June 25, 2018
Q: Which MLB player holds the record for most career walk-off home runs with 13?
A: Jim Thome
June 22, 2018
Q: Which Hall of Fame pitcher was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the fourth round of the 1984 NHL Draft?
A: Tom Glavine
June 21, 2018
Q: Arizona has never had a player selected No. 1 overall in the NBA Draft, but two Wildcats have been chosen No. 2. Who are they?
A: Mike Bibby (1998) and Derrick Williams (2011)
June 20, 2018
Q: Which NBA player holds the record for most consecutive games played (1,192)?
A: A.C. Green
June 19, 2018
Q: Two National League starters (both in the top-25 of NL ERA) were born in Colombia. Who are they?
A: Julio Teheran and Jose Quintana
June 18, 2018
Q: Who was the first Mexican-born player to play in the NBA?
A: Horacio Llamas (Suns, 1996)
June 15, 2018
Q: Max Scherzer was drafted No. 11 overall by the Diamondbacks out of which university?
A: University of Missouri
June 14, 2018
Q: Which country was the last to win back-to-back World Cup titles?
A: Brazil (1958 and 1962)
June 13, 2018
Q: Who was the Toronto Raptors first-ever draft pick (No. 7 overall in 1995)?
A: Damon Stoudamire
June 12, 2018
Q: In 2001, Phil Mickelson famously put $20k on the Diamondbacks to win the World Series at what odds?
June 11, 2018
Q: Which South American country hosted the first FIFA World Cup in 1930?
June 8, 2018
Q: Oklahoma’s Adrian Peterson was the first running back selected in the 2007 NFL Draft (No. 7 overall). Which (still active) back was the second runner picked?
A: Marshawn Lynch (Bills, No. 12)
June 7, 2018
Q: Two current NFL running backs attended Georgia Southern, and both currently play for the same team. Who are they?
A: Jerick McKinnon and Matt Breida (49ers)
June 6, 2018
Q: Who was the last team to get swept in the NBA Finals?
A: The 2007 Cleveland Cavaliers
June 5, 2018
Q: The Tigers selected Auburn right-handed pitcher Casey Mize with the No.1 overall pick in last night’s MLB Draft. Name the two right-handed pitchers — both Cy Young award winners — who Detroit drafted in 2004 and 2007, respectively.
A: Justin Verlander and Rick Porcello
June 4, 2018
Q: Which player holds the NBA record for free throw percentage in a season (98% in 2008-09)?
A: Jose Calderon
June 1, 2018
Q: There aren’t a whole lotta famous sports stars from Delaware, but which current MLB first baseman — a five-time All-Star — was born in Wilmington before moving to Texas?
A: Paul Goldschmidt
May 31, 2018
Q: The Golden State Warriors are 18-1 straight-up as double-digit favorites in the playoffs under Steve Kerr (they’ve won 15 straight since the loss). Who was the only team to beat them?
A: Memphis Grizzlies
May 30, 2018
Q: Damarious Randall was the first safety (Green Bay shifted him to corner) selected in the 2015 NFL Draft. Which safety was selected three picks later and has since made two Pro Bowls?
A: Landon Collins
May 29, 2018
Q: Trevor Ariza and Emeka Okafor were traded from the Hornets to the Wizards in 2012 for a draft pick and which player?
Hint: the player started his career with the Seattle SuperSonics.
A: Rashard Lewis
May 28, 2018
Q: In 2001, which MLB team came back from 12 runs down to stun the Mariners and record the biggest comeback in modern baseball history?
A: The Cleveland Indians.
May 25, 2018
Q: The Arizona State men’s basketball team has a winning record against only two current Pac-12 schools. Name those two schools.
A: Oregon State and Washington State
May 24, 2018
Q: Saints receiver Michael Thomas went to college at Ohio State but originally hails from which state?
A: California (Los Angeles)
May 23, 2018
Q: Who are the only three golfers to finish in the top five of all four majors in one calendar year?
A: Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, and Rickie Fowler
May 22, 2018
Q: Five of the last seven NBA All-Star Three-Point Contest winners play for either the Rockets, Warriors, Cavs, or Celtics. Name all five of them.
A: Kevin Love (2012), Kyrie Irving (2013), Steph Curry (2015), Klay Thompson (2016), and Eric Gordon (2017)
May 21, 2018
Q: What was the spread (to within two points) of 2007’s infamous Michigan vs. Appalachian State college football upset?
