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The Newsday sports trivia quiz for June 18

Stephane Matteau scored the game-winning and series-clinching goal

Stephane Matteau scored the game-winning and series-clinching goal 4:24 into double overtime to give the Rangers a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils in Game 7 of the 1994 Eastern Conference Final. The Rangers won the series, 4-3, before defeating the Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup Final. Credit: AP

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

 

1

What former Knick famously said, “The ship be sinking,” during the 1981-82 season?

2

Who said in January of 1969, “We’re going to win Sunday; I guarantee it”?

3

What announcer repeatedly shouted, “The Giants win the pennant!” after the Giants won the pennant in 1951?

4

Who said, “It gets late early out there,” in referring to tricky shadows in leftfield at Yankee Stadium?

5

What opposing pitcher said in 2004, “What can I say? Just tip my hat and call the Yankees my daddies”?

6

What pitcher turned, “Ya Gotta Believe!” into a rallying cry for the 1973 Mets?

7

What announcer shouted, “Matteau! Matteau! Matteau!” after Stephane Matteau’s double-overtime goal for the Rangers in Game 7 of the 1994 Eastern Conference final?

8

What announcer said, “Here comes Willis Reed!” as the injured Knicks star took the court for warmups before Game 7 of the 1970 NBA Finals?

9

What Yankee said in 1930, defending the fact his salary was higher than President Herbert Hoover’s, “I had a better year than he did”?

10

What Met is believed to have coined the term “f-bomb,” in a 1988 Newsday article?