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U.S. States with Exactly One Major Pro Sports Team

Name the U.S. states that are home to exactly one professional sports team in the big 4 North American leagues (NHL, NFL, NBA, and MLB).
Dear nitpicker This is based on the team name, not where the stadium is located
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Last updated: November 9, 2019
First submittedNovember 8, 2019
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League
State
NHL
Nevada
NHL
New Jersey
NBA
Oklahoma
NBA
Oregon
NBA
Utah
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level 83
Nov 9, 2019
Great quiz, thank you.
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level 74
Nov 9, 2019
What's the caveat about? A stadium in New Jersey?
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level 79
Nov 9, 2019
The New York Jets/Giants play in a stadium located in New Jersey.
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level 80
Nov 10, 2019
This will need to be updated next year when the Raiders move to Las Vegas.
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level 71
Nov 10, 2019
Was about to say the same, coincidentally Nevada was the one I missed.
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level 66
Nov 12, 2019
stupidly after reading the caveat, I started to enter team names... #facepalm
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level 77
Nov 12, 2019
Based on the team name, which state owns the New England Patriots? I've seen it claimed that Foxborough is more a suburb of Providence than of Boston.
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level 72
Nov 12, 2019
That claim would be very wrong.
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level 62
Nov 18, 2019
It doesn't matter which city it's a suburb of. Foxborough is located entirely in Massachusetts.
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level 68
Nov 18, 2019
Well, for consistency, East Rutherford is located entirely in New Jersey. I see cpgatbyu's point.
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level ∞
Nov 18, 2019
This is why we put the nitpicker caveat up.
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level 66
Nov 18, 2019
Read the disclaimer and immediately thought it was referring to the Giants/Jets playing in New Jersey... only one I ended up missing is New Jersey.
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level 77
Nov 18, 2019
I got 1 point
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level 64
Nov 18, 2019
I got 2.. Cannot name a single team of any of the sports. Not even sure what they are. I just wrote random states..
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level 77
Nov 18, 2019
I got 5 this time trying to think of states with about one biggish-sized city but no really big cities.
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level 42
Nov 18, 2019
Claiming the Giants and Jets are New York teams is like claiming Notre Dame is an Illinois team. The caveat makes the quiz entirely incorrect.
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level 62
Nov 18, 2019
...no, it isn't. They're called the New York Jets and the New York Giants. Are they called the Illinois Fighting Irish? No? Then it's not the same thing.
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level ∞
Nov 18, 2019
This exactly. The Jets and Giants are explicitly New York teams. No one has ever said my favorite team is the "New Jersey Giants".
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level 51
Nov 18, 2019
that caveat is so far from a nitpick, Earth is closer to Andromeda. Write a proper quiz and you wouldn't have to worry about such comments
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level 73
Nov 18, 2019
got one in the last second. always knew this wasn't gonna be for me.
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level 76
Nov 18, 2019
I couldn't figure out why I could only get one correct - Oklahoma. I was typing cities and assumed you accepted Oklahoma for that one instead of having to add city to the name. Sigh.
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level 60
Nov 18, 2019
Ok, so where do the New York Giants and the New York Jets play? I forget. ;)
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level 49
Nov 20, 2019
What about the Nets?
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level 62
Nov 21, 2019
The Nets moved to Brooklyn like six years ago and they're called the Brooklyn Nets now.
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