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GO FIGURE
Edited by Jack McCallum and Richard O'Brien
December 22, 1997
11,500Distance, in miles, traveled by Kentucky's basketball team between Nov. 24 and Dec. 10 for games in Maui, Phoenix, Chicago, Indianapolis and Buffalo.
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December 22, 1997

Go Figure

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11,500
Distance, in miles, traveled by Kentucky's basketball team between Nov. 24 and Dec. 10 for games in Maui, Phoenix, Chicago, Indianapolis and Buffalo.

94,000,000
Difference, in dollars, between a Florida Marlins' study showing that their championship season was worth $155 million to the South Florida economy and an independent study that put the figure at $61 million.

24
Consecutive years in which Tom Watson has surpassed $100,000 in Tour earnings, a record.

262
NBA players with Nike shoe contracts.

135
NBA players associated with any of the 10 other shoe companies, including Reebok, Converse and Adidas.

8
Weeks after her first cross-country race that Erin Sullivan, a junior at Mansfield High, in Jericho, Vt., won the Foot Locker girls' national championship race.

40
Temperature, in degrees Fahrenheit, of Antarctic Ocean waters into which Jerry Kirby dived to make midrace repairs on his team's boat during the Cape Town to Fremantle leg of the Whitbread Round the World Race.

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