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Well not exactly

There can be no doubt bowler Robby Portalatin completed a special achievement in Jackson, Miss., when he rolled three perfect games in a row. The crowd at the 60-lane alley began screaming. But he just might have gotten a bit carried away describing his feat. He is only the fourth bowler to accomplish a 900 series, according to the American Bowling Congress. "It really hasn't sunk in yet," Portalatin told the Jackson Citizen Patriot. "It's kind of like Mark McGwire hitting his 62nd home run."

QUESTION OF THE DAY

Which four teams in NHL history have exceeded an .800 winning percentage for a full season?

Answer below.

QUOTABLE

"As a family, we think it's a tragedy and it's inexcusable. I'm so mad that if Lydell had another high school season to play, we would seriously have to think about looking for some other school to attend. That's how mad I am."

_ MELVIN ROSS

Father of Lydell Ross, who set the Hillsborough County single-season and career rushing record yet won't win the Guy Toph award (for Hillsborough's best player) because his coach, Howie DeCristofaro, did not nominate him

ANSWER

The 1929-30 Bruins (.875), 1943-44 Canadiens (.830), 1976-77 Canadiens (.825) and 1977-78 Canadiens (.806).

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