Record setting events

Seattle Seahawks' DK Metcalf (14) pulls in a long pass reception on the Seahawks' last series of an NFL football game as Minnesota Vikings' Cameron Dantzler defends late in the second half, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 27-26. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
October 13, 2020 - 11:19 pm
Teams have been going for it, and converting, on fourth down at an unprecedented rate this season in the NFL. There have been few games where fourth-down decisions had as big an impact as last Sunday night in Seattle, when the Seahawks used two fourth-down conversions after stopping Minnesota on...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal reacts after scoring a point against Serbia's Novak Djokovic in the final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
October 11, 2020 - 7:50 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open (all times local): ___ 4:46 p.m. Rafael Nadal leads Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2 in the French Open final and is one set away from a record-extending 13th title at Roland Garros. Djokovic saved three break points before holding his serve in the opening game...
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October 09, 2020 - 11:13 am
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization has announced a record in new daily coronavirus cases confirmed worldwide, with more than 350, 000 reported to the U.N. health agency on Friday. The new daily high surpasses a record set earlier this week by nearly 12,000 infections. In a press briefing,...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner (10) and his teammates celebrate after defeating the San Diego Padres 12-3 in Game 3 of a baseball National League Division Series. early Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
October 08, 2020 - 11:19 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers have completed the first step of what they hope is a long stay in the Lone Star State. 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 they closed out...
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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 06, 2020 - 9:38 pm
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)
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October 04, 2020 - 9:15 pm
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)
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October 02, 2020 - 8:13 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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San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr., center, celebrates with teammates after the Padres defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 in Game 3 of a National League wild-card baseball series Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in San Diego. The Padres won the series and advanced to the Division Series. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
October 02, 2020 - 7:54 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Craig Stammen and eight fellow relievers combined on a four-hitter in a brilliant, record-setting effort that sent the San Diego Padres over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Friday night in the deciding Game 3 of their NL wild-card series. The Padres won a postseason series for the...
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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 - 4:39 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California’s governor says the state is showing signs of a potential new surge of coronavirus cases. Gov. Gavin Newsom said Monday that could prompt another shutdown of businesses and further delay school reopenings. A business industry expert says a slow-down of business...
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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 - 11:21 am
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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