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LEADING OFF: deGrom, Scherzer get checked after early exits

Jun. 12, 2021 02:40 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: DR. DEGROM No doubt every Mets fans shuddered when they heard the news that star pitcher Jacob deGrom was pulled from his latest start with an elbow injury. But the two-time NL...

LEADING OFF: deGrom, Scherzer get checked after early exits

Jun. 12, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: DR. DEGROM No doubt every Mets fans shuddered when they heard the news that star pitcher Jacob deGrom was pulled from his latest start with an elbow injury. But the...

Scherzer hurt, Giants beat Nats 1-0 behind Posey, DeSclafani

Jun. 11, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington ace Max Scherzer left after just 12 pitches with a groin injury, Buster Posey homered and the San Francisco Giants beat the Nationals 1-0 on Friday night on Anthony DeSclafani’s career-best two-hitter. A crowd of 18,029 attended the first...

49ers sign OL Senio Kelemete to 1-year deal

Jun. 11, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive lineman Senio Kelemete to a one-year deal. The 49ers waived offensive lineman Justin Skule with an injury designation Friday to make room on the roster. Kelemete was...

US will restore $1B for California's troubled bullet train

Jun. 11, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government has reached an agreement to restore nearly $1 billion in funding for California's troubled bullet train, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced. The U.S. Department of Transportation finalized settlement negotiations to restore the...

Leona Maguire takes LPGA Tour lead at Lake Merced

Jun. 10, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

DALY CITY, Calif. (AP) — Irish rookie Leona Maguire shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday at Lake Merced to take the first-round lead in the LPGA MEDIHEAL Championship, the tour's second straight event on the San Francisco Peninsula. Lexi Thompson followed her Sunday back-nine...

$15M awarded over eggs, embryos ruined at fertility clinic

Jun. 10, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A jury on Thursday awarded nearly $15 million to five people who lost eggs or embryos when a cryogenic storage tank failed at a fertility clinic. A federal jury made the award in a lawsuit filed over the 2018 tank failure at the Pacific Fertility...

Many Americans moved to less pricey housing markets in 2020

Jun. 10, 2021 13:47 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many Americans who moved last year relocated to areas where homes were, on average, bigger and less expensive. On average, people who moved to a different city in 2020 ended up in a ZIP code where average home values were nearly $27,000 lower than in...

California Supreme Court says killer can be granted clemency

Jun. 09, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Wednesday said Gov. Gavin Newsom can grant clemency to a man serving a life sentence for killing a woman during a 1980 robbery. George L. Hughes is serving life without possibility of parole for the death of Mary...

Pederson, Arrieta lead Cubs to 3-1 win over Darvish, Padres

Jun. 09, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joc Pederson of the Chicago Cubs hit a towering, game-tying home run off San Diego ace Yu Darvish and, as he approached third base on his trot, mimicked the stutter step Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. does after he homers. If Tatis can have fun, so can...