TRIVIA

November 17, 2017

Q: Who was the last second baseman (before Altuve) to win the MVP award?

A: Dustin Pedroia



Past Issues:

November 16, 2017

Q: Who is the only pitcher in Diamondbacks’ history not named Randy Johnson to win the Cy Young award?

A: Brandon Webb

November 15, 2017

Q: Giancarlo Stanton is the Marlins’ all-time home run leader with 267. Who’s second with 154?

A: Dan Uggla

November 14, 2017

Q: Five switch-hitters in MLB history have hit over 400 home runs — name four of them…

A: Mickey Mantle, Eddie Murray, Mark Teixeira, Chipper Jones, Carlos Beltran

November 13, 2017

Q: Who is the only player in Georgetown men’s basketball history to average over 20 points per game over the course of his career?

A: Allen Iverson

November 10, 2017

Q: Who was the last player to average a double-double in his rookie season?

A: Blake Griffin

November 9, 2017

Q: Who did Eli Manning replace as the starting QB for the Giants during the 2004 season?

A: Kurt Warner

November 8, 2017

Q: Only two catchers in MLB history have caught four no-hitters. Name one.

A: Jason Varitek, Carlos Ruiz

November 7, 2017

Q: How many times did Deion Sanders hit over .300 during his ten-year MLB career?

A: Once. Sanders ended the 1992 season hitting .304 with a .396 OBP.

November 6, 2017

Q: Which NHL winger made a cameo as the character “Seabass” in ‘Dumb and Dumber?’

A: Cam Neely

November 3, 2017

Q: Who is the Eagles all-time leading rusher?

A: LeSean McCoy

November 2, 2017

Q: Which player has appeared in the most World Series?

A: Yogi Berra (14)

November 1, 2017

Q: Which team has Rich Hill racked up the most career wins for?

A: Cubs (18)

October 31, 2017

Q: Which University of Oregon (later Cavs) point guard is the only Ducks basketball player to ever average over 25 points per game in a season?

A: Terrell Brandon

October 30, 2017

Q: Sandy Koufax started three games in the 1965 World Series — how many batters did he strike out? 

A: 29

October 27, 2017

Q: When was the last time the Red Sox and Yankees both hired new managers in the same offseason?

A: 1992 (BOS: Butch Hobson, NYY: Buck Showalter)

October 26, 2017

Q: What former Yankees pitcher famously broke his hand after punching a clubhouse wall in 2004?

A: Kevin Brown

October 25, 2017

Q: Who is USC’s all-time leading receiver?

A: Marquise Lee

October 24, 2017

Q: Which NBA team selected Taylor Griffin (Blake’s brother) out of the University of Oklahoma in 2009?

A: Phoenix Suns

October 23, 2017

Q: What year was the first World Series played?

A: 1903 (A)

October 20, 2017

Q: Who is the only other player from a California team to hit three home runs in a series-clinching playoff game?

A: Adam Kennedy (Angels, 2002)

October 19, 2017

Q: Who holds the record for most career postseason RBI?

A: Bernie Williams (80)

October 18, 2017

Q: Aside from Gordon Hayward, who is the only other Butler alum currently playing in the NBA?

A: Shelvin Mack (Magic)

October 17, 2017

Q: Three coaches have recorded 900 or more wins in Division I men’s basketball. Who are they?

A: Mike Krzyewski (1,071), Jim Boeheim (903), and Bob Knight (902)

October 16, 2017

Q: Aaron Rodgers and this journeyman quarterback hold the Packers’ single-game record for touchdowns thrown with six…

A: Matt Flynn 

October 13, 2017

Q: Who did the Cubs trade to acquire closer Wade Davis in the offseason?

A: Jorge Soler

October 12, 2017

Q: Who managed the Red Sox before Terry Francona took over in 2004?

A: Grady Little

October 11, 2017

Q: Who is the only coach to take the USMNT to a World Cup quarterfinal?

A: Bruce Arena (2002)

October 10, 2017

Q: Which former Bears and Cowboys receiver is currently serving a 15-year prison sentence for his rule in a Texas drug trafficking scheme?

A: Sam Hurd

October 9, 2017

Q: Wayne Gretzky holds the record for goals scored in an NHL season (92), a feat he accomplished in which season?

A: 1981-82

October 6, 2017

Q: Prior to Jose Altuve, who was the last player to hit three home runs in a postseason game?

A: Pablo Sandoval (2012 World Series)

October 5, 2017

Q: Who is the Phoenix Suns’ all-time leading scorer?

A: Walter Davis

October 4, 2017

Q: With 2709 games at shortstop, which 11x Gold Glove winner has played more games at the position than any other player in MLB history?

A: Omar Vizquel

October 3, 2017

Q: Who is the longest-tenured NFL general manager, having served in the role since 1989?

