ESPN 100: Nos. 3-11

Updated: December 4, 2009, 1:32 PM ET
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3. The Yankees committed $423.5M last winter for CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira and A.J. Burnett, and it paid off with a 27th World Series title. That kind of money can go a long way. For instance, with that sum, what percentage of the Big Apple's 8.4 million residents could buy an average ticket to a game at the new Yankee Stadium?

A. 69 percent
B. 9 percent
C. 39 percent
D. 89 percent

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4. Baseball players Alex Rodriguez, Manny Ramírez and David Ortiz were revealed to have tested positive for PEDs in 2003. That, of course, was a different time. Which of those MLB sluggers has hit the most homers in the six seasons since the failed tests?

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5. Retired NFL QB Steve McNair was murdered on July 4 by his mistress. To honor the former league MVP, the Titans wore stickers bearing his number. And that number is ... ?

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6. Kobe Bryant and the Lakers defeated the Magic in the NBA Finals to snag the team's first post-Shaq ring. Which of the following players was not part of June's championship team?

A. Andrew Bynum
B. Jordan Farmar
C. Vladimir Radmanovic
D. Adam Morrison

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7. A win at Wimbledon gave Roger Federer a record-breaking 15 Slam titles. For which Adam Sandler movie is the wife of the previous record-holder famous?

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8. Jimmie Johnson won an unprecedented fourth straight Sprint Cup championship with crew chief Chad Knaus. How many NASCAR Cup races have they won together?

A. 7
B. 47
C. 77
D. 107

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9. The Florida Gators nabbed a second BCS championship in January and are boring in on a third title. T or F: If they're No. 1 for a third season, they'll be equaling the number of years they were once ineligible for a bowl berth due to NCAA probation.

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10. UConn's women's hoops team went 39-0 in 2008-09. Besides the Huskies, who also did it two other times (1994-95, 2001-02), how many D1 women's hoops teams have achieved perfection?

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11. The Penguins iced the Red Wings in seven to win the Stanley Cup, making 21-year-old Sidney Crosby the youngest captain to win it all. Who used to be the most precocious Cup­hoisting C?

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