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Britain’s Peaty is 1st man to break 57 seconds in 100 breast

Britain’s Peaty is 1st man to break 57 seconds in 100 breast

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Adam Peaty of Britain has become the first man to go under 57 seconds in the 100-meter breaststroke at the world swimming championships. He won his semifinal heat in 56.88 seconds on Sunday night, bettering his old world record of 57.10 set last August in Glasgow, Scotland. Peaty is seeking…MORE

Aussie Titmus stuns Ledecky to win 400 free at worlds

Aussie Titmus stuns Ledecky to win 400 free at worlds

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Ariarne Titmus rallied midway through the final lap to upset Katie Ledecky and win the 400-meter freestyle at the world swimming championships Sunday night, denying the American star a record fourth straight title in the event. Titmus led through the first 200 meters — dipping under world-record pace on the…MORE

The Latest: Ashton Turner in last place is 1st to finish

The Latest: Ashton Turner in last place is 1st to finish

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Ashton Turner is the first player to complete 72 holes of the British Open, not necessarily a badge of honor because he was in last place going into Sunday. He made the most of it and beat the bad…MORE

Refugee swimmer feels for separated families at US border

GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini knows what she’s talking about when it comes to family separation for asylum seekers, having fled her native Syria four years ago. Mardini empathizes with families currently separated along the U.S. southern border. “This is the most terrible thing anyone can have — to live without…MORE

Newgarden dominates in IndyCar victory in Iowa

Newgarden dominates in IndyCar victory in Iowa

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — With his championship lead in danger, Josef Newgarden strengthened his hold on the title chase with yet another blistering run in Iowa. Josef Newgarden led 245 laps of 300 laps and won the weather-delayed IndyCar race early Sunday at the Iowa Speedway, his fourth victory of the season. Newgarden’s run resembled…MORE

High School Football 2019

High School Football 2019

1440 KMAJ will once again be bringing the hard hitting action of High School Football from the Centennial League this fallMORE