A: Jerry Jones

October 2, 2017

Q: Giancarlo Stanton (122.2 MPH) and Aaron Judge (121.2 MPH) recorded the highest exit velocities of anyone in the MLB this season. Which American League East right-handed hitter is the only player to join them with an exit-velo of over 118.5 MPH?

A: Mark Trumbo

September 29, 2017

Q: Two players have recorded 11 steals in an NBA game. Name one of them…

A: Kendall Gill (1999) and Larry Kenon (1976) 

September 28, 2017

Q: After Ronaldo and Messi, which active player has the most career Champions League goals?

A: Karim Benzema 

September 27, 2017

Q: What pair holds the record for most men’s doubles tennis titles?

A: Bob and Mike Bryan (16)

September 26, 2017

Q: Who is the most recent player to join the 40-40 club (40 homers, 40 stolen bases)?

A: Alfonso Soriano

September 25, 2017

Q: Pete Carroll was an All-Conference free safety at which Northern California university before embarking on his coaching career?

A: University of the Pacific

September 22, 2017

Q: Prior to Sean McVay (30) being hired by the Rams, who was the youngest head coach in NFL history?

A: Lane Kiffin (31)

September 21, 2017

Q: Who is the active leader in career stolen bases?

A: Jose Reyes (510)

September 20, 2017

Q: Where did Steelers linebacker James Harrison go to college?

A: Kent State

September 19, 2017

Q: Who was the last player to hit 55+ home runs?

A: Ryan Howard (58, 2006)

September 18, 2017

Q: Which former Arizona State kicker is the all-time leader in NCAA field goals made?

A: Zane Gonzalez, 96 

September 15, 2017

Q: Who led the 2002 Oakland A’s in wins?

A: Barry Zito (23)

September 14, 2017

Q: What year did Ultimate Fighting Championship debut?

A: 1993

September 12, 2017

Q: Who’s the only team in the NFL with two Heisman Trophy winners on their roster?

A: Tennessee Titans (Mariota, Henry)

September 11, 2017

Q: Who holds the rookie record for TDs in a season for a non-QB?

A: Gale Sayers (22) 

September 8, 2017

Q: After Rob Gronkowski, who has caught the most touchdown passes from Tom Brady?

A: Randy Moss

September 7, 2017

Q: Who is the active leader for most career punt return touchdowns?

A: Darren Sproles

September 6, 2017

Q: Who is the only player to hit a grand slam from both sides of the plate in the same game?

A: Bill Mueller

September 5, 2017

Q: Who is the only pitcher in Mets history to throw a no-hitter?

A: Johan Santana

September 1, 2017

Q: Who has more career hits: Justin Upton or his older brother Melvin?

A: Justin 

August 31, 2017

Q: Which defensive back set the single-season NFL penalties record in 2015 with a whopping 24?

A: Brandon Browner

August 30, 2017

Q: Which Royals pitcher won the Cy Young award in 1994?

A: David Cone

August 29, 2017

Q: Who is the youngest winner in US Open men’s singles history, taking home the trophy at 19 years, one month?

A: Pete Sampras

August 28, 2017

Q: Kareem Hunt, the running back projected to replace Spencer Ware as the starter in Kansas City, attended which MAC (Mid-American Conference) university?

A: Toledo

August 25, 2017

Q: Aside from Andrew and Austin Romine, three sets of brothers have played in the majors this year. Name two.

A: Corey & Kyle Seager, Joe & Tyson Ross, Travis & Chase d’Arnaud

August 24, 2017

Q: Who was Chad Henne’s leading receiver in his final year (2007) at Michigan?

A: Mario Manningham

August 23, 2017

Q: Who is the most recent Little League World Series player to reach the pros?

A: Jurickson Profar

August 22, 2017

Q: Which Ohio State star receiver was drafted by the Patriots with the seventh overall pick in the 1997 NFL Draft?

A: Terry Glenn

August 21, 2017

Q: How many quarterbacks were taken before Joe Montana (82nd overall pick, third round) in the 1979 NFL Draft?

A: Three (Jack Thompson, Phill Simms, Steve Fuller)

August 18, 2017

Q: Which father-son goalkeeping duo played the majority of their careers in the Premier League and both won titles?

A: Peter and Kasper Schmeichel

August 17, 2017

Q: Originally drafted by the Royals, Wil Myers was traded to the Rays as part of a package for which two pitchers?

A: James Shields and Wade Davis

August 16, 2017

Q: Who’s hit more career home runs: Yadier Molina or Bengie Molina?

A: Bengie (144>122)

August 15, 2017

Q: Penny Hardaway was originally drafted by which team before getting shipped to the Magic on draft day?

A: Golden State

August 14, 2017

Q: Who is the only player in NBA history to be named Most Valuable Player, Coach of the Year, and Executive of the Year?

