Record setting events

NCAA college football player, LSU quarterback Joe Burrow poses for a photo after winning the Heisman Trophy, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason Szenes)
December 15, 2019 - 12:52 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Born into a family of Cornhuskers and raised in the Buckeye state, Joe Burrow left his roots behind and became a Heisman Trophy winner at LSU. The quarterback won the Heisman on Saturday night in a record-breaking landslide, becoming the first LSU player to bring college football's...
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Utah Jazz's Patrick McCaw (22) collides with Toronto Raptors' Pascal Siakam (43) during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019. (Hans Deryk/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 01, 2019 - 9:48 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet and the Toronto Raptors hardly anticipated an easy night against the Utah Jazz. “I don’t think any of us expected to be up 40 against that team,” VanVleet said. Pascal Siakam scored 35 points, VanVleet had 21 points and 11 assists, and the Raptors used a record-setting...
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Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88) makes a save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Anaheim Ducks, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
November 23, 2019 - 10:04 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 36 shots and set a franchise record with his 132nd victory as the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2 Saturday night. Brayden Point had two goals, and Nikita Kucherov, Pat Maroon, Anthony Cirelli and Ondrej Palat also scored for the Lightning...
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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski gestures during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown in the 2K Empire Classic, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
November 22, 2019 - 10:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Patrick Ewing had already yanked off his tie, and soon he needed to be restrained by the Georgetown coaching staff to keep from getting tossed. Ewing was hot, the Hoyas were unraveling and the crowd at Madison Square Garden was absolutely howling over the chaos on the court. Keeping...
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New York Islanders' Josh Bailey (12) celebrates after scoring during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. The Islanders won 5-4 in overtime. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
November 20, 2019 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders insist they don’t think about how well they are playing. They are too busy preparing for their next opponent. However, win after win after win has added up to a point streak the franchise hasn’t seen since its Stanley Cup dynasty days, Since opening the season...
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November 17, 2019 - 6:29 am
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian women’s soccer set an attendance record on Saturday with more than 28,000 fans at the Arena Corinthians stadium to watch the second leg of the Sao Paulo state championship final. Corinthians beat local rival Sao Paulo 3-0 in front of 28,862 fans, Corinthians tweeted...
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Singer Katy Perry gestures as she leaves after addressing press conference ahead of her performance in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
November 12, 2019 - 7:54 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Katy Perry will perform before and after the Women's Twenty20 World Cup cricket final on International Women's Day as organizers bid to set a world record for attendance. Perry will perform March 8 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in what is tipped to be the biggest women...
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In this handout photo provided by Bloodhound, the vehicle speeds along the Hakskeenpan track in South Africa during trials to set a land speed record Friday, Nov. 8, 2019. Hitting 501 miles per hour on the South Africa’s northern desert, the Bloodhound became one of the world’s 10 fastest cars this week, on target for its goal to set a new land speed record. A jet that stays on earth, Bloodhound’s next goal is to reach 550 miles per hour, possibly in the coming week. (Charlie Sperring/Bloodhound via AP)
November 08, 2019 - 2:51 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An earthbound jet known as the Bloodhound became one of the world's 10 fastest cars this week, on target for its goal to set a new land speed record. "The feeling in this car is fantastic," driver Andy Green told The Associated Press on Friday, days after the Bloodhound hit 501...
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England's Jill Scott speaks during the press conference at Wembley Stadium, London, Friday Nov. 8, 2019. Returning to play at Wembley Stadium for a third time is a chance for Jill Scott to reflect. Scott using another visit by Germany on Saturday to bask in the advances in women’s soccer in England. (Steven Paston/PA via AP)
November 08, 2019 - 2:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — Returning to play at Wembley Stadium for a third time is a chance for England midfielder Jill Scott to reflect. But not so much on her experience five years ago against Germany. "I remember coming on," Scott said, "and missing a sitter." The 32-year-old Scott will instead use the...
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November 03, 2019 - 6:57 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat outscored the Houston Rockets 46-14 in the first quarter on Sunday night, the 32-point margin representing the third-biggest lead after 12 minutes in the NBA's shot-clock era. It was the biggest margin by which the Heat had ever outscored an opponent in any quarter,...
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