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Alex Rodriguez returned from his yearlong baseball ban to begin training in February 2015 with which team?
a. Cincinnati Bengals
b. Baltimore Orioles
c. NY Yankees
d. LA Dodgers
NY Yankees - Rodriguez previously played for the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers.
Anders Fannemel of Norway set a new World Record in what event on February 15th, 2015?
a. Ski Jump
c. Speed Skating
d. High Jump
Ski Jump - Anders set the record for the world's longest ski jump at 251.5 meters.
New Zealand international cricketer Brendon McCullum broke a cricket record at the 2015 World Cup by reaching 50 in how many balls?
18 - McCullum plays for Chennai Super Kings in the IPL.
Gary Woods, who died at the age of 60 in February 2015, was a leading player of what sport?
c. Ice Hockey
Baseball - Playing primarily as an outfielder, Gary played between the years of 1976 and 1985.
Kurt Busch was suspended by which organisation on February 20th, 2015, after being convicted of domestic violence?
NASCAR - This is the third time that Kurt has been suspended.
Gary Anderson was crowned world champion in which sport in January 2015?
Darts - 'Butt' is an old word for dartboard.
Who won the 2015 Men's Australian Open in tennis?
a. Roger Federer
b. Rafael Nadal
c. Andy Murray
d. Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic - As of 2015, Djokovic has won eight Grand Slam singles titles.
Kenyan athlete Rita Jeptoo received a two-year ban for doping in January of 2015. What event is she a leading athlete in?
a. Triple Jumo
b. Shot Put
Marathon - The prohibited substance found in her system was EPO.
The Seattle Seahawks took on which team at the 2015 Super Bowl?
a. Jacksonville Jaguars
b. Miami Dolphins
c. New England Patriots
d. Denver Broncos
New England Patriots - The Patriots beat the Seahawks by a score of 28 to 24.
Which major European soccer club faced embarrassment in January of 2015 when it was forced to sell its team bus?
a. AEK Athens
b. Real Madrid
c. AC Milan
AC Milan - The owner of AC Milan is former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi.
In January of 2015, Shaun Murphy won the Masters Tournament in what Sport?
Snooker - Shaun is nicknamed 'The Magician'.
British athlete Lizzy Yarnold became the European Champion of which sport in February 2015?
a. Speed Skating
b. Ski Jump
c. Ice Dancing
d. Skeleton Bob
Skeleton Bob - Lizzy won gold at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
Fast4, unveiled in January 2015, is a new version of what sport?
Tennis - Fast4 is a faster match with fewer sets.
Quarterback Peyton Manning's future was in question in January 2015 after his Denver Broncos lost to which team?
a. Chicago Bears
b. Indianapolis Colts
c. Miami Dolphins
d. Denver Broncos
Indianapolis Colts - Manning's nickname is the 'The Sheriff'.
What did Northern Irish professional golfer Rory McILroy do for the first time in his career in January of 2015?
a. Finish Last
c. Hole in One
d. 12 Over Par
Hole in One - Rory had his first win on the European Tour in 2009.
Tony McCoy announced his retirement from which sport in February 2015?
a. Formula 1
d. Horse Racing
Horse Racing - McCoy had his first win at the age of 17 in 1992.
Held on February 22, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway in Florida, who won the 2015 Daytona 500?
a. Joey Logano
b. Kevin Harvick
c. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
d. Denny Hamlin
Joey Logano - There were 27 lead changes among twelve different drivers during the race.
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