Ticket to Ride Sports by BruceM

Champion(s):

BarkerC
"We fight for better days."


Runner(s)-Up:

KaufmanK


Quiz Description

The answers to each question are pairs of cities. You must name BOTH cities (in no particular order). In each case, the two cities appear together on one of the 30 destination cards in the original Ticket to Ride board game.

Full Results:

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1 BarkerC 506 98 15
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2 KaufmanK 447 96 15
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3 gregariouschinchilla 432 94 15
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4 ChrisRosenberg 408 92 15
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5 KelsoT 377 90 00
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6 HightB 333 88 15
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7 GilchM 331 86 00
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8 PeskinK 329 84 15
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9 FlaxmanR 328 82 15
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10 LuskT 326 80 15
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11 WareD 297 78 15
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12 GordonT 295 75 15
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12 CarterBurke 295 75 15
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14 GluskinJ 281 72 15
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15 WangS 279 70 15
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16 peeksr 267 68 15
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17 BurgerM 265 66 15
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18 SheahanJ 260 64 15
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19 BeanA 254 62 15
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20 Commodore 253 60 00
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21 TsujiG 252 57 15
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21 HancockA 252 57 15
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23 LangeS17 247 54 00
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24 quarterrican 244 52 15
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25 AdelmanM 242 50 15
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26 DimitriCRob 238 47 00
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27 PolinskyL 234 45 15
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28 GoodmanDL 233 43 15
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29 ConnorA 230 40 00
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29 CoenM 230 40 15
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31 epeecurean 227 37 15
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32 MattK 217 35 15
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33 UllspergerA 215 33 15
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34 ggreco 210 31 15
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37 JohnD 188 25 15
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38 GrahamJ 184 23 15
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39 BeningoS 180 21 15
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40 HessJa 175 19 15
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41 MatherV 170 17 15
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42 Matto 166 15 15
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43 CamMacInnis 156 13 15
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44 DBrick 133 11 00
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49 JordanG 40 1 00
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Questions:

These two cities hosted the Summer Olympics 20 years apart. (Remember: On all 12 questions we want BOTH of a pair of cities that happen also to be on a Ticket to Ride destination card together.)

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Montreal, Atlanta

These two cities hosted the Winter Olympics 14 years apart.

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Calgary, Salt Lake City

These two cities were home (at the time) to the NFL teams for which the rookies pictured here squared off in a November 1987 Monday Night Football game. The guy on the right scored three touchdowns, owning the guy on the left twice in the process.

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Los Angeles, Seattle

Teams from these two cities are the head coaching resume of the man who once posed for a magazine cover next to the "bride" seen here. (We cropped the coach out of the photo. The player in the photo was drafted by the second of that coach's teams.)

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Chicago, New Orleans

Teams from these two cities were in Major League Baseball's last great pennant race in 1993. One team won 104 games and made the playoffs, the other won 103 games and went home.

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Atlanta, San Francisco

Teams from these two cities played in the first Division Series to reach a 5th game. Part of the home radio call for the final play of that game: "Swung on and lined down the left field line for a base hit! Here comes Joey! Here is Junior to third base! They're gonna wave him in! The throw to the plate will be late! [One sentence redacted.] I don't believe it! It just continues! My, oh my!"

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New York, Seattle

These two cities are the two stops (so far) in the NBA career of the nine-time all-star pictured here, who played college ball at Georgia Tech.

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Toronto, Miami

These two cities are home to the NBA mascots pictured here, even though neither team nickname is feline or simian.

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Portland, Phoenix

Teams from these two cities won five of the seven Avco Cups, the championship trophy of the World Hockey Association.

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Winnipeg, Houston

Teams from these two cities each won exactly one Stanley Cup in the ten-year span from 1994 to 2003. Mike Keenan and Ken Hitchcock coached those championship teams. Three other NHL franchises each won multiple Stanley Cups within that span.

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New York, Dallas

These two cities were home (at the time) to the teams that won the first two World Team Tennis championships. The Racquets (Françoise Dürr and others) beat the Philadelphia Freedoms in the first WTT final, then relocated to Phoenix. The Triangles (Vitas Gerulaitis and others) beat the San Francisco Golden Gaters in the 1975 final but folded a year later.

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Denver, Pittsburgh

These two cities are home to soccer teams with two notable MLS Cup distinctions: One such team plays at Sporting Park and is the only team other than the Los Angeles Galaxy to win the cup since 2011; the other plays at BBVA Compass Stadium and is the only 21st century repeat champion other than the Galaxy (winning in 2006 and 2007).

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Kansas City, Houston