Sports Quiz 081514



  1. Name the major-league team with the longest playoff drought entering the 2014 season.
  2. Which of these Astro teammates led the National League in runs scored more times: Jeff Bagwell or Craig Biggio?
  3. Who was the last Brigham Young football player before Ezekiel Ansah in 2013 to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft?
  4. Between the 1950-51 and 1989-90 NBA seasons, only one regular-season scoring champ was also on a championship-winning team. Name him.
  5. The Los Angeles Kings set a regular-season team record in 2013-14 for most shutouts. How many?
  6. Name the last non-Austrian skier to win the women’s super-G gold medal in the Winter Olympics.
  7. Who was the last player to win golf’s Masters tournament in his first appearance there?

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  1. The Kansas City Royals – 28 seasons.
  2. Bagwell won the runs-scored title three times (1994, ’99, 2000); Biggio, twice (’95, ’97).
  3. Rob Morris, in 2000.
  4. Lew Alcindor, with the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1970-71 season.
  5. Thirteen.
  6. Daniela Ceccarelli of Italy, in 2002.
  7. Fuzzy Zoeller, in 1979.

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