What’s true in sports? -lew -cd

Matt Hoh

1. T or F: The Longest NFL overtime was 33:02 minutes between the Miami Dolphins and Kansas City Chiefs.
2. T or F: The record for the most birdies in a 72-hole tournament on the PGA Tour is 32.
3. T or F: Martina Navratilova has more than 50 career singles titles in tennis than the closest male competitor.
4. T or F: The most goals scored by one team in an NHL game was 16.
5. T or F: In the MLB there are 6 people with 100+ ejections from games including playing and managing. Answers:
1. F- The longest overtime was only 22:40 between the Dolphins and Chiefs, in which the Dolphins won on Dec. 25, 1971.
2. T- Mark Calcavecchia in the 2001 Phoenix Open and Paul Gow in the 2001 B.C. Open.
3. T – Martina Navratilova has 167 career singles titles, where the closest male is Jimmy Connors with 109. Chris Evert also has more wins than Connors with 154.
4. T – The Montreal Canadiens pulled this feat off with a win over the Quebec Bulldogs 16-3 on March 3, 1920.
5. F – There have only been three: John McGraw 131, Bobby Cox 130 and Leo Durocher 124. Then next closest is Earl Weaver with 98 total ejections.

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