Record setting events

January 01, 2019 - 8:33 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Monday about the Liberty Bowl, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Oklahoma State set a Liberty Bowl record by gaining 637 total yards. Missouri gained 637 total yards to set the record. A corrected version of the story is below: Oklahoma State edges No...
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December 31, 2018 - 5:59 pm
LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft has gone into orbit around an ancient asteroid, setting a pair of records. The Osiris-Rex spacecraft entered orbit Monday around the asteroid Bennu, 70 million miles (110 million kilometers) from Earth. It's the smallest celestial body ever to be orbited by a...
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) calls a play against the Tennessee Titans in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
December 30, 2018 - 8:53 pm
The Latest on Week 17 of the NFL's regular season (all times Eastern): 9:50 p.m. The Indianapolis Colts lead the Tennessee Titans 17-10 at halftime in the race for the AFC's final playoff spot. Andrew Luck has thrown for 196 yards and two touchdowns compared to Blaine Gabbert who has 73 yards...
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Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Brandin Cooks (12) scores against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half in an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
December 30, 2018 - 8:21 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even after everything the Los Angeles Rams have accomplished this season, they still knew they probably needed to beat rival San Francisco in the finale for a first-round playoff bye. Although their high-powered offense did its part as usual, a four-takeaway effort by the defense...
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United States' Mikaela Shiffrin celebrates after winning an Alpine ski, women's World Cup slalom in Semmering, Austria, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018 (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)
December 29, 2018 - 9:57 am
SEMMERING, Austria (AP) — Mikaela Shiffrin capped the best year of her career by setting yet another milestone Saturday, overtaking one of her childhood idols to become the most successful female slalom skier in the 52-year history of the World Cup. In the last race of 2018, the American added her...
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BYU coach Kalani Sitake receives the the trophy full of potatoes from Kevin McDonald, executive director of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, after BYU's 49-18 win over Western Michigan in the NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)
December 21, 2018 - 7:49 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl pregame press conference Thursday, BYU coach Kalani Sitake set high expectations when asked about how he thought quarterback Zach Wilson would play. "Perfectly," Sitake said jokingly. "That's what I'm praying for, perfect play from everyone."...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul, right. passes the ball over Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza (1) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
December 19, 2018 - 10:38 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets were on the cusp of NBA history, just one 3-pointer away from setting the league record for most 3s in a game. The crowd chanted: "Three, Three, Three," every time Houston got the ball and let out a collective moan after each of four straight misses as the clock...
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December 17, 2018 - 7:45 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is on course for its best tourism year in terms of arrivals after official figures showed that the number coming to the east Mediterranean island nation has surpassed 3.8 million for the first time. The Cyprus Tourism Organization said Monday that arrivals in November...
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December 16, 2018 - 10:11 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Davis Love III and his son Dru played so well Sunday that they set two scoring records, rallied from a three-shot deficit to win the PNC Father-Son Challenge and then wondered if they would get to play again. Team Love shot 27 on the front nine at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club to...
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This undated photo provided by the New Orleans Saints shows a custom made football. When Drew Brees became the NFL’s all-time leader in yards passing, he wanted to come up with some sort of gift to thank those who coached him, caught the 6,357 completions it took to set the record, and those who blocked while he threw. His solution was an exhaustive process than involved the production of about 175 unique commemorative footballs and the enlisting Saints front office and public relations staff to help track down 99 receivers, 56 offensive linemen, 11 head or assistant coaches from his 18 pro seasons, as well as a few others Brees saw as instrumental in his success. (New Orleans Saints via AP)
December 14, 2018 - 7:05 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — When Drew Brees became the NFL's career leader in yards passing, he wanted to come up with some sort of gift to thank those who coached him, caught the 6,357 completions it took to set the record, and those who blocked while he threw. His solution was an exhaustive process than...
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