Sockers’ 41-game win streak sets US pro record

Football team the San Diego Sockers set a U.S. professional

sports record with their 41st consecutive victory, 14-4 against the

Toros de Mexico on Friday.

The Sockers had been tied with the Sioux Falls Storm of United

Indoor Football, who set the old record of 40 from 2005-08.

Kraig Chiles scored a career-high eight goals. He had a hat

trick by halftime and scored four goals in the fourth quarter.

Eduardo Velez also added a hat trick as the Sockers jumped out to a

8-0 lead before conceding their first goal.

The Sockers haven’t lost since Dec. 27, 2010, 9-8 in overtime to

the California Cougars. Their winning streak began two days later

with a 7-5 victory against the San Diego Fusion.