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Rockies rook fouls 1st MLB pitch near family, mom gets ball

May. 18, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies catcher Brian Serven fouled off the first pitch in his very first major league at-bat Wednesday, right in the direction of his family sitting behind home plate at Coors Field. And his mother ended up with the ball. “It's pretty...

Cron helps Rockies end 12-game skid vs Giants with 5-3 win

May. 18, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in a three-run eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies stopped their 12-game losing streak against San Francisco by rallying past the Giants 5-3 on Wednesday. Logan Webb retired 16 straight batters in pursuit of becoming the...

Judge: Trump administration illegally withdrew bird listing

May. 18, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled the Trump administration acted illegally in 2020 when it withdrew an earlier proposal to list as threatened a hen-sized bird found only in the high desert along the California-Nevada line. It’s the latest development in the on-again,...

Occidental's Shwayder, SFSU's Jackson receive CalHOPE award

May. 18, 2022 15:10 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Shwayder and Breyon Jackson's battles to overcome adversity throughout their college careers and the examples they set for others are being recognized. Shwayder, a lacrosse player at Occidental College in Los Angeles, and Jackson, a basketball player at San...

Environmentalists oppose more life for California nuke plant

May. 17, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of environmental and anti-nuclear organizations expressed opposition Tuesday to any attempt to extend the life of California’s last operating nuclear power plant, challenging suggestions that its electricity is needed to meet potential future shortages in the nation's...

Argo touts driverless operations in Miami and Austin, Texas

May. 17, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An autonomous vehicle technology company that partners with Ford and Volkswagen says it has started driverless operations in two of eight cities where it is developing its technology. Pittsburgh-based Argo AI has pulled drivers from its autonomous cars in Miami and...

Casali hits 2 HRs, Yaz adds go-ahead HR, Giants beat Rox 7-6

May. 17, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Curt Casali hit two home runs, Mike Yastrzemski delivered a go-ahead homer in the top of the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants pulled out a 7-6 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Ryan McMahon homered for the Rockies, who lost for the 11th straight...

Giants' La Stella off IL, set for season debut at Colorado

May. 16, 2022 21:17 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — San Francisco Giants infielder Tommy La Stella was reinstated Monday from the 10-day injured list and was slated to make his season debut at Colorado. In other moves, the Giants transferred right-hander Anthony DeSclafani (right ankle inflammation) to the 60-day...

Homelessness up in Bay Area, down slightly in San Francisco

May. 16, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Homelessness increased nearly 9% in the San Francisco Bay Area over the last three years, despite hundreds of millions of dollars spent to keep people off the streets during the coronavirus pandemic, preliminary numbers released Monday show. San Francisco appeared to be the...

AP source: Packers CB Alexander agrees to contract extension

May. 16, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

Green Bay Packers cornerback Jaire Alexander has agreed to terms on a four-year, $84 million contract extension with a $30 million signing bonus, a person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the extension hasn’t...