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GO FIGURE
July 09, 2012
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July 09, 2012

Go Figure

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Consecutive freshmen selected at the top of the 2012 NBA draft—Kentucky's Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and Florida's Bradley Beal—marking an NBA first. Davis and Kidd-Gilchrist were also the first teammates to go 1--2.

80 MPH

Speed reached on a longboard by 28-year-old Mischo Erban on June 18, breaking the skateboarding Guinness World Record.

$6,000

Cost of holding a wedding on the field at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, a new offering. Twelve couples so far have signed up to be wed at the Big House.

$8.7 MILLION

Annual salary-cap hit of Penguins C Sidney Crosby, who signed a 12-year, $104.4 million extension last week, and who is famously obsessed with the number 87: He was born on Aug. 7, 1987 (8/7/87), and he wears uniform number 87.

$54 MILLION

Amount that Formula One chairman Bernie Ecclestone offered last w eek to pay the city of London to host a race that would pass by Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square.

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