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American Sports I

  1. The average NFL game takes over 3 hours to complete but how many actual minutes are there on the game clock?




  2. What's the first name of Miss Rapinoe, who has co-captained the United States national women's football team?
  3. The Chicago Blackhawks play which sport?
  4. Which American professional baseball player was known as "The Sultan of Swat"?
  5. Which team won the Superbowl in 2019?
  6. The Jazz are an American professional basketball team based in which city?
  7. The Seahawks are a professional American football team based in which city?
  8. Which American football quarterback has played in nine Super Bowls, winning six of them, the most of any player in NFL history?
  9. The Harlem Globetrotters signature song is a Brother Bones' whistled version of which song?
  10. When ice hockey center Craig MacTavish retired from the St. Louis Blues in 1997 he had the distinction of being the last player to do what?
  11. Which American professional basketball team plays its home games at Madison Square Garden?
  12. Which professional ice hockey team based in Boston have won six Stanley Cup championships?

Answers:

  1. 60 minutes
  2. Megan





  3. Ice hockey
  4. Babe Ruth (George Herman "Babe" Ruth)
  5. New England Patriots
  6. Salt Lake City, Utah
  7. Seattle
  8. Tom Brady
  9. Sweet Georgia Brown
  10. Play without a helmet
  11. The Knicks (or, The New York Knickerbockers)
  12. Bruins



American Sports II

  1. What name is given to the annual championship series of Major League Baseball contested between the American League champion team and the National League champion team?
  2. What is the name of the trophy awarded each year to the winning team of the Super Bowl?
  3. The New York Yankees rivalry with which team is one of the most well-known rivalries in North American sports?
  4. On August 18, 1992, which basketball player announced his retirement with the Celtics promptly retiring his number 33 jersey?
  5. What does the acronym NASCAR stand for?
  6. Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan played an important role in transforming which basketball team into a championship team?
  7. Which event, often billed as The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, is raced on the Brickyard?
  8. Whose sister was an elite long jumper, finishing 9th at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics and taking bronze at the 1983 World Championships?
  9. What's the name of the nonprofit organization that organizes local youth baseball and softball leagues throughout the USA?
  10. What is known in the United States as "The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports"?
  11. Can you name the oldest ball park in Major League Baseball?
  12. What term is given to the annual meeting of the NFL franchises to select newly eligible players?

Answers:

  1. The World Series
  2. The Vince Lombardi Trophy
  3. Boston Red Sox
  4. Larry Bird
  5. The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing
  6. Chicago Bulls
  7. Indy 500 or the Indianapolis 500 (Extra info: Drivers race 200 laps for a distance of 500 miles)
  8. Carl Lewis's
  9. Little League
  10. The Kentucky Derby
  11. Fenway Park
  12. Draft (the NFL Draft)



American Sports III

  1. What did the Chicago Staleys change their name to in 1922?
  2. In 2007, which Major League Soccer team made headlines with the signing of David Beckham?




  3. American football is sometimes known by what name for the vertical painted yard lines that run across the rectangular pitch?
  4. Which American outdoor athletic stadium, located in Pasadena, California, is best known as a college football venue and one of the most famous venues in sporting history?
  5. The Triple Crown, is a title awarded in horse racing for winning the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and which other race?
  6. The U.S. Masters is always held at the same location on which golf course?
  7. Traditionally called the "National Pastime", which sport was the first professional sport played in the USA?
  8. Which quarterback, nicknamed "the Comeback Kid", shared his name with a US state?
  9. Wilt Chamberlain played which American sport?
  10. From 1994 to 2015, which city's American football team's mascot was Ragnar?
  11. Name the American professional basketball team based in Miami? And Miami's Major League Baseball team's name include the name of which fish?
  12. Which university's American football games have been televised by NBC since 1991, the only university to have such a contract?

Answers:

  1. Chicago Bears





  2. LA Galaxy
  3. Gridiron or gridiron football
  4. The Rose Bowl
  5. Belmont Stakes
  6. Augusta (Augusta National Golf Club)
  7. Baseball
  8. Joe Montana
  9. Basketball
  10. Minnesota's (Minnesota Vikings)
  11. Miami Heat (basketball) and Marlin is the fish (Miami Marlins (baseball))
  12. Notre Dame