Sports Geog­ra­phy

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Ques­tions:

1) How many U.S. states (count­ing Wash­ing­ton, D.C.) have an MLB, NFL, NBA or NHL fran­chise?

2) How many Cana­dian prov­inces have an MLB, NBA or NHL fran­chise?

3) What is the south­ern­most ma­jor league sports city? 4) How many cities and metropoli­tan ar­eas have teams in all four ma­jor leagues? 5) What city has one team in the Eastern Divi­sion and an­other in the Pa­cific?

6) What is the north­ern­most ma­jor league sports city? 7) What state has the most cities with a ma­jor league fran­chise?

8) How many ma­jor league teams play their home games within the Wash­ing­ton, D.C., city lim­its?

9) What is the west­ern­most pro sports city?

10) How many New York bor­oughs are home to ma­jor league sports teams?

An­swers:

1) 27 (Ariz., Calif., Colo., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., La., Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Mo., N.C., Nev., N.J., N.Y., Ohio, Okla., Ore., Pa., Tenn., Texas, Utah, Wash., Wash­ing­ton, D.C., Wis.)

2) Five

3) Mi­ami

4) 12 (New York, Bos­ton, Min­neapo­lis/St. Paul, De­troit, Chicago, Dal­las, Los An­ge­les, Philadel­phia, Wash­ing­ton, D.C., Mi­ami, Phoenix, Den­ver) 5) Dal­las (Cow­boys and Stars) 6) Ed­mon­ton

7) Cal­i­for­nia, with seven (Los An­ge­les, Ana­heim, San Francisco, Sacra­mento, San Jose, Oak­land, San Diego)

8) Three (Na­tion­als, Wizards, Cap­i­tals)

9) Van­cou­ver

10) Four (Bronx, Brook­lyn, Man­hat­tan, Queens)

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