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Carr's late TD pass leads Raiders past Steelers 24-21

Dec. 9, 2018 7:50 PM EST

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Derek Carrier with 21 seconds left before Chris Boswell slipped on a potential game-tying 40-yard field goal attempt on the final play of the Oakland Raiders' 24-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday. Ben Roethlisberger returned...

George Kittle's 85-yard touchdown reception helps lift 49ers

Dec. 9, 2018 7:46 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — George Kittle caught an 85-yard touchdown pass on the way to 210 yards receiving and became the 49ers' first tight end to reach the 1,000-yard milestone, leading San Francisco past the sluggish, injury-plagued Denver Broncos 20-14 on Sunday. Kittle finished just shy of Shannon...

Santa Clara runs away in 2nd half, beats Sonoma St. 82-54

Dec. 9, 2018 7:36 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Josip Vrankic and Tahj Eaddy each scored 19 points and Santa Clara blew the game open in the second half to beat Division II-member Sonoma State 82-54 on Sunday. Santa Clara led 34-29 at halftime with each team making 10 field goals including two 3-pointers. The difference came...

Rivers, Badgley lead Chargers to 26-21 win over Bengals

Dec. 9, 2018 7:25 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers threw for 220 yards and Michael Badgley kicked four field goals — including a team-record 59-yarder — as the Los Angeles Chargers held off the Cincinnati Bengals 26-21 on Sunday. Rivers completed 19 of 29 and threw a touchdown in what was not one of the...

Sierra snowpack well above average after California storms

Dec. 9, 2018 6:45 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Back-to-back California storms blanket the Sierra Nevada in snow, more than twice the snowpack level compared to this time last year, with winter still nearly two weeks away. At the same time last year, the Sierra snowpack was 47 percent of average, the San Francisco Chronicle reported...

Funeral for 'Baby Jane Doe' found near California highway

Dec. 9, 2018 6:23 PM EST

CORONA, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of people bearing flowers or stuffed animals attended a funeral for a newborn girl found dead last summer along a Southern California highway. Authorities in Riverside County continue to investigate the death of the baby whose identity remains a mystery. The service on Thursday...

Man killed in hit-and-run crash while sleeping in parked car

Dec. 9, 2018 6:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a man sleeping inside a parked car was killed when his vehicle was struck by a hit-and-run motorist, who ran from the scene. Officer Norma Eisenman says the crash occurred around 3:20 a.m. Saturday in the Pacoima area. The victim was rushed to a hospital, where he...

Toreros improve to 8-2, match best start in program history

Dec. 9, 2018 6:13 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Alex Floresca scored a career-high 16 points, Isaiah Pineiro also scored 16 and San Diego beat Cal State Northridge 82-68 on Sunday to improve to 8-2, matching the best start in program history. Floresca was 7-of-9 shooting and the Toreros shot 52.5 percent overall and 46 percent from the...

Report: 20 accuse California obstetrician of misconduct

Dec. 9, 2018 5:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A prominent Los Angeles-area obstetrician has denied allegations by more than 20 former patients that he assaulted, harassed or harmed them during treatment, according to a newspaper investigation. The claims against Dr. Patrick Sutton include unwanted sexual advances, medical...

UCLA promotes Justin Frye to offensive coordinator

Dec. 9, 2018 4:58 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has promoted Justin Frye to offensive coordinator for next season. Bruins coach Chip Kelly announced the decision Sunday. Frye was the Bruins' offensive line coach while Kelly went without an offensive coordinator during his first season in Westwood. UCLA finished 3-9, but beat...