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Patriots K Folk makes 57th straight FG from inside 50 yards

Sep. 25, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots kicker Nick Folk made a 35-yard field goal in the second quarter of Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens that was his 57th in a row from inside 50 yards — an NFL record. Folk hasn’t missed from inside 50 since the 2020...

Kipchoge clocks 2:01:09 for world record in Berlin Marathon

Sep. 25, 2022 08:04 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — He's done it again. Two-time Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge bettered his own world record in the Berlin Marathon on Sunday. The Kenyan star clocked 2 hours, 1 minute, 9 seconds to shave 30 seconds off his previous best mark of 2:01:39 set on the same...

Rourke sets school passing record, Ohio edges FCS Fordham

Sep. 24, 2022 18:43 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Kurtis Rourke set a single-game passing record for Ohio with 537 yards and his fourth touchdown pass went to Jacoby Jones with 52 seconds remaining to help Ohio hold off FCS-member Fordham 59-52 on Saturday. Fordham, trailing 53-52, drove to its 40 with five...

Milestone balls leave fans with a choice: Return it or sell?

Sep. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

If Aaron Judge passes Roger Maris, some lucky fan might become this generation's Sal Durante. As a 19-year-old in 1961, Durante caught Maris' record-breaking 61st home run. The story of what followed — Durante sold the ball for $5,000, and it was returned to Maris as part of the...

Brosseau slam lifts Brewers 6-0, Mets set hit batter record

Sep. 21, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Mike Brosseau greeted Drew Smith with a grand slam in the pitcher’s return from two months on the injured list, and the New York Mets squandered a chance to boost their NL East lead with a 6-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday. Willy Adames...

Ouch! Mets set MLB record with 106 hit batters in season

Sep. 21, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The New York Mets set a major league record with 106 hit batters this season when Mark Canha was plunked twice and Luis Guillorme once in Wednesday's 6-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. New York has been hit one more time than the 2021 Cincinnati Reds. ...

2022 already sets record in SC with 7 babies safely given up

Sep. 20, 2022 08:51 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Seven mothers have given up their babies in South Carolina so far in 2022, more than any year since the state passed its safe haven law more than two decades ago. The babies were all given up at hospitals, according to data from the Department of Social...

Valery Polyakov, took longest single trip to space, dies

Sep. 19, 2022 05:52 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Valery Polyakov, the Soviet cosmonaut who set the record for the longest single stay in space, has died at age 80, Russia's space agency announced Monday. Polyakov's record of 437 days in space began Jan. 8, 1994, when he and two others blasted off on a two-day flight...

Valdez has MLB-record 25th quality start, Astros down A's

Sep. 18, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Working closely with Framber Valdez, Houston catcher Martin Maldonado has enjoyed a front-row seat for the journey that has turned the left-hander into one of baseball's top pitchers in his fifth season. “It is a lot of calm, a lot of confidence and a lot of...

Escobar hits 3-run homer, Bassitt pitches Mets past Pirates

Sep. 18, 2022 00:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit an early three-run homer, Chris Bassitt pitched six shutout innings for his 14th win and the New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Saturday night. New York maintained its one-game lead in the NL East over the Atlanta Braves, who...