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This Date In Baseball

1917 — Philadelphia’s Grover Cleveland Alexander went the distance in both games of the Phillies’ 5-0 and 9-3 sweep of the Brooklyn Dodgers.

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World Cup slalom record holder Schild retires

VIENNA (AP) — Austrian skier Marlies Schild retired Tuesday, ending a career in which she overcame several serious injuries before setting the women’s record for most World Cup slalom wins.

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New Mississippi record gator, 2 days into season

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks says there’s a new state alligator record.

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Wlodarczyk’s world record provides ISTAF highlight

Anita Wlodarczyk from Poland celebrates winning the women's hammer throw competition at the ISTAF Athletics Meeting in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Wlodarczyk set a new world record with 79.58 meters. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

BERLIN (AP) — Olympic champion Robert Harting delighted home fans by winning the discus at the ISTAF athletics meet Sunday, only to be overshadowed by Anita Wlodarczyk’s world record in the women’s hammer throw.

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Wlodarczyk sets world record in women’s hammer

Anita Wlodarczyk from Poland throws the hammer during the women's hammer throw competition at the ISTAF Athletics Meeting in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Wlodarczyk set a new world record with 79.58 meters. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

BERLIN (AP) — Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland set a world record of 79.58 meters in women’s hammer throw at the ISTAF athletics meet on Sunday.

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