Record setting events

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, gold medalist in the women's 100 meters, reacts during the medal ceremony at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)
October 07, 2019 - 7:39 am
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — If the goal of this year's track and field world championships was to find a fresh face, a vibrant personality, a one-of-a-kind talent to replace the mile-wide void left by Usain Bolt's absence, then consider it still a work in progress. The 10-day run in the desert had its...
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Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Russell Martin (55) and second baseman Enrique Hernandez (14) embrace in the dugout after Game 3 of the baseball team's National League Division Series against Washington Nationals on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in Washington. The Dodgers won 10-4. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
October 07, 2019 - 2:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — David Freese wasn't in the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting lineup for Game 3 of the NL Division Series. Neither was Kiké Hernández or Chris Taylor. All are right-handed batters, and all knew that if the Washington Nationals persisted in their playoff pattern of using starters in...
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United States' Wadeline Jonathas crosses the finish line to lead the team to gold in the women's 4x400 meter relay final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
October 06, 2019 - 2:33 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the world track and field championships Sunday (all times local): 9:25 p.m. The United States has dominated the women's 4x400-meter relay by using two hurdlers in the final. The U.S. took the lead on the opening leg with Phyllis Francis, stretched the advantage with...
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Liverpool's James Milner celebrates his wining goal with Liverpool's Jordan Henderson and Liverpool's Divock Origi during English Premier League soccer match between Liverpool and Leicester City in Anfield stadium in Liverpool, England, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jon Super)
October 05, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Another victory for Liverpool thanks to the latest of goals. Another demoralizing loss for Tottenham thanks to an early — and painful — goalkeeping blunder. Liverpool won a 17th straight game in the Premier League — and moved one off the record set by Manchester City in 2017 — by beating Leicester...
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Dalilah Muhammad, of the United States, poses for a photo with the clock after winning the women's 400 meter hurdles final, setting a new world record at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Friday, Oct. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 04, 2019 - 8:18 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The message American hurdler Dalilah Muhammad kept telling herself when her career was running into roadblocks: Why not me? The message Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim kept receiving from an adoring home crowd yearning to celebrate a champion: We love you! On a thrill-...
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Toshikazu Yamanishi, of Japan, competes to win the men's 20 kilometer race walk at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/=042011000063=)
October 04, 2019 - 6:13 pm
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the world track and field championships early Saturday (all times local): 1:00 a.m. Toshikazu Yamanishi of Japan has won the men's 20-kilometer walk, as Russia's squad of officially neutral athletes claimed another silver medal. Yamanishi held on to win by 15...
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Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch takes part in a news conference, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Houston. The Astros will host the Tampa Bay Rays in the first game of an American League Division Series on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
October 04, 2019 - 2:40 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros share a division with the American League's most intentionally walked player in Angels star Mike Trout. But despite Trout facing the Astros as much as any team in the league, none of his 14 intentional walks this season came against Houston. That's because manager...
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Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) comes out of the dugout and waves to fans after a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, in Chicago. Anderson, who is attempting to become the third White Sox player to win a batting title, went 0 for 2 with two walks in the second game after sitting out the opener. (AP Photo/Mark Black)
September 30, 2019 - 1:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major league batters finished with 6,776 home runs, shattering the previous record of 6,105 set two years ago. Dominic Smith hit the final long ball of the season, a three-run drive in the 11th inning Sunday off Atlanta's Grant Dayton that lifted the New York Mets over the NL East...
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Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele has crossed the finish line to win the 46th Berlin marathon in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
September 29, 2019 - 1:19 pm
BERLIN (AP) — So close. Yet again. Kenenisa Bekele missed out on the world record by just two seconds as he completed a remarkable comeback to win the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The 37-year-old led an Ethiopian sweep of the podium as he crossed the line in 2 hours, 1 minute, 41 seconds, claiming...
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New York Mets' Pete Alonso reacts after hitting his 53rd home run of the season during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 29, 2019 - 12:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso reached for a fastball on the outer part of the plate and sent it soaring just to the right of straightaway center field. He held the handle of his bat and slowly took eight short steps toward first base, his face expressionless, eyes fixed on the ball. He followed its...
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