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TOP 10 AMERICAN FOOTBALL RUNNING BACKS IN NFL REGULAR SEASON 1993/94

American Conference

1 Thurman Thomas (Buffalo Bills)

2 Leonard Russell (New England Patriots)

3 Chris Warren (Seattle Seahawks)

4 Gary Brown (Houston Oilers)

5 Johnny Johnson (New York Jets)

National Conference

1 Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys)

2 Jerome Bettis (Los Angeles Rams)

3 Erric Pegram (Atlanta Falcons)

4 Barry Sanders (Detroit Lions)

5 Rodney Hampton (New York Giants)

ENGLAND'S TOP 10 CARP

1 51lb 08oz, caught by Chris Yates at Redmire Pool in June 1980.

2 50.08, Dave Cumpstone, Wraysbury No 1, Dec 92.

3 49.04, Cumpstone, Wraysbury No 1, Oct 92.

4 49.00, Johnny Allen, Wraysbury No 1, June 93.

5 49.00, Alan South, Horton, July 93.

6 48.02, Peter Olley, Herts Club Water, Nov 92.

7 47.14, Jimmy Burns, Herts Club Wa ter, Oct 93.

8 47.00, Peter Springate, Wraysbury No 1, July 92.

9 46.12, Richard Lloyd, Surrey Pond, March 90.

10 46.08, Phil Cottrell, Horton, Sept 93.

C Ball / Carp Historian

MOST WORLD TITLE FIGHTS

1= Julio Cesar Chavez (Mex) 27 Joe Louis (US) 27

3 Henry Armstrong (US) 26

4= Muhammad Ali (US) 25

Larry Holmes (US) 25

6 Hilario Zapata (Pan) 24

7= Wilfredo Gomez (PR) 23

Manuel Ortiz (US) 23

8= Alexis Arguello (Nic) 22

Tony Canzoneri (US) 22

George Dixon (Can) 22

Emile Griffith (Virg Is) 22

Eusebio Pedroza (Pan) 22

Sugar Ray Robinson (US) 22

Not including WBC super-lightweight championship bout between Chavez (holder) and Frankie Randall (US) last night.

Stamps Sporting Archive

ANNIVERSARIES

Today Birth of the American golfers Curtis Strange (1955) and Payne Stewart (1957).

Monday Birth of Chris Chataway, former athlete and Cabinet Minister (1931).

Tuesday Birth of Sir Stanley Matthews, the first football knight (1915).

Wednesday Death of John L Sullivan, last bare-knuckle boxing champion (1918).

Thursday Willie Shoemaker, the American jockey, had his 40,351st and last ride (1990).

Friday Rugby Football Union rejected a request by Wimbledon FC to play their home matches at Twickenham (1991).

Saturday 450 spectators watched the Fourth Division match between Rochdale and Cambridge United (1974).

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