Latest Record setting events News

Super squash: 2,554-pound pumpkin carves out new US record

Oct. 03, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

CLARENCE, N.Y. (AP) — A 2,554-pound pumpkin grown in upstate New York has set a new U.S. record for the heaviest. State and national records fell over the weekend at the Great Pumpkin Farm in the Buffalo suburb of Clarence, when Scott Andrusz's entry broke the previous national...

Maris Jr: Bonds, McGwire illegitimate, Judge to be HR king

Sep. 29, 2022 01:58 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Roger Maris Jr. considers the home run feats of Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa to be illegitimate and says Aaron Judge should be recognized as the holder of the big league season standard if the New York Yankees slugger hits No. 62. “He should be revered...

Judge held homerless, still at 60, Jays beat Yankees in 10th

Sep. 26, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees will have to wait at least one more day to achieve home run history and crack some bubbly. Judge stayed at 60 home runs, one shy of Roger Maris’ American League record, and the Yankees’ bid to clinch the AL East stalled when...

Australia hands Canada its first loss of World Cup, 75-72

Sep. 26, 2022 09:24 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Ezi Magbegor had 16 points and five blocks to help Australia beat Canada 75-72 on Monday night in the women's World Cup. The win caused a log-jam atop Group B with Australia, Canada and France all with three wins with one game left for each team. “We...

US has record performance in 145-69 rout of South Korea

Sep. 26, 2022 02:38 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — A'ja Wilson and the U.S. put on quite a show, breaking the World Cup scoring mark in a record rout of South Korea. Brionna Jones scored 24 points and Wilson added 20 to help the U.S. beat South Korea 145-69 on Monday. Shakira Austin's layup with 9 seconds left helped...

Alonso sets team RBI mark; Scherzer, Mets top A's, hold lead

Sep. 25, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pete Alonso homered, doubled and drove in five runs to set the team record for RBIs, Max Scherzer pitched six sharp innings and the New York Mets routed the Oakland Athletics 13-4 Sunday to hold their NL East lead. The Mets remained 1 1/2 games ahead of...

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...