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The Newsday sports trivia quiz for July 1

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim watches during a

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim watches during a practice for an NCAA Tournament first-round game in Detroit on March 15, 2018. Credit: AP/Carlos Osorio

A daily sports trivia quiz to test your knowledge of sports history.
 

 

1

In what year did Jim Boeheim become Syracuse’s head basketball coach?

2

In what year did the NFL institute overtime for regular-season games?

3

Who is widely credited with coining the phrase, “Nice guys finish last”?

4

Which of these sports figures did NOT attend Fordham?

5

Which of these Yankees did not win a World Series MVP Award in the 1990s?

6

What Yankee is the only player named World Series MVP from a losing team, in 1960?

7

Who was the first American to win the Tour de France?

8

At what Brooklyn high school were Fred Wilpon and Sandy Koufax teammates?

9

Who is the Mets’ all-time leader in grounding into double plays, with 152?

10

Who is the only non-quarterback named Super Bowl MVP as a Jet or Giant?