Players from Luxembourgh who have advanced to the fourth round of a Grand Slam
tournament: Gillis Muller, who beat No. 18 Nicolas Almagro, at the U.S. Open on
Muller's world ranking.
Wins for Red Sox righty Daisuke Matsuzaka, which ties Hideo Nomo's major league
record for a Japanese pitcher.
Games, the length of the Indians' winning streak that ended last Friday;
Cleveland is the first team since 2004 to have double-digit winning and losing
streaks in the same season.
Blown saves—in 27 opportunities—by the Mets since the All-Star Game.
Blown saves by the Yankees and the Blue Jays all season, the fewest in the
Rushing yards for Navy senior Shun White (on 19 carries) in a 41--13 win over
Towson State last Saturday, a performance that broke Eddie Meyers's 27-year-old
school record by 50 yards.
Years since Lincoln University of Chester County, Pa.—the nation's oldest
historically black university—played a football game before last Saturday, when
the Lions beat George Mason 34--7.