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Galaxy beat Minnesota United 2-1, move on to face LAFC

Oct. 21, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The latest edition of "El Trafico" will take place in the MLS playoffs, with the pair of powerhouse Los Angeles teams set to stage their biggest matchup yet. Sebastian Lletget and Jonathan dos Santos scored four minutes apart midway through the second half, leading the Los Angeles...

Former MVP Matt Ryan becomes latest QB to get hurt

Oct. 20, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

Matt Ryan became the latest star quarterback to go down in a rugged season for passers, injuring his right ankle when he was sacked by the Los Angeles Rams' Aaron Donald in the Atlanta Falcons' blowout loss on Sunday. The 2016 MVP had been his usual consistent self for the struggling Falcons, throwing for at...

The Latest: Titans rookie Simmons collects 1st career sack

Oct. 20, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

The Latest on Week 7 in the NFL (all times EDT): 6 p.m. Jeffery Simmons, the 19th pick overall in the April draft, is showing exactly why the Tennessee Titans didn't keep him on the shelf all season. Simmons dropped from a possible top 10 pick after tearing his left ACL in February. The Titans added him to the...

Southern California sees high fire danger amid dry winds

Oct. 20, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fire danger remains high as dry, warm winds blow through Southern California. The National Weather Service says gusts on Sunday could top 60 mph (97 kph) in some parts of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Red flag warnings for critical fire weather conditions are in place...

Lions fans still angry about Monday night officiating

Oct. 20, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

1:10 p.m. It's a different officiating crew this week, but Detroit fans don't care. Lions fans booed loudly when the official began talking during the opening coin toss before Sunday's game against Minnesota. It was clearly a reaction to Monday night's game at Green Bay, when Detroit was on the short end of some...

Kedon Slovis and USC defense lead 41-14 win over Arizona

Oct. 20, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenan Christon only got in the game because the first three tailbacks on Southern California's depth chart were all hurt and the fourth-stringer had just fumbled. With the eye-popping speed that made him California's 100-meter high school champion last May, the freshman scored two...

Carter helps Kings beat Flames 4-1 to snap 3-game skid

Oct. 20, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Todd McLellan was beginning to worry about his Los Angeles Kings doing the right things but not getting the desired results for their hard work. The first-year coach can breathe a little easier now. The Kings played one of their most complete games of the young season with a 4-1 victory...

Fire weather warning expanded in Southern California

Oct. 19, 2019 4:06 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Windy conditions that pose an elevated risk of wildfires are forecast for mountainous areas around Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Daily News reports Saturday that the National Weather Service has expanded a red flag warning to include parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. The warning...

Quiet on set: Filming in Georgia's cemeteries is complicated

Oct. 19, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. (AP) — There aren't many worse sights than someone messing with your mother's grave. That's what Warren Bond walked up on at the College Park Cemetery two and a half years ago. Bond saw fresh dirt atop the grave of his mother, who died in 1997, and a film crew. Shocked, he immediately...

The story of an Alabama actor's long-forgotten pool table

Oct. 19, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

SYLACAUGA, Ala. (AP) — Jim Nabors never forgot his humble Talladega County roots, or his old friend Jimmy Pursell. So, four years before he died, the small-town kid from Sylacauga who made it big on "The Andy Griffith Show" and "Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C." invited Pursell's son, David, and daughter-in-law,...