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September 19, 2011
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September 19, 2011

Go Figure

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NFL QBs who have taken snaps since Sept. 6, 1998, when Peyton Manning began a run of 227 straight starts that ended on Sunday. (Peyton's brother Eli now has the longest active streak with 111.)

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Weight in pounds of professional eater Sonya Thomas, 44, who last week set a world record by eating 183 chicken wings in 12 minutes.

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Consecutive wins by wheelchair tennis player Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands, who on Sunday captured her sixth straight U.S. Open singles win.

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Amount that Twins manager Ron Gardenhire fined rookies Joe Benson and Chris Parmelee for wearing suits—a no-no in no-frills Minnesota—on the day of their big league debuts at Target Field.

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Consecutive batters who hit grand slams off of the Rangers' Yoshinori Tateyama—first for the Red Sox in their last at bat against Tateyama on Sept. 10, and then for the A's in their first at bat a week later. Only Greg McCarthy, in '98, has previously served up back-to-back slams.

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