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1 killed, 5 wounded in shooting near Lake Merritt in Oakland

Jun. 20, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A 22-year-old man was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting in Oakland near the city’s Juneteenth celebration, though it wasn't known whether the violence was connected with the event, police said. The unidentified man was...

Ohtani hits 22nd homer of season, Angels beat Tigers 8-3

Jun. 20, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's amazing first three months of the season shows no signs of slowing down. The Japanese slugger homered for the fourth time in five games and matched his high for homers in a season as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers...

Buehler takes no-hitter into 8th, Dodgers beat D-backs 9-3

Jun. 20, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Will Smith has been behind the plate for plenty of Walker Buehler's starts dating back to their minor league days. It doesn't take the Dodgers catcher long to know if Buehler's got the good stuff. Within a few pitches on Saturday night, Smith was sold:...

Dodgers' Buehler has no-hit bid end in 8th vs. Diamondbacks

Jun. 20, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Walker Buehler's no-hit bid for the Los Angeles Dodgers ended in the eighth inning Saturday when Arizona's David Peralta lined a leadoff single into center field. The 26-year-old right-hander cruised through the Diamondbacks' order, walking two, hitting a...

The eagle lands at Torrey Pines for Oosthuizen, Hughes

Jun. 20, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The eagle putts looked familiar for a Saturday at Torrey Pines in June, even with Tiger Woods nowhere in sight. Mackenzie Hughes watched his 60-foot eagle putt from the back of the green to the front on the par-5 13th slide into the cup. Louis...

Padres lose Tatis, beat Reds 7-5 on Kim's 2-run homer in 8th

Jun. 20, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres didn't lose their swagger even though they lost their biggest star, shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. Three innings after Tatis walked off the field after reinjuring his left shoulder, his replacement, rookie Kim Ha-seong, sent Petco...

Artists draw in adventurous travelers with eclectic Airbnb

Jun. 20, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Walking up a rickety staircase in the darkness, Whitney Peckman had to hug the wall beside her for fear of falling. It was Labor Day weekend in 2004 and Peckman and her husband Syed Ahmad were, quite literally, blindly following Randy Hemann...

Brothers set record crossing large gap in park on a highline

Jun. 20, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two brothers from San Francisco say they have set a record for the longest highline ever walked in both Yosemite National Park and California, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Earlier this month, they and a group of friends spent nearly a week...

US Open at a glance

Jun. 19, 2021 22:37 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A look at the third round Saturday of the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines: LEADING: Mackenzie Hughes (68), Louis Oosthuizen (70) and Russell Henley (71) at 5-under 208. CHASING: Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau were two shots behind. ...

DeChambeau within reach of second straight U.S. Open

Jun. 19, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau's bid to repeat as U.S. Open champion nearly derailed in an opening round filled with wild drives and shoddy irons. The brawny golf-ball bruiser gathered himself late in that round, used a dreamy swing thought to play better in the...