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Man sprays bear repellent during California Trump protest

Oct. 20, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Southern California say a supporter of Donald Trump was arrested after spraying bear repellent on a small crowd protesting the president at the Santa Monica Pier. Santa Monica police say pro- and anti-Trump demonstrators were shouting at each other Saturday when a...

The Latest: 49ers perfect, Bengals, Dolphins still winless

Oct. 20, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 4:30 p.m. The San Francisco 49ers are still perfect. So are the Miami Dolphins and Cincinnati Bengals, sort of. San Francisco improved to 6-0 with a 9-0 victory in the rain against the Washington Redskins. The 49ers are off to their best start since 1990, when they...

Horse injured in race at Santa Anita; 34th to die at track

Oct. 20, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old gelding was fatally injured in the fifth race at Santa Anita on Saturday, becoming the 34th horse to die at the track since December. According to a statement from track owner The Stronach Group, jockey Ruben Fuentes pulled up Satchel Paige at the three-eighths pole of...

49ers beat Redskins in ugly 9-0 game to improve to 6-0

Oct. 20, 2019 3:47 PM EDT

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Robbie Gould made field goals from 28, 22 and 29 yards to provide the only points in an ugly 9-0 win by the San Francisco 49ers over the Washington Redskins in steady rain and driving wind Sunday to remain undefeated. It wasn't pretty, but San Francisco is 6-0 for the third time in...

As Atlanta metro area booms, so does football in Georgia

Oct. 20, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

MILTON, Ga. (AP) — The lawn in front of Milton High School looks big enough for a football field and provides a grand welcome mat to a building that would fit right in on the campus of a prestigious college, with its colonnade leading to an entrance of glass doors and tall windows. The 14-year-old building...

Lions fans still angry about Monday night officiating

Oct. 20, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

1:10 p.m. It's a different officiating crew this week, but Detroit fans don't care. Lions fans booed loudly when the official began talking during the opening coin toss before Sunday's game against Minnesota. It was clearly a reaction to Monday night's game at Green Bay, when Detroit was on the short end of some...

California relishes role as liberal trendsetter, Trump foe

Oct. 20, 2019 12:54 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Democrats who rule California took on homegrown tech giants Uber and Lyft over their workforces, convinced some of the world's biggest automakers to buck the president on fuel emissions and passed a law that could change college sports nationwide. On issues big and small...

Girgensons' late goal lifts Sabres over Sharks 4-3

Oct. 20, 2019 2:40 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres are off to a start nobody saw coming. Zemgus Girgensons scored with 7:45 left and the Sabres continued their season-opening hot streak with a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist for Buffalo (7-1-1),...

Kedon Slovis and USC defense lead 41-14 win over Arizona

Oct. 20, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenan Christon only got in the game because the first three tailbacks on Southern California's depth chart were all hurt and the fourth-stringer had just fumbled. With the eye-popping speed that made him California's 100-meter high school champion last May, the freshman scored two...

Carter helps Kings beat Flames 4-1 to snap 3-game skid

Oct. 20, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd McLellan was beginning to worry about his Los Angeles Kings doing the right things but not getting the desired results for their hard work. The first-year coach can breathe a little easier now. The Kings played one of their most complete games of the young season with a 4-1 victory...