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Career strikeouts reached by 24-year-old Mariners righty Felix Hernandez in an Aug. 25 win over the Red Sox. Only three pitchers have whiffed 1,000 by an earlier age: Bob Feller (22), Bert Blyleven (23) and Dwight Gooden (23).
Decrease from 2009 in the average value of an NFL franchise, according to Forbes, marking the first drop since the magazine began keeping track in 1998.
Las Vegas tab, including $35,000 at a bar, run up last week by Central Florida guards Jeffrey and Marcus Jordan, sons of Hall of Famer Michael Jordan, according to a post (later removed) on 19-year-old Marcus's Twitter feed.
Cost to taxpayers of an 18,000-seat football complex approved last week for Allen (Texas) High, the 2008 5A state champion. The facility will be ready for the 2012 season.
First basemen used by the Angels since starter Kendry Morales broke his left leg during a home plate celebration on May 29.