By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor.
Happy Tuesday! Here’s another challenging sports quiz to test your all-around sports knowledge. The dozen questions below touch on a variety of subjects – baseball, football, basketball, golf, nicknames, etc. – and range from easy to moderately difficult. On your mark…get set…go!
1. Who was the last Major League player to hit a home run in eight consecutive games?
2. What Hawaii high school gave the sporting world Jerome Williams, Niko Vitale and Brian Viloria?
3. Who in 2015 gave his Sports Emmy for “Best Studio Host” to the daughters of the late ESPN SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott?
4. What movie gave us the inspiring line, “Life ain’t about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit, and keep moving forward”? I need the exact movie name.
5. Who was the losing team in the very first Super Bowl?
6. What Atlantic 10 Conference school has the nickname, “Billikens”?
7. After the New York Yankees, which Major League ball club has won the most World Series championships?
8. Who is the LPGA’s all-time leader in career earnings, with more than $22 million in prize money?
9. What former Star-Advertiser sports writer was the Print Category winner of the 2019 American Volleyball Coaches Association Media Award?
10. What legendary NFL running back had the nickname, “The Tyler Rose”?
11. What number did baseball legend Hank Aaron wear with the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves?
12. Who holds the NBA record for most career three-point goals?
1. Ken Griffey, Jr. (1993)
3. Ernie Johnson
4. Rocky Balboa
5. Kansas City Chiefs
6. Saint Louis University
7. The St. Louis Cardinals have won 11 World Series championships
8. Annika Sörenstam
9. Cindy Luis
10. Earl Campbell
11. Aaron wore #44
12. Ray Allen
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