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Bull market in stocks poised to set record for longest ever

Aug. 20, 2018 6:12 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The bull market in stocks is poised this week to break the record as the longest in the history of U.S. trading. If the market doesn't drop significantly in the three days through Wednesday, the bull market that began in March 2009 will have lasted nine years, five months and 13 days. It's...

Women win primaries in record numbers, look to November

Aug. 19, 2018 1:42 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Women are not just running for office in record numbers this year — they are winning. More women than ever before have won major party primaries for governor, U.S. Senate and House this year — setting a U.S. record and paving the way for November battles that could...

Yankees celebrate 1998 World Series championship team

Aug. 18, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada returned to the Bronx on Saturday for the New York Yankees' celebration of their 1998 World Series championship team. Darryl Strawberry and former manager Joe Torre also attended the ceremony before New York's game against the Toronto Blue...

Correction: Mets-Phillies story

Aug. 17, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a story Aug. 17 about the first game of a doubleheader between the New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Mets broke a franchise record for runs set on Aug. 16, 2017, during their 24-4 win over the Phillies. The Mets' previous...

Heisman runner-up Love has lots of help on Stanford offense

Aug. 16, 2018 12:57 PM EDT

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — After almost singlehandedly carrying Stanford's offense last season with a breakaway run seemingly every week, Bryce Love figures to get plenty of help in 2018. The Cardinal enter the season with one of their most potent offenses in years surrounding their record-setting back who...

Vandersloot sets a WNBA assist record, Sky beat Lynx 91-88

Aug. 14, 2018 10:28 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA's single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88 on Tuesday night. Vandersloot set the record on a no-look, one-handed pass in the third quarter that gave her 237...

Big-game Brooks: Koepka has 4 wins on tour, 3 majors

Aug. 14, 2018 8:11 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Just call him big-game Brooks. Not even Brooks Koepka can explain why he plays some of his best golf at the biggest events. The PGA Championship not only was his third major, he won two of the three majors he played this year and three of his last six. And it goes deeper than that. He has...

Wisconsin gives West hope of challenging B10 East dominance

Aug. 14, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

The Big Ten West might not be best, but it is getting closer to challenging the East Division's conference dominance. Wisconsin returns the entire offensive line and a 1,900-yard rusher from its record-setting 13-win team, and some see the Badgers as a contender for the College Football Playoff. Iowa has the...

Record-setting Colon wins again as Rangers top D-backs 5-3

Aug. 14, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bartolo Colon kept the Texas Rangers close after a rough first inning in his first start since setting the record for victories by a Latin American pitcher. His catcher helped the 45-year-old right-hander extend that mark. Robinson Chirinos hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the...

Duplantis sets U20 record at Euros; 3rd gold for Asher-Smith

Aug. 12, 2018 5:52 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The 18-year-old Armand Duplantis won a thrilling pole vault competition and British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith powered to her third gold medal at the European Athletics Championships on Sunday. Sweden's Duplantis was the star on the final day, soaring to an under-20 world record of 6.05...