A: Larry Bird

August 11, 2017

Q: Zach Randolph played one season at Michigan State in 2000-’01. Who led that team in points per game?

A: Jason Richardson

August 10, 2017

Q: Who’s second to AJ McCarron in career passing yards for University of Alabama quarterbacks?

A: John Parker Wilson

August 9, 2017

Q: The Diamondbacks traded Dansby Swanson to the Braves as part of a historic overpay for which starting pitcher?

A: Shelby Miller

 

August 8, 2017

Q: Which college wrestling program has won the most NCAA Division I championships?

A: Oklahoma State (34). Iowa is second with 23. 

 

August 7, 2017

Q: On the 116-win 2001 Mariners, four starters hit over .300. Name three of them…

A: Ichiro (.350), Brett Boone (.331), Edgar Martinez (.306), John Olerud (.302)

August 4, 2017

Q: Who’s the 76ers all-time leader in blocked shots?

A: Julius Erving

August 3, 2017

Q: Who holds the FC Barcelona record for most games played?

A: Xavi

August 2, 2017

Q: Who was the quarterback during Ricky Williams’ senior season at Texas?

A: Major Applewhite

August 1, 2017

Q: How many University of Kentucky players are currently in the NBA?

A: 21

July 31, 2017

Q: Who are the only three pitchers in MLB history to save more than 450 games?

A: Mariano Rivera (652), Trevor Hoffman (601), Lee Smith (478)

July 28, 2017

Q: Which team holds the record for most home runs hit in a game (10)?

A: Toronto Blue Jays

July 27, 2017

Q: Who has more: James Jones (basketball) career two-point field goals made or James Jones (football) career receptions?

A: James Jones (football) 433-429

July 26, 2017

Q: Which receiver led the NFL in receptions last season?

A: Larry Fitzgerald

July 25, 2017

Q: Which pitcher is the highest paid player in baseball this season with a salary of $33 million?

A: Clayton Kershaw

July 24, 2017

Q: Who was the first major leaguer to have his jersey retired in 1939?

A: Lou Gehrig

July 21, 2017

Q: Of the players on the top-ten leaderboard for most rushing yards in a single game (O.J. ranks six), name the only one who never went to a Pro Bowl.

A: Jerome Harrison (Browns, 2009, 286 yards)

July 20, 2017

Q: Who was the first Canadian-born player to be taken first overall in the NBA Draft?

A: Anthony Bennett

July 19, 2017

Q: Who’s tied with Don Mattingly for the most grand slams (6) in a season?

A: Travis Hafner

July 18, 2017

Q: Which New York Yankees relief pitcher was named World Series MVP in 1996?

A: John Wetteland

July 17, 2017

Q: How many teams are currently in the CFL (Canadian Football League)?

A: 9

July 14, 2017

Q: José Quintana is one of only two Colombian-born pitchers currently in a starting rotation. Who’s the other?

A: Julio Teheran (Braves)

July 13, 2017

Q: Which current NFL quarterback attended Highland Park high school with Clayton Kershaw in Dallas, TX?

A: Matthew Stafford

July 12, 2017

Q: How many free throws did Wilt Chamberlain make (in 32 points) when he scored 100 points against the Knicks in 1962?

A: 28 (all underhand)

July 11, 2017

Q: Who led the NBA in three-point percentage this past year (min 100 attempts)?

A: Pau Gasol (53.8%)

July 10, 2017

Q: Which retired longtime outfielder recently finished a six-year term as the mayor of San Cristóbal in the Dominican Republic?

A: Raul Mondesi Sr.

July 7, 2017

Q: Which high school teammate of Mike Moustakas was also taken in the first round of the 2007 MLB Draft?

A: Matt Dominguez (Marlins)





July 6, 2017

Q: Who was the last rookie to hit 30+ home runs in a season?

A: Jose Abreu (36, 2014)

July 3, 2017

Q: The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted which wide receiver with the No. 5 overall pick in 2012?

A: Justin Blackmon, Oklahoma State

June 30, 2017

Q: Which Hall of Famer holds the record for most grand slams by a catcher?

A: Mike Piazza (14) 

June 29, 2017

Q: Miguel Montero notoriously called out which rookie pitcher for shaking off his signs while he was a member of the Diamondbacks?

A: Trevor Bauer

June 28, 2017

Q: Of the 13 quarterbacks taken in the 2006 NFL Draft, only one is currently in the league. Name him.

A: Kellen Clemens

June 27, 2017

Q: Which retired center has won the most career NBA MVP Awards (six)?

A: Kareem Abdul-Jabaar

June 26, 2017

Q: Before transferring to the University of Florida, Jason Williams played his freshman year at which university?

A: Marshall University

June 23, 2017

Q: Who is the youngest player ever taken in the NBA Draft?

A: Andrew Bynum

June 22, 2017

Q: David Carr was the first overall pick in 2002 out of which school?

