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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, file photo, heavy equipment works at a construction site for a field hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. A patient in Southern California is third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said. (Chinatopix via AP, File)

California patient is 3rd US case of new virus from China

Jan. 26, 2020 4:20 AM EST

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A patient in Southern California is the third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said. The Centers for Disease Control confirmed a traveler from the Chinese city of Wuhan — the epicenter of the outbreak —...

Cyborg claims Bellator title in historic debut win over Budd

Jan. 26, 2020 2:21 AM EST

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Cris Justino walked through the Forum tunnels a few hours before her Bellator debut, deliberately soaking in her memories of the biggest defeat of her fighting life just 13 months ago in this arena. And then the woman known as Cyborg started the new chapter of her career with a...

Kamga leads Cal St.-Fullerton past CS Northridge 82-75

Jan. 26, 2020 1:33 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Kamga matched his career high with a season-high 27 points as Cal State Fullerton scored the last seven points of the game to defeat Cal State Northridge 82-75 on Saturday night. Lamine Diante's 3-pointer with 1:28 to play pulled Northridge into a 75-75 tie with 1:28 to...

Brown scores 21 to lead Seattle over CS Bakersfield 86-79

Jan. 26, 2020 1:08 AM EST

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Terrell Brown had 21 points as Seattle defeated Cal State Bakersfield 86-79 on Saturday night. Morgan Means had 19 points and 13 rebounds for Seattle (11-11, 4-3 Western Athletic Conference). Mattia Da Campo added 14 points. Riley Grigsby had 13 points. Taze Moore tied a career...

Kamgain lifts Kansas City over California Baptist 67-57

Jan. 26, 2020 1:06 AM EST

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Franck Kamgain registered 16 points and six rebounds as Kansas City beat California Baptist 67-57 on Saturday night. Brandon McKissic had 13 points for Kansas City (10-11, 3-4 Western Athletic Conference), which ended its four-game losing streak. Jordan Giles added 11 points and...

UC Irvine pulls away late to beat Cal Poly 74-67

Jan. 26, 2020 12:39 AM EST

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Collin Welp and Evan Leonard scored 18 points apiece as UC Irvine pulled away late to beat Cal Poly 74-67 on Saturday night. Brad Greene added 12 points for UC Irvine (12-9, 4-1 Big West Conference), which rebounded from a 63-56 loss at Long Beach State on Thursday that snapped a...

Heidegger's 3 lifts UC Santa Barbara over UC Irvine 65-63

Jan. 26, 2020 12:37 AM EST

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Max Heidegger scored 16 points including a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining to lift UC Santa Barbara over UC Riverside 65-63 on Saturday night. Heidegger was 7-of-12 shooting. Amadou Sow added 16 points and matched a game-high with six rebounds for the Gauchos (13-7, 2-3...

Boise State romps in second half, rout Fresno State 87-63

Jan. 25, 2020 11:18 PM EST

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Abu Kijab scored 23 points and Boise State cruised to its fifth win in its last five games at Fresno State, earning an 87-53 win on Saturday night. The Broncos built a 35-26 advantage at intermission and outscored the Bulldogs 52-27 over the final 20 minutes. Boise State shot 54.2%...

Vrankic scores 20 to lead Santa Clara past San Diego 65-52

Jan. 25, 2020 9:44 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Josip Vrankic had 20 points as Santa Clara defeated San Diego 65-52 on Saturday. Jalen Williams had 11 points for Santa Clara (17-5, 4-3 West Coast Conference). DJ Mitchell added eight rebounds. James Jean-Marie had 14 points and three blocks for the Toreros (8-14, 1-6). Joey Calcaterra...

Jon Rahm of Spain reacts after hitting a bunker shot on the 15th hole of the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course during the third round of the Farmers Insurance golf tournament Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

Rahm takes the lead at Torrey Pines with McIlroy lurking

Jan. 25, 2020 8:58 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jon Rahm is playing some of his best golf with two victories and a runner-up in his last four tournaments. He was at his best Saturday at Torrey Pines, holing a chip for birdie and a full gap wedge for eagle to start his round. Even after a 7-under 65 for a one-shot lead in the Farmers...