Monthly Archives: January 2017

J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

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What is the the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award and who was its first winner?

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The the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award is an award given annually by the Professional Basketball Writers Association to an NBA player or coach for outstanding service and dedication to the community. The award is named after the second commissioner of the NBA. The award was first given during the 1974/1975 season and the first individual to win the award was Wes Unseld of Washington.

First AFL/AFC Team to Win Super Bowl

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What was the first AFL (American Football League) or AFC (American Football Conference) team to win the Super Bowl?

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The first AFL/AFC team to win the Super Bowl was the AFL’s New York Jets who defeated the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III 16 to 7. Jets quarterback Joe Namath was the MVP for that win in Super Bowl III.

Most AFC & NFC Championship Appearances

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What teams have appeared in the AFC and NFC championship game the most?

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AFC: As of January 2017, the Pittsburgh Steelers have appeared in the most AFC Championship games having appeared in 16.  The New England Patriots have the second most appearances with 13.

NFC: As of January 2017, the San Francisco 49ers have appeared in the most NFC Championship games having appeared in 15. The Dallas Cowboys have the second most with 14 appearances.

First Super Bowl MVP

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Who was the MVP of the first Super Bowl, Super Bowl I in 1967 between Green Bay and Kansas City?

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Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr was the MVP of Super Bowl I leading the Green Bay Packers to a 35-10 win over the Kansas City Chiefs.

First Back-to-Back NCAA Women’s Division I Hockey Champions

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What school was the first to win back-to-back NCAA women’s Division I hockey championships?

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The first NCAA Division I women’s hockey championship happened in 2001. It was won by Minnesota Duluth. They became the first school to win back-to-back championships when they won it all again in 2002. They became the first team to win 3 in-a-row when they won again in 2003.

NBA First Three Pointer Made

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Who made the NBA’s first three-point field goal?

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The NBA adopted the three-point line in the 1979/80 season. Two players made three-point shots on October 12, 1979 – Chris Ford of the Boston Celtics and Kevin Grevey of the Washington Bullets. Of the two, Chris Ford is widely credited with making the first three-point shot in NBA history.

Quarterbacks with Four Super Bowl Wins

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Name the NFL quarterbacks that have four Super Bowl wins?

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  1. Terry Bradshaw (4-0)
  2. Joe Montana (4-0)
  3. Tom Brady (4-2)

There is also one quarterback with four Super Bowl losses – Jim Kelly.

Most Field Goals In a Super Bowl Game

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What kicker holds the record for the most field goals in a single Super Bowl game?

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Two kickers are tied at 4 for the record for the most field goals in a single Super Bowl. Don Chandler kicked 4 field goals in Super Bowl II helping Green Bay to defeat Oakland 33 to 14. Ray Wersching also kicked 4 in Super Bowl XVI helping San Francisco defeat Cincinnati 26 to 21.