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Rape trial begins for ex-NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr

May. 20, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kellen Winslow Jr., a former NFL No. 1 draft pick and son of a Hall of Famer who starred for his hometown San Diego Chargers, goes on trial Monday on multiple charges, including raping two women last year and the 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-old girl. The 35-year-old who once was...

Shinyashiki, Rapids beat Galaxy 1-0, snap eight-game skid

May. 19, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki scored late, Tim Howard had his first shutout of the season and the Colorado Rapids beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 on Sunday night for their first win of the season. Howard finished with a season-high six saves for Colorado (1-9-2), which snapped an 11-game winless...

Duffy pitches Royals past Angels 5-1 for 3rd straight win

May. 19, 2019 9:59 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Danny Duffy had a rooting section on the road and gave his pals plenty to cheer about. The veteran left-hander from California won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals stopped a four-game skid Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Hunter Dozier hit a...

Moran, Musgrove lead Pirates to 6-4 win vs Padres

May. 19, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove of the Pittsburgh Pirates is undefeated against his hometown San Diego Padres. Musgrove pitched well enough to survive a rough seventh inning and Colin Moran had a three-run home run and four RBIs for the Pirates, who won 6-4 Sunday to take three of four. "I love it," Musgrove...

Sandoval's HR in 10th gives Giants 3-2 win over Diamondbacks

May. 19, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Crawford, two of San Francisco's oldest players, did not start Sunday's game. By the time it was over, they had made the two biggest plays, allowing the Giants to leave the desert with a series win. Sandoval opened the 10th inning with a pinch-hit homer after...

Blues move to brink of Cup final with 5-0 win over Sharks

May. 19, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — From last in the league in early January all the way to the brink of their first Stanley Cup Final in nearly a half-century, it has been quite a ride for the St. Louis Blues. A remarkable turnaround continued Sunday with perhaps their most convincing win of a charmed playoff run....

James Gunn says he's a better person after being fired

May. 19, 2019 4:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's been a roller-coaster year for James Gunn, who was fired from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" over old tweets in July, and rehired this March. But the writer-director who shepherded the first two "Guardians" films to critical and box office success said the experience has been an...

Elder care homes rake in profits as workers earn a pittance

May. 19, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

She alights from a black Ferrari convertible, her Christian Louboutin stilettos glinting in the sunlight. The lid of her black lacquer grand piano is propped open in the living room of her plush Beverly Hills home. "I own a chain of elderly care facilities," she says into the camera on Bravo's reality television...

Average US price of gas drops 3 cents per gallon to $2.93

May. 19, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey says Sunday that it's the first price drop at the pump in four months. Lundberg says the price is 6 cents...

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants' win over D'backs

May. 19, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — His pitching line didn't completely indicate it, but Madison Bumgarner couldn't have felt better on the mound Saturday night. It helped that his San Francisco Giants teammates provided plenty of run support. Bumgarner allowed four runs and five hits with six strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings in...