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LAFC sets MLS record for points in inaugural season with 57

Oct. 21, 2018 7:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diego Rossi scored two goals and Los Angeles FC tied the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-2 on Sunday to set an MLS record for points in an inaugural season with 57. Los Angeles (16-8-9) is tied with second-place FC Dallas, two points behind Sporting Kansas City. LAFC plays at Kansas City on Sunday...

Earlham (Ind.) loses Division-III record 51st straight game

Oct. 20, 2018 5:23 PM EDT

FRANKLIN, Ind. (AP) — Earlham set a Division III record for consecutive losses with 51 with a 64-20 loss to Franklin on Saturday. Earlham, which hasn't won since 2013, broke the 38-year record held by Macalester College of Minnesota. Franklin (7-1), the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference champions in...

Record-setting Day leads Marist past Davidson 48-41 in 2OT

Oct. 20, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Austin Day threw for 440 yards and five touchdowns and Marist beat Davidson 48-41 in double overtime Saturday for its second straight comeback win. Day's passing yardage set a school record and his 21 completions tied a program record. It was Marist's first overtime contest since...

Jets' Myers kicked way through 'long road' into record books

Oct. 19, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Jason Myers kept jogging onto the field to kick one field goal after another. Once, twice, six times. By the time he went out to boot his seventh last Sunday, the New York Jets kicker wasn't sure how many he had against Denver. Myers just knew there were lots of them. "Someone...

Thielen it: Vikings star on record-setting receiving pace

Oct. 15, 2018 6:40 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Last week during team drills with the Minnesota Vikings, Adam Thielen stretched out his body and dived to try to catch an off-target pass. Thielen immediately questioned aloud the wisdom of his decision to risk pain when ultimately the completion didn't matter. Thielen, though, couldn't...

Fromm, Georgia offense struggle in loss to No. 13 LSU

Oct. 14, 2018 2:56 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm arrived at Death Valley completing passes at a record-setting pace. After a 36-16 loss Saturday at No. 13 LSU, the No. 8 Bulldogs' quarterback will be looking for a way to get back to those accurate ways. With a mix of blitzes and coverage alignments,...

Record-setting rainfall slows Phoenix traffic, shutters fair

Oct. 13, 2018 7:34 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Record-setting rainfall from remnants of Tropical Storm Sergio closed the Arizona State Fair on Saturday and slowed traffic on a freeway and local streets across metro Phoenix. Fair officials said on Twitter that the closure Saturday afternoon for the rest of the day because of weather was...

Jets' Crowell looks to build off record-setting performance

Oct. 12, 2018 6:31 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Isaiah Crowell kept hitting the holes cleared by the New York Jets' offensive line and ran. And, ran some more. All the way into the franchise record books. Crowell rushed for a whopping 219 yards on just 15 carries in the Jets' 34-16 victory over Denver last Sunday, setting the...

'Heavenly Bodies' sets heavenly record at Met Museum

Oct. 11, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fashion and Catholicism have trumped King Tut. The Metropolitan Museum of Art says its just-closed fashion exhibit "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" has broken the record for most-visited exhibition, beating out the massive 1978 King Tut show. The sumptuous and...

Brees, Saints rest after a promising, memorable start

Oct. 11, 2018 4:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees, perhaps only half joking, explains that fatherhood and having a son who is highly critical of his living room passing accuracy, is what has kept the Saints' record-setting quarterback sharp as he's approached his 40th birthday. "My kids are what make me be better," Brees...