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San Diego State guard Adam Seiko (2) drives against Boise State guard Max Rice (12) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Boise, Idaho. San Diego State won 72-55. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)

No. 4 SD State beats Boise State 72-55, remains undefeated

Feb. 16, 2020 7:27 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — No. 4 San Diego State keeps winning, forcing coach Brian Dutcher to dig deep for creative ways to keep his team focused. After the Aztecs beat Boise State 72-55 Sunday, he revealed some of his slogans that keep the team on task. “Early in the year, we had five games in eleven...

BYU wins 6th straight, holds off San Diego 72-71

Feb. 16, 2020 12:33 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — TJ Haws and Yoeli Childs each scored 17 points as BYU held off San Diego 72-71 on Saturday night for its sixth straight win. Yauhen Massalski's layup gave San Diego a 71-70 lead with 25 seconds remaining. Childs answered with an alley-oop dunk with 11.1 seconds to go, then Braun Hartfield...

Jury: $6M to widow whose spouse killed self in murder probe

Feb. 15, 2020 12:55 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The widow of a retired police criminalist who killed himself while under investigation in the slaying of a 14-year-old girl in 1984 was awarded $6 million by a federal jury in San Diego. The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Friday that Rebecca Brown cried briefly into her hands after the...

Ross' 3 at buzzer gives Pepperdine 72-69 win over San Diego

Feb. 14, 2020 1:13 AM EST

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Colbey Ross made a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Pepperdine a 72-69 victory over San Diego on Thursday night. Ross' shot came after San Diego's Braun Hartfield had his 3-point try go in and out with six seconds remaining. The Waves (14-12, 7-5 West Coast Conference) trailed by 12...

This undated photo provided by the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography shows one of two new baby Weedy Seadragons that were born at Birch Aquarium this week in San Diego. The Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that resembles seaweed when floating. San Diego's Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography said in a news release Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, that two weedy sea dragons have hatched this week, making the aquarium one of the few in the world to successfully breed the unusual fish. (Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography via AP)

San Diego aquarium breeds rare weedy sea dragon in captivity

Feb. 13, 2020 8:12 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has successfully bred the rare weedy sea dragon, the lesser known cousin of the sea horse that resembles seaweed when floating. San Diego's Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography said in a news release Thursday that two weedy sea dragons have...

FILE - In this April 29, 2019, file photo, Cuban migrants are escorted in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, by Mexican immigration officials as they cross the Paso del Norte International bridge to be processed as asylum seekers on the U.S. side of the border. Newly unsealed court documents show that many U.S. holding cells along the Mexican border were less than half-full, or even empty, during an unprecedented surge of asylum-seeking Central American families. The documents cast doubt on the Trump administration's claims that people had to wait in Mexico because there weren't enough resources to accommodate them. (AP Photo/Christian Torres, File)

Holding-cell stats raise questions about Trump asylum policy

Feb. 13, 2020 4:49 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Many U.S. holding cells along the Mexican border were less than half-full, even empty, during an unprecedented surge of asylum-seeking families from Central America, newly unsealed court documents show, raising questions about the Trump administration's claims that it had to make people...

FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, a plane carrying evacuees from the virus zone in China lands at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego. A second case of novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the U.S. among evacuees from China. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the person was aboard the flight and is now in isolation at a San Diego hospital. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

2nd case of new coronavirus confirmed among China evacuees

Feb. 13, 2020 12:50 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A second case of novel coronavirus has been confirmed in the U.S. among evacuees from China, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday. The person was aboard a flight from the city of Wuhan that arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in Southern...

FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2019, file photo, San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. looks on from the dugout during the fifth inning of A baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in San Diego. Tatis Jr. has become one of major league baseball's most exciting young players, showing an instinct and aggressiveness that make it hard to believe he's only 20. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)

Tingler: Padres star Tatis Jr. to remain at shortstop

Feb. 12, 2020 5:35 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. will continue to make his diving, spinning moves at shortstop rather than in center field, rookie San Diego Padres manager Jayce Tingler said Wednesday. Tingler said he has no plans to give the Padres’ most dynamic player even a few spring training reps in...

Baby hippopotamus born at San Diego Zoo described as healthy

Feb. 12, 2020 11:08 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Zoo has a new baby hippopotamus. The 70-pound (31.7-kilogram) female calf was born Saturday and is health, alert, active and eating well, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. The baby is the ninth offspring of a hippo named Funani since she arrived at the zoo in 1995. The...

Dr. Nancy Knight, center, of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention talks to reporters, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. Nearly 200 evacuees are ending a two-week quarantine at the Southern California military base, where they have been living since flying out of China in the wake of a deadly viral outbreak. None have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, which has claimed more than 1,000 lives worldwide. Hundreds of evacuees remain under quarantine at other bases in California, Texas and Nebraska. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin)

CDC cites label error in mixup involving coronavirus patient

Feb. 12, 2020 1:07 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A labeling error caused a woman infected with the novel coronavirus to be mistakenly released from a hospital but the oversight was noticed as she was returning to a San Diego military base where more than 200 evacuees from China are living under federal quarantine, officials said Tuesday....