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Column: NHL quickly responds to Kane betting allegations

Aug. 03, 2021 03:09 AM EDT

One thing seems clear by glancing at social media surrounding San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane. He has some issues, and his wife says betting on his own team is one of them. Anna Kane said some other things, too, in an Instagram post over the weekend that also accused...

California follows CDC, advises indoor masks for vaccinated

Jul. 28, 2021 19:23 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — California's public health agency recommended on Wednesday that people wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status, while more employers announced that workers must be vaccinated or face testing. State officials said they were following...

Valentin scores, San Jose draws Houston 1-1

Jul. 25, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zarek Valentin’s own goal helped the San Jose Earthquakes play the Houston Dynamo to a 1-1 tie Saturday. Matias Vera opened a 1-0 lead for the Dynamo (3-4-8) in the 40th minute. Valentin put the Earthquakes (3-7-5) on the scoreboard with an own...

Sharks re-sign forward Rudolfs Balcers to 2-year deal

Jul. 22, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have re-signed forward Rudolfs Balcers to a two-year contract before he hit the market as a restricted free agent. The Sharks also signed pending restricted free agent forward Joachim Blichfeld to a one-year deal Thursday. ...

Mountain West coaches look forward to time with players

Jul. 21, 2021 19:43 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada coach Jay Norvell remembers being overcome by heartbreak last season on senior night, when each honored player was introduced with nobody but teammates, opponents and game officials to hear their names. “I think (that was) one of the most...

Missing hiker found dead at Point Reyes National Seashore

Jul. 20, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. (AP) — A hiker who went missing over the weekend at the Point Reyes National Seashore was found dead at the base of a cliff, authorities said. Mitra Rasti, 58, of San Jose was reported missing by a family member on Sunday after she...

Jury awards nearly $2M to man shot by San Jose police

Jul. 19, 2021 14:57 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A man who became paraplegic after San Jose police shot him in 2017, following a psychiatric breakdown that led to a police chase was awarded $1.77 million by a federal civil jury earlier this month. A federal civil jury found that two of three...

Sharks get goalie Hill from Coyotes before NHL roster freeze

Jul. 17, 2021 21:19 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks acquired goaltender Adin Hill from the Arizona Coyotes just before the NHL roster freeze for the Seattle expansion draft. The Coyotes sent Hill and a 2022 seventh-round pick to the Sharks for 23-year-old goalie Josef Kolenar...

California approves 1st state-funded guaranteed income plan

Jul. 15, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers on Thursday approved the first state-funded guaranteed income plan in the U.S., $35 million for monthly cash payments to qualifying pregnant people and young adults who recently left foster care with no restrictions on how they spend it. ...

US agents failed to share questioning of rail yard shooter

Jul. 14, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A gunman who killed nine co-workers at a California rail yard in May harbored “dark thoughts about harming” two specific people, according to a report by customs agents who questioned him upon his return to California from a trip to the Philippines in 2016. ...