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Price earns 1st regular-season save, Dodgers top Rockies 7-5

Apr. 16, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner and Max Muncy each hit a three-run homer, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-5 on Thursday night as David Price earned his first regular-season save. Muncy’s two-out drive in the seventh inning off reliever Yency...

LEADING OFF: NL West showdown in SD, Cubs skipper suspended

Apr. 15, 2021 20:38 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: ___ SO-CAL SHOWDOWN San Diego rookie Ryan Weathers makes his first big league start when Mookie Betts and the champion Dodgers visit Petco Park in the first matchup this...

Machado homers, Padres earn split with Pirates in 8-3 win

Apr. 15, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The San Diego Padres needed a boost with a showdown against the Los Angeles Dodgers looming. Manny Machado and Eric Hosmer didn't wait to provide one. Machado hit his third home run of the season during a four-run first and Hosmer...

Barbers, artists help defy vaccine myths for people of color

Apr. 15, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a Washington, D.C., suburb, Black and Latino barbers are busting myths about the coronavirus vaccine while clipping hair. Across the country, a university researcher in Phoenix teamed up with a company behind comic books fighting Islamic extremism...

Dozens of illegal gaming parlors raided in San Diego

Apr. 14, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Law enforcement officers in California raided dozens of illegal gambling dens in San Diego Wednesday, capping a years-long investigation that has resulted in nearly 50 people facing federal gambling, gun and drug charges, authorities said. More than 450...

US Navy decommissions massive ship destroyed by fire

Apr. 14, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Navy on Wednesday decommissioned the USS Bonhomme Richard docked off San Diego nine months after flames engulfed it in one of the worst U.S. warship fires outside of combat in recent memory. The ceremony at Naval Base San Diego was not open to...

EXPLAINER: Chauvin defense suggests prone position not risky

Apr. 14, 2021 20:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The attorney for the former officer charged with killing George Floyd says several studies suggest police can safely use their bodyweight to hold a handcuffed suspect facedown on the ground — or prone — as Floyd was in the last minutes of his life. ...

Huston, Zeuner head US national skateboarding team

Apr. 14, 2021 19:20 PM EDT

VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Nyjah Huston and teenager Brighton Zeuner head the 2021 USA Skateboarding National Team announced Wednesday. A total of 22 skaters in men’s and women’s park and street were chosen based on performance in international and national championship...

The Latest: California governor says all schools must reopen

Apr. 14, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO — California Gov. Gavin Newsom is urging all schools in the state to reopen, saying there are no health barriers to getting children back into classrooms and ending distance learning. Speaking Wednesday, he said: “Money is not an object now. It’s an...

'Zoom in a Room'? California's schools lag in reopening push

Apr. 14, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Frustrated parents in San Francisco have coined a new phrase for their latest classroom reality: “Zoom in a Room." In Los Angeles, students can start going back to school in person, but more than half say they will stick with distance learning. ...