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Yastrzemski's bat, glove help Giants hold off Tigers 4-3

Jun. 29, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a two-run single and made a beautiful catch in the outfield on Miguel Cabrera's sharp liner, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Giants lefty Carlos Rodón (7-4) allowed one run and seven hits in...

Robert leads 17-hit White Sox attack in 11-4 win over Halos

Jun. 29, 2022 01:46 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Josh Harrison and Luis Robert hit two-run homers during Chicago’s five-run fifth inning, and the White Sox pounded out 17 hits in an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. José Abreu and Yoán Moncada had RBI doubles during a five-run...

Northern California wildfire threatens 500 buildings

Jun. 29, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

BRIDGEPORT, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire that erupted in Northern California forced evacuations as it threatened about 500 homes and other buildings Tuesday, authorities said. The Rices Fire erupted at around 2 p.m. near the Yuba River in Nevada County and had spread to more than 500...

Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states

Jun. 28, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overturned Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that had provided a constitutional right to abortion. The ruling is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states, although the timing of those laws taking effect varies. Some Republican-led...

Orange County clears decades-old sexual assault kit backlog

Jun. 28, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County authorities have cleared a backlog of untested sexual assault kits going back decades and the results led to the filing of charges in six cold cases, the district attorney's office announced Tuesday. After a survey of backlogged kits, some...

Ivica Zubac, Clippers agree on contract extension

Jun. 28, 2022 22:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers agreed to a contract extension with center Ivica Zubac on Tuesday. The team had declined its $7.5 million option on the 25-year-old from Croatia, setting up the new deal that keeps the 7-footer as the club’s longest-tenured player. ...

Clippers complete remodeling of 350 courts in Los Angeles

Jun. 28, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have completed the renovations of 350 public basketball courts, unveiling the last of them Tuesday at the Michelle and Barack Obama Sports Center. The project, which was funded by a gift from Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, took four years...

California budget won't cover out-of-state abortion travel

Jun. 28, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — While Gov. Gavin Newsom has pledged to make California a sanctuary for women seeking abortions, his administration won't spend public money to help people from other states travel to California for the procedure. Newsom's decision, included in a budget...

Angels' Bradley out, broke elbow in dugout fall during brawl

Jun. 28, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Angels reliever Archie Bradley broke a bone in his elbow while climbing over the dugout railing during Los Angeles’ massive brawl with the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Bradley will be out for at least one month, Angels athletic trainer Mike Frostad said...

California takes aim at Supreme Court's concealed gun ruling

Jun. 28, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Days after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed more people to carry concealed weapons, California lawmakers on Tuesday moved to limit where firearms may be carried and who can have them, while struggling to stay within the high court’s ruling. They aim to...