Sports Quiz August 2014



1. In 2013, Boston’s David Ortiz set a record for most career hits by a designated hitter. Who had held the mark?
2. Between 1958 and 1978, four New York Yankees pitchers won a Cy Young Award. Name three of them.
3. Who holds the record for most rushing yards in a Rose Bowl game?
4. In 2012-13, the Hornets’ Ryan Anderson became the fourth NBA player to have 500 rebounds and 200 three-pointers made in a season. Name two of the others.
5. Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov, in 2014, became the fourth Russian-born goalie to have 100 wins in the NHL. Name two of the first three.
6. In 2014, Kurt Busch tied for the best finish (sixth) at the Indianapolis 500 for a driver also racing in the Coca-Cola 600 the same day. Whom did he tie?
7. In 2014, tennis’ Novak Djokovic became the second player to win the Indian Wells and Sony Open tournaments back-to-back twice. Who was the first?

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1. Harold Baines, with 1,688 hits.
2. Bob Turley (1958), Whitey Ford (’61), Sparky Lyle (’77) and Ron Guidry (’78).
3. Charles White ran for 247 yards for Southern Cal in 1980.
4. Peja Stojakovic, Antoine Walker and Paul Pierce.
5. Evgeni Nabokov (350 victories), Nikolai Khabibulin (333) and Ilya Bryzgalov (220).
6. Robby Gordon and Tony Stewart.
7. Roger Federer, in 2005-06.

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