Go Figure

Aug. 23, 2004
Aug. 23, 2004

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Aug. 23, 2004

2004 Olympics
Special Bonus Section: Sports Illustrated Presents: Fantasy Football 2004
Sports Illustrated Bonus Section: Golf Plus

    Let's go back-back-back through 25 years with ESPN's Chris (Boomer) Berman, whose outsized enthusiasms have stamped his network, sports and television

Inside The NFL
Inside Baseball

Go Figure

0.14 Decrease in Red Sox righthander Derek Lowe's ERA, from 5.47 to 5.33, when centerfielder Johnny Damon asked to be charged with an error on a play that had been ruled a hit in a 14--4 win over the Devil Rays on Aug. 11.

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$300,000 Amount retired heavyweight champ Lennox Lewis donated to the Muhammad Ali Center in Louisville, the first contribution by a pro athlete to the museum, which will open in 2005.

$60 Cost of the Stanley Cup tattoo Lightning coach John Tortorella had inked onto his left ankle.

3 Rank, behind Coca-Cola and Nike, of the Boston Red Sox on the list of brands displayed or mentioned most often on prime-time network shows during the 2003--04 broadcast season, according to a Nielsen study.

$1,700 Amount Allen Iverson owes the Philadelphia Parking Authority for unpaid parking tickets on his 2004 Rolls-Royce Phantom.

16 Olympic swimsuits--the team's entire supply--that the British women's triathlon squad sent for emergency alterations because the white garments became translucent when wet.