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Small plane makes emergency landing on California interstate

Dec. 13, 2019 5:01 PM EST

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — A pilot and his lone passenger walked away unhurt after a small airplane made an emergency landing on a San Diego-area highway, authorities said. The single-engine Cessna lost power and made a hard landing in southbound lanes of Interstate 5 in Carlsbad just after 7 p.m. Thursday,...

Former Padres, Giants manager Bochy to manage French team

Dec. 12, 2019 9:00 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bruce Bochy isn't quite done managing after all. Bochy might have just retired after a decorated 25-year career in the dugout with San Diego and San Francisco. But he is already embracing a new challenge: Trying to guide his native France to the next World Baseball Classic in 2021. The...

Padres send Reed to A's to complete Profar-Allen trade

Dec. 12, 2019 3:15 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Oakland acquired minor league outfielder Buddy Reed from San Diego on Thursday to complete the Dec. 2 trade that sent second baseman Jurickson Profar to the Padres for catcher Austin Allen. Reed will be a non-roster invitee with the A's this spring. Reed batted .228 with a career-high 14...

Doctors end protest to demand flu vaccines for migrants

Dec. 12, 2019 12:56 AM EST

San Diego (AP) — A group of doctors on Wednesday ended a three-day protest against the U.S. government's refusal to allow the flu vaccine be administered to migrants, following the arrests of six demonstrators outside a Border Patrol regional headquarters in San Diego. Dr. Bonnie Arzuaga said Customs and...

Hartfield lifts San Diego over Cal St.-Fullerton 66-54

Dec. 12, 2019 12:42 AM EST

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Braun Hartfield had 18 points and six rebounds as San Diego defeated Cal State Fullerton 66-54 on Wednesday night. James Jean-Marie had 14 points for San Diego (5-7). Marion Humphrey added 10 points and six rebounds. Alex Floresca had 10 rebounds for the Toreros. The Titans were...

22 MLB teams to expand protective netting at ballparks

Dec. 11, 2019 5:16 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Seven major league teams will expand protective netting to the foul poles and 15 others will expand their netting generally to the area in the outfield where the stands begin to angle away from the field, Commissioner Rob Manfred said Wednesday. The remaining eight clubs already have...

Study: Inconsistent seams, player behavior behind HR uptick

Dec. 11, 2019 4:27 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseballs weren't juiced during a record-setting 2019 regular season, according to a study commissioned by Major League Baseball. They were just flying farther. A four-person committee of scientists concluded baseballs this year had less drag on average than in previous seasons,...

Contraction chatter not slowing minor league job seekers

Dec. 11, 2019 2:58 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jack Wang came all the way from Taiwan, well aware of the hurdles and long odds to pursuing a career in baseball. All this talk of minor league contraction isn’t shaking him off his dream. “It’s just not in my mind,” he said. Wang is among over 400 young...

RuPaul, Tony Hawk, Maya Angelou join California Hall of Fame

Dec. 11, 2019 2:45 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Drag queen and TV star RuPaul, late poet Maya Angelou and skateboarding legend Tony Hawk were among 10 people inducted Tuesday night into the California Hall of Fame. The others were Brandi Chastain, two-time Women’s World Cup soccer champion and Olympic gold medalist;...

Ex-skateboard champion could get parole in 1991 rape-murder

Dec. 10, 2019 11:36 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Parole was recommended Tuesday for a one-time champion skateboarder who has spent nearly three decades in prison for raping and killing a woman at his Southern California home. A parole board made the recommendation for Mark “Gator” Rogowski, 53, during a hearing at the...