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Kershaw passes Koufax on wins list, Dodgers thump Blue Jays

Aug. 21, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As good as he felt last week in Miami striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings, Clayton Kershaw felt equally as bad back home at Dodger Stadium. "It's a humbling game," the Dodgers ace said. Still, Kershaw navigated his way through six innings to pass Sandy Koufax for most wins by a...

Olson, Canha hit back-to-back HRs to lead A's past Yanks 6-2

Aug. 21, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics wasted little time responding to an early blow from the New York Yankees. Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers in the first inning to lead the A's over the New York Yankees 6-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth win in six games. "I feel like we've...

Rookies push Rangers to 3-2 win for split of DH with Angels

Aug. 21, 2019 12:57 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Youth won out for the Texas Rangers at the end of a long day to get a doubleheader split against the Los Angeles Angels. Nick Solak hit his first career homer in the nightcap, after making his big league debut in the opener, and then had the hard shot that was misplayed by first...

Sparks beat Lynx 81-71 for 9th straight home win

Aug. 21, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Candace Parker had 20 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double, Chelsea Gray added 17 points, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Minnesota Lynx 81-71 on Tuesday night. Los Angeles used a 23-4 second-quarter spurt to take a 49-32 lead at the break and opened the second half on...

Hamels returns to form, helps Cubs beat Giants 5-3

Aug. 21, 2019 12:30 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels is searching for his usual form. It's a work in progress. He found a way Tuesday night. Hamels pitched six innings for his first win in two months, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants. "It's just kind of the baby steps and getting back to...

Sketch of suspect released in California campus slaying

Aug. 20, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Police on Tuesday released a sketch and surveillance images of a suspect in the stabbing death of a retired college administrator at California State University, Fullerton. Authorities were trying to identify the man a day after Steven Shek Keung Chan, the university's former...

USC QB Daniels keeps starting job after open competition

Aug. 20, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sophomore quarterback J.T. Daniels will start at Southern California for the second straight season. Coach Clay Helton announced Tuesday that Daniels, who started 11 games as a freshman for the Trojans, won a four-man competition for the job over freshman Kedon Slovis, redshirt junior...

Vandalized robot may solve mystery of its own attack

Aug. 20, 2019 10:17 PM EDT

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — A 400-pound (181-kilogram) security robot that was knocked over by a vandal last month in Northern California may help bring its attacker to justice. The Hayward Police Department on Tuesday released images of the suspect that the Knightscope K5 robot captured before it was damaged....

Rams' Bryce Hager ready to start with Micah Kiser injured

Aug. 20, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Rams linebacker Bryce Hager is still competing to start at inside linebacker, just as he was before Micah Kiser sustained a pectoral injury in the Rams' second preseason game on Saturday. Kiser had surgery Tuesday to repair the injury he sustained in the 14-10 loss...

3 indicted in immigration scam targeting overseas investors

Aug. 20, 2019 8:28 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Three people face federal charges in California for allegedly defrauding foreign investors in a jobs program overseen by U.S. immigration officials, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. Thomas Henderson, Cooper Lee and Kexing Hu have been indicted on wire fraud and conspiracy charges in...