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US police rarely deploy deadly robots to confront suspects

Dec. 05, 2022 01:12 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The unabashedly liberal city of San Francisco became the unlikely proponent of weaponized police robots last week after supervisors approved limited use of the remote-controlled devices, addressing head-on an evolving technology that has become more widely available even if...

49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo out for season with broken left foot

Dec. 05, 2022 00:07 AM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers lost quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending left foot injury Sunday, dealing a big blow to one of the NFL's top teams. Garoppolo got hurt on the opening drive of a 33-17 win over the Miami Dolphins and will need to undergo...

California lawmakers to meet, eye big oil's high gas prices

Dec. 05, 2022 00:07 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Furious about oil companies' supersized profits after a summer of record-high gas prices, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday will formally start his campaign to punish big producers by asking the Legislature to fine them and give the money back to drivers. ...

Akin scores 19, Utah State knocks off San Francisco 82-64

Dec. 04, 2022 23:44 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Daniel Akin scored 19 points off of the bench to help lead Utah State past San Francisco 82-64 on Sunday night. Akin shot 8 of 10 from the field and 3 for 5 from the line for the Aggies (7-0). Max Shulga scored 16 points and added six rebounds. Taylor Funk...

Bonds, Clemens left out of Hall again; McGriff elected

Dec. 04, 2022 22:30 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Moments after Fred McGriff was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, almost two decades after his final game, he got the question. Asked if Barry Bonds belonged in Cooperstown, a smiling McGriff responded: “Honestly, right now, I'm going to just enjoy this...

Carr-Adams connection rallies Raiders past Chargers 27-20

Dec. 04, 2022 22:21 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The last time the Raiders played at home, they lost to an Indianapolis Colts team playing for an interim coach and Las Vegas quarterback Derek Carr emotionally criticized some unnamed teammates for not completely buying in. Carr had no trouble smiling Sunday...

Ex-Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner nearly leads Rams to victory

Dec. 04, 2022 22:19 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Going against his former team for the first time, Bobby Wagner had one of the best games of his NFL career. The only thing he couldn't do was deliver the Los Angeles Rams a victory. The Seahawks rallied late in the fourth quarter for a...

Purdy, defense lead 49ers past Fins; Garoppolo breaks foot

Dec. 04, 2022 21:50 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The Miami Dolphins hit San Francisco's vaunted defense with a 75-yard haymaker on the opening play and then watched 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo leave with a season-ending foot injury. Everything was set up for another win for the streaking Dolphins,...

Geno Smith hits Metcalf for late TD, Seahawks top Rams 27-23

Dec. 04, 2022 21:27 PM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Whenever Geno Smith looked across the line in the final minutes at SoFi Stadium, he saw an inspired Bobby Wagner leading an entire Los Angeles Rams team desperately in need of a victory. The Seattle quarterback didn't flinch while he finished out the most...

Monk, Sabonis, Kings overcome LaVine's 41 points, beat Bulls

Dec. 04, 2022 21:20 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Malik Monk scored 20 points off the bench and the Sacramento Kings overcame Zach LaVine's 41 points to beat the Chicago Bulls 110-101 on Sunday. Domantas Sabonis had 11 points, 17 rebounds and 10 assists for the Kings. Sabonis recorded the first Kings...