A: Fresno State

June 21, 2017

Q: Which school has won the most College World Series titles?

A: USC (12)

June 20, 2017

Q:With 363 bombs in the green and gold, who is the Oakland Athletics’ all-time home run leader?

A: Mark McGwire

June 19, 2017

Q:After attending Eastern Kentucky for two years on a basketball scholarship, legendary sportscaster Dan Patrick transferred to which Ohio-based university to pursue a career in broadcast journalism?

A: University of Dayton

June 16, 2017

Q: Who was the last player to steal six bases in a game?

A: Carl Crawford

June 15, 2017

Q: Prior to LeBron James going first overall in 2003, who was the last high school player to be drafted in the top ten?

A: Amar’e Stoudemire

June 14, 2017

Q: Dennis Rodman graduated from which NAIA university in 1986? 

A: Southeastern Oklahoma State

June 13, 2017

Q: Which MLB player has been with their current team the longest?

A: Joe Mauer

June 12, 2017

Q: Fourteen-time Pro Bowler Tony Gonzalez averaged 6.8 points and 5.4 rebounds as a junior for which college basketball team?

A: University of California, Berkeley 

June 9, 2017

Q: Who was the third leading scorer on the ’95-’96 Bulls?

A: Toni Kukoc

June 8, 2017

Q: Oklahoma’s had two Heisman winners in the Bob Stoops era. Name them. 

A: Jason White (2003), Sam Bradford (2008)

June 7, 2017

Q: How many MVP awards did Mike Schmidt win?

A: 3

June 6, 2017

Q: Who coached Ohio State’s basketball team before Thad Matta?

A: Jim O’Brien

June 5, 2017

Q: Which pitcher holds the record for the fewest pitches thrown in a complete game, finishing off the Mariners with 70 total pitches in 1988? 

A: Jose Bautista, Orioles

June 2, 2017

Q: Who is the only other active player to have been included on seven consecutive Finals rosters?

A: James Jones

June 1, 2017

Q: Deron Williams’ final season (2004-2005) at Ilinois finished with a National Championship loss to UNC. Who led the Fighting Illini in points per game that year?

A: Luther Head

May 31, 2017

Q: Which two Nicaraguan pitchers have the most career wins? 108, 245 respectively.

A: Vicente Padilla, Dennis Martínez

May 30, 2017

Q: Who’s the all-time leading scorer in WNBA history?

A: Tina Thompson, 7,488 points

May 26, 2017

Q: Which pitcher boasts MLB’s highest ground ball percentage this season at a stunning 67.1%?

A: Dallas Keuchel

May 25, 2017

Q: Charles Barkley appeared in one NBA Finals as a member of the 1993 Phoenix Suns. Who coached that team?

A: Paul Westphal

May 24, 2017

Q: Ervin Santana’s 2011 no-hitter came against which team?

A: Cleveland Indians

May 23, 2017

Q: Who is the lowest NBA (not ABA) draft pick to win the NBA MVP award?

A: Steve Nash, No. 15 overall (1996)

May 22, 2017

Q: Which horse took home the first Triple Crown in 1919?

A: Sir Barton

May 19, 2017

Q: Who is the only player in NBA history to average more than four steals per game in a season?

A: Don Buse (4.12 steal per game)

May 18, 2017

Q: Before legendary shot-blocker Mark Eaton was selected by the Jazz in the fourth round of the 1982 NBA Draft, he was selected in the fourth round of the 1979 draft by which team?

A: Phoenix Suns 

May 17, 2017

Q: Who was the last team to finish with the best record in their conference and then draft first overall, and who did they draft?

A: Los Angeles Lakers (1982), James Worthy 

May 16, 2017

Q: At 5’8, who is the shortest pitcher in Major League Baseball today?

A: Marcus Stroman, Blue Jays

May 15, 2017

Q: There have only been five players in NBA history to record more than 10,000 career assists. John Stockton (No. 1), Jason Kidd (No. 2), Steve Nash (No. 3), Magic Johnson (No. 5), and this man at No. 4…

A: Mark Jackson, 10,334 assists

May 12, 2017

Q: Which country was GGG born in?

A: Kazakhstan

May 10, 2017

Q: Prior to Matt Harvey being drafted seventh overall in 2010, who was the last North Carolina Tar Heels pitcher to be drafted in the first round?

A: Alex White (2009)

May 9, 2017

Q: Of active major league hitters, who has the lowest career strikeout percentage at just 8.1%?

A: Nori Aoki

May 8, 2017

Q: What active player has earned the most money (in salary) over the course of his NBA career?

A: Dirk Nowitizki ($241.6m)

May 5, 2017

Q: Tony Parker currently ranks ninth on the all-time playoff scoring list. Who sandwiches him at No. 8 and No. 10?

