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The World's Worst Losing Streaks in Sports Quiz
by Staff
Everyone loves to set a record, unless it's a record for losing. Take our quiz to see how much you know about some of the worst losing streaks in sports.

What team lost four consecutive Super Bowls in the '90s?

  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Buffalo Bills
  • Denver Broncos

What team did NOT beat the Buffalo Bills in the Super Bowl between 1990 and 1994?

  • Washington Redskins
  • New England Patriots
  • New York Giants

What Division I college basketball team failed to win a single game in 2011?

  • Towson University
  • Syracuse University
  • University of Southern California

How many games did the Cleveland Cavaliers lose in a row after LeBron James left in 2010?

  • six
  • 16
  • 26

What baseball team lost 23 games in a row in 1963?

  • Phillies
  • Mets
  • White Sox

What team holds the record for most consecutive MLB losses?

  • Cleveland Spiders
  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Toronto Blue Jays

What year did the Washington Capitals start their (terrible) inaugural season?

  • 1974
  • 1984
  • 1994

What NHL team lost 17 games in a row to tie the Capitals' losing record?

  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • New York Rangers
  • San Jose Sharks

How many games did the Tampa Bay Buccaneers win during the 1976 season?

  • zero
  • one
  • 12

What team did the Bucs finally beat in 1977 to end their losing streak?

  • New Orleans Saints
  • Washington Redskins
  • Baltimore Colts

Who did the 76ers finally beat to end a 28-game losing streak in 2015?

  • Miami Heat
  • New York Knicks
  • Los Angeles Lakers

What is the record for second-longest losing streak in the NBA?

  • 12 games
  • 19 games
  • 26 games

What team beat Kansas City to end a 16-game losing streak in 2014?

  • Baltimore Ravens
  • Oakland Raiders
  • Miami Dolphins

What team did unlucky pitcher Anthony Young play for in the mid-'90s?

  • New York Yankees
  • New York Mets
  • Chicago Cubs

What sport did J.D. McDuffie fail to score a win in for almost three decades?

  • baseball
  • soccer
  • Nascar

What was the last year that the Cubs played in a World Series?

  • 1945
  • 1955
  • 1965

What animal is often blamed for the Cubs' World Series drought?

  • horse
  • cow
  • goat

True or false: Sianis made it a point to retract the curse in 1970.

  • true
  • false

What is the record for most consecutive losses in Division I women's basketball?

  • 38 games
  • 78 games
  • 98 games

What WNBA team holds the record for most consecutive losses?

  • Tulsa Shock
  • Los Angeles Sparks
  • San Antonio Stars

How many games did the Prairie View A&M Panthers lose to set the record for the longest losing streak in Football Championship Subdivision history?

  • 20
  • 50
  • 80

How many points did the Prairie View A&M Panthers score during the entire 1991 season?

  • 48
  • 108
  • 208

What is the record for consecutive games lost in the Football Bowl Subdivision?

  • 24 games
  • 34 games
  • 44 games

What sport did Reggie Strickland often lose?

  • golf
  • track
  • boxing

What sport did the Caltech Beavers set a record 207 game losing streak in starting in 1985?

  • football
  • baseball
  • basketball

What college holds the record for consecutive losses in both tennis and lacrosse?

  • Stevenson University
  • Brooklyn College
  • Wagner College

What team holds the NFL record for most consecutive playoff losses?

  • Seattle Seahawks
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Kansas City Chiefs

What NHL team posted 38 straight road losses from 1992-93?

  • Detroit Red Wings
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Ottawa Senators

What sport dealt Vince Spadea 21 straight losses starting in 1999?

  • golf
  • boxing
  • tennis

What is the NBA record for most losing seasons in a row?

  • 15
  • 20
  • 25