Record setting events

July 03, 2017 - 4:43 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 101-year-old runner from Louisiana who just took up the sport a year ago has set a woman's world record in the 100-yard dash for her age group, a newspaper reports. With a time of 39.62 seconds, Julia Hawkins established the record in the 100-yard dash for women 100 and...
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July 03, 2017 - 4:33 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A report says a 101-year-old runner from Louisiana has set the woman's world record in the 100-yard dash for her age group. The Advocate reports Julia Hawkins set the record in the 100-yard dash for women 100 and older, clocking 39.62 seconds at this year's National Senior...
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July 03, 2017 - 7:33 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's hockey marathoners have overcome injuries, illness, fatigue and countless blisters to unofficially set the record for the longest continuous game. It happened shortly after 7 a.m. Monday, when the official time clock mounted in the stands overlooking center ice hit 10...
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July 03, 2017 - 7:16 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's hockey marathoners have overcome injuries, illness, fatigue and countless blisters to unofficially set the record for the longest continuous game. It happened shortly after 7 a.m. Monday, when the official time clock mounted in the stands overlooking center ice hit 10...
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July 02, 2017 - 11:29 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — The baseball Pete Rose swatted to left-center field for his record-setting 4,192th hit has sold at auction for more than $403,000. The auction site Lelands.com reports that the ball sold Saturday for $403,657.20. Rose's single off San Diego's Eric Show on Sept. 11, 1985, at...
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LSU fans cheer during the first inning against Florida in Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 28, 2017 - 12:48 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Attendance at the College World Series was the highest in the 71-year history of the event. A total of 357,646 fans turned out for the 16 games at TD Ameritrade Park, surpassing the previous record of 353,378 for 16 games in 2015. Total attendance has not fallen below 300,000...
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Kia NBA Rookie of the Year winner Malcom Brogdon poses in the press room at the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City at Pier 36 on Monday, June 26, 2017, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
June 26, 2017 - 11:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the NBA awards show (all times local): 11:10 p.m. Russell Westbrook has won the NBA's MVP award after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season. The Oklahoma City All-Star joined Oscar Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for an entire...
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Justin Gatlin, left, reacts as he defeats Christian Coleman, center, in the men's 100-meter final at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Mike Rodgers, right, finished sixth. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
June 24, 2017 - 2:13 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Justin Gatlin showed the youngsters that age is just a number. As in, get down the track quick and post a good one. A changing of the guard? Not on his watch. The 35-year-old Gatlin surged past up-and-comer Christian Coleman to win the 100 meters on Friday night at the U.S...
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Justin Gatlin, left, reacts as he defeats Christian Coleman, center, in the men's 100-meter final at the U.S. Track and Field Championships, Friday, June 23, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. Mike Rodgers, right, finished sixth. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
June 24, 2017 - 1:46 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Justin Gatlin showed the youngsters that age is just a number. As in, get down the track quick and post a good one. A changing of the guard? Not on his watch. The 35-year-old Gatlin surged past up-and-comer Christian Coleman to win the 100 meters on Friday night at the U.S...
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Washington's Markelle Fultz, right, poses for a photo with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the No. 1 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 23, 2017 - 12:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Thursday night's NBA draft (all times local): 12:45 a.m. The Philadelphia 76ers did what everyone expected, and picked Markelle Fultz with the first pick of Thursday night's NBA draft. The Minnesota Timberwolves pulled off the biggest surprise, and traded for Jimmy...
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