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Hosmer's 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2

May. 22, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer didn't wait to jump on Zack Greinke when he got a pitch to hit. Hosmer's two-run, opposite-field home run off Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Greinke (6-2), who...

Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium

May. 22, 2019 1:11 AM EDT

LA JOLLA, California (AP) — At first glance, it looks like a branch of kelp, but then an eye moves among its leafy appendages, and ridges of tiny, translucent fins start to flutter, sending the creature gliding through the water like something from a fairy tale. A Southern California aquarium has built...

SEAL's lawyer wants prosecutor, judge booted off murder case

May. 22, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A lawyer for a Navy SEAL accused of murder wants military prosecutors and a judge removed from the case for their roles in snooping on emails sent to the defense team and a journalist in an effort to find the source of news leaks. Navy investigators and the prosecutor misled a judge and...

SEAL's lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval

May. 21, 2019 9:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Military prosecutors seeking the source of news leaks in the case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder misled a judge to get permission to track emails sent to defense lawyers and a journalist, an attorney said Tuesday after reviewing newly released investigation documents. Navy...

UCLA: Terry Donahue, retired football coach, has cancer

May. 21, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terry Donahue, the winningest football coach in UCLA and Pac-12 history, has been diagnosed with cancer. The university says the 74-year-old former coach was released from UC San Diego's Jacobs Medical Center on Tuesday, four days after having surgery. Donahue will soon begin...

First accuser testifies at ex-NFL player's rape trial

May. 21, 2019 8:20 PM EDT

VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A female hitchhiker who accused former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. of raping her after he picked her up testified Tuesday that she did not flee or defend herself because the muscular football star had threatened to kill her. Winslow's attorneys said the two had consensual sex and...

Reyes' homer lifts Paddack, Padres to 2-1 win over Arizona

May. 21, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's hard to beat the San Diego Padres' combination of slugger Franmil Reyes and rookie right-hander Chris Paddack. Reyes hit a two-run home run in the sixth inning to lift Paddack and the Padres to a 2-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Luke Weaver (3-3) had...

California eyes health care for immigrants in US illegally

May. 21, 2019 1:34 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Lilian Serrano's mother-in-law had lots of stomach problems, but she always blamed food. Doctors at a San Diego-area clinic suspected Genoveva Angeles might have cancer, but they could not say for sure because they did not have the equipment to test for it and Angeles, who had...

LEADING OFF: Germán vs Orioles, Kershaw at Rays

May. 20, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: LOOKING FOR SIX Yankees right-hander Domingo Germán (8-1, 2.50 ERA) seeks to win his sixth consecutive start on Tuesday night against the last-place Orioles. The major league leader in victories, Germán has a chance to join Tommy John (1979), Herb...

Prosecutor: Ex-NFL player raped homeless woman, 2 others

May. 20, 2019 8:01 PM EDT

VISTA, California (AP) — Kellen Winslow Jr., the son of a pro football star who himself earned over $40 million in an injury plagued NFL career, "took what he wanted," including raping a 54-year-old hitchhiker and a 59-year-old homeless woman, prosecutors said Monday. Meanwhile defense lawyers argued the...