A: Jerry West (8), Larry Bird (10)

May 4, 2017

Q: Who was the last Cal State Fresno alum to homer in an MLB game prior to Aaron Judge?

A: Casey McGehee

May 3, 2017

Q: Name one of the two players not named Wilt Chamberlain or Bill Russell to record 40 rebounds in a game.

A: Nate Thurmond, Jerry Lucas

May 2, 2017

Q: Who is the Cleveland Indians’ all-time home run leader with 337?

A: Jim Thome

May 1, 2017

Q: With 372 bombs in a Rangers uniform, which former Texas slugger holds the team record for most home runs?

A: Juan Gonzalez

April 18, 2017

Q: Tim Duncan’s the all-time leader in playoff minutes with 9,370, and LeBron James has the most of any current player with 8,363. Which guard is No. 2 behind LeBron on the list of current-player playoff minutes with 7,480?

A: Tony Parker

April 13, 2017

Q: Who did Marshawn Lynch back up while he was a freshman at Cal??

A: J.J. Arrington

April 12, 2017

Q: Who averaged more points per game through six seasons: Isaiah Thomas or Isiah Thomas?

A: Isiah Thomas

April 11, 2017

Q: Who are the only four players in PGA Tour history to earn more than $50 million in prize money?

A: Tiger Woods ($110m), Phil Mickelson ($81.5m), Vijay Singh ($70.5m), and Jim Furyk ($67m)

April 10, 2017

Q: Of the NBA players atop the “most career personal fouls” list, all of the top 15 are centers or power forwards. What guard is first to appear on the list at No. 16 with 3,942 fouls?

A: John Stockton

April 9, 2017

Q: Aside from Sergio Garcia, who are the only two Spaniards to win The Masters?

A: Seve Ballesteros, Jose Maria Olazabal

April 6, 2017

Q: Besides Ryan Howard, three players in the 21st century have won both Rookie of the Year and MVP awards. Name them.

A: Albert Pujols, Ichiro Suzuki, Dustin Pedroia





April 5, 2017

Q: George Springer was drafted 11th overall by the Astros in 2011. Who did the Padres take right before him at number ten?

A: Cory Spangenberg

April 4, 2017

Q: Three sluggers have hit eight career home runs on Opening Day. Name two of them…

A: Frank Robinson, Ken Griffey Jr., Adam Dunn

April 3, 2017

Q: Who holds the all-time record for most home runs hit while playing the position of pitcher with 37?

A: Wes Ferrell





March 31, 2017

Q: Frank Martin’s coaching career began at Miami High School where he coached future NBAers such as Steve Blake and which longtime Heat forward?

A: Udonis Haslem

March 30, 2017

Q: Whose Mets single-season saves record did Jeurys Familia shatter with his 51 in 2016??

A: Armando Benitez

March 29, 2017

Q: According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Nick Price (1992 PGA Championship) and Jack Nicklaus (1964 Tournament of Champions) hold the record for “longest made putt in a major tournament” at 110 feet. However, when the PGA introduced ShotLink in 2003 to track the length of every shot, one player sunk an 111’5″ putt in 2008. Who is that player?

A: Craig Barlow — 2008 Buick Open, Round 4, No. 1

March 28, 2017

Q: What point guard did the Washington Bullets take with their first pick (No. 12 overall) in the 1987 NBA Draft?

A: Muggsy Bogues

March 27, 2017

Q: John Wooden has the most NCAA championships in NCAA history (ten) and Coach K is second with five — which coach is third on the list with four national titles under his proverbial belt?

A: Adolph Rupp (1948, ’49, ’51, and ’58)





March 24, 2017

Q: Prior to Jake Arrieta who was the last TCU alum to pitch in the World Series? 

A: Brandon Finnegan (Royals)

March 23, 2017

Q: Name the three current MLB All-Star second basemen who attended Arizona State.

A: Dustin Pedroia, Ian Kinsler, Jason Kipnis

March 22, 2017

Q: Which small forward from Florida State was taken by the Wizards with the No. 18 overall pick in the 2011 NBA Draft?

A: Chris Singleton

March 21, 2017

Q: LaVar Ball played professionally for which NFL Europe team in 1995?

A: London Monarchs

March 20, 2017

Q: What is the only year in NCAA tournament history where all No. 1 seeds made the Final Four?

A: 2008





March 17, 2017

Q: How old is Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton?

A: Hamilton is 68. Dude looks 42…

March 15, 2017

Q: In 2000, Curt Schilling was traded by the Phillies to the Diamondbacks for four players. Name three of the four…

A: Travis Lee, Omar Daal, Vicente Padilla, Nelson Figueroa

March 14, 2017

Q: Ezekiel Elliott attended Ohio State, but grew up and went to high school in which state?

A: Missouri. His father was a linebacker and his mother was a track and field star at the University of Missouri.

