Minutes Argentina's Juan Martín del Potro spent trapped in an elevator on Sunday before his Olympic first-round match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic. Del Potro upset the world's No. 1--ranked player 7--6, 7--6.
Number of the 30 members of baseball's 3,000-hit club who have reached the milestone with a triple, after Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki did so in the seventh inning in Denver on Sunday in a 10--7 win over the Rockies. The Twins' Paul Molitor also had a three-bagger for his 3,000th, on Sept. 16, 1996, in Kansas City.
Price of a 1979 Wayne Gretzky rookie card sold to an anonymous buyer in Atlantic City, N.J., last Thursday, the most ever paid for a hockey card.
THEY SAID IT
"I'M NOT IN THE CONCEPTION BUSINESS. WE'RE JUST TRYING TO PLAY FOOTBALL."
Niners coach, after a reporter noted that there seemed to be a lot of misconceptions about him.
SIGN OF THE APOCALYPSE
Florida Gulf Coast beat the Providence Storm 92--89 in an exhibition despite playing the last 40 seconds with only three players.