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Byrd's TD run caps wild 4th, lifts SDSU over Toledo 17-14

Sep. 24, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jordan Byrd ran for 115 yards and two touchdowns — including a go-ahead 1-yard TD in the closing seconds — to help San Diego State beat Toledo 17-14 Saturday. Braxton Burmeister completed 3 of 4 passes for 25 yards and ran three times for 46 yards before Byrd...

Giron, Nakashima advance to semifinals of San Diego Open

Sep. 24, 2022 02:43 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Former UCLA standout Marcos Giron and local favorite Brandon Nakashima won their quarterfinal matches Friday to advance in the San Diego Open ATP 250. Nakashima, 21, continued to take advantage of home-court advantage at Barnes Stadium, where he defeated...

'Fat Leonard' may be Venezuela bargaining chip, experts say

Sep. 23, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A fugitive defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who claims to have incriminating sex photos of U.S. Navy brass could become the latest bargaining chip in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to win official recognition from the Biden administration, according...

Chargers' Herbert hopes to give it a go vs. Jags, Lawrence

Sep. 23, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's plenty to like about a matchup between quarterbacks Trevor Lawrence and Justin Herbert. Not only are they at the top of the list for the league's best hair, but both are the leaders of their respective franchises. The biggest question,...

Greg Lee, UCLA guard under coach John Wooden, dies at 70

Sep. 23, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Greg Lee, who helped UCLA to consecutive national championships in 1972 and ’73 as a starting guard under coach John Wooden, has died. He was 70. Lee died at a San Diego hospital on Wednesday from an infection related to an immune disorder, the university said...

Top-seeded Evans beats Daniel in 1st match in San Diego Open

Sep. 23, 2022 02:18 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Top-seeded Daniel Evans of Great Britain beat 95th-ranked Taro Daniel of Japan 6-4, 6-4 in his opening match Thursday night at the San Diego Open ATP 250. The 32-year-old Evans reached his fourth tour-level quarterfinal of the year. The world No. 25, who was coming...

Suárez, Eflin, Alvarado help Phillies shut out Braves

Sep. 22, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ranger Suárez pitched six sparkling innings, and the Philadelphia Phillies continued their push toward the club's first playoff berth in a decade with a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night. Matt Vierling knocked in the only run in the game...

Officials: Navy bribery case fugitive tried to get to Russia

Sep. 22, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Since escaping two weeks ago, officials say the fugitive Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” — who orchestrated one of the U.S. Navy’s largest bribery scandals — zipped between countries to find a place where he could become virtually untouchable for...

Donovan's grand slam carries Cardinals over Padres 5-4

Sep. 22, 2022 20:32 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lars Nootbaar provided St. Louis' first run in four games with a solo homer, and then rookie Brendan Donovan gave the NL Central leaders an even bigger lift. Donovan hit his first career grand slam slam in the seventh inning to lead Albert Pujols and the Cardinals...

Canadian prisoner sentenced for 1992 California bank holdup

Sep. 22, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — A man in a Canadian prison has pleaded guilty to robbing a Southern California bank more than three decades ago. Iridian Mishael Grenada, 56, was behind bars when he entered a plea to armed bank robbery in a San Diego federal court by video on Wednesday, the...