Asked in Football - American, Oakland Raiders
Where did the Oakland Raiders get their name?
The Raiders name comes from a recommendation from a Marine Corps Raider who served in WWII. There was a competition for names when the team was formed in Oakland and an original Marine Raider sent in "Raiders" and won the competition. True story. ...
Asked in Cricket (Sport)
What is Shield Cricket?
Shield cricket is the term used for the First Class Australian 4 day cricket competition. Widely regarded as the strongest domestic competition in the world The Term comes from the name given to the competition "Sheffield Shield" where team compete for a trophy that looks like a shield. ...
Asked in Olympics Curling, Canada Sports
In curling who gets last rock at each end and why?
At the start of a game, last rock is awarded to either the winner of a coin-toss, a draw to the button or in competition, the team which is the top seed. During a game, last rock is given to the team who has just been scored against. For example, Team A is playing Team B. Team A scores points in an end. In the next end, Team B gets to play last rock. ...
Asked in Football - Australian Rules
Which AFL team is youngest in 2011?
There are officially two new tems into the competition commencing the 2011 season. One of these is from the Gold Coast in Queensland. However, the very last one formed/applying for the competition in 2011 is the new team based in NSW. ...
What is the name of the rugby team that plays in cape town?
In the Currie Cup competition it is Western Province. In the Super 14 competition it is the Stormers. The Stormers team make up is centred on the Western Province side, but they also draw players from the Cavaliers. ...
Asked in Beijing 2008 Olympics, Shawn Johnson
What happend in the 2008 Olympics to Shawn Johnson?
She got the silver medal on the floor exercise, the team competition and the all-around competition, and on her last even (the balance beam) she pulled through and got the gold medal! ...
Was there a player by the last name of Adams on the 1974 Pittsburgh Steelers team?
No. There is no listing of a player with the last name Adams on the 1974 Steelers roster. ...