Tag: record

Nov 21 2018

Those super-duper generous 'Dancing with the Stars' judges helped Bobby Bones sidestep a dubious record

ABC/Eric McCandless It’s better to give than to receive, and the judges’ very generous donation of a 30 for Bobby Bones‘ freestyle has saved him and “Dancing with the Stars” from further ignominy. Without that 30, he would’ve been the first winner who didn’t receive a perfect score during their run. A perfect score for Bones […]

Nov 20 2018

Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in record Monday night showdown

LOS ANGELES — Even before the fourth lead change of the fourth quarter, well before the 1,001st yard of combined offense was tallied, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams already knew this was a classic. Two powerhouse NFL teams at the peak of their brilliance dueled deep into the night at an […]

Nov 20 2018

Rams, Chiefs put up record numbers in wild MNF game

2:07 AM ET A game that Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff fittingly called “four quarters of craziness” earned multiple entries in the NFL record book as the Rams won an epic battle with the Kansas City Chiefs 54-51. The highest-scoring game in Monday Night Football history saw a back-and-forth battle that ended with the […]

Nov 18 2018

Lamar Jackson torches Bengals for Ravens' QB single-game record 117 rushing yards

5:45 PM ET BALTIMORE — In his first NFL start, Lamar Jackson provided a jolt of electricity to a struggling offense, ended a three-game losing streak and essentially saved the Baltimore Ravens‘ season. Showing Michael Vick-like explosiveness, Jackson ran for 117 yards and threw for 150 as the Baltimore Ravens delivered a much-needed 24-21 win […]

Nov 16 2018

David Hockney painting fetches $90.3 million, shattering auction record for a living artist

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Nov 16 2018

Hockney's famous 'Portrait of an Artist' painting is sold for $90.3M, shattering record

David Hockney’s “Portrait of an Artist [Pool with Two Figures]” fetched $90.3 million at Christies on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (AP) British artist David Hockney’s famous painting “Portrait of an Artist [Pool with Two Figures]” was sold for $90 million at Christie’s on Thursday night, shattering the record for work by a living artist sold […]

Nov 16 2018

David Hockney pool painting fetches $90 million, a record for a living artist

The Associated Press Published 12:03 AM EST Nov 16, 2018 NEW YORK – A painting by the British artist David Hockney has fetched $90.3 million at Christie’s on Thursday night, easily breaking the record for a work by a living artist sold at auction. Among his famous “pool paintings,” ”Portrait of an Artist (Pool With […]

Nov 16 2018

Jorge Drexler Wins Record of the Year at Latin Grammys

Jorge Drexler was awarded Record of the Year for his single “Telefonía,” which also won Song of the Year, on Thursday at the Latin Grammys in Las Vegas. The handsome guitar ballad that is reminiscent of Seventies George Harrison appeared last year on Drexler’s Salvavidas De Hielo album, which earned a trophy in the Singer-Songwriter album […]

Nov 16 2018

David Hockney Painting Sells for $90 Million, Smashing Record for a Living Artist

Supported by David Hockney Painting Sells for $90 Million, Smashing Record for a Living Artist ImageVisitors at Christie’s New York viewing David Hockney’s “Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)” on Wednesday evening.CreditCreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times By Scott Reyburn and Robin Pogrebin Nov. 15, 2018 A celebrated and enigmatic painting of […]

Nov 15 2018

Jacob deGrom's Cy Young award proves the pitcher's win-loss record has never meant less

Like a few other traditional measures of baseball performance, a pitcher’s win-loss record is really useful only at the margins. If a moundsman wins 24 games, then, yes, he was probably otherwise very good. On the other end of the continuum, if a pitcher goes, say, 3-17, then you can rightly assume he didn’t do […]