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Zachary Benau
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Trivia night with your pals at the local bar can be one of the best nights of the week, especially when the topic is sports. You get to grab a beer, trash talk, and show off your knowledge of random facts to your friends and a room full of strangers. Everybody has their areas of expertise, but this list narrows it down to the sports facts you must know if you hope to compete.

You love sports and you're obsessive about your home team, so a little trivia should be easy, right? Wrong. You may know the birthday, shoe size, and high school record of your favorite athlete (or even an entire team), but to succeed on sports trivia night, you'll have to know more. Consider this your sports trivia facts sheet. It covers everything from the last 10 Super Bowl MVPs to the number of feathers on a regulation Badminton bird. Hey, you never know what they might throw at you, but at least with this list, you'll be more prepared than most people.

Study the list, go to a trivia night, and impress all your friends when these common sports trivia questions arise. By the end of the night, you'll be swimming in the free beer and congratulations that a real winner deserves.

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The Last 10 Super Bowl MVPs is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Last 10 Super Bowl MVPs

2017 - Tom Brady, New England Patriots
2016 - Von Miller, Denver Broncos

2015 - Tom Brady, New England Patriots
2014 - Malcolm Smith, Seattle Seahawks
2013 - Joe Flacco, Baltimore Ravens
2012 - Eli Manning, New York Giants
2011 - Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers
2010 - Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints
2009 - Santonio Holmes, Pittsburgh Steelers
2008 - Eli Manning, New York Giants

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The Nine Professional Sports T... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Nine Professional Sports Teams That Don't End with the Letter "S"

Boston Red Sox
Chicago White Sox
Colorado Avalanche

Miami Heat
Minnesota Wild

Oklahoma City Thunder
Orlando Magic
Tampa Bay Lightning
Utah Jazz

 

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The Four NBA Teams That Don... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Four NBA Teams That Don't Have a Mascot

Brooklyn Nets
Golden State Warriors
Los Angeles Lakers
New York Knicks

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The Seven NFL Teams That Don&#... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Seven NFL Teams That Don't Have Cheerleaders

Buffalo Bills
Chicago Bears
Cleveland Browns
Detroit Lions
Green Bay Packers
New York Giants 
Pittsburgh Steelers

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The Derogatory Term for When a... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Derogatory Term for When a Baseball Player Strikes Out Four Times in a Game

A "golden sombrero"

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Deion Sanders is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Only Person to Ever Play* in a NFL and MLB Game on the Same Day

Deion Sanders

October 11, 1992, for Atlanta Falcons vs. Miami Dolphins, 
then Atlanta Braves vs. Pittsburgh Pirates

*Sanders suited up for the MLB game, but didn't see the field
 

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The Number of Feathers Require... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Number of Feathers Required on an Olympic Badminton Bird

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The Three Players Who Appeared... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Three Players Who Appeared in Every NBA Finals From 1998 - 2014

Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers
Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs
Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat 

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Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia

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The Number of Stitches on a Ba... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Number of Stitches on a Baseball

108 double stitches or 216 individual stitches

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Archie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia

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The U.S. Professional Sports T... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The U.S. Professional Sports Team That Has Been in the Same City and Had the Same Name for the Longest Period of Time

The Philadelphia Phillies, since 1883

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Gary Player is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia

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The Six Wide Receivers to be N... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia
The Six Wide Receivers to be Named Super Bowl MVP

Lynn Swann - 1976, Pittsburgh Steelers
Fred Biletnikoff - 1977, Oakland Raiders
Jerry Rice - 1989, San Francisco 49ers
Deion Branch - 2005, New England Patriots
Hines Ward - 2006, Pittsburgh Steelers
Santonio Holmes - 2009, Pittsburgh Steelers     

 

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O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list 15 Things You Need to Know to Win ANY Sports Trivia