"Time Out"

Published December 06, 2012

| Associated Press

SECONDS THOUGHTS?

Shortest NFL Regular Season Overtime Games (From 1974 through Dec. 4, 2012):

1. 11 seconds (2011)Broncos29,Steelers23
2. 14 seconds (2002)Jets37,Bills31
3. 16 seconds (2001)Bears37,49ers31
4. 16 seconds (2007)Packers19,Bears13
5. 17 seconds (1997)Saints20,Seahawks17

Source: World Features Syndicate

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CAREER SPINOFFS

Seven Famous Athletes With CDs:

1. John Daly``IOnlyKnowOneWay''
2. Doug Flutie``Ramblin'Scramblin'Man''
3. Deion Sanders``PrimeTime''
4. Oscar De La Hoyaselftitled
5. Chris Webber``C.Webb:2MuchDrama''
6. Dwight Howard``ShootFortheStars''
7. Shaquille O'Neal``ShaqDiesel''

Source: ESPN The Magazine (Aug. 8, 2011)

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HAPPY JUST TO BE THERE?

FBS Schools With Most Consecutive Bowl Game Losses (From through last year's bowl games):

1. Notre Dame (1995-2007)9straight
2. Northwestern (1996-2011)9straight
3. Houston (1981-2007)8straight
4. West Virginia (1987-98)8straight
5. Arkansas (1987-99)7straight
6. Nebraska (1988-94)7straight
7. Georgia Tech (2005-11)7straight

Source: World Features Syndicate

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POOR SPORTS

Men's Division I Basketball Teams With All- Time Winning Percentages of Less Than .400:

1. Georgia St..362(484-852)
2. VMI.368(815-1,397)
3. Prairie View.370(523-892)
4. FAU.374(259-433)
5. North Florida.378(216-356)
6. FIU.382(326-527)
7. New Hampshire.383(842-1,355)
8. Chicago St..398(517-781)

Source: World Features Syndicate

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BENCH MARKS

NBA Reserves With Most Consecutive 20-Point Games, 2009-Dec. 3, 2012:

1. Jason Terry (Mavs, 2008-09)6straightgames
2. Jamal Crawford (Clippers, 2010-11)6straightgames
3. Jason Terry (Mavs, 2008-09)5straightgames
4. Jason Terry (Mavs, 2008-09)5straightgames
5. Kevin Martin (Kings, 2008-09)5straightgames
6. Jamal Crawford (Clippers, 2012-13)5straightgames-x

x-Last two games of 2011-12 and first three games of 2012-13 season.

Source: World Features Syndicate

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PASS? ``PASS''

Most Season Rushing Yards by NFL QBs (2000-Dec. 4, 2012):

1. 2006 Michael Vick, Falcons1,039yards
2. 2004 Michael Vick, Falcons902yards
3. 2002 Michael Vick, Falcons777yards
4. 2012 Robert Griffin III, Redskins714yards
5. 2011 Cam Newton, Panthers706yards
6. 2010 Michael Vick, Eagles676yards
7. 2011 Tim Tebow, Broncos660yards
8. 2000 Donovan McNabb, Eagles629yards
9. 2002 Daunte Culpepper, Vikings609yards

Source: World Features Syndicate

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STAY WITH THE ONE WHO BRUNG YA

FBS Schools With Most Current Consecutive Years in Bowl Games With Same Head Coaches (-Through bowl games of 2012):

1. Virginia Tech20years(FrankBeamer)
2. Oklahoma14years(BobStoops)
3. Georgia12years(MarkRicht)
4. LSU8years(LesMiles)
5. TCU8years(GaryPatterson)
6. Nevada8years(ChrisAult)
7. BYU8years(BroncoMendenhall)

Source: World Features Syndicate

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HOLDING COURT

All-Time Wins by NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Coaches (through 2011-12 season):

1. 900 or more winsonecoach(MikeKrzyewski)
2. 800-899 wins6coaches
3. 700-799 wins9coaches
4. 600-699 wins12coaches
5. 500-599 wins23coaches
6. 400-499 wins56coaches
7. 300-399 wins33coaches

Source: World Features Syndicate

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GROUND COVERAGE

Team Records When NFL Season Rushing Leaders Ran for 100 Yards:

1. 2011 Maurice Jones-DrewJagswent3-3
2. 2010 Adrian FosterTexanswent4-4
3. 2009 Chris JohnsonTitanswent8-4
4. 2008 Adrian PetersonVikingswent7-3
5. 2007 LaDainian TomlinsonChargerswent5-1
6. 2006 LaDainian TomlinsonChargerswent10-0
7. 2005 Shaun AlexanderSeahawkswent11-0

Source: World Features Syndicate

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COURT ORDERS: ``WIN!''

NCAA Men's Division Basketball Teams With Most 30-Win Seasons:

1. Duke12seasons
2. Kentucky12seasons
3. North Carolina10seasons
4. UCLA8seasons
5. UConn8seasons
6. UNLV5seasons
7. Arkansas5seasons
8. Louisville5seasons

Note: 69 schools have at least one season with 30 wins.

Source: World Features Syndicate

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OFFENSIVE REMARKS

Highest-Scoring Teams in College Football Bowl Games (Minimum 30 bowl games):

1. Florida St. (39 games)averaged25.6ppg
2. Washington (31 games)averaged23.9ppg
3. Southern Cal (46 games)averaged23.8ppg
4. Michigan (41 games)averaged23.5ppg
5. Nebraska (48 games)averaged23.4ppg
6. BYU (30 games)averaged23.3ppg
7. Florida (39 games)averaged23.2ppg

Note: 26 teams appeared in 30 or more bowls all-time.

Source: World Features Syndicate

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BUCKET LIST

Number of 20-Point Games by Active NBA Scoring Leaders in Their First Seasons:

1. Kobe Bryant4of71games(Lakers)
2. Kevin Garnett6of80games(T'Wolves)
3. Dirk Nowitzki3of47games(Mavs)
4. Ray Allen13of82games(Bucks)
5. Paul Pierce18of48games(Celtics)
6. Tim Duncan50of82games(Spurs)
7. Vince Carter23of50games(Raptors)
8. LeBron James40of79games(Cavs)

Source: World Features Syndicate

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FROM THE ICE AGES

The Original Zamboni, 1949:

1. Jeep engine

2. Old oil derrick chassis

3. Douglas Aircraft fighter hydraulic cylinder

Note: Some original equipment was trash-picked military surplus parts.

Source: ESPN The Magazine (David Fleming, Oct. 4, 2010)

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WHY IT'S CALLED ``STEEL TOWN''

Most Winning Seasons During Pittsburgh Pirates Current 20-Straight Losing Seasons (through most recently completed seasons):

1. NFL Steelers15of20seasonswinningrecord
2. NBA Spurs19of20seasonswinningrecord
3. NHL Red Wings19of19seasonswinningrecord-x
4. MLB Yankees20of20seasonswinningrecord

x-2004-05 NHL season canceled

Source: World Features Syndicate

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