NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Barcelona’s Lionel Messi scored a hat trick to shatter the Champions League goalscoring record on Tuesday by taking his tally in the competition to 74. The previous record of 71 had been set by former Real Madrid and Schalke striker Raul over the course of 142 matches.
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NEW YORK (AP) — A full postseason share for the World Series champion Giants was worth a record $388,606, topping the previous mark of $370,873 set by San Francisco two years ago.
MONACO (AP) — The IAAF has ratified the world record set by Dennis Kimetto at this year’s Berlin Marathon.
It took Samaje Perine less than a full season to go from Oklahoma’s fourth-string running back to the NCAA single-game rushing record.