U.S. Sports Trivia #3

Can you answer these questions from the world of American sports?
Quiz by Quizmaster
Last updated: January 2, 2020
First submittedJuly 18, 2015
Times taken11,676
Enter answer here
 / 20 guessed
The quiz is paused. You have remaining.
You scored / = %
This beats or equals % of test takers also scored 100%
The average score is
Your high score is
Your fastest time is
Keep scrolling down for answers and more stats ...
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?
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?
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
Level 89
Jul 20, 2015
I was really hoping the other Forrest Gump sport was going to be Cross Country.
Level 78
Dec 4, 2015
I tried that, too. :)
Level 86
Jul 20, 2015
Can you give some more spelling latitude on Ernhardt/Earnhart/Ernhart/Earnhardt?
Level ∞
Jul 21, 2015
All those spellings would have worked.
Level 79
Oct 17, 2015
The spelling of Ickey in the answer is correct, but is incorrect in the clue. Thanks for the quiz!
Level ∞
Mar 7, 2019
Finally fixed
Level 71
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 :(

Level 78
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.
Level 70
Mar 12, 2017
I got 17/20 - but missed the Pistons question - and I'm a Pistons fan LOL
Level 62
Dec 4, 2015
For a majority of these questions, I didn't know the answer but was able to guess them.
Level 27
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.
Level ∞
Mar 7, 2019
Updated to 111
Level 64
Dec 26, 2017
For "Figure Skating", can you also please accept "Figure Sk8ing"?
Level 45
May 9, 2018
Donkeys should be accepted for Broncos, just sayin
Level 65
Apr 13, 2019
I only got the Kristi Yamaguchi question because of the Simpsons episode she's in.
Level 69
Nov 11, 2019
Could you accept skating for figure skating?
Level ∞
Nov 11, 2019
Level 83
Jan 26, 2021
Woody Allen was famous for not putting in long days on his movie sets so he could go to Knicks games.