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Cael clears up controversy -- sort of

Depending on whom you ask, Cael Sanderson won't tie Dan Gable's 100-match winning streak this weekend against Hofstra. Not because he'll crumble under the pressure, but because he broke the record already.

Updated: January 14, 2001, 8:27 PM ET
By Wayne Drehs | ESPN.com

Depending on whom you ask, Cael Sanderson didn't tie Dan Gable's 100-match winning streak Sunday against Hofstra. He did so a long time ago.

Confused? You're not alone. Nobody, including Gable himself, is exactly sure what the record is. That's because when Gable wrestled for Iowa State from 1967-70, few paid attention to such marks in the little-publicized sport.

In fact, former Iowa State publicist Harry Burrell had to meet with Gable's mother after his college career to determine ...

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