Hey Warheads! Thanks for checking out episode 30. You're in for a fun ride with this one. I'm joined by Nick Seuberling, Ramona Rice, Jay Soderberg and Corey Fineran for an All-Sports Showdown. These are 4 of the best sports podcasters in the business throwing down in a little 2 on 2 action this week on Trivial Warfare.
Don't worry if you don't know a lot about sports, I think you'll find yourself laughing and relating to the teams very quickly as you listen to the show. Let me know what you think in the comments! - JO
Nick Seuberling – www.Cincyjungle.com
Corey Fineran – www.ivyenvy.com
Jay Soderberg – www.blogtalkradio.com/nextfanup
Ramona Rice – www.blogtalkradio.com/sportsgalpal
Warm it up Chris!
Name the running backs with the 10 highest single season rushing totals.
Rank Player (age) Yds Year Teams
1. Eric Dickerson+ (24) 2,105 1984 RAM
2. Adrian Peterson (27) 2,097 2012 MIN
3. Jamal Lewis (24) 2,066 2003 BAL
4. Barry Sanders+ (29) 2,053 1997 DET
5. Terrell Davis (25) 2,008 1998 DEN
6. Chris Johnson (23) 2,006 2009 TEN
7. O.J. Simpson+ (26) 2,003 1973 BUF
8. Earl Campbell+ (25) 1,934 1980 HOU
9. Ahman Green (26) 1,883 2003 GNB
10. Barry Sanders+ (26) 1,883 1994 DET
What golfer’s was affectionately known to fans as The Walrus?
Craig Stadler, his son Kevin who is a golfer with less girth is known as the Smallrus.
What New England Patriot threw the first super bowl touchdown in team history?
Steve Grogan 1985
Tony Eason did start the game, and was very (very) ineffective. The Patriots scored their first super bowl passing touchdown in the 4th quarter of the blowout, a pass from Grogan to Irving Fryar.
What college has won the most NCAA Division 1 College Basketball Championships?
UCLA with 11 – Kentucky is next with 8
Please name the player with the most NBA championship rings who was not a part of the Celtics dynasty of the 60’s.
Robert Horry – Horry won 7, 2 with the Rockets, 3 with the Lakers and 2 with the Spurs.
When I asked Chris this question he responded with, “It’s that guy who looks like Will Smith isn’t it?”
This former all-american defensive tackle at FSU went on to be better known in the WWE as Farooq. Name him.
Tinker to Evers to Chance is the well-known refrain of a classic poem titled Baseball’s Sad Lexicon. Tell me, what team did this trio play for?
The Chicago Cubs from 1902 till 1912 together
He Shoots He Scores!
Which NHL player has the most goals out of currently active players?
Jaromir Jagr – Yes, I’m shocked too. Dude was drafted in 1990.
New York Rangers
New Jersey Devils
Heisman Trophy Winners
Who is the only Heisman Trophy winner to win the award while playing for a team with a losing record?
Paul Hornung - 1956 when Notre Dame was 2-8
What NASCAR Hall of Famer holds the record for winning the most Daytona 500 races?
The French Open
I want you to name the 4 players who have won the most French Open Championships since 1960. I’ll give you a hint. There are two men and two women.
Rafael Nadal – 9
Chris Evert – 7
Bjorn Borg – 6
Steffi Graf – 6
The Philadelphia Eagles
The Philidelphia Eagles have played in two Super Bowls and but have never won the big game. I want you to name the two teams that the Eagles lost when they had their chance.
The Raiders in 1980 and the Patriots in 2004.
Ty Cobb with 54
Jackie Robinson is 9th in all time steals of home with 19. Among the players with more steals of home is Johnny Evers who was featured in the earlier question about Tinker to Evers to Chance.
What future NFL great owns the NCAA all-time single season record for rushing yards?
Barry Sanders with 2,628 in 1988. Melvin Gordon made a run at is this year but fell 41 yards short. (bowls not included)
What NBA center has played in the most NBA games all time with 1,611.
Robert Parrish - Kevin Garnett is the active leader with 1,424
What player holds the Cincinatti Bengals record for touchdowns in a single season with 17?
Carl Pickens in 1995
In 1985 with winner of Wimbledon set the record for being the youngest man to do and was also the first unseeded player to ever win the title. Name Him.
Boris Becker – He was 17 at the time.
Pretty much everybody knows that Babe Ruth was the first person to join the 500 home run club. Tell me, who was the second person to do it?
Jimmie Foxx – September 1940, 11 years later.
What was the name of the player from Uruguay that was banned for the remainder of the 2014 World Cup after biting another player?
Luis Suarez – he has since apologized.
What U.S. city was the last to host the summer Olympics?
Atlanta in 1996
Please put these PGA golfers in order from the most Major Championships won to the least.
8 - Tom Watson
7 - Arnold Palmer
5 - Phil Mickelson
3 - Vijay Singh