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WASHINGTON, June 1, 1998 – What is the name of the trophy awarded to the Stanley Cup Playoffs' Most Valuable Player?

The Conn Smythe Trophy (named after an NHL founder)

Name the six major league baseball players who played in all 162 regular season games in 1997.

Cal Ripken Jr., Baltimore Orioles; Brian Hunter, Detroit Tigers; Jeff Bagwell, Houston Astros; Craig Biggio, Houston Astros; Eric Karros, Los Angeles Dodgers; and Sammy Sosa, Chicago Cubs.

Who is the only multiyear winner of college football's Heisman Trophy?

Archie Griffin, Ohio State University (1974-1975)

What is the nation's oldest intercollegiate sporting event?

The Harvard-Yale Regatta for varsity eight-man crew (133 years this season)

What country has won the most World Cup soccer titles?

Brazil (1958, 1962, 1970, 1994)

What country hosted the first World Cup soccer competition in 1930?


How many times has the United States qualified for the World Cup?

Six (1930, 1934, 1950, 1990, 1994 and 1998)

Brazilian soccer superstar Pele played in the 1958 and 1970 World Cup tournaments. How many goals did he score in the two tournaments?


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