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Kenya's Brigid Kosgei sets world marathon record in Chicago

Oct. 13, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Brigid Kosgei of Kenya won the Chicago Marathon on Sunday in 2 hours, 14 minutes, 4 seconds to break the world record in the event. The 25-year-old Kosgei bested the previous mark of 2:15:25 set by Paula Radcliffe in London 16 years ago. Kosgei won in Chicago last year in 2:18:35. "I'm...

Simone Biles sets all-time medal record at gymnastics worlds

Oct. 13, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Everyone counts Simone Biles' medals except Simone Biles. Winning her 24th and 25th world championship medals in beam and floor Sunday put the United States gymnast top of the all-time medal charts for the championships. Biles won five gold medals this week. If she can repeat that...

Record-setting Ramsey scores 6 TD's; VMI downs Samford in OT

Oct. 12, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ramsey scored a school record with six rushing touchdowns; the last proving to be the overtime winner and VMI beat Samford 48-41 on Saturday. Ramsey finished with 37 carries for 163 yards. By halftime he amassed 97 yards rushing on 24 carries and found the end zone on two runs of...

A capsule look at the Yankees-Astros playoff series

Oct. 11, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

A look at the best-of-seven American League Championship Series between the New York Yankees and Houston Astros: ___ Schedule: (All times EDT) Game 1, Saturday, at Houston, 8:08 p.m.; Game 2, Sunday, at Houston, 8:08 p.m.; Game 3, Tuesday, at New York, 4:08 p.m; Game 4, Wednesday, at New York, 8:08 p.m.: x-Game...

New records show extent of damage from police evidence fire

Oct. 11, 2019 8:44 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — New court records show the extent of damage from an August 2018 fire in one of the Kansas City police evidence buildings. KMBC-TV reports that cleanup business Servpro says in an affidavit that the warehouse was storing hundreds of thousands of evidence bags, and that 54% of the...

Biles sets record as US wins world gymnastics team gold

Oct. 8, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Simone Biles won a record 21st medal at the world gymnastics championships on Tuesday as the United States retained its women's team all-around title. It was Biles' 15th career gold and broke a tie with Russian gymnast Svetlana Khorkina for the most medals overall by a woman at...

Next up, Tokyo: Track leaves Qatar still looking for a star

Oct. 7, 2019 7:39 AM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — If the goal of this year's track and field world championships was to find a fresh face, a vibrant personality, a one-of-a-kind talent to replace the mile-wide void left by Usain Bolt's absence, then consider it still a work in progress. The 10-day run in the desert had its moments...

7 2-out runs in 6th lift LA past Nats 10-4 for 2-1 NLDS lead

Oct. 7, 2019 2:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — David Freese wasn't in the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting lineup for Game 3 of the NL Division Series. Neither was Kiké Hernández or Chris Taylor. All are right-handed batters, and all knew that if the Washington Nationals persisted in their playoff pattern of using starters in...

Vela, LAFC set offensive records in 3-1 win over Colorado

Oct. 6, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela hat a hat trick to break the MLS season goals record with 34 and help the Los Angeles FC beat the Colorado Rapids 3-1 on Sunday in the regular-season finale. Vela broke the mark of 31 set last year by Atlanta United's Josef Martinez. Los Angeles (21-4-9) set an MLS record for...

The Latest: US wins men's 4x400, last event of track worlds

Oct. 6, 2019 2:46 PM EDT

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the world track and field championships Sunday (all times local): 9:40 p.m. The United States has won the men's 4x400 relay, the final event of the track and field world championships. A strong second leg from Michael Cherry put the U.S. into a clear lead, before Rai...