Record setting events

Los Angeles Dodgers' A.J. Pollock (11) is congratulated after scoring on a sacrifice fly by Mookie Betts against the San Diego Padres during the fifth inning in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
October 09, 2020 - 1:38 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Turner put the Dodgers ahead with a record-breaking hit in a big inning fueled by a nice stop-gone-bad by Fernando Tatis Jr., and Los Angeles closed out a three-game NL Division Series sweep of the San Diego Padres with an 12-3 win Thursday night. Will Smith set a...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Austin Meadows watches his ball after he hit a solo home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning in Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
October 07, 2020 - 12:38 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Randy Arozarena, Mike Zunino, Manuel Margot and Austin Meadows hit home runs, and Tyler Glasnow struck out 10 to set a postseason record for the Tampa Bay Rays, who beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Tuesday night to even their AL Division Series at one game apiece. The Rays had enough...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2020, file photo, a firefighter rubs his head while watching the LNU Lightning Complex fires spread through the Berryessa Estates neighborhood of unincorporated Napa County, Calif. Deadly wildfires in California have burned more than 4 million acres (6,250 square miles) this year — more than double the previous record for the most land burned in a single year in the state. California fire officials said the state hit the astonishing milestone Sunday, Oct. 4, 2020 with about two months remaining in the fire season. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
October 05, 2020 - 12:15 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a year that has already brought apocalyptic skies and smothering smoke to the West Coast, California set a grim new record Sunday when officials announced that the wildfires of 2020 have now scorched a record 4 million acres — in a fire season that is far from over. The...
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Seattle Storm forward Breanna Stewart (30) celebrates after the team defated the Las Vegas Aces during Game 1 of basketball's WNBA Finals Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
October 02, 2020 - 11:13 pm
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Storm's lead down to two with a quarter left, Breanna Stewart took over. The big-game player scored the first 11 points of the fourth quarter and finished with 37 to help the Storm beat the Las Vegas Aces 93-80 on Friday night in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals. “I’m...
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In this image issued by London Marathon Events, Kenya's Edith Chelimo, right, trains in the grounds of the official hotel and biosecure bubble in London, Monday Sept. 28, 2020, ahead of the elite-only 2020 London Marathon on Sunday Oct. 4. The 40th Race will take place on a closed-loop circuit around St James's Park in central London. (Bob Martin/London Marathon Events via AP)
October 01, 2020 - 11:55 am
Kenyan runner Brigid Kosgei isn't expecting to lower her world record in Sunday's London Marathon, not with her training limited by the coronavirus pandemic. Kosgei and challenger Ruth Chepngetich said Thursday that pandemic restrictions in Kenya prevented them from training in groups for long...
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This photo provided by Jim Seamons shows Mohamed Sadiq posing for a photo with his family and his 1,825 pounds (828 kilograms) pumpkin at the 16th Annual UGPG Thanksgiving Point Weigh-Off winning First Place and named the largest pumpkin grown in Utah outside of a greenhouse on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020 in Lehi, Utah. The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers has recorded eight pumpkins in Utah this year weighing over 1,000 pounds (454 kilograms), setting a state record. (Ryann Seamons via AP)
September 29, 2020 - 4:03 pm
LEHI, Utah (AP) — The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers group has recorded eight pumpkins from the state this year that weighed more than 1,000 pounds (455 kilograms), setting a state record. The first-place pumpkin at the 16th annual event last Saturday in the city of Lehi came in at 1,825 pounds (830...
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In this image taken from live streamed video from the California Governor's Office, California Gov. Gavin Newsom getting a flu shot during a news conference on Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Newsom said he has gotten a flu shot every year "for as long as I can remember." He said it's important to get a flu shot this year to ensure hospitals are not overrun by a combination of flu and coronavirus cases. While California's coronavirus cases have been decreasing over the last several weeks, Newsom said Monday there is "some concern" that cases could increase over the next few weeks. (California Governor's Office via AP))
September 28, 2020 - 8:33 pm
FRANKFORT, Kentucky -- Warning of a growing complacency in fighting the coronavirus, Kentucky’s governor said Monday the state is experiencing a surge in cases that needs to be met with a commitment to public mask wearing. The Bluegrass State had nearly 5,000 coronavirus cases last week — the most...
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Fresh snow is visible on the slopes of the Moleson mountain near the still green pastures, on Saturday, 26 September 2020, at Moleson in Gruyere, Switzerland. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
September 26, 2020 - 2:21 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Parts of Switzerland, Austria and Germany were surprised by unseasonably early snowfall overnight, after a sharp drop in temperatures and heavy precipitation. The Swiss meteorological agency said Saturday that the town of Montana, in the southern canton (state) of Valais, experienced...
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Atlanta Braves' Dansby Swanson, left, Ender Inciarte, center, and Austin Riley return to the dugout after scoring in a double by Ronald Acuna Jr. during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins on on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
September 10, 2020 - 1:55 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Manager Brian Snitker was just hoping to shake up the Atlanta Braves' lineup following a shutout loss. As it turned out, the new mix made National League history. Adam Duvall drove in nine runs with three homers, including a grand slam, and the Braves obliterated their franchise...
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Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies, left and Ronald Acuna Jr. walk to dugout after scoring during the fourth inning the team's a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
September 09, 2020 - 10:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have set the franchise record for runs in a game, and they needed only six innings to set the mark. Atlanta scored 11 runs in the second inning and kept adding to the total before taking a 25-8 lead over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. That was the highest run total...
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