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Wisdom sets Cubs rookie record with 27th HR, beat Brewers

Sep. 19, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patrick Wisdom set a Chicago Cubs record for homers by a rookie on a day that exemplified his feast-or-famine approach. Wisdom struck out four times for a second straight day but delivered a towering three-run shot that highlighted the Chicago Cubs’...

Cardinals' Prater boots 62-yard field goal against Vikings

Sep. 19, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Prater still has plenty of leg left at 37. The Arizona kicker broke the franchise record with a 62-yard field goal to end the first half on Sunday, putting the Cardinals up 24-23 over the Minnesota Vikings. Prater's kick...

Barriere, E. Washington set records, edge W. Illinois 62-56

Sep. 18, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Eric Barriere set a FCS record for passing yards in a half while Eastern Washington set a school record for points in a half and the Eagles rolled to a 62-56 win over Western Illinois on Saturday. Barriere threw for 487 of his 542 yards on 24-of-30...

Broberg sets course record again with 61 at Dutch Open

Sep. 18, 2021 12:15 PM EDT

CROMVOIRT, Netherlands (AP) — Kristoffer Broberg of Sweden smashed the course record he set a day earlier with an 11-under 61 on Saturday to open an eight-shot lead after three rounds of the Dutch Open. The 772nd-ranked Broberg opened with four birdies and an eagle in...

Yuriy Sedykh, hammer world record holder, dies at 66

Sep. 14, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Yuriy Sedykh, a two-time Olympic champion in the hammer throw whose world record from 1986 still stands, has died. He was 66. The Russian track and field federation said Sedykh died early Tuesday following a heart attack. "Deeply mourn...

COVID hospitalizations, cases set records in West Virginia

Sep. 13, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The number of positive cases and people hospitalized for the coronavirus in West Virginia both smashed records on Monday as Gov. Jim Justice scolded residents who continue to balk at receiving COVID-19 vaccines. At least 40% of the state's...

Blue Jays hit five homers, pound Orioles 22-7

Sep. 12, 2021 22:02 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Teoscar Hernández each hit a grand slam, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. slugged his 44th homer, and the Toronto Blue Jays overpowered the Baltimore Orioles 22-7 Sunday, finishing two runs shy of the franchise record. ...

West Virginia sets 2 daily records for positive virus cases

Sep. 12, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia set two daily records in the past week for positive coronavirus cases as the pandemic continues to ravage the state. Thursday's total of confirmed cases was a record 1,738, only to be broken by Saturday's total of 1,821, according...

UTSA dominates Lamar 54-0 for first-ever shutout

Sep. 11, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — Sincere McCormick rushed for two touchdowns to set a UTSA record, Josh Adkins passed for two scores and the Roadrunners rolled to a 54-0 win over Lamar on Saturday night, the first shutout in program history. Sincere...

Pick-Six: 17th game puts some NFL records within reach

Sep. 10, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

Derrick Henry now has an extra game to help him surpass Eric Dickerson's 37-year-old rushing record. The quest for the first 2,000-yard receiving season just got a little bit easier for big-play threats like Stefon Diggs and DeAndre Hopkins. And who...