Saturday, April 24, 2010

Double Sports - Random Trivia Questions

This second followup to the recent mystery quiz focuses just on athletes. Take a bonus point for each initial that you can expand correctly.

Double Sports Questions

  • Q1) What member of the NFL's Steel Curtain was nicknamed "Hollywood Bags"?
  • Q2) What Florida State baseball player was the Golden Spikes Award winner, Collegiate Baseball Player of the Year, and Sporting News Player of the Year in 1997, eleven years before earning the MLB All-Star Game MVP award?
  • Q3) What coach led the Boston Celtics to their worst season record ever?
  • Q4) What Major League Baseball pitcher set a reliever record by signing a five-year, $47-million contract in November 2005?
  • Q5) What Major League Baseball pitcher set a hurler record by signing a seven-year, $161-million contract in December 2008?
  • Q6) What NFL running back rushed for the highest average yards per game in an NFL season?
  • Q7) What NFL quarterback set the standard with 36 passing touchdowns in 1963?
  • Q8) What U.S. shot putter qualified for the 2000 Olympic team but tested positive for Nandrolone before he could compete?
  • Q9) What MLB pitcher was drafted by the New York Mets in 1995, threw a no-hitter in 2001, and led the American League in strikeouts in 2008?
  • Q10) Who holds the NBA record for consecutive games played?
  • Q11) What NBA coach did Latrell Sprewell attempt to choke during a 1997 practice?
  • Q12) Who is the only driver to win the Indy 500, the Daytona 500, the 24 Hours of Le Mans, and the 24 Hours of Daytona?

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