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FILE - In this Dec. 27, 2019, file photo, a detailed view SDCCU stadium before the Holiday Bowl NCAA college football game in San Diego. The school has also begun looking at how it could safely host fans within social distancing guidelines, if fans will be allowed to attend games at 70,000-seat SDCCU Stadium. This season, 39 major college football schools have scheduled 49 so-called buy games worth an estimated $65 million. If coronavirus disruptions cause Power Five teams to play more or only conference games, stretched athletic budgets could face huge holes. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)

Football still a possibility at big 3 Cal State schools

May. 17, 2020 5:45 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The California State University system’s plan for a mostly virtual fall semester due to the coronavirus pandemic doesn’t necessarily close the door on football at its three schools that play in the far-flung Mountain West Conference. San Diego State is looking at having...

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 14, 2020 file photo, a woman holds her hand out to have blood collected for a 15-minute test for COVID-19 coronavirus antibodies at a drive thru site in Hempstead, N.Y. Antibodies are the markers of infections that someone already had. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Answers to questions about new coronavirus antibody studies

Apr. 24, 2020 2:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Studies have begun to emerge that try to determine how many Americans have been infected by the new coronavirus. But are they accurate? The results depend on where and how the research is done, and it can be difficult to draw firm conclusions from the early findings, experts said. For...

A man walks a dog as oil tankers sit offshore Wednesday, April 22, 2020, in Huntington Beach, Calif. About three dozen tankers are parked between Long Beach and the San Francisco Bay Area with nowhere to go due to lack of demand and nowhere to store the oil. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

New virus timeline: California had 2 deaths weeks earlier

Apr. 22, 2020 10:55 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two people with the coronavirus died in California as much as three weeks before the U.S. reported its first death from the disease in late February — a gap that a top health official said Wednesday may have led to delays in issuing stay-at-home orders in the nation's most...

A normally student filled campus square at Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., is deserted in face of the coronavirus, as the liberal arts school, like many others, faces financial and enrollment challenges Friday, April 3, 2020. At present, the school has switched to on-line teaching. Colleges across the nation are scrambling to close deep budget holes and some have been pushed to the brink of collapse after the coronavirus outbreak triggered a series of financial losses (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Financial hits pile up for colleges as some fight to survive

Apr. 7, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

Colleges across the nation are scrambling to close deep budget holes and some have been pushed to the brink of collapse after the coronavirus outbreak triggered financial losses that could total more than $100 million at some institutions. Scores of colleges say they’re taking heavy hits as they refund...

Joe Tavi, Bloom Energy senior director of manufacturing, holds a refurbished ventilator as he kneels beside fuel cells, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in Sunnyvale, Calif. The new coronavirus outbreak has prompted companies large and small to rethink how they do business. Bloom Energy, in San Jose, Calif., makes hydrogen fuel cells. But recently, they have been refurbishing old ventilators so hospitals can use them to keep coronavirus patients alive. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out

Apr. 2, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It was late when engineer Joe Tavi’s boss called with an odd question: Could their company, which makes fuel cells, learn how to fix a ventilator? California had a bunch of broken ones, and the governor had asked if San Jose-based Bloom Energy could repair them so...

The Olympic rings are seen Monday, March 30, 2020, in Tokyo. The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games. Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

The Latest: NJ Devils make donation for medical equipment

Mar. 31, 2020 4:58 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The owners of the NHL's New Jersey Devils have made a six-figure donation to the state’s largest health care system for medical equipment to ensure the safety and proper protection of all healthcare workers and first...

Sharks sign college free agent D Brinson Pasichnuk

Mar. 31, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have agreed to a contract with free agent college defenseman Brinson Pasichnuk. General manager Doug Wilson announced the deal Tuesday to bring in the former captain at Arizona State. Pasichnuk was captain his final two years in college and he had 11 goals and 26...

Gail Henrickson, left, and her daughter, Melissa, shop for plants at a local garden center as they stay at home during the coronavirus outbreak Monday March 23 , 2020, in Richmond, Va. The two work at a local restaurant that has closed down and are doing their spring gardening. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Feed the soul: In chaotic times, gardening becomes therapy

Mar. 31, 2020 2:14 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Dig. Plant. Breathe. As spring's arrival in the Northern Hemisphere coincides with government stay-at-home orders, the itch to get outside has turned backyard gardens into a getaway for the mind in chaotic times. Gardeners who already know that working with soil is a way to...

In this March 9, 2020, photo, Ryan Bader, left, squares off with Vadim Nemkov at a news conference promoting the Bellator Spring & Summer fight cards in New York City. Bellator is still hopeful of running its next mixed martial arts card on May 9. That event could be in jeopardy after President Donald Trump extended federal guidelines recommending people stay home for another 30 days until the end of April to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)

Bellator cools rage in the cage in wake of coronavirus

Mar. 30, 2020 2:09 AM EDT

Bellator President Scott Coker spent time during the coronavirus pandemic like so many others, binging on Netflix and catching up on "Tiger King." "That's a crazy show," Coker said. Coker would love for mixed martial arts fans to catch up on his style of cage fighting in the promotion he runs through Bellator's...

Pedestrians cross Cable Car tracks on Powell Street in San Francisco, Sunday, March 29, 2020. Californians endured a weekend of stepped-up restrictions aimed at keeping them home as much as possible while hospitals and health officials scrambled Sunday to ready themselves for a week that could see the feared dramatic surge in coronavirus cases. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

California prepares for coronavirus surge in week ahead

Mar. 29, 2020 11:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor of the nation's second-largest city warned that the coronavirus may become so pervasive, families ought to prepare for how they will isolate themselves at home without infecting others in their households. Anticipating a surge in COVID-19 cases this week that may overwhelm...