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Musgrove gets 1st win since no-hitter, Padres beat Cardinals

May. 15, 2021 03:21 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove found himself in unfavorable counts and more jams than he would have liked, and still managed to get his first win since throwing a no-hitter on April 9. Musgrove made it through five innings and Manny Machado drove in two runs for San...

LEADING OFF: Major League Baseball nears 20,000 players

May. 15, 2021 03:16 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ COUNT ’EM! Major League Baseball is full of huge numbers — 4,256 hits by Pete Rose, 511 wins for Cy Young, 2,632 consecutive games played by Cal Ripken Jr. ...

Kershaw fans 11, Dodgers top Miami 9-6 for 3rd straight win

May. 15, 2021 02:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw went six innings and struck out 11 in a reasonably comfortable win for the Los Angeles Dodgers, and he was thoroughly disappointed in himself. “Wasn't great today,” the Dodgers' longtime ace said. “Not a lot of positives. When...

Newsom's spending binge reshapes California recall election

May. 15, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fading coronavirus crisis and an astounding windfall of tax dollars have reshuffled California’s emerging recall election, allowing Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom to talk about an end to most COVID-19 restrictions and propose billions in new spending as he looks to fend...

Top-pick Collier makes her debut, Wings beat new-look Sparks

May. 15, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Allisha Gray scored 23 points, No. 1 overall pick Charli Collier had 11 points and 10 rebounds and Dallas beat the new-look Los Angeles Sparks 94-71 on Friday night for coach Vickie Johnson's first victory with the Wings. Collier, a rookie from Texas,...

At least 2 drown in Sierra Nevada swimming hole

May. 15, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

TUOLOMNE, Calif. (AP) — At least two people drowned Friday in a Sierra Nevada swimming hole and divers were trying to retrieve a third person from the water, authorities said. A woman and another person were pulled from the waters of God's Bath in the Tuolumne River...

With 2 days left, there's much left to decide in the NBA

May. 15, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

The play-in field isn’t quite set. And nobody knows who’ll play anybody yet. Welcome to the final weekend of the NBA’s regular season, with every first-round playoff matchup — even every play-in game matchup — still undecided, and the...

Melanie Hankins Booth doesn’t drink wine, she experiences it

May. 15, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — At Melanie Hankins Booth’s wine education and tasting class Thursday night, the attendees all raised their glasses and toasted: “Here’s to being here.” Booth, a wine educator and Starkville native, encouraged these wine-drinkers not just...

University of California drops SAT scores for admission

May. 14, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The University of California won't consider SAT and ACT scores that are submitted with admission and scholarship applications under a settlement of a student lawsuit that was announced Friday. The 10-campus system, which has more than 280,000...

Bogdanovic scores 22 as Jazz top Thunder 109-93

May. 14, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 22 points, and the Utah Jazz beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-93 on Friday night to inch closer to claiming the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs. The Jazz have the league’s best record and a 1 1/2-game lead on...