Record setting events

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2018, file photo, United States' Lindsey Vonn celebrates on the podium after winning an alpine ski, women's world Cup downhill race, in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany. Lindsey Vonn is planning to return from injury this weekend, Jan. 12-13, 2019, for speed races in Austria, resuming her quest for the all-time record for World Cup wins. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti, File)
January 07, 2019 - 1:01 pm
Lindsey Vonn is planning to return from injury this weekend for speed races in Austria, resuming her quest for the all-time record for World Cup wins. It will be her first ski races of the season after hurting her knee and sitting out six events. "I'm NOT done yet!!!," Vonn wrote Monday on...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 file photo, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins warms up before an NFL football game against the Chicago Bears, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, in Minneapolis. Giving quarterbacks big money doesn't guarantee success or even playoff appearances. The NFL's six highest-paid quarterbacks in 2018 will be spectators this postseason. Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers ($33.5 million), Atlanta's Matt Ryan ($30 million), Minnesota's Kirk Cousins ($28 million), San Francisco's Jimmy Garoppolo ($27.5 million), Detroit's Matthew Stafford ($27 million) and Oakland's Derek Carr ($25 million) couldn't lead their teams to the playoffs. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn, File)
January 03, 2019 - 10:03 am
Giving quarterbacks big money doesn't guarantee success or even playoff appearances. The NFL's six highest-paid quarterbacks in 2018 will be spectators this postseason. Green Bay's Aaron Rodgers ($33.5 million), Atlanta's Matt Ryan ($30 million), Minnesota's Kirk Cousins ($28 million), San...
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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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