Consecutive scoreless innings thrown by Indians starters from May 9 to May 15, the longest rotation scoreless streak since Baltimore starters went 54 innings without allowing a run in September 1974.
Wins by Diamondbacks righthander Brandon Webb in his first nine starts, the majors' longest winning streak without a no-decision to start a season since San Diego's Andy Hawkins won his first 10 starts in 1985.
No-decisions for Astros righthander Shawn Chacon in his first nine starts, the longest decisionless streak to start a season in major league history.
Points scored by Los Angeles Sparks forward and 2008 No. 1 draft pick Candace Parker in a win over the Phoenix Mercury last Saturday, the most ever by a player making her WNBA debut.
Months in prison that Olympic gold medalist Tim Montgomery, 33, was sentenced to last Friday for his role in a check-fraud scheme; the ex-sprinter pleaded guilty last year.
Postseason games played by Spurs forward Robert Horry through Sunday, an NBA record; Horry, 37, has made the playoffs in all 16 of his NBA seasons.