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Sports Quiz




1. Who was the first University of Nebraska pitcher to win a game in the College World Series?

2. Who was the last switchhitter before Philadelphia’s Jimmy Rollins in 2007 to win a league MVP Award?

3. Who are the three Hall of Fame running backs who had more than 400 receptions and 10,000 rushing yards?

4. Six NCAA Division I men’s basketball coaches have won at least 800 games. Name four of them.

5. Who was the oldest NHL player to reach the 60-goal mark?

6. Name the only two NASCAR drivers to make the Chase for the Championship each year between 2004 and 2007.

7. Who was the first Polish woman tennis player to top the $1 million mark in career earnings on the WTA Tour?

Answers

1. Current New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain.

2. Atlanta’s Chipper Jones in 1999.

3. Marcus Allen, Walter Payton and Thurman Thomas.

4. Bob Knight, Dean Smith, Adolph Rupp, Jim Phelan, Eddie Sutton and Mike Krzyzewski.

5. Phil Esposito, who turned 33 years old when he tallied 61 goals in the 1974-75 season.

6. Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth.

7. Agnieszka Radwanska in 2008.

©2008 King Features Synd.


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