Heat waves

St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong (16) waits to bat during practice ahead of Game 1 of a best-of-five National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the St. Louis Cardinals, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
October 03, 2019 - 5:12 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The hottest October day in Atlanta history created sweltering conditions for Game 1 of the National League Division Series. The first-pitch temperature was 94 degrees Thursday for the opener of the best-of-five series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Atlanta Braves. The high of 97...
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Stephen Kissa from Uganda sweats in the heat at the Qatar Sports Club during a morning training session prior to the start of the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 26, 2019 - 10:45 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Marathons at midnight. Training sessions in saunas. Cooling vests packed with ice. Air conditioners humming inside an outdoor stadium. Coaches, athletes and event organizers have been at their creative best in an attempt to beat the heat at world championships in Qatar. For 10...
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People rest on the floor in Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport, Friday July 26, 2019. Travelers are facing a second day of disruption in Britain after record breaking July temperatures gave way to thunderstorms. The heat eased Friday, but Heathrow, Europe's biggest airport, was forced to cancel or delay flights amid severe weather conditions. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
July 26, 2019 - 12:13 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Europe's heat wave (all times local): 6:10 p.m. The U.K.'s air traffic controller says it has fixed a technical issue that led to flight restrictions at the country's airspace. The controller, NATS, says the problem has been fixed "sufficiently" at its Swanwick control...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 file photo, Angela Stanford of the U.S. poses with her trophy after winning the Evian Championship women's golf tournament in Evian, eastern France. The Evian Championship begins back-to-back majors weeks in women’s golf for the first time in six decades on Thursday July 24, 2019. The $4.1 million tournament has been restored to July in the calendar from its previous rain-hit slot in September. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
July 24, 2019 - 12:19 pm
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Restored to July on the calendar, the Evian Championship begins back-to-back weeks of major championships in women's golf for the first time in six decades on Thursday. It shapes up as a tough test starting in a French heat wave for players who aim to play eight...
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Colorado Rockies' Daniel Murphy applies sunscreen before a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 21, 2019 - 10:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy. "Sunday has been canceled," the NYPD...
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In this image provided by Ryan Denver/EQUI-PHOTO, Inc., Maximum Security (7), ridden by Luis Saez, wins the Grade I - $1,000,000 TVG.com Haskell Invitational horse race Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Monmouth Park Racetrack in Oceanport, N.J. (Ryan Denver/EQUI-PHOTO, Inc. via AP)
July 21, 2019 - 11:07 am
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Not again. That was the reaction of owner Gary West when the inquiry sign flashed after Maximum Security crossed the finish line first in the $1 million Haskell Invitational Saturday evening at hot and steamy Monmouth Park. Unlike in the Kentucky Derby, the stewards let the...
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San Diego Padres' Hunter Renfroe cools off in the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the Chicago Cubs during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Chicago, Saturday, July 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 21, 2019 - 7:34 am
At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park. Even for a sport that promotes high heat, Saturday was a scorcher across...
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Baltimore Orioles outfielder Keon Broxton douses himself with water while taking a break between fielding and batting practice prior to a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Baltimore. A heat wave is hitting Baltimore and heat advisories have been set ahead of a hot weekend. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
July 20, 2019 - 2:49 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BE CAREFUL The extreme heat gripping much of the country is having an effect around the major leagues. The Yankees and Rockies have called off most of the pregame activities for their afternoon game — New York is forecast to come close to its...
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July 18, 2019 - 8:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City Triathlon scheduled for this Sunday has been canceled due to the extreme heat levels expected for race day. The cancellation announcement was made Thursday night after the National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning for the tristate area from noon...
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July 18, 2019 - 4:08 pm
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Racing Association has canceled Saturday's card of racing at Saratoga Race Course due to excessive heat forecast for eastern New York. The National Weather Service is predicting a heat index as high as 110 degrees. Training will be permitted Saturday on...
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