I’m glad we finally know where a guy you’ll never meet will get paid an obscene amount of money to play a game. I like baseball and basketball but don’t understand the rabid nature with which people follow it. I might understand if LeBron was interviewed and said, “Well, today was a rough one. Turns out Pete Dinkmen at Farmer’s Insurance didn’t get that promotion. He was qualified, but someone else got it. I’m going to let how this situation turned out effect my entire day and maybe my week.” But that will never happen. Congratulations Cleveland, I just hope Durant doesn’t decide to go to Cleveland too. We’ll see.
In honor of LeBron, Cleveland’s prodigal son, we’ve compiled some amazing fun facts about LeBron. We’ll give you the answers after the standings.
1. LeBron is one of two players to win a regular season MVP, NBA Finals MVP and an Olympic Gold in the same year. Who was the other?
2. What English Premier League club does LeBron James own a part of?
3. What football position did LeBron Jame play in high school?
4. Behind LeBron, who is the second highest paid NBA player when it comes to endorsements?
5. Which former Cleveland Cav allegedly slept with LeBron’s mom?
That steely gaze is that of none other than birthday boy Toby Keith. Well, his birthday is July 8th but you can’t relegate the “Tobes” to one day of birthday celebrating. He gets a week.
Cap’n Freedom loves celebrating, drinking, and America. So, in honor of Tobes, we’re gonna give you some trivia about our good friend.
1. In what city was Toby Keith born?
2. Which alien starred with Toby Keith in 10-10-220 commercials?
3. What was his first #1 hit?
4. What country music funny man starred with Keith in “Beer for my Horses”?
5. What is Toby Keith’s real name?
Last week’s trivia week recap, League of Champions standings, and answers after the jump:
We’ve just completed the second week of the TLO Trivia Night League of Champions 2.0. If you haven’t given it a shot yet, you should. The Top 20 teams are invited to a playoff for a $1,000 jackpot and there’s still time to qualify. That’s a lot of TLO ink pens. Trust me.
The big news is that America turns 238 week. To honor of our country’s name day, we’ve cancelled trivia at Buffalo Wild Wings on NW Expressway for this Friday. This is so you can eat hot dogs and pretend to like fireworks with your friends and family. It resumes next week.
Here are this week’s five trivia questions for you.
1. Which country is the world’s largest manufacturer of fireworks?
2. The seven rays on the Statue of Liberty’s crown represent what?
3. Which two former Presidents died on July 4th, 1826?
4. Which state is home to the largest US city named Independence?
5. With 5… How many hot dogs did Joey Chestnut consume at last year’s Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest?
This week’s recap, League of Champions standings and the answers to the questions are after the jump:
Since the League of Champions final match isn’t until May 3rd, that’s given me lots of time to not tally scores. This means I’ve been catching up on great television shows I’ve missed. Sure, you can have your “True Detective”, “House of Cards” or “Game of Thrones,” but nothing beats T.J. Hooker. Thanks Hulu!
Just a reminder the invite-only, $1,500 League of Champions match is Saturday, May 3rd at the 51st Street Speakeasy at 7pm. Teams are limited to six people total per team and all your fun little cell phones will be put in a bucket at your table for safe keeping.
Now we’ve got that out-of-the-way, here’s some totally random Adrian Zmed questions for you! Because I love you. That’s why.
1) What was Adrian’s name on T.J. Hooker?
2) What horrible sequel to a beloved 1970′s classic did Adrian star in?
3) What popular mid 2000′s sitcom did Adrian star on?
4) On what sitcom did he star as Joseph ‘Joey Midnight’ Raybonz
5) What is Adrian Zmed doing this very second?
Not to be outdone by our seismic activity, another earthquake struck California on Friday. That makes us the Golden State’s twin, aside from weather, politics, opportunity, beaches, mountains and number of Sally Kerns. Other than that, we’re exactly alike.
Don’t forget this is one of the last weeks you can qualify for $1,500 The League of Champions final. It will be held at 51st St. Speakeasy on May 3rd. Come on out, play some trivia and win at life. You owe it to me and your mother to do so.
Last week’s recap is after the jump. Here are some random Earthquake related trivia questions. Enjoy!
1) According to the USGS, in what country did the most powerful earthquake on record take place?
2) In what state did the most powerful earthquake in the United States take place?
3) In what year was the infamous San Francisco Earthquake that caused the World Series to be delayed?
4) Multiple Choice: According to the USGS, which two states have the fewest recorded earthquakes? A: Alaska and Hawaii B: Florida and North Dakota C: Illinois and Indiana D: Maine and New Hampshire?
5) How strong was the 2011 Oklahoma earthquake, the strongest in state’s history?
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