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WASHINGTON, June 10, 1998 – Name the nine U.S. stadiums originally selected to host soccer's World Cup 1994 games.

Cotton Bowl, Dallas; Florida Citrus Bowl, Orlando, Fla.; Foxboro Stadium, Foxboro, Mass.; Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.; Pontiac Silverdome, Pontiac, Mich.; Robert F. Kennedy Stadium, Washington; Rose Bowl, Pasadena, Calif.; Soldier Field, Chicago; Stanford Stadium, Palo Alto, Calif.

Wrigley Field is the oldest National League baseball stadium still in use (1914). What are the next two oldest National League ball parks?

3COM Park (Candlestick Park) in San Francisco (1960) and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles (1962)

What is the oldest arena currently hosting an NBA team?

The Los Angeles Sports Arena (Los Angeles Clippers), built in 1959

What was the original home arena of the NHL's San Jose Sharks?

The Cow Palace, Daly City, Calif.

What on-campus college basketball arena seats the most spectators?

Carrier Dome, Syracuse (N.Y.) University (33,000)

Louisiana State University's basketball arena is named for what now-deceased famous LSU graduate and former NBA scoring champion?

Pete Maravich Assembly Center

The Dean Smith Center at the University of North Carolina is the largest Atlantic Coast Conference arena (21,572). What is the smallest?

The University of Virginia's University Hall (8,864)

Name the five largest college football stadiums.

Michigan Stadium (University of Michigan), Ann Arbor, Mich., 103,501; Rose Bowl (UCLA), Pasadena, Calif., 102,083; Beaver Stadium (Penn State), University Park, Pa., 93,713; Memorial Coliseum (University of Southern California), Los Angeles, 92,516; Neyland Stadium (University of Tennessee) Knoxville, Tenn., 91,902

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