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Puig takes swing at Hundley before Giants rally past Dodgers

Aug. 15, 2018 3:17 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yasiel Puig had another rumble with the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night. Puig took a swing at Giants catcher Nick Hundley during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning, then Alen Hanson hit an RBI single in the ninth to lift San Francisco over the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on...

Upton homers, drives in 3 to lift Angels past Padres 7-3

Aug. 15, 2018 2:43 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Taylor Ward acted like it was his first day in the majors everywhere but in the batter's box. Ward went with a pitch and hit an opposite-field RBI double in his first major league at-bat, and had two hits and reached safely three times as the Los Angeles Angels beat the San Diego Padres...

Puig takes swing at Hundley, both ejected as benches clear

Aug. 15, 2018 1:11 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig took a swing at San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley and both players were ejected during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning Tuesday night. Puig swatted his bat in frustration after fouling off a pitch from Tony Watson, and...

Castillo, Jackson score 2nd-half goals, Rapids tie Galaxy

Aug. 15, 2018 1:02 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Edgar Castillo and Niki Jackson scored eight minutes apart in the second half, and the Colorado Rapids tied the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-2 on Tuesday night. Castillo tied it at 1 for Colorado (6-12-6) in the 74th minute after sending a loose ball in from distance. Jackson knotted it at 2...

Gray scores career-high 26, Sparks beat Liberty 74-66

Aug. 15, 2018 12:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chelsea Gray scored a career-high 26 points, Nneka Ogwumike had 20 points and eight rebounds, and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 74-66 on Tuesday night. Los Angeles (19-13) is tied with Connecticut for the fourth playoff spot — with the Sun holding the...

4.4 magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

Aug. 14, 2018 10:22 PM EDT

AGUANGA, Calif. (AP) — A small earthquake has jolted an area southeast of Los Angeles but no damage or injuries are reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.4 temblor was reported at about 5:25 p.m. Tuesday. It was centered 4.3 miles (7 kilometers) from Aguanga in Riverside County and about...

Judge sets deadline for Army specialist's citizenship ruling

Aug. 14, 2018 9:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration officials have three weeks to decide whether to approve the citizenship application of a South Korean-born U.S. Army specialist who is suing after the military discharged her, a judge ruled Tuesday. Yea Ji Sea filed a lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security last...

California could reshape pot rules as legal market struggles

Aug. 14, 2018 8:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's largest legal marijuana market is struggling. Illicit sales continue to thrive. A shaky supply chain has customers looking at barren shelves in some shops. There are testing problems. And a proposal to allow home marijuana deliveries in cities that have banned pot sales...

Rams see silver linings as they wait for camp holdout Donald

Aug. 14, 2018 7:46 PM EDT

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — While Aaron Donald's second consecutive contract holdout drags deep into training camp, Todd Gurley and the rest of the Los Angeles Rams' offense have identified a silver lining to the persistent absence of the NFL's defensive player of the year. "We were talking about that last...

Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

Aug. 14, 2018 6:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles' subway will become the first mass transit system in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives, officials said Tuesday. The deployment of the portable scanners, which project waves to do full-body screenings of passengers walking...