFL team did John Elway play for?
Denver Broncos
Who suffered a fatal crash at the Daytona 500 in 2001?
Dale Earnhardt
Besides football, what sport did Forrest Gump play?
Table Tennis
Who did the United States defeat in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup finals?
Japan
What do you call a baseball player who bats both left and right handed?
Switch Hitter
What is the nickname of the U.S. hockey team's victory over Russia in 1980?
The Miracle on Ice
Who was banned from baseball in 1989 for betting on games?
Pete Rose
What movie director frequently can be found at New York Knicks games?
Spike Lee
Which Big Ten university is located in West Lafayette, Indiana?
Purdue University
What diminutive NBA player has won multiple slam dunk contests, first in 2006?
Nate Robinson
What baseball player is the namesake of a type of elbow surgery?
Tommy John
What women's team won 111 straight college basketball games?
Connecticut
Who guaranteed several Detroit Pistons victories, but not always successfully?
Rasheed Wallace
What touchdown dance did Ickey Woods perform?
The Ickey Shuffle
What golfer is affectionately known as "Lefty"?
Phil Mickelson
What famous race goes from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska?
The Iditarod
What sport did Kristi Yamaguchi participate in?
Figure Skating
What convicted killer promoted boxing matches for Ali, Foreman, and Tyson?
Don King
What running back was traded from the Cowboys to the Vikings in 1989
with disastrous results for the Vikings?
Herschel Walker
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level 83
Jul 20, 2015
I was really hoping the other Forrest Gump sport was going to be Cross Country.
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level 76
Dec 4, 2015
I tried that, too. :)
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level 83
Jul 20, 2015
Can you give some more spelling latitude on Ernhardt/Earnhart/Ernhart/Earnhardt?
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level ∞
Jul 21, 2015
All those spellings would have worked.
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level 76
Oct 17, 2015
The spelling of Ickey in the answer is correct, but is incorrect in the clue. Thanks for the quiz!
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level ∞
Mar 7, 2019
Finally fixed
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level 69
Dec 4, 2015
As a non-American, non-sports fan, I thought I'd give it a go to see how many I'd get. I managed to beat 0.5% of all participants, by answering Don King, and that's all :(
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level 76
Dec 4, 2015
I'm an American and I got less than half. Other than quasi-holidays such as Superbowl Sunday and World Series Week and watching the grandkids at their games, I just can't convince myself to care, but I salute those of you - such as my daughter - who are experts.
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level 66
Mar 12, 2017
I got 17/20 - but missed the Pistons question - and I'm a Pistons fan LOL
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level 61
Dec 4, 2015
For a majority of these questions, I didn't know the answer but was able to guess them.
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level 73
Dec 5, 2015
only one i had to guess on was the pistons question...just started typing in players...by the 6th one i got it...and i wasnt even going for rasheed...typed in wallace for ben
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level 43
Dec 7, 2015
I also typed in Wallace for Ben but ended up getting it right! lol
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level 29
Feb 17, 2017
If youre still updating these you can change the UConn question to 100 games. They won their 100th game in a row the other day.
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level ∞
Mar 7, 2019
Updated to 111
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level 66
Dec 26, 2017
For "Figure Skating", can you also please accept "Figure Sk8ing"?
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level 40
May 9, 2018
Donkeys should be accepted for Broncos, just sayin
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level 64
Apr 13, 2019
I only got the Kristi Yamaguchi question because of the Simpsons episode she's in.