Choose an answer from the three choices
and True or False offered after each question and then "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
SportsCenter is a daily sports news television show, and the flagship
program of American cable network ESPN since the network launched on
September 7, 1979. Originally airing once per day,
is now shown up to twelve times a day, replaying the day's scores and
highlights from major sporting events, along with commentary, previews
and feature stories. Who was NOT one of the shows hosts on the debut
- George Grande
- Lee Leonard
- Suzy Kolber
2. These words as the show opened: �If you're a fan, what you will
see in the next few minutes, hours, and days to follow may convince you
that you've gone to sports heaven.�
3. Who joined ESPN a month after it was on the air, and became a
fixture at SportsCenter
until the early '90s, when his main
efforts became focused on the network's NFL coverage and
Tonight; however, Berman remains a frequent contributor to the
Sunday night 11 p.m. edition.
- Chris Berman
- Steve Scott
- Bill Casey
4. Bob Ley worked several minor broadcasting jobs, including public
address announcer with the New York Cosmos soccer team, before landing
his first major position with the fledgling ESPN. What year did he join
5. This is SportsCenter is the name of a series of comical
television commercials run by ESPN to promote their
sports news show. A few are available free on iTunes. The ads are
presented in a deadpan mockumentary style, lampooning various aspects of
sports, and sports broadcasting. The commercials debuted in 1994.
6. The 11 p.m. anchor team with Dan Patrick achieved great popularity
in the late '80s and the '90s After he left ESPN in 1997, Kenny Mayne
became Patrick's co-host. Who was his co-host before Kenny Mayne?
- Keith Olbermann
- Rich Eisen
- Stuart Scott
7. On April 4, 2006,
SportsCenter started showing highlights
of Major League Baseball games in progress, which were previously an
exclusive to another program, Baseball Tonight. What is he
- Baseball Up Close & Personal
- Baseball Tonight Extra
- The Bottom Line
8. High definition broadcasting started and on the same day they
began broadcasting the show from studios inside the network's brand-new
Digital Center, debuting a new set designed by Walt Disney Imagineering
and featuring a robust graphics package entitled "Revolution"
designed by Troika Design Group. What was the date?
- June 7, 2004
- March 6, 2004
- February 6, 2004
9. The 6 p.m. ET edition of
SportsCenter moved up to 5 p.m. ET
on May 28, 2007, and -- for the first time ever -- it was extended to
three hours. In that episode, ESPN aired live coverage of Randy
second start for the New York Yankees' minor league club in Scranton,
10. With Josh Elliott, who is co-anchor of ESPN's
live from 9 a.m. until noon weekdays?
- Gale Storm
- Hannah Storm
- Suzy Kolber