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FILE - In this Oct. 30, 2019, file photo, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer celebrates with the trophy after Game 7 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros in Houston. The Nationals head to spring training with mostly the same squad that won the World Series. They are counting again on being led by a star-studded rotation featuring Scherzer and Stephen Strasburg, along with slugger Juan Soto. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

MLB stars hammer Manfred over 'piece of metal' trophy crack

Feb. 17, 2020 5:59 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Players who have won a World Series -- and those who have come up short -- seethed Monday at Commissioner Rob Manfred's reference to the sport's championship trophy as merely a "piece of metal," saying that comment reflected a disconnect between baseball's boss and those who...

Indianapolis adds 2 more assistants to coaching staff

Feb. 17, 2020 4:15 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich has added Matt Raich and Jerrod Johnson to his coaching staff. Raich will serve as special defensive assistant-assistant defensive line coach while Johnson becomes the team's offensive quality control coach. Raich has spent most of the past two...

Teen expected to survive Northern California police shooting

Feb. 16, 2020 5:52 PM EST

EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old boy who was shot by police at a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train station is expected to survive, authorities said Sunday. The teen, whose name has not been released, remained in the hospital Sunday morning and has not been booked on charges following a domestic...

1 hurt in police shooting at San Francisco area station

Feb. 16, 2020 1:17 AM EST

EL CERRITO, Calif. (AP) — Officers shot a young man who was involved in a domestic disturbance Saturday at a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train station, police told sfgate.com. The officers were called to the El Cerrito del Norte station about 2 p.m. to investigate a report of an argument between the...

Man arrested in connection with 2 attacks in San Francisco

Feb. 16, 2020 12:43 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man was arrested Saturday in connection with the stabbing of a women and an attack on another in San Francisco's Embarcadero district, police said. The woman was stabbed at Pier 19 in the Embarcadero, police told KNTV. Officers responded to a call of a stabbing around 6:55 a.m. after...

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin watches as pitchers throw during spring training baseball, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Bay Bridge spanned: A's, Giants make 1st trade since 1990

Feb. 15, 2020 4:23 PM EST

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The first baseball trade in almost 30 years between two teams separated only by a bay and a bridge happened Saturday, when the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics completed a deal. In a move to add experience to their bullpen, the A’s got right-hander Burch Smith from the...

San Francisco to pay $225,000 to settle racial bias suit

Feb. 15, 2020 2:04 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco has agreed to pay $225,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by seven African Americans who say they were targeted because of their race in a sting operation intended to arrest dealers selling drugs near schools. The San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday that the seven...

Police: California man killed ex, their son, before suicide

Feb. 14, 2020 11:47 PM EST

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — A 25-year-old man is suspected of shooting shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend and their 4-year-old son before killing himself in Northern California, police said Friday. Jacoby Brandon Brooks is the prime suspect in the homicides, which occurred Thursday in Vallejo, about 30...

Matthew Albence, right, the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, speaks during a news conference, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in New York. The country's top immigration official blamed the

US border agents to pursue migrants in 'sanctuary' cities

Feb. 14, 2020 7:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agents who patrol the U.S. border will deploy to “sanctuary” cities across the country where local jurisdictions are hindering stepped up immigration enforcement, officials said Friday. The deployment of Customs and Border Patrol agents, some with tactical training,...

FILE - This undated file booking photo provided by the San Francisco Police Department shows Jose Inez Garcia-Zarate, a homeless undocumented Mexican immigrant who was acquitted of killing Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier in 2015. Garcia-Zarate was found incompetent to stand trial Friday, Feb. 20, 2020, on federal gun charges. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria said in a court order that a psychiatric evaluator had concluded Garcia-Zarate was not competent to stand trial “because of mental illness that is not presently being treated.

Man declared incompetent in San Francisco pier killing case

Feb. 14, 2020 7:33 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Mexican man who was acquitted of killing a woman on a San Francisco pier in a case that became a national flashpoint was found incompetent to stand trial Friday on federal gun charges. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria said in a court order that a psychiatric evaluator had...