March 13, 2017

Q: Now that Northwestern has officially made the NCAA tournament, which Power 5 conference school inherits the longest tournament drought with 26 years sans dancing?

A: Rutgers

March 10, 2017

Q: Aside from Mike Glennon, name the three other active NFL QBs who went to NC State?

A: Philip Rivers, Jacoby Brissett, and Russell Wilson

March 9, 2017

Q: Who is the only other current NFL player to have attended to Tony Romo’s alma mater Eastern Illinois University?

A: Jimmy Garoppolo

March 8, 2017

Q: Name one of the two teams with the lowest winning percentage ever to get a tourney invite… 

A: Villanova 1991 & Georgia 2001 (both 16-14)





March 7, 2017

Q: Who set the MLB record for doubles in a season with 67 two-baggers in 1931?

A: Earl Webb

March 6, 2017

Q: What country won the gold medal in men’s basketball at the 2004 Olympics?

A: Argentina

March 3, 2017

Q: In 2015 Brandon Marshall set the Jets single-season record for receiving yards with 1,502. Whose record did he break?

A: Don Maynard

March 1, 2017

Q: Who is the only current NBA player born in the Bahamas?

A: Buddy Hield

February 28, 2017

Q: Who holds the NBA regular season record for most four-point plays with 49?

A: Jamal Crawford

February 27, 2017

Q: Who is the only NBA player to block 17 shots in a game?

A: Elmore Smith (Lakers, 1973)

February 24, 2017

Q: Prior to Doug McDermott, who was the last NBA player to be drafted out of Creighton?

A: Kyle Korver





February 23, 2017

Q: Bojan Bogdanovic is one of four active NBA players from which European country?

A: Bosnia and Herzegovina

February 22, 2017

Q: How much did Jerry Buss pay when he bought the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Kings, the Great Western Forum, and a 13,000 acre ranch in the Sierra Nevada Mountains from Jack Kent Cooke in 1979?

A: $67.5 million

February 21, 2017

Q: John Wall was selected with the No. 1 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, Demarcus Cousins was selected at No. 5. What players were selected with picks 2-4?

A: Evan Turner (Philly), Derrick Favors (Utah), Wesley Johnson (Minnesota)

February 17, 2017

Q: Immediately after being drafted by the Sonics, Glen Davis was traded along with Ray Allen to the Celtics for Delonte West and what longtime T-Wolves sharpshooter?

A: Wally Szczerbiak





February 16, 2017

Q: Who did the Cavaliers (they traded the pick to Dallas) select with the No. 34 pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, one spot before the Warriors selected Draymond Green?

A: Jae Crowder

February 15, 2017

Q: Two additional players were shipped to Minnesota in the Wiggins-Love trade — who were they?

A: Anthony Bennett and Thaddeus Young (Sixers)

February 14, 2017

Q: Who is the highest-paid player in NBA history (just salary, no endorsements) with $343.3 million in career earnings?

A: Kevin Garnett

February 13, 2017

Q: Out of the NHL, MLB, NBA, and NFL, there are nine team names that do not end in the letter “s”. List them…

A: Heat, Magic, Jazz, Thunder, Red Sox, White Sox, Lightning, Avalanche, Wild.

February 10, 2017

Q: Who holds the Duke basketball record for most points scored in a game? Hint: the record was set in 1988 against Miami

A: Danny Ferry (58)





February 9, 2017

Q: Only five NBA players have ever scored above 70 points in a game. Who are they?

A: Wilt Chamberlain (six times), Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, Elgin Baylor, and David Robinson

February 8, 2017

Q: Which famous college coach gave Glenn Rivers the nickname “Doc”?

A: Rick Majerus

February 7, 2017

Q: What two Kansas basketball players were selected in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft?

A: Kirk Hinrich (No. 7) and Nick Collison (No. 11)

February 6, 2017

Q: Terrell Davis backed up which future San Francisco 49ers star at the University of Georgia before taking over the starting job as a junior?

A: Garrison Hearst





February 3, 2017

Q: What other Pro Bowl punter came out of Pat McAfee’s alma mater West Virginia?
(Hint: he retired as a Bronco in 2007 after 13 seasons with various teams)

A: Todd Sauerbrun

February 2, 2017

Q: Who was the second quarterback taken after Michael Vick in the 2001 NFL Draft?

A: Drew Brees (32nd overall)

February 1, 2017

Q: What Mavericks forward set the NBA record in 1997 by fouling out in three minutes of playing time against the Bulls?

A: Bubba Wells

January 31, 2017

Q: Who did the Cardinals select in the first round (fifth overall) in the 1998 MLB Draft?

A: JD Drew





January 30, 2017

Q: On the PGA Tour career wins list, the top 13 players are all from the United States. What still active foreign-born player, with 34 career victories, is No. 14 on the list?

