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WASHINGTON, April 23, 1998 – Name the Marine Corps light heavyweight boxer who not only won an Olympic gold medal, but also defeated Muhammed Ali for the world professional heavyweight boxing title.

Leon Spinks.

How many Major League Baseball teams began playing home games in new arenas during the 1998 season?

One. The Arizona Diamondbacks began their initial season at BankOne Ballpark in Phoenix.

Tiger Woods failed in his attempt to win back-to-back titles at The Masters golf tournament in Augusta, Ga. Who was the last golfer to win back-to-back Masters titles?

Nick Faldo (1989-1990)

The Coca-Cola 600 is held at what NASCAR course?

Charlotte Motor Speedway, Charlotte, N.C.

What was the name of the Montreal Expos' first baseball stadium when they started National League play in 1969?

Jarry Park

Of the original six NHL teams, how many have never won a Stanley Cup?

None. All six teams have captured at least one Stanley Cup (Montreal Canadiens, 23; Toronto Maple Leafs,13; Detroit Red Wings, 8; New York Rangers, 4; Boston Bruins, 5; Chicago Blackhawks, 3.)

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