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The Latest: LA Rams grab early lead vs. Tampa Bay

Sep. 26, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 3 in the NFL (all times EDT): ___ 5:15 p.m. The Los Angeles Rams have struck first against Tampa Bay in a marquee match-up of unbeaten teams. After a scoreless first quarter, Los Angeles...

Pato O'Ward knocked out early from IndyCar title fight

Sep. 26, 2021 16:59 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Pato O'Ward has been eliminated from the IndyCar championship just 18 laps into Sunday's season finale because of a broken drive shaft. O'Ward entered the Grand Prix of Long Beach trailing leader Alex Palou by 35 points and in need of a perfect...

Police kill armed man on crowded Southern California beach

Sep. 26, 2021 15:42 PM EDT

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Police officers shot and killed an armed man in the sand in front of dozens of terrified witnesses, many who had gathered at Huntington Beach for the U.S. Open of Surfing. Officers responding to reports of a man with a gun made contact...

Average US price of gas up by a penny per gallon to $3.25

Sep. 26, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline went up by a penny over the past two weeks, to $3.25 per gallon. That's $1 more than a year ago. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday the small...

Progress made on California fire that displaced thousands

Sep. 26, 2021 13:38 PM EDT

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were gaining the upper hand Sunday on a forest fire that displaced thousands of people and destroyed more than 100 buildings near Shasta Lake in Northern California. Lighter winds and cooler temperatures slowed the Fawn Fire as it...

Beavers batter Trojans for first win in Coliseum since 1960

Sep. 26, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chance Nolan threw four touchdown passes and Oregon State beat Southern California 45-27 on Saturday night. Tyjon Lindsey had five receptions for 102 yards and two touchdowns, B.J. Baylor ran for 158 yards and the Beavers (3-1, 1-0 Pac-12) ended a...

LEADING OFF: Cards seek sweet 16, Yanks-Red Sox for WC lead

Sep. 26, 2021 03:48 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ CARDS FLY Fresh off setting a franchise record with their 15th straight win, Harrison Bader and the Cardinals try to finish off a sweep at Wrigley Field. ...

Soler, Braves win 10-8 in 10 innings to eliminate Padres

Sep. 26, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves got a whiff of October in late September. The defending NL East champions fell behind the San Diego Padres three times — including on Manny Machado's grand slam — and came back each time to tie the game. ...

Police investigate fatal fall of mother, son at ballpark

Sep. 26, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego police are investigating the deaths of a woman and her 2-year-old son Saturday after they fell from the third level of Petco Park, just as thousands of baseball fans were heading inside for a Padres game, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. ...

Washington escapes in OT with 31-24 win over California

Sep. 26, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Just when it seemed like a second overtime was an inevitability, Washington’s Cameron Williams and Jackson Sirmon converged at the right moment. Williams and Sirmon combined to force California's Damien Moore to fumble at the 1-yard line in OT, and...