A: Vijay Singh

January 27, 2017

Q: Who won the Best Hands competition at the 2007 Pro Bowl?

A: Chad Johnson

January 26, 2017

Q: Before 2017, who was the only female tennis player 36+ to play for a Grand Slam title?

A: Martina Navratilova

January 25, 2017

Q: Two American women not-named Serena or Venus Williams won the 2000, 2001, and 2002 Australian Open titles. Who are they?

A: Lindsay Davenport (2000) and Jennifer Capriati (2001, 2002)

January 24, 2017

Q: Who is the only player in MLB history to be on five different rosters in one season?

A: Jose Bautista





January 23, 2017

Q: Which current NFL receiver is West Virginia’s all-time leader in receptions?

A: Tavon Austin

January 20, 2017

Q: Russell Westbrook spent his freshman year at UCLA playing behind what current NBA player?

A: Darren Collison

January 19, 2017

Q: The last three winners of the Ray Guy Award, the award for the USA’s best collegiate punter, came from which country?

A: Australia





January 18, 2017

Q: What’s the all time winningest college football program with 915 total victories?

A: University of Michigan

January 17, 2017

Q: Who is the NHL’s all-time leader in penalty minutes?

A: Dave “Tiger Williams (3966)

January 13, 2017

Q: Brian Jordan’s one All-Star season came in 1999 while playing for which team?

A: Atlanta Braves

January 12, 2017

Q: As a player, Jerry Dipoto racked up 19 saves for which National League team?

A: Colorado Rockies

January 11, 2017

Q: Who did the Cavs take with the No. 12 pick in the 1996 NBA Draft (one pick before Kobe Bryant)?

A: Vitaly Potapenko





January 10, 2017

Q: Who was the Buffalo Bills starting quarterback the last time they made the playoffs (1999)?

A: Doug Flutie

January 9, 2017

Q: Who (besides Kristaps Porzingis) is the only Latvian-born player in the NBA?

A: Davis Bertans (Spurs)

January 6, 2017

Q: Who is the second active leader in career three-point shooting percentage behind Steph Curry?

A: Steve Novak

January 5, 2017

Q: At what age was Lionel Messi signed by FC Barcelona?

A: 13

January 4, 2017

Q: Where did Zach Zenner attend college?

A: South Dakota State

January 3, 2017

Q: Of the running backs in NFL history with 500 rushing attempts, Michael Haddix has the lowest yards-per-attempt average in league history at 3.01. Who has the second worst average in league history?

A: Trent Richardson





December 23, 2016

Q: What NFL franchise has lost the most regular season games on Christmas Day (3)?

A: Dallas Cowboys

December 22, 2016

Q: Who was the youngest person (at 14 years, 5 months, and 18 days) to make the PGA tour?

A: Guan Tianlang, at the 2013 Masters

December 21, 2016

Q: Troy Aikman started his career at which university before transferring to UCLA?

A: University of Oklahoma

December 20, 2016

Q: In 1989, Don Zimmer won NL Manager of the Year after guiding which team to a 93-69 record?

A: Chicago Cubs

December 19, 2016

Q: Which three players were selected above Russell Westbrook in the 2008 NBA Draft?

A: Derrick Rose, Michael Beasley, and OJ Mayo

December 16, 2016

Q: What former NBA player holds the record for the most points scored on Christmas Day at 383?

A: Kobe Bryant

December 15, 2016

Q: The Arizona Cardinals came into existence in 1898 in what American city?

A: Chicago

December 14, 2016

Q: Besides Klay Thompson, who is the only other Washington State alum to currently play in the NBA?

A: Aron Baynes

December 13, 2016

Q: Joe Flacco transferred to the University of Delaware from which Pennsylvania school?

A: Pittsburgh





December 12, 2016

Q: Who has the most holes in one in PGA history?

A: Hal Sutton, 10

December 9, 2016

Q: What boxer was portrayed in two different movies in 2016, once as the protagonist and once as the antagonist??

A: Roberto Duran in Hands of Stone (played by Edgar Ramirez) and Bleed for This (played by Edwin Rodriguez)

December 8, 2016

Q: The 2012 trade that sent Bynum to the 76ers, sent Dwight Howard to the Lakers, and Andre Igoudala where?

A: Denver Nuggets

December 7, 2016

Q:  Chris Sale played with future MLB pitchers Jacob Barnes, Corey Coleman, and Richard Bleier at which Florida university?

A: Florida Gulf Coast University

December 6, 2016

Q: Only three active MLB players have more than 100 triples — name two of the three…

A: Carl Crawford, Jimmy Rollins, Jose Reyes

December 5, 2016

Q: The Chargers drafted Eli Manning No. 1 overall in 2005 and traded him for the No. 2 overall pick (Philip Rivers), and the No. 12 overall pick. Who did San Diego select at No. 12?

