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Sports quiz




1. How many Gold Gloves did Hank Aaron win during his 23-year major-league career?

2. In 2006, Chien-Ming Wang became the second consecutive New York Yankees pitcher to be the runner-up for the A.L. Cy Young Award. Who was it in 2005?

3. Entering this season, how many of the current SEC head football coaches had won at least one national championship?

4. One team was swept twice in the NBA Finals during the ’70s, while a different one had the same fate in the ’80s. Both also won at least one title in their respective decades. Name either team.

5. How many players with a surname of either Brown or Smith are in the National Soccer Hall of Fame?

6. Name two of the three fillies to win the Kentucky Derby.

Answers 1. Three (1958-1960).

2. Reliever Mariano Rivera.

3. Five — Alabama’s Nick Saban, Florida’s Urban Meyer, LSU’s Les Miles, South Carolina’s Steve Spurrier and Tennessee’s Phillip Fulmer.

4. The Bullets in the ’70s and the Lakers in the ’80s.

5. Four — David, George and James Brown and Bobby Smith.

6. Regret (1915), Genuine Risk (1980) and Winning Colors (1988).

©2008 King Features Synd.


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