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Phoenix on cusp of breaking November heat record set in 1949

Nov. 30, 2021 00:15 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Phoenix is on track to finish a warmer than usual month of November, the National Weather Service said. If temperatures hit at least 80 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees Celsius) Tuesday, meteorologist said Phoenix will have had 25 days at 80 degrees or...

Scherzer, Seager get big-money deals ahead of CBA expiration

Nov. 29, 2021 22:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Right-hander Max Scherzer agreed to a record-setting $130 million, three-year contract with the New York Mets and shortstop Corey Seager struck a $325 million, 10-year deal with the Texas Rangers on Monday as players and teams rushed to reach agreements before an expected...

Montana sees strong winds, record high temps

Nov. 28, 2021 18:14 PM EST

Strong winds, with occasional gusts of up to 100 mph (161 kph), made travel difficult along the Rocky Mountain Front in northern Montana, while record high temperatures were seen in some areas, the National Weather Service said Sunday. Southwest winds of 40 to 70 mph (64...

Pickett throws 4 TD passes in Pitt's 31-14 win at Syracuse

Nov. 28, 2021 00:07 AM EST

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi was worried about a letdown. Kenny Pickett wasn't about to let that happen again. Pickett threw for four touchdowns to break the Pittsburgh school record for scoring passes in a season, and the 20th-ranked Panthers beat...

Miami decks Duke, 47-10, to continue late-season surge

Nov. 27, 2021 17:13 PM EST

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Miami’s turnaround reached all the way to the end of November. Tyler Van Dyke threw for three touchdowns and 381 yards and the Hurricanes wrapped up the regular season by winning for the fifth time in their last six games, beating Duke 47-10 on...

Hall is catalyst for Iowa State's 48-14 romp over TCU

Nov. 26, 2021 20:44 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Breece Hall rushed for 242 yards and scored four touchdowns Friday night in what maybe his final game at Jack Trice Stadium, propelling Iowa State to 48-14 win over Texas Christian and setting an NCAA FBS record for consecutive games with a rushing touchdown. ...

Utah State makes MWC title game with 35-10 win over NM

Nov. 26, 2021 16:45 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Logan Bonner threw five touchdown passes and Utah State rolled to a 35-10 win at New Mexico State on Friday, earning a berth in the Mountain West Conference title game. The Aggies (9-3, 6-2) needed a win and San Diego State's 27-16 win over...

Czech infections hit new record high, president going home

Nov. 26, 2021 08:30 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic jumped to a new record high Friday, a surge that hit the country's president and delayed the appointment of the new prime minister. The Health Ministry said the daily tally of new cases hit 27,717 the previous...

Coronavirus infections hit new record high in Czech Republic

Nov. 24, 2021 05:26 AM EST

PRAGUE (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Czech Republic soared to a new record high, reaching almost 26,000 daily cases, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday. The daily tally hit 25,864 on Tuesday, about 3,000 more than the previous record registered on Friday. ...

AP WAS THERE: Wilt sets NBA scoring record with 100 points

Nov. 22, 2021 11:28 AM EST

HERSHEY, Pa. — Wilt Chamberlain set an NBA record that still stands by scoring 100 points as he helped the Philadelphia Warriors beat the New York Knicks 169-147 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Chamberlain had 23 points at the end of the first quarter, 41 at halftime and 69 at the end of the...