7 Points scored in a 5--2 basketball win by Vermont's Bellows Free Academy over Milton High on Jan. 12; the state's high schools don't use a shot clock.

28 Three-pointers made in the Hornets' 112--106 win over the Blazers last Friday, one short of the NBA record.

85 Percentage drop in NHL holiday merchandise sales from 2003 to '04, to $6.9 million.

$100,000 Amount donated by Major League Baseball to fund President Bush's inauguration.

$37,000 Amount donated by George Steinbrenner to fund the Gaither High marching band's trip from Tampa to Washington, D.C., for the inaugural parade.

32 Games it took Timberwolves guard Latrell Sprewell to dunk for the first time this season.