A: Shawne Merriman

December 2, 2016

Q: With a net worth of $21.6 billion, who is the richest owner in professional sports?

A: Steve Ballmer (Clippers)

December 1, 2016

Q: Which tennis player set the record in 2012 for the fastest serve in tennis history at 163.7 mph (263.4 kph)?

A: Samuel Groth (Australia)





November 30, 2016

Q: At 515 yards, what player hit the longest recorded drive in PGA history?

A: Mike Austin in 1974 at the US Senior National Open Qualifier

November 29, 2016

Q: Who was the first player ever drafted in the WNBA?

A: Dena Head

November 28, 2016

Q:Warrick Dunn was the 14th overall pick out of Florida State in the 1997 NFL Draft. What offensive tackle out of Ohio State was selected No.1?

A: Orlando Pace

November 23, 2016

Q: True or False: Liam Neeson played professional football (soccer) in Ireland before embarking on his acting career?

A: True. Neeson played one professional game for Bohemian F.C. as a substitute.

November 22, 2016

Q: Who was the first head coach in Houston Texans history?

A: Dom Capers

November 21, 2016

Q: Jim Tressel was head coach at which Ohio-based university before taking over at Ohio State in 2001?

A: Youngstown State

November 18, 2016

Q: True of False: Kirk Herbstreit was drafted in the seventh round by the New York Giants…

A: False. Herbstreit was not drafted out of Ohio State and went immediately into broadcasting.

November 17, 2016

Q: According to the 1989 teen movie classic Say Anything, what was “the sport of the future?”

A: Kickboxing

November 16, 2016

Q: After playing point guard for UNC Wilmington and Clarion University (PA), John Calipari’s first coaching gig came at this Midwest university in 1982?

A: Kansas





November 15, 2016

Q: What Nigerian holds the NBA’s all-time record for blocks at 3,830?

A: Hakeem Olajuwon

November 14, 2016

Q: What high school teammate of Mike Moustakas (Chatsworth High, CA) was drafted 12th overall in 2007?

A: Matt Dominguez

November 10, 2016

Q: Stephen A. Smith received a basketball scholarship to attend which historically black school in North Carolina?

A: Winston-Salem State University

November 9, 2016

Q: Before becoming a head coach, Sean Miller was a point guard for what current ACC team?

A: University of Pittsburgh

November 8, 2016

Q: What 19-year-old New Zealand native is the No.1 female golfer in the world?

A: Lydia Ko

November 7, 2016

Q: What year was the NBA established?

A: 1946

November 4, 2016

Q: At 5’11, who is the shortest quarterback to ever win a Super Bowl?

A: Russell Wilson

November 3, 2016

Q: The antitrust lawsuit filed by this player (settled in 1976) resulted in NBA free agency…

A: Oscar Robertson

November 2, 2016

Q: The Indians traded which gritty sinkerballer to the Cardinals (in a three-way trade with San Diego) to acquire Corey Kluber in 2010?

A: Jake Westbrook





November 1, 2016

Q: Jim Harbaugh’s first coaching job came as an assistant for which (current) Conference USA school in 1994?

A: Western Kentucky

Halloween, 2016

Q: The Cubs acquired (stole) Anthony Rizzo and Zach Cates from the Padres in 2012 for Kyung-Min Na and __________?

A: Andrew Cashner

October 28, 2016

Q: Kyle Schwarber was a finalist for the Johnny Bench Award (best college catcher) at which Big Ten university?

A: Indiana

October 27, 2016

Q: What two pitchers did the Athletics acquire when they traded Addison Russell, outfielder Billy McKinney and righthander Dan Straily to the Cubs in 2014?

A: Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hamme

October 26, 2016

Q: Where did Game 1 Indians starter Corey Kluber attend college?

A: Stetson University (FL)

October 25, 2016

Q: Who has the most passing yards in the history of Arizona State football?

A: Andrew Walter (’01-’04)

October 24, 2016

Q: After Tiger and Phil Mickelson, who is #3 in prize money all-time on the PGA Tour?

A: Vijay Singh

October 21, 2016

Q: Which university gave Rick Pitino his first head coaching job in 1978?

A: Boston U.





October 20, 2016

Q: Who are the three Australian citizens to be drafted #1 overall in the NBA?

A: Andrew Bogut, Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons

October 19, 2016

Q: Jason Williams starred on his high school basketball and football teams with what future Hall of Fame NFL wide receiver?

A: Randy Moss

October 18, 2016

Q: Who was Toronto’s leadoff hitter the last time the last time the Blue Jays won the World Series?

A: Rickey Henderson

October 17, 2016

Q: Chip Kelly was offensive coordinator at what university before accepting the offsensive coordinator position at Oregon in 2007?

A: University of New Hampshire

October 14, 2016

Q: Where did Joe Johnson (basketball) attend college?

A: University of Arkansas

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