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This record may never be broken

Updated: August 30, 2001, 12:06 PM ET
By Brad Edwards | Special to ESPN.com

Records are made to be broken.

It's an easy concept to believe after all the sports world has witnessed in the last six years.

In 1995, Cal Ripken broke the record for consecutive major league games played. In 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa both surpassed the standard for home runs in a season. Just three years later, Barry Bonds is threatening to top McGwire's total.

Also in '98, Ricky Williams ran into the college football record book by setting the career rushing mark ...

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