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WASHINGTON, March 31, 1998 – Expansion

Name the four hockey teams that merged with the National Hockey League following the collapse of the World Hockey Association.
Hartford Whalers, Winnipeg Jets, Edmonton Oilers, Quebec Nordiques

Name the four teams that joined major league baseball in 1969.
Seattle Pilots, Kansas City Royals, San Diego Padres, Montreal Expos

The NCAA's Big 8 Conference Became the Big 12 in 1996. What four teams joined.
Texas Longhorns, Texas A&M Aggies, Baylor Bears, Texas Tech Red Raiders

Four new teams will join the National Hockey League between 1998 and 2000. Name the four cities awarded NHL franchises.
Atlanta, Minneapolis, Nashville, Tenn., and Columbus, Ohio

Name the first expansion franchise of the American Football League.
The Miami Dolphins (1967)

The Big East Conference expanded from 10 to 13 basketball teams in 1996. Name the three new teams.
Notre Dame Fighting Irish, West Virginia Mountaineers, Rutgers Scarlet Knights

The Toronto Raptors and the Vancouver Grizzlies are Canada's only National Basketball Association teams. Name the most recent U.S.-based NBA expansion teams.
Minnesota Timberwolves, Charlotte Hornets, Miami Heat and Orlando Magic

Name the four teams the NBA absorbed following the collapse of the American Basketball Association.
New York Nets, Denver Nuggets, Indiana Pacers and San Antonio Spurs

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