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1.87 — Roger Clemens’s ERA with the Houston Astros, the lowest of his 22-year career.

3.5 — Number of runs Astros scored in games in which Clemens (13-8) was the pitcher of record.

5 — John Havlicek’s number when he played for Ohio State and which was retired by the Buckeyes.

6 — The number of ejections following a bench-clearing brawl between the Red Sox and Devil Rays April 24.

8 — How many times the Astros were shut out in games Clemens started.

9.77 — How many seconds it took Asafa Powell to run 100 meters and become the fastest man in history.

10 — Wins posted by Annika Sorenstam in yet another dominating LPGA Tour season.

11 — The number of University of South Carolina football players arrested in the months leading up to spring football.

20 — Number of consecutive wins by Boston College’s men’s basketball team, which came to a halt in South Bend, Ind., when Notre Dame prevailed, 68-65.

23 — The number of strokes needed for Charlie Coody and Billy Casper to play the par-3 16th at Augusta National — Coody taking 9, Casper 14, in Round 1 of the Masters.

26 — Beanpot victories for Boston University, which defeats Northeastern, 3-2, for the title.

35 — The sentence in years for Carlton Dotson after he pleads guilty in the murder of Patrick Dennehy, his former basketball teammate at Baylor.

52 — The number of consecutive years in which Arnold Palmer competed in at least one PGA Tour event. The streak came to a halt when he chose not to play in his Bay Hill Invitational.

53 — The amount of time, in seconds, it took Lamon Brewster to defeat Andrew Golota in a heavyweight bout.

55 — Points scored by University of Southern California in its national championship-clinching triumph over Oklahoma.

59 — The magical score shot by Olin Browne at a US Open qualifier that helped earn him a ticket to the national championship.

81 — Final-round score shot by Retief Goosen in the US Open. In front by three at the start, he finished T-11.

100-6 — Combined scores of Colorado’s last two football games of the season, crushing defeats at the hands of Nebraska and Texas.

106 — The first-round score shot by Casper at the Masters, though he did not turn in a scorecard and was thus disqualified.

115 — Bode Miller’s record streak of starts in World Cup skiing events.

142 — Consecutive cuts made by Tiger Woods, a PGA Tour record. The streak comes to an end at the Byron Nelson Championship in May, his first missed-cut since 1997.

300 — In dollars, the small amount that Terry Francona got fined after he criticized umpire Greg Gibson for an April 14 game against the Yankees.

500 — Milestone victory plateau reached by Northeastern baseball coach Neil McPhee.

8,500 — The estimated crowd that turns out for Brett Favre’s charity softball game in Grand Chute, Wis., in June, most of them chanting ‘‘four more years.’’

100,000 — The number of dollars Jeff Van Gundy is fined after charging that Dallas owner Mark Cuban is to blame for the way referees are calling fouls on Yao Ming.

75,228,000 — In dollars, the payroll for the world champion White Sox.

205,938,439 — In dollars, the payroll for the New York Yankees.

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