Record setting events

LSU coach Paul Mainieri, center, holds up the trophy with players as they celebrate after defeating Arkansas in the championship game of the Southeastern Conference NCAA college baseball tournament, Sunday, May 28, 2017, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 29, 2017 - 1:32 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Pac-12 champion Oregon State has been chosen the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. The NCAA announced the national seeds and 64-tournament field on Monday. Oregon State (49-4) set a conference record with 27 league wins and was the nation's most...
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May 28, 2017 - 9:15 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Alysha Clark set a Storm record by making her first nine field-goal attempts and finished with a season-high 22 points to help Seattle rout the Indiana Fever 94-70 on Sunday. Jewell Loyd scored 13 points while Breanna Stewart added 12 points, nine rebounds, five assist and three...
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Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James embrace after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston. The Cavaliers won 135-102. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 26, 2017 - 12:43 am
BOSTON (AP) — The NBA Finals has its first "three-match," courtesy of a King who passed His Airness. LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) soars to the basket over Boston Celtics forward Jae Crowder, left, and center Kelly Olynyk (41) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 25, 2017 - 11:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James scored 35 points and passed Michael Jordan to become the NBA's all-time playoff scoring leader as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Boston Celtics 135-102 on Thursday night to claim their third straight Eastern Conference title and a return trip to the NBA Finals. Kyrie...
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Katie Crammer and Zach Crammer of Maryland, watch the third race at the track ahead of the running of the Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico race course, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Baltimore. The 142nd Preakness Stakes horse race runs Saturday. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
May 20, 2017 - 3:58 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A record-setting crowd on Friday, followed by a huge throng for the Preakness, will enable the owners of aging Pimlico Race Course to break even this year. That, however, won't blunt their effort to move the Preakness to nearby Laurel Park. "It's going to come to a head at some...
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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James trades high-fives with teammates Iman Shumpert, left, and Deron Williams, right, during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 19, 2017 - 10:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA record on Friday night by opening a 41-point halftime lead over the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. The 72-31 lead surpassed the 40-point margin held by the Detroit Pistons over the Washington Bullets on April 26, 1987...
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May 05, 2017 - 4:38 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Ricky Taylor set a track record in IMSA SportsCar qualifying at Circuit of The Americas on Friday. The Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac team is seeking its fourth consecutive win of the season. Taylor turned a lap at 1 minute, 54.809 seconds — exactly 3 seconds faster than the...
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon singles during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 01, 2017 - 12:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon said he'd never had a day like this one. Not many players have. Rendon had 10 RBIs, three home runs and six hits as Washington took advantage of Noah Syndergaard's injury and mauled the New York Mets 23-5 on Sunday to set a franchise scoring...
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon singles during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 30, 2017 - 7:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon said he'd never had a day like this one. Not many players have. Rendon had 10 RBIs, three home runs and six hits as Washington took advantage of Noah Syndergaard's injury and mauled the New York Mets 23-5 on Sunday to set a franchise scoring...
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Washington Nationals' Anthony Rendon singles during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 30, 2017 - 6:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rendon had 10 RBIs, three home runs and six hits as the Washington Nationals took advantage of Noah Syndergaard's injury and mauled the New York Mets 23-5 on Sunday to set a franchise scoring record. Rendon went a career-best 6 for 6 and scored five times while setting a...
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