Record setting events

FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2016, file photo, Jamaica's Usain Bolt, right, gestures towards Canada's Andre De Grasse after the finish of the men's 200-meter semifinal during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Hardly a week goes by without someone mentioning Usain Bolt and his playful finger wag toward the Canadian sprinter at the Olympics. It was a point of pride for Andre De Grasse _ the Jamaican great acknowledging his presence. Even more to the point: It was a potential sign of things to come. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 03, 2017 - 5:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Usain Bolt doesn't really want to anoint the next "Usain" in track and field, but when pressed during the leadup to his last world championships he does have a name in mind — Wayde van Niekerk. "One person I know that will step up and he's been doing good — Van Niekerk is really...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel who won 7 gold medals shows off the award as best male athlete during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 30, 2017 - 3:01 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Michael Phelps, you've got company. Caeleb Dressel won his seventh gold medal of the world championships Sunday, putting the U.S. team ahead to stay with another dominating swim in the 4x100-meter medley relay. One night after becoming the first swimmer to win three golds...
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United States' gold medal winner Lilly King, right, talks to Russia's Yuliya Efimova, left, after setting a new world record in the women's 50-meter breaststroke final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 30, 2017 - 12:49 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Lilly King took the breaststroke rubber match with Yulia Efimova — and set another world record for good measure. Chase Kalisz kept the U.S. firmly on top of the world in the men's individual medley. The brash King knocked off her second record of the world championships in...
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July 30, 2017 - 12:41 pm
MLB-HALL OF FAME Five being enshrined today COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Fans are making their way to the Baseball Hall of Fame inductions outside Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown. Former stars Tim Raines, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez, and Jeff Bagwell, longtime baseball executive John Schuerholz, and...
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United States' gold medal winner Lilly King, right, talks to Russia's Yuliya Efimova, left, after setting a new world record in the women's 50-meter breaststroke final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, July 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
July 30, 2017 - 11:59 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — American Lilly King has set another swimming world record at the world championships, beating Russian rival Yulia Efimova in the 50-meter breaststroke. King touched in 29.40 seconds Sunday, breaking the mark of 29.48 set by Lithuania's Ruta Mielutyte at the 2013 worlds in...
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United States' Caeleb Remel Dressel celebrates after winning the gold medal in the men's 100-meter butterfly final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, July 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 29, 2017 - 3:56 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Caeleb Dressel knows the comparisons are coming. After pulling off an unprecedented Triple Crown at swimming's world championships, it's time to take on the legacy of Michael Phelps. The 20-year-old Dressel established himself as America's newest star of the pool Saturday,...
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2017 NBA Most Valuable Player, Kevin Durant, far right in red shirt, of the Golden State Warriors displays his techniques while interacting with children and others during his tour of NBA Academy in Greater Noida near New Delhi, India, Friday, July 28, 2017. Durant is in India to support the continued growth of basketball in the country and meet the elite prospects of NBA Academy India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
July 29, 2017 - 10:11 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant and 3,459 children from the Reliance Foundation Junior NBA program in India entered the Guinness Book of World Records on Friday after holding the world's largest basketball lesson in multiple venues. Durant, the MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals,...
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2017 NBA Most Valuable Player, Kevin Durant, far right in red shirt, of the Golden State Warriors displays his techniques while interacting with children and others during his tour of NBA Academy in Greater Noida near New Delhi, India, Friday, July 28, 2017. Durant is in India to support the continued growth of basketball in the country and meet the elite prospects of NBA Academy India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)
July 29, 2017 - 4:51 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Golden State Warriors' Kevin Durant and 3,459 children from the Reliance Foundation Junior NBA program in India entered the Guinness Book of World Records on Friday after holding the world's largest basketball lesson in multiple venues. Durant, the MVP of the 2017 NBA Finals,...
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United States' Simone Manuel celebrates on the podium after winning the gold medal in the women's 100-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
July 28, 2017 - 2:49 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Simone Manuel felt the pressure of being an Olympic champion. It sure didn't bother her at the world championships. The 20-year-old Texan backed up her historic victory in Rio de Janeiro by rallying to beat Sweden's world-record holder Sarah Sjostrom in the 100-meter...
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Texas Rangers' Jonathan Lucroy stands on the mound after manager Jeff Banister, center, took the ball from starting pitcher Yu Darvish of Japan in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 27, 2017 - 1:20 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dee Gordon homered on the first pitch of the game, and the Miami Marlins kept piling on against Yu Darvish and the Texas Rangers. Darvish allowed a career-worst 10 runs, and Miami added plenty more runs after that — including a 468-foot blast for Giancarlo Stanton's majors-...
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