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March 12, 2012

Go Figure

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Percent of contributions by NFL players to political campaigns since 2009 that has gone to Republicans, according to a report by OpenSecrets.org.

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Percent of contributions from NBA personnel that has gone to Democrats in that time, according to the same report.

$29,000,000

Asking price of Michael Jordan's mansion in Highland Park, Ill., which was put up for sale last week. The 56,000-square-foot estate—secluded behind an iron gate emblazoned with the number 23—includes nine bedrooms, a pool, a full-sized basketball court and three climate-controlled garages that together hold 15 cars.

$990,000

Amount that world champion boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. wagered in Las Vegas that Duke would beat North Carolina in basketball last Saturday. Carolina won 88--70.

226' 10"

Distance traveled on Feb. 26 by a paper airplane thrown by former Cal quarterback Joe Ayoob, breaking the world record by nearly 20 feet.

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