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Donald dominates in Rams 39-10 victory over 49ers

Oct. 22, 2018 2:45 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald ripped the ball out of Matt Breida's hands to set up one touchdown. He harassed C.J. Beathard with four sacks and several other hits that helped shut down San Francisco's offense. Donald's dominance helped improve Los Angeles to 7-0 for the first time since 1985 with...

Gurley's 3 TDs lead Rams to 39-10 win vs 49ers and 7-0 start

Oct. 21, 2018 9:10 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald and a dominant defense kept taking the ball away for Los Angeles and Todd Gurley turned those turnovers into touchdowns to keep the Rams unbeaten after seven games. Todd Gurley scored three touchdowns and Jared Goff threw two TD passes as the Rams took advantage of...

Former infielder David Bell hired as Cincinnati Reds manager

Oct. 21, 2018 2:31 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — David Bell has been hired as manager of the Cincinnati Reds, tasked with helping turn around a team that skidded to a 67-95 record and last-place finish in the NL Central. The Reds said Sunday he has been given a three-year contract that includes a team option for 2022. The 46-year-old...

49ers promote DB Tyvis Powell, waive QB Tom Savage

Oct. 20, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have promoted defensive back Tyvis Powell from the practice squad to the active roster and waived quarterback Tom Savage. The move Saturday makes Powell available to play Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. San Francisco has three cornerbacks listed as...

California hopefuls blame incumbents as farm towns struggle

Oct. 19, 2018 8:44 PM EDT

HURON, Calif. (AP) — A rooster signals the start of the day as workers wearing sombreros emerge from the shadows and shuffle past boarded-up businesses in this tiny farm town. They converge on a dimly lit dirt lot outside Panaderia de Dios, a bakery sweetening the air with the aroma of Mexican cookies and...

California hopefuls blame incumbents as farm towns struggle

Oct. 19, 2018 8:18 PM EDT

HURON, Calif. (AP) — A rooster signals the start of the day as workers wearing sombreros and ball caps emerge from the shadows and shuffle past boarded-up businesses in this tiny farm town. They converge on a dimly lit dirt lot outside Panaderia de Dios, a bakery sweetening the air with the aroma of...

Pats' Gronkowski tops AP's list of top NFL tight ends

Oct. 19, 2018 12:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Gronkowski is a difficult man to stop. Just ask the Kansas City Chiefs. The latest example was Sunday night, when the Patriots tight end had two key catches in the fourth quarter as New England edged the Chiefs 43-40. He has caught 76 TD passes from Tom Brady in his career. "He made a...

Saleh aiming to fix holes in 49ers defense

Oct. 18, 2018 9:29 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Robert Saleh sometimes beams with pride when watching film of his 49ers defense. Other times he wants to hide his eyes. It's been a perplexing season for San Francisco's defensive coordinator, as Saleh has found it difficult to get his young unit to string together four quarters...

Evacuation lifted after California gas pipeline scare

Oct. 18, 2018 7:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Emergency crews extinguished a fire burning dangerously close to a Chevron underground natural gas pipeline Thursday and lifted an evacuation order that had forced some 4,000 residents from their homes the night before. Contra Costa County Deputy Fire Chief Lewis Broschard told...

The Latest: Evacuation lifted after pipeline fire scare

Oct. 18, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

BAY POINT, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fire threatening a natural gas pipeline in the San Francisco Bay Area (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Officials have lifted an evacuation order for some 4,000 San Francisco Bay Area residents after emergency crews extinguished a fire burning in an underground storage...