TRIVIAL Waste of Time

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  1. Where did NBA star Oscar Robertson play college basketball?
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  2. How high is the top of a volleyball net? (in US units)
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  3. What baseball team plays in Wrigley Field?
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  4. What happens in Louisville, KY each year on the first Saturday in May?
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  5. What sport is played in a fronton?
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  6. Who was the only baseball player to have played for the Braves in Boston, Milwaukee, and Atlanta?
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  7. How is the starting serving team decided in Volleyball?
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  8. How wide is a basketball court?
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  9. How many strikes must you have for a perfect game in bowling?
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  10. Who broke boxer Muhammed Ali's jaw?
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  11. In what city was the first domed baseball stadium built?
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  12. Who was the first Olympic athlete to win both the decathalon and the pentathlon?
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  13. What American Indian tribe originated the game of Lacrosse?
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  14. What professional basketball player was nicknamed "The human highlight film"?
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  15. What jockey rode Affirmed to win horse racing's triple crown?
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  16. What is known as the World's fastest game?
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  17. What are the WBA, WBC, and IBF?
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  18. Who won 35 consecutive tennis matches at Wimbledon?
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  19. Who scored 40 points in a single NFL game using drop kicks?
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  20. What football game is played in Pasadena, CA on January 1st of each
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  21. Who was the 'Iron Horse" of baseball?
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  22. Who surpassed Lou Gherig's record for consecutive games?
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  23. What pitcher stopped Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak?
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  24. What former All-American football player eventually became a US supreme court justice?
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  25. How many points does it take to win a regulation ping pong (table tennis) match?
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  26. What sport's major schools are Shotokan, Wado-ryu, Goju-ryu, and Shito-ryu?
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  27. On what day is the Boston Marathon held each year?
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  28. In what sport is the Stanley Cup awarded?
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  29. In what country was the sport of bobsledding invented
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  30. What is the most common college football team nickname?
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  31. How often is the World Cup (soccer) held?
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  32. Name the three horse races that make up the Triple Crown.
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  33. Who won the 1994 World Cup?
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  34. What football coach invented the huddle and the screen pass?
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  35. Where was the US Open tennis championship originally held?
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  36. Who invented baseball?
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  37. What is The Green Monster?
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  38. What professional basketball player won the Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year awards in the same year?
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  39. Why did Cassius Clay lose his heavyweight boxing title?
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  40. How many consecutive wins did the 1972-73 Miami Dolphins football team have?
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  41. Who coached "The Four Horsemen" of Notre Dame?
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  42. What was the original name of the New York Jets football team?
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  43. How manu NBA championships did the Boston Celtics win between 1957 and 1969?
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  44. In what country sis boccie ball originate?
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  45. What type of Defense is not allowed in US professional basketball?
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  46. Name three sporting events that are won by moving backwards?
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  47. What team did John Wooden coach?
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  48. Where were the Lakers basketball team play before Los Angeles?
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  49. Who was the 1964 Olympic heavyweight boxing champion?
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  50. Who introduced the forward pass to football?
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  51. What sporting event was first held in 776 BC?
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  52. What two events comprise the Nordic Combined in olympic competition?
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  53. In what year were professionals first allowed to compete in tennis at Wimbeldon?
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  54. In what sport do horses pull sulkies?
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  55. Where were the 1988 summer Olympic Games held?
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  56. In what sport can you watch camels, axels, and salchows?
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  57. What award goes to the winner of the Super Bowl?
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  58. What is the maximum regulation weight allowed for a bowling ball? (in English units)
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  59. What New York Yankee hit the longest home run?
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  60. Who established rules and introduced gloves to the sport of boxing?
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  61. In what round did Muhammed Ali knock out Sonny Liston?
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  62. What was The Babe's full name?
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  63. Who gave the famous 'win one for the Gipper' speech?
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  64. Who is Mr October?
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  65. Who won the New York Marathon in 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1979?
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  66. How many players on the field per side in a game of soccer?
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  67. What object is thrown in Curling?
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  68. What sport did Jim Fixx write about?
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  69. What sporting venue is located at the juncture of the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela rivers?
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  70. What olympic track champion suffered from Polio as a child?
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  71. Where did the sport of Rugby originate?
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  72. How many gold medals did swimmer Mark Spitz win at the 1972 summer Olympics in Munich?
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  73. What is a two-hulled boat called?
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  74. Who coached the Chicago Bears for 40 years?
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  75. Who won the US and Olympic Decathalons in 1948, at age 17?
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  76. What professional basketball team once won 33 consecutive games?
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  77. Who held the world heavyweight boxing championship the longest?
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  78. What golf tournament is played annually in Augusta, GA?
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  79. How tall are the uprights in professional football?
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  80. Who presents the Heisman Trophy?
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  81. What is the AAU?
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  82. In what gymnastic event is the 'iron cross' performed?
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  83. Which country has won tennis' Davis Cup the most times?
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  84. Where were the 1980 Winter Olympic Games held?
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  85. In what middle eastern country did the sport of Fencing originate?
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  86. Where were the 1972 Winter Olympics held?
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  87. What female basketball player was signed by an NBA team in 1979?
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  88. What track athlete set four world records in 45 minutes?
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  89. What is the typical shape for a sailing racecourse?
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  90. In what country did Golf originate?
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  91. Who is the only college football coach to have won 400 games?
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  92. What day is the Indianapolis 500 race held each year?
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  93. Where is the All-American Soap Box Derby held annually?
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  94. How many rounds are there in a title fight?
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  95. How many gold medals did Jesse Owens win in the 1936 Olympics?
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  96. How long is a cowboy supposed to stay on a bucking bronco?
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  97. Who was the first player elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame?
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  98. What professional basketball team has won the most NBA championships?
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  99. What three types of playing surfaces are used in tennis?
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  100. What did Michigan and Stanford first play in, in 1902?
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