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March 19, 2012
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March 19, 2012

Go Figure

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Batters hit by pitches—an NCAA single-game record—in TCU's 9--4 win over Baylor on March 6. The Horned Frogs hit 10, matching the record for one team.

$115,000

Cost of a one-eighth-scale replica of the 1961 version of Yankee Stadium hand-built by artist Steve Wolf and sold by Hammacher Schlemmer.

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Hours that kite surfer Jan Lisewski of Poland spent adrift in the Red Sea after the wind died 80 miles into his 124-mile sail from Egypt to Saudi Arabia; Lisewski survived on energy bars and energy drinks while fighting off sharks with a knife.

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Total points scored in the Oregon 5A girls' high school basketball championship game, the fewest in state history, with Springfield beating Willamette 16--7.

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Percent of the 1,002 U.S. college presidents responding to an Inside Higher Ed survey who said that colleges spend "way too much" on intercollegiate athletics.

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