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Firefighters finishing containment of California wildfires

Oct. 14, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters are dousing remaining smoldering areas from a destructive wildfire that raged along the northern edge of Los Angeles last week. The Los Angeles Fire Department says containment of the approximately 12-square-mile (31-square-kilometer) fire is at 43 percent Monday. Updated...

Stastny gets 2 power-play goals, Vegas beats Kings 5-2

Oct. 14, 2019 2:12 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights thought their power play had been playing well, despite a 3-for-17 start this season. A perfect 3-for-3 game with the man-advantage against the Los Angeles Kings proved the Knights right. Paul Stastny scored twice on the power play, Max Pacioretty added a...

Jarry makes 27 saves, Penguins rout Jets 7-2

Oct. 14, 2019 1:51 AM EDT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Zach Aston-Reese, Sam Lafferty and Jake Guentzel each had two goals to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 7-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night. Dominik Simon also scored and Aston-Reese also had an assist for the Penguins. Tristan Jarry stopped 27 shots. Mathieu Perreault...

Steelers' Conner scores 2 TDs, Hodges wins first start

Oct. 14, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Pittsburgh's Devlin Hodges walked into the stadium properly attired for his first NFL start. He was wearing a T-shirt with a duck on it that read "I'm The Boss," befitting his nickname and quiet confidence. The rookie quarterback directed the Steelers offense like a boss and not a...

Chargers ineffective run game a problem in loss to Steelers

Oct. 14, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers couldn't hide their glaring shortcoming on Sunday, and the problem became even worse against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Chargers rushed for just 32 yards. In the entire game. Pittsburgh stuffed the run en route to a 24-17 victory over the Chargers. The...

Rams' once-elite offense smashed on McVay's 'humbling day'

Oct. 13, 2019 11:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams dazzled the NFL with inventive, exciting offensive football during their first two seasons under coach Sean McVay. Six games after it got embarrassed in the Super Bowl, McVay's high-flying offense has definitely crashed back down to earth. The San Francisco 49ers...

49ers remain unbeaten with 20-7 win over slumping Rams

Oct. 13, 2019 9:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams ran the ball on their first seven consecutive plays, marching straight through San Francisco's defense for 65 yards and a touchdown. "That definitely hits you on a personal level," 49ers defensive tackle DeForest Buckner said. "I'm pretty sure a lot of guys took it...

Chargers TE Henry active, DE Ingram inactive vs. Steelers

Oct. 13, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Chargers tight end Hunter Henry is active as Los Angeles hosts Pittsburgh Sunday night, while defensive end Melvin Ingram is inactive for the second straight game with a hamstring injury. Henry has missed the last four games after suffering a knee injury in the Sept. 8 opener against...

Firefighters make progress on Southern California wildfire

Oct. 13, 2019 2:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cooler temperatures and higher humidity levels are helping firefighters advance against a California wildfire that scorched San Fernando Valley hills and forced thousands to evacuate from their homes. Fire officials said Sunday the blaze that burned 12 square miles (31 square kilometers)...

Chicago teachers may test unions' 'social justice' strategy

Oct. 13, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would test a strategy employed by a growing number of urban teachers unions convinced that transforming contentious contract talks into discussions about class sizes and student services wins public support and can be a difference maker at the...