A: Michigan was a -33 favorite
May 18, 2018
Q: Which Super Bowl LII Champion was born in London, England? (Hint: It’s not Nick Foles.)
A: Jay Ajayi
May 17, 2018
Q: Which guard on the Rockets’ 1993-94 and 1994-95 championship teams attended Florida State, and which guard from those same teams attended the University of North Carolina?
A: Sam Cassell (Florida State) and Kenny Smith (UNC)
May 16, 2018
Q: Who are the only two players on the Texas Rangers with base salaries of at least $20 million per year?
A: Cole Hamels ($22.5 million) and Shin-Soo Choo ($20 million)
May 15, 2018
Q: Name four of the first five players to sign with the Jordan Brand.
Hint: they played for the Cavs, Lakers, Bucks (two players), and Mavericks
A: Derek Anderson, Eddie Jones, Ray Allen, Vin Baker, and Michael Finley
May 14, 2018
Q: How many times did Golden State score less than 120 points in the 2017 Western Conference Finals (a four-game sweep over San Antonio)?
A: Once. The Warriors beat the Spurs 113-111 in Game 1.
May 13, 2018
Q: When was the last year LeBron James didn’t play in the Eastern Conference Finals?
May 11, 2018
Q: Which former Dolphins quarterback is the only player in NFL history to be named AP Comeback Player of the Year twice?
A: Chad Pennington (2006 and 2008)
May 10, 2018
Q: Which player on the Cleveland Cavaliers was originally drafted by the Boston Celtics?
Hint: it’s not Kendrick Perkins.
A: Jeff Green (drafted fifth overall by Boston in 2007 before being traded to Seattle/OKC)
May 9, 2018
Q: Which 21-year-old golfer became the youngest champion in Players Championship history last year, shooting a 278 (-10) to outlast Louis Oosthuizen and Ian Poulter?
A: Si Woo Kim
May 8, 2018
Q: The Cavs and the Raptors have played 16 times in the past two years (regular season and playoffs). How many games did Toronto win?
May 7, 2018
Q: Which poker player holds the record for most World Series of Poker bracelets won with 14?
A: Phil “The Brat” Hellmuth
May 5, 2018
Q: Which horse won the first Triple Crown in 1919?
A: Sir Barton
May 4, 2018
Q: The 76ers currently have two guards on their roster who attended the University of Arizona. Name them.
A: Jerryd Bayless and TJ McConnell
May 3, 2018
Q: Warriors-Pelicans Game 3 opened with a total of 230.5. The highest playoff total in our database is 231. Which series had the 231 total?
Bonus Point: What game in the series had the 231 total?
A: 2017 NBA Finals, Game 5
May 2, 2018
Q: Phil Mickelson won the Haskins Award — awarded to the nation’s top college golfer — three years in a row from 1990-92. Which Georgia Tech senior (and future World No. 1) won the Haskins in 1993?
A: David Duval
May 1, 2018
Q: This season marked the first time a player other than Steph Curry (James Harden) led the NBA in three-pointers made since the 2011-12. Which Orlando Magic forward led the league in three-point field goals that season?
A: Ryan Anderson
April 30, 2018
Q: Which three playoff teams had win totals of six or below before the 2017-18 season?
A: Rams (5.5), Bills (6), and Jaguars (6)
April 27, 2018
Q: Before transferring to Oklahoma, Baker Mayfield started as a true freshman walk-on for which Big 12 school?
A: Texas Tech
April 26, 2018
Q: There were four quarterbacks selected in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft: Eli Manning, Philip Rivers, Ben Roethlisberger, and _____ at No. 22 out of Tulane.
A: JP Losman
April 25, 2018
Q: In 2009, a three-way trade between the Yankees, Diamondbacks, and Tigers sent Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, Phil Coke, Austin Jackson, Max Scherzer, and Daniel Schlereth to the Tigers, and two starting pitchers to the Diamondbacks who have since gone on to win 190 games combined. Name the two starting pitchers.
A: Ian Kennedy and Edwin Jackson
April 24, 2018
Q: Shohei Ohtani has only allowed one hit (a seventh-inning single) after the second inning this season. Which player got that hit?
A: Marcus Semien
April 23, 2018
Q: In 2009, the Indians acquired Carlos Carrasco (along with three other prospects) from the Phillies in exchange for which pitcher?
A: Cliff Lee