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Go Figure

$2.4 million
Amount by which the Yankees' payroll increased after they shed
the salaries of third basemen Drew Henson and Aaron Boone and
traded Alfonso Soriano for Alex Rodriguez.

$4.4 million
Value of tickets sold by the Yankees in the four days after they
traded for Rodriguez.

Times that Tiger Woods has played as a professional in the
Nissan Open, the only pro tournament he has entered at least five
times without winning.

Attendance at the 3,860-seat USF Soccer Stadium in Tampa to watch
Kansas City beat D.C. United 1-0 last Thursday in an exhibition
game that was Freddy Adu's pro debut.

Straight wins at the start of his head coaching career for the
Nets' Lawrence Frank, tying Red Sox manager Joe Morgan (1988) and
New York Gothams manager Jim Price (1884) for the best start in
the four major North American pro sports.

Consecutive home losses for the Penguins, an NHL record;
Pittsburgh is winless in its last 18 games, the most losses in a
row ever for an NHL team.