TRIVIA


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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