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Binnington sparkles again, Blues top Sharks to tie series

May. 18, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington made save after save to pull off yet another playoff victory — and make some team history — for the Blues. The rookie goalie stopped 29 shots to set a franchise record with his 10th postseason win this year and St. Louis edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on...

Koepka shatters 36-hole record and builds 7-shot lead at PGA

May. 17, 2019 9:27 PM EDT

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The power. The putting. The poise. Brooks Koepka has it all at this PGA Championship, along with the lowest 36-hole score in major championship history and the largest lead by anyone at the halfway point of a Grand Slam event in 85 years. It was daunting to so many players who...

Kinsler's 3-run homer lifts Padres to 4-3 win vs Pirates

May. 17, 2019 2:46 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kinsler hit a mighty three-run homer to put the San Diego Padres ahead of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and then had a profane outburst as he crossed home and then again in the dugout. Many fans on social media felt it was directed at them, and manager Andy Green said it "was not the right...

Koepka off to record-setting start at PGA Championship

May. 16, 2019 8:53 PM EDT

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Three majors in two years, and Brooks Koepka can still feel as though he has something to prove. He delivered again on golf's biggest stage. And this time, Tiger Woods was along for the ride. Koepka beat up on brawny Bethpage Black for a record-setting start to his title defense in...

Koon's 'Rabbit' fetches record $91 million at NY auction

May. 15, 2019 10:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A stainless steel sculpture of a rabbit by Jeff Koons has set an auction record in New York, fetching over $91 million. The sale of Koons' 1986 "Rabbit" at Christie's Wednesday was the most expensive work by a living artist ever sold at auction. The previous record for a living artist's...

Patrick Kane sets US-scoring record at world championship

May. 15, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States' all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday. The three-time Stanley Cup champion and two-time Olympian finished the game with 36 points, surpassing the 33...

Sherpa climber scales Mount Everest for record 23rd time

May. 15, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Sherpa climber Kami Rita scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday for a 23rd time, breaking his own record for the most successful ascents of the world's highest peak. Rita reached the summit with other climbers Wednesday morning and all of them were reported to be safe, said Gyanendra...

Houston senior Boling sets high school 100 meter record

May. 12, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Houston Strake Jesuit senior Matthew Boling ran the 100-meter dash in 10.13 seconds to break the high school record in the event. He set the record Saturday at the Texas UIL state track and field championships that was held at the University of Texas. Boling surpassed the previous mark...

Blue Jays acquire Jackson, who would set record of 14 teams

May. 12, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Edwin Jackson was acquired by Toronto from Oakland for $30,000 on Saturday and would set a record by pitching for 14 major league teams when he makes his Blue Jays debut. A 35-year-old right-hander, Jackson would be appearing in his 17th big league season. He signed a minor league contract...

The Latest: New record predicted in inland Mississippi flood

May. 10, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in the Midwest and South (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Officials are days away from re-closing a floodgate in Mississippi, with predictions issued Friday that a flood inside a region walled off by levees will set a new record. The lingering flood makes it unlikely...