Happy Sunday! We hope your Sunday is filled with family, fun and football! And just in case you want to exercise your brain a bit, here’s a short Pop Quiz on a number of sports topics, from auto racing to college basketball to tennis! (Hey, variety is the spice of life, right?) Consider this a warm-up for all the trivia questions you hear from the Sports Animals during the week. Enjoy!
1. Which NFL team originally drafted Bo Jackson?
2. Name the driver who won a record 200 NASCAR Cup Series races.
3. Which former University of Hawaii basketball player was nicknamed, “Helicopter”?
4. From 1971 to 2001, he was the men’s basketball coach for the Louisville Cardinals.
5. Which Hall of Fame racehorse won the Belmont Stakes by a whopping 31 lengths?
6. Who was the only player to be voted MVP in both the NBA and ABA?
7. What famous pro athlete’s real first name is “Eldrick”?
8. What sports video game do you hear an announcer scream, “Boom-Shaka-Laka!”?
9. When she was 19, women’s tennis star Chris Evert got engaged. Who was her famous fiancé?
10. What NCAA school in 1994 changed their nickname from “Redmen” to “Red Storm”?
11. Where did Bellator strawweight champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane attend college?
12. What NBA team drafted Kobe Bryant?
1. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1986)
2. Richard Petty
3. Erin Galloway
4. Denny Crum
6. Julius Erving
7. Tiger Woods
8. “NBA Jam”
9. Jimmy Connors
10. St. John’s
11. San Diego State
12. Charlotte Hornets
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