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LA Rams place QB Matthew Stafford on injured reserve

Dec. 03, 2022 15:18 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Quarterback Matthew Stafford was placed on injured reserve by the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, one day after he cleared the NFL's concussion protocol for the second time this season. Stafford already had been ruled out for the Rams' home game against Seattle on...

Pentagon chief: US faces pivotal years in countering China

Dec. 03, 2022 15:07 PM EST

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. is at a pivotal point with China and will need military strength to ensure that American values, not Beijing's, set global norms in the 21st century, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Saturday. Austin’s speech at the Reagan National Defense...

Pittsburgh Pirates CF Bryan Reynolds requests trade

Dec. 03, 2022 15:03 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Bryan Reynolds has requested a trade ahead of baseball's winter meetings. Reynolds hit .262 with 27 homers and 62 RBIs in 145 games last season, when Pittsburgh finished with a 62-100 record. In Reynolds' four years with the team,...

No. 4 USC falls to Utah in Pac-12 , damaging playoff hopes

Dec. 03, 2022 00:07 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — No. 12 Utah pounded a limping, bloodied Caleb Williams and roared past No. 4 Southern California 47-24 on Friday night to win the Pac-12 Championship and put USC's College Football Playoff hopes in doubt. The loss by the Trojans (11-2) could open the way for Ohio...

Seiko, No. 24 San Diego St beat Division III Occidental

Dec. 03, 2022 01:06 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adam Seiko scored 20 points, including six 3s, to lead No. 24 San Diego State over Division III Occidental 95-57 on Friday night. The Aztecs (6-2) hit 19 of 37 shots from 3-point range. They won their second in a row after consecutive defeats to Arizona and...

Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

Dec. 02, 2022 23:36 PM EST

PALMDALE , Calif. (AP) — America’s newest nuclear stealth bomber made its debut Friday after years of secret development and as part of the Pentagon’s answer to rising concerns over a future conflict with China. The B-21 Raider is the first new American bomber aircraft in more...

GOP's Duarte takes California Central Valley US House seat

Dec. 02, 2022 23:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican John Duarte defeated Democrat Adam Gray on Friday in a new California U.S. House district in the Central Valley farm belt that produced the closest congressional contest in the state this year. With virtually all of the ballots counted, Duarte has just...

Nevada toad in geothermal power fight gets endangered status

Dec. 02, 2022 22:50 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A tiny Nevada toad at the center of a legal battle over a geothermal power project has officially been declared an endangered species, after U.S. wildlife officials temporarily listed it on a rarely used emergency basis last spring. “This ruling makes final the...

Republican John Duarte wins election to U.S. House in California's 13th Congressional District

Dec. 02, 2022 22:13 PM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican John Duarte wins election to U.S. House in California's 13th Congressional District.

Chargers will miss 3 starters on offense versus Raiders

Dec. 02, 2022 19:25 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers will be without three starters on offense for Sunday's AFC West matchup against the Las Vegas Raiders. Center Corey Linsley, right tackle Trey Pipkins and wide receiver Mike Williams were ruled out on Friday after not practicing...