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The Newsday sports trivia quiz for June 23: 10 years since 2010

LeBron James is interviewed at the announcement of

LeBron James is interviewed at the announcement of his future NBA plans at the Boys & Girls Club of America on July 8, 2010 in Greenwich, Connecticut.  Credit: Larry Busacca

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



In July of 2010, LeBron James disappointed Knicks fans by saying he was taking his talents to South Beach. Who was the sportscaster to whom James announced "The Decision?"


The Giants won the first regular-season game played at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 12, 2010; who did they beat?


The defending world champion Yankees finished second in the AL East by one game in 2010; who finished first?


What Met led the National League in game appearances by a pitcher in 2010, with 92?


After failing to sign LeBron James in 2010, the Knicks spent $99.7 million to lure a different star; who was he?


The Jets began 2010 under first-year coach Rex Ryan with road playoff wins over the Bengals and Chargers before losing to what team in the AFC Championship Game?


The Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez hit his 600th career home run in August of 2010, ending a hitless streak that lasted how many at-bats?


What former Cornell player led the Islanders in goals in 2009-10, with 30?


Bob Sheppard, longtime Yankees and Giants p.a. announcer, died at 99 in July of 2010; where did he play as a college quarterback in the late 1920s and early ‘30s?


Yankees owner George Steinbrenner died in July of 2010 at age 80; near what American League city was he born?