Posts tagged “records”


from Peter King’s Monday Morning QB article at I think I understand why Brett Favre laid down for Michael Strahan’s record-breaking sack late in the Pack’s 34-25 win. Strahan is universally respected as a man who plays hard and with tremendous regard for the game. But that doesn’t mean I like it. Strahan started

I just heard Stuart Scott on Sportscenter talking about Barry Bonds‘ season this year. He said something that just blows me away. I hadn’t — until now — really appreciated Bonds’ home run extravaganza. The 73 (SEVENTY-THREE!!!) home runs in a season is amazing, obviously. But Scott just said that Bonds hit a home run every twelve swings. Not “at-bats”. Swings. A home run every twelfth time he swung the bat. That is just incredible. I cannot believe that.

Soopah High Rise

“If you can send a man to the moon you can certainly build a tower for 100,000 people …” Shanghai plans to build a 3,700 ft skyscraper! Dwarfing Kuala Lumpur’s twin Petronas Towers, the world’s tallest buildings at 1,483ft high, it would be set in a gigantic, wheel-shaped base incorporating shopping malls and car parks.

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