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Italy pips US men to relay gold in swimming worlds finale

Jun. 25, 2022 15:18 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Canadian 15-year-old Summer McIntosh won another gold medal and Italy pipped the United States to the men’s 4x100 medley relay title on the final night of racing at the world swimming championships. The American women clinched the Unites States’ record...

Parker sets WNBA mark with 3rd triple-double, Sky beat LA

Jun. 24, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker set a WNBA record with her third career triple-double Thursday night, leading the Chicago Sky past the Los Angeles Sparks 82-59. Parker finished with 10 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists and accomplished the feat in three quarters. It was her...

Gold for teenage stars McIntosh, Popovici at swimming worlds

Jun. 22, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The kids are all right. Canadian teenager Summer McIntosh won the women’s 200 butterfly for her first title at the world swimming championships on Wednesday before 17-year-old Romanian David Popovici claimed his second. They still have some...

Sky complete 28-point comeback to set WNBA record

Jun. 22, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot scored 25 points and the Chicago Sky completed the biggest comeback in WNBA history, rallying from 28-down to beat the Las Vegas Aces 104-95 on Tuesday night. The previous record was a 25-point rally most recently done in 2013 by the Sky. ...

Milák sets world record; 3 more US golds at swimming worlds

Jun. 21, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s Kristóf Milák thrilled home fans by lowering his own world record in the men’s 200 butterfly at the swimming world championships on Tuesday, when American swimmers claimed another three gold medals. The 22-year-old Milák produced a stunning...

Hungary’s Milák sets world record in men’s 200 butterfly

Jun. 21, 2022 13:35 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s Kristóf Milák set a world record in the men’s 200 butterfly at the swimming world championships on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Milák clocked 1 minute, 50.34 seconds to shave 0.39 seconds off the previous record he set at the last worlds in...

Hungary’s Kristof Milak sets world record of 1:50.34 in men’s 200 butterfly at swimming world championships

Jun. 21, 2022 13:14 PM EDT
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s Kristof Milak sets world record of 1:50.34 in men’s 200 butterfly at swimming world championships.

Ceccon sets world record, Ledecky claims yet another title

Jun. 20, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Italy’s Thomas Ceccon set a world record in the men’s 100 backstroke and Katie Ledecky claimed yet another gold at the swimming world championships on Monday. Ceccon stunned the competition in Budapest by clocking 51.60 seconds to shave 0.15 seconds off...

Huske, Dressel claim more golds for U.S. at swimming worlds

Jun. 19, 2022 14:13 PM EDT

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Torri Huske and Caeleb Dressel claimed more gold medals for the United States in butterfly races at the world swimming championships on Sunday. The 19-year-old Huske improved on her own American record in the women’s 100 butterfly, clocking 55.64 seconds...

Georgia unemployment rate hits new all-time low of 3% in May

Jun. 16, 2022 17:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's unemployment rate hit a new record low of 3% in May as more people entered the labor force and more workers found jobs. The jobless rate ticked down from 3.1%, the previous all-time low, which was set in March and equaled in April. A year ago, 4.1% of...