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The Latest: 49ers' Garoppolo carted off late vs. Chiefs

Sep. 23, 2018 4:44 PM EDT

The Latest on the third Sunday of the NFL regular season (all times EDT): 4:05 p.m. 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo has been knocked out of their game against Kansas City late in the fourth quarter after taking a wicked shot from cornerback Steven Nelson along the sideline. Garoppolo could have stepped out of...

Mahomes throws 3 TD passes as Chiefs beat 49ers, 38-27

Sep. 23, 2018 4:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes is just as efficient at home as he is on the road. He gets the same results, too. After winning his first three starts, all away from Arrowhead Stadium, the second-year pro finally made his regular-season home debut Sunday. Mahomes responded by torching...

Khris Davis homers twice, including game-winner to lift A's

Sep. 22, 2018 2:22 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis would enjoy nothing more than leading the big leagues in home runs and carrying the Oakland Athletics on a deep postseason run. "It would be a nice achievement but first and foremost I want to get deep in the playoffs and get there," he said. "That means a lot more." For...

The Latest: Senate committee agrees to give Ford more time

Sep. 22, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman accusing him of sexually assaulting her decades ago (all times local): 11:35 p.m. The Senate Judiciary Committee is giving Christine Blasey Ford more time to decide on the terms for her to testify about allegations that...

San Francisco museum shows off modern Muslim women's fashion

Sep. 21, 2018 2:18 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The head covering is among the most identifiable elements of Muslim women's dress and most likely to be portrayed as drab and restrictive to the Western eye. But a new exhibition in San Francisco shows that the covering used by some Muslim women can be a bright yellow head wrap or a...

49ers get Foster back from suspension in time for Chiefs

Sep. 20, 2018 8:00 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Reuben Foster spent the first two weeks of the football season being a fan, cheering on his San Francisco 49ers teammates from his couch while serving a two-game suspension. When he got the chance to rejoin his teammates this past Monday, he was ready to celebrate. "It was like a...

Myers, Galvis homer to lift Padres over Giants 8-4

Sep. 20, 2018 1:17 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Wil Myers wants to have a strong finish to a challenging season. Myers hit a two-run homer to highlight a five-run second inning and lead the San Diego Padres to an 8-4 win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. "I feel like I'm headed in the right direction," Myers said....

Garoppolo looks for consistency going into matchup at Chiefs

Sep. 19, 2018 8:20 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo's first two games of the season have been a mixed bag, with his shining moments counterbalanced by mistakes. A stern challenge awaits San Francisco's young quarterback Sunday when the 49ers travel to Arrowhead Stadium to take on the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs....

California district latest to modernize 'sexist' dress code

Sep. 19, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The relaxed new dress code at public schools in the small city of Alameda, across the bay from San Francisco, is intentionally specific: Midriff-baring shirts are acceptable attire, so are tank tops with spaghetti straps and other once-banned items like micro-mini skirts and short...

Kavanaugh's accuser struggled to come forward, friends say

Sep. 19, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Her studies first brought her West, but for Christine Margaret Blasey Ford, the move to California proved a way to leave behind what had gone wrong in her teenage years in the patrician suburbs of Washington, D.C. Born into a well-off family in Montgomery County, Maryland, Ford has...