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The Newsday Sports trivia quiz for May 26: Keeping up with the Williamses

Former Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams plays the nation

Former Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams plays the nation anthem on a guitar before an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Knicks Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. Credit: AP/Jason DeCrow

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

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Where did the Yankees’ Bernie Williams grow up?


Which of these Williamses never won a U.S. Open/National Championship tennis singles title?


What was former Yankee Walt Williams’ nickname?


What star running back did Billy Dee Williams play in the iconic 1971 TV movie, “Brian’s Song”?


In what year did Hank Williams Jr. first perform his “All My Rowdy Friends” theme for “Monday Night Football”?


Who is the career leader in regular-season games played as a Knick among people named Williams, with 399?


Buck Williams is by far the Nets’ career leader in rebounds with 7,576. Who is second, with 4,544?


Who did George Steinbrenner try to hire to manage the Yankees in 1974, only to be blocked because the manager was contractually tied to the Athletics?


What cornerback won two Super Bowls as a member of the Giants?


Which of these current or former Jets was NOT selected in the first round of the NFL Draft (by the Jets or another team)?