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Go Figure

Jan. 19, 2004
Jan. 19, 2004

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Jan. 19, 2004

Go Figure

Edited by Hank Hersch and Mark Bechtel

100
Approximate number of contestants in the Paris-Dakar rally
who were stopped at the Mauritania border by armed guards
demanding a $64 passage fee to enter the country.

This is an article from the Jan. 19, 2004 issue

$30 million
Amount of scholarship money Gateway proposed to give USC and LSU
for a one-game football playoff, an offer nixed by the NCAA.

32
Points (111-79) by which Jeff Van Gundy's Rockets beat the
Knicks, the largest winning margin by an NBA coach in his first
game against a former team.

$500,000
Annual compensation for 14-year-old D.C. United forward Freddy
Adu, making him the highest-paid player in MLS.

18; 224
Age in years and days of Panthers forward Nathan Horton, who
became the youngest NHL player to score on a penalty shot.

15-0
Combined score by which Raptors 12th man Robert Archibald beat
center Stanley Roberts in three games of one-on-one shortly
before the team declined to offer Roberts a contract.

0-0
Score achieved against Zimbabwe by a group of impostors claiming
to be the visiting El Salvador soccer team.