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November 16, 1998
15,000Tickets given away by winless University of Cincinnati to lure fans into Nippert Stadium for a nationally televised game against East Carolina.
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November 16, 1998

Go Figure

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15,000
Tickets given away by winless University of Cincinnati to lure fans into Nippert Stadium for a nationally televised game against East Carolina.

19,098
Attendance at the Cincinnati- East Carolina game, a 24-21 victory for the visitors.

217
Runners who completed the New York City Marathon faster than the 2:43 it took a New York Times columnist to drive the course in normal traffic three days later.

84
Vertical leap, in inches, of Whitney the Wonder Dog and of High Flyin' Star, the canine headliners of a traveling show called America's Greatest Frisbee Dogs.

299.70
Cost, in dollars, of the Sugar Ray Leonard-endorsed Slam Man, a human-shaped punching bag with a computer and a speaker that tells the user where to hit it.

3,000
Dollars that a Pittsburgh spa company says the Penguins, who filed for bankruptcy last month, must pay before the firm will fix the team's hot tub.

20,347,942
Career winnings, in dollars, of Steffi Graf, who broke Martina Navratilova's record for female athletes.

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