Sports Trivia Questions and Answers
Who was the first U.S. volleyball player to win three
Answer: Karch Kiraly.
What was the only team to win two World Series in the 1980's?
Answer: The Los Angeles Dodgers.
What NFL team is known as the "ain'ts" when on a losing
Answer: The New Orleans Saints.
What's an NBA player deemed to be if he's received the Maurice Podoloff Trophy?
Answer: The most valuable player.
What Washington Capitals goalie earned the nicknames
"Ace" and "Net Detective"?
Answer: Jim Carey.
What NBA team plays home games in the Alamo dome?
Answer: The San Antonio Spurs.
Who graciously switched to number 77 so Phil Esposito's number 7
could be retired in Boston Garden?
Answer: Raymond Bourque
What company's logo is called the "swoosh"?
What Red Sox catcher's erect posture earned him the clubhouse
Answer: Carlton Fisk's
What sport did Herve Filion top with a record of 14,084 wins?
Answer: Harness racing.
What team hired the NFL's first professional cheerleading squad, in
Answer: The Dallas Cowboys.
What nickname do boxing fans call 300-pound Eric Esch, King of the
What 1995 World Series teams were both picketed by the American
Answer: The Atlanta Braves and Cleveland Indians.
What diet drink was hyped by Coca-Cola for having only only
calorie, in 1963?
What Grand Slam golf tournament has the most clubhousers sipping
Answer: The Masters.
Who is the only tennis player to have won each of the four grand
slam events at least four times?
Answer: Steffi Graf.
What decade saw names first appear on the backs of NFL jerseys?
Answer: The 1960's.
Who was able to set NFL rushing records because of his "big
but" according to Chicago Bears trainer Frank Caito?
Answer: Walter Payton.
What position must college footballers play to receive the Davey
What disorder did Muhammad Ali develop after years of catching
Answer: Parkinson's syndrome.
What are the only three European countries to have won soccer's
Answer: England, Italy, West Germany.
What is the common term for the tennis ailment "lateral
Answer: Tennis Elbow.
What racing competition became a best-of-nine series in 1995?
Answer: The America's Cup.
Who was the first athlete to rap at a
Pro Bowl musical gala in
Answer: Deion Sanders.
What woman won five U.S. figure skating titles from 6 to 173, but
never an Olympic gold medal?
Answer: Janet Lynn.
Who was the first female jockey to win five races in one day at a
New York track?
Answer: Julie Krone
What teams played in the first all-California Super Bowl?
Answer: The San Francisco 49ers and the San Diego Chargers.
What two players are tied for second behind Ty Cobb in total career
Answer: Hank Aaron and Babe Ruth.