First to Win the Art Ross Trophy

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What is the Art Ross Trophy and who was the first player to win it?

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The Art Ross Trophy is a National Hockey League (NHL) trophy awarded to the player who leads the NHL in scoring points. The trophy was donated to the NHL in 1947 by Arthur Howie Ross, a former player, coach, and general manager. The first player to win the Art Ross Trophy for the 1947/1948 season was Elmer Lach of the Montreal Canadians.

First Sugar Bowl Game

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When was the first Sugar Bowl game played?

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The first Sugar Bowl game was played on January 1, 1935. Tulane defeated Temple 20 to 14 in that first Sugar Bowl.

First Orange Bowl Game

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When was college football’s first Orange Bowl game played?

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The first Orange Bowl game was played on New Year’s Day 1935. In that game Bucknell beat Miami (FL) 26 to 0.

First Cotton Bowl

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When was the first Cotton Bowl game played?

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The first Cotton Bowl game was played on New Year’s Day, 1937. In that first Cotton Bowl game TCU (ranked #16) defeated Marquette (ranked #20) 16 to 6.

First Overtime Pro Bowl

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When was the first NFL Pro Bowl game that was decided in overtime?

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The February 7, 1993 Pro Bowl (for the 1992 season) was won by the AFC 23 to 20 in overtime.

Oldest Bowl Game

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What is college football’s oldest Bowl Game and when was it first played?

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College football’s oldest Bowl Game, the “Granddaddy of Them All“, is the Rose Bowl. The Rose Bowl was first played on January 1, 1902. Called the Tournament East-West football game at the time, in that game Michigan defeated Stanford by a score of 49 to 0. The first annual Rose Bowl Game, and the first to actually be called the Rose Bowl, was played on January 1, 1916. In that game Washington State defeated Brown by a score of 14 to 0.

First NBA Christmas Day Game

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When did the NBA play their first Christmas Day game?

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The first NBA game to be played on Christmas Day came in the league’s second season – 1947. In that game the New York Knicks beat the Providence Steamrollers in New York 89 to 75.

Oldest to Win Heavyweight Boxing Championship

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Who is the oldest boxer to win the heavyweight title?

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On November 4, 1994, at the age of 45, George Foreman knocked out Michael Moorer in the 10th round of their title fight in Las Vegas to become the oldest heavyweight boxer to win a title.

First NHL Champions 3 Times in a Row

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What was the first hockey team to win the NHL Stanley Cup Championship three times in a row? This is from the period when the Stanley Cup Championship became the championship of only the NHL, after the challenge years and inter-league play (from 1926 on).

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The Toronto Maple Leafs were the first to win the NHL Stanley Cup Championship 3 times in a row. They did this in 1946–47 (defeating the Montreal Canadiens), in 1947–48 (defeating the Detroit Red Wings, and in 1948–49 (again defeating the Detroit Red Wings).

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

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

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The University of Southern California (USC) women’s basketball team was the first to win back-to-back NCAA women’s Division I basketball championships. They accomplished this in 1983 and 1984, the second and third year of the women’s basketball tournament.