1. Will Fuller Only 2nd Rookie WR to Begin Career with 2 Straight 100-Yard Games

    Fact: Houston Texans wide receiver Will Fuller joined DeSean Jackson on Sunday as only the second rookie in the NFL 's Super Bowl era to start his career with back-to-back games with 100 or more receiving yards...

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  2. Matt Forte Rushed for Three Touchdowns on Thursday, Tying His Career High

    Fact: Matt Forte rushed for three touchdowns in the Jets ' 37-31 win over the Bills on Thursday night, tying a career high (Week 7, 2013 vs. Redskins )...

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  3. New York Jets Are Looking to Avoid Their First 0-2 Start Since 2007

    The New York Jets play the Buffalo Bills on Thursday night and are looking to avoid their first 0-2 start since 2007...

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  4. Taijuan Walker Pitched His 1st Career Complete-Game Shutout Against the Angels

    Fact: Seattle Mariners pitcher Taijuan Walker pitched a complete-game shutout against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, the first of his career...

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  5. 49ers Shut out the Rams on Monday Night, the First Shutout on MNF Since 2009

    Fact: The 49ers shut out the Rams 28-0 on Monday night. It was the first shutout on Monday Night Football since the Ravens beat the Browns 16-0 in Week 10 of 2009...

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  6. Larry Fitzgerald Caught His 100th Career TD, Joins Elite List of Receivers

    Fact: Larry Fitzgerald caught his 99th and 100th career touchdowns on Sunday against the Patriots , becoming the 10th player in NFL history with at least 100 career receiving touchdowns...

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  7. Central Michigan Beat a Ranked Team for 1st Time Since 1991

    Fact: Central Michigan beat No. 22 Oklahoma State 30-27 on Saturday afternoon. It was the first time it beat a ranked opponent since it defeated No. 18 Michigan State in 1991...

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  8. 1st Time NBA Hall of Fame Class Has Had at Least 3 No. 1 Overall Picks

    Fact: The 2016 NBA Hall of Fame class featured Shaquille O'Neal , Yao Ming and Allen Iverson , making it the first time a Hall of Fame class has had at least three No. 1 overall picks...

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  9. Cam Newton Passes Steve Young for Most Rushing TDs (44) by QB in Super Bowl Era

    Fact: Cam Newton had his 44th career rushing touchdown on Thursday, passing Steve Young for most ever by a quarterback in the Super Bowl Era...

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  10. Defending Super Bowl Champions Are 10-2 in Season Openers

    Fact: The Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos face off with the Carolina Panthers on Thursday. Since defending Super Bowl champions started opening up the season on Wednesday and Thursday nights, they are 10-2...

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  11. Brian Dozier Joins Only 2 Other Twins Players to Homer in 5 Straight Games

    Fact: Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier hit a home run in his fifth straight game on Tuesday. He joins Harmon Killebrew and Marty Cordova as the only players in Twins history to accomplish that feat...

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  12. Serena Williams Secures 308 Career Wins at a Major, the Most of All Time

    Fact: Serena Williams beat Yaroslava Shvedova at the U.S. Open on Monday, securing her 308th career win at a major. Her 308 wins are the most of all time, passing Roger Federer ...

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  13. Texas' Sunday Upset Was 1st Win over Ranked Team in Opening Weekend Since '90

    Fact: Texas beat No. 10 Notre Dame on Sunday in double overtime, 50-47, giving the Longhorns their first upset over a ranked opponent in the opening weekend since 1990 (No. 21 Penn State)...

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  14. Alabama Beats USC by 46, Has Won Last 5 Openers by an Average of 25.2 Points

    Fact: Alabama beat USC 52-6 on Saturday, and it has now won by an average of 25.2 points per game on opening weekend over the last five years...

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  15. Florida, USC and Ohio State Currently Hold the Longest Opening Game Win Streak

    Florida (26), USC (18) and Ohio State (16) currently hold the longest opening game win streaks in the FBS. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

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  16. Lamar Jackson Sets School Record with 8 Total Touchdowns, All in the First Half

    Fact: Louisville QB Lamar Jackson set a school record with eight total touchdowns (six passing, two rushing) in the Cardinals' 70-14 win against Charlotte on Thursday night. All eight of his touchdowns came in the first half...

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  17. Angels Become 4th MLB Team to Record 3 Complete-Game Shutouts in 2016

    Fact: Los Angeles Angels pitcher Ricky Nolasco threw a complete-game shutout against the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday...

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  18. Max Scherzer Has 12 Games with 10 or More Strikeouts, the Most in MLB

    Fact: Max Scherzer struck out 11 batters over eight innings in the Washington Nationals ' 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. It was Scherzer 's 12th game this season with 10 or more strikeouts, the most in MLB ...

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  19. Albert Pujols Ties Frank Robinson for 9th All-Time with 586 Career Home Runs

    Fact: Albert Pujols hit his 586th career home run on Monday, tying Frank Robinson for ninth on the all-time list...

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  20. Blue Jays 3B Josh Donaldson Records 1st Career 3-Home Run Game

    Fact: Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson hit three homers against the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. It was the 2015 American League MVP's first career three-homer game...

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  21. Reds P Anthony DeSclafani Throws His 1st Career Complete-Game Shutout

    Fact: Cincinnati Reds pitcher Anthony DeSclafani pitched a complete-game shutout against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, the first of his career...

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  22. Gary Sanchez Has 2nd-Most Hits Through 1st 22 Games in Yankees History

    Fact: New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez went 3-for-5 on Friday, and hit his 10th home run of the season. Joe DiMaggio (39) is the only Yankee ever to have more hits through his first 22 career games than Sanchez (31)...

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  23. Albert Pujols Passes Mark McGwire with 584th Career Home Run on Wednesday Night

    Fact: Albert Pujols hit his 584th career home run on Wednesday night, passing Mark McGwire for sole possession of 10th place on the all-time list...

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  24. Preseason 'Dress Rehearsals' Can Be More Misleading Than Enlightening

    The 2001 Patriots lost their “dress rehearsal,” their third preseason game, 20-3 to the Buccaneers. The starting offense recorded just three first downs. The first-team defense allowed two touchdowns...

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  25. Madison Bumgarner Gave Up 5 ER to Dodgers on Tuesday, His Highest of the Season

    Fact: San Francisco Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner gave up five earned runs to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, his highest total of the 2016 season...

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