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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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1

Where did the Yankees’ Bernie Williams grow up?

2

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

3

What was former Yankee Walt Williams’ nickname?

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

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

8

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?

9

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

10

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