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Federal judge denies LIV golfers bid for PGA Tour postseason

Aug. 09, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge in California ruled Tuesday that three golfers who joined Saudi-backed LIV Golf will not be able to compete in the PGA Tour's postseason. U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman made her decision in San Jose after attorneys for the sides each...

Russian tennis players collect 3 titles at US Open tuneups

Aug. 08, 2022 03:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was quite a week for Russia’s professional tennis players — four tournaments, three titles. One of them, Liudmila Samsonova, thinks it might not be merely a coincidence that this recent run of success for her, Daria Kasatkina and Daniil Medvedev comes...

Seventh-seeded Daria Kasatkina of Russia wins in San Jose

Aug. 07, 2022 23:44 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Daria Kasatkina fell to the ground in triumph and laid on her back for several moments after attacking a short ball off her serve and putting it away with a forehand winner on match point. A dramatic comeback victory sealed Sunday at the Mubadala Silicon...

Unseeded Rogers, Kasatkina advance to San Jose final

Aug. 06, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Unseeded American Shelby Rogers defeated No. 9 seed Veronika Kudermetova of Russia 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Rogers will play No. 7 seed Daria Kasatkina of Russia in Sunday's final of the hard-court U.S....

Badosa beats Coco Gauff to reach 4th semifinal of year

Aug. 06, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Second-seeded Paula Badosa beat Coco Gauff 7-6(4), 6-2 on Friday at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic to reach her fourth semifinal of the year. Badosa won nine straight points while Gauff struggled with her serve, and led 2-0 in the second set before...

Quakes sign defender Akapo after stint with Cadiz in Spain

Aug. 05, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Earthquakes have signed defender Carlos Akapo, who has played with Cadiz in Spain's LaLiga since 2019. The deal runs through the 2023 season with a club option for 2024. Akapo, a free agent, will occupy an international roster spot. ...

Man charged in 7 pellet gun attacks in Northern California

Aug. 05, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A man in Northern California has been charged with using a pellet gun to shoot people at random, including a 15-year-old girl who suffered a collapsed lung and a fractured rib, authorities said. Nicholas Montoya, a resident of Campbell, was charged...

Coco Gauff beats former No. 1 Naomi Osaka in straight sets

Aug. 05, 2022 07:41 AM EDT

SAN JOSE (AP) — Coco Gauff held off four-time major champion Naomi Osaka 6-4, 6-4 on Thursday night to advance to the quarterfinals at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Gauff, the No. 6 seed, held all of her serves in the opening set and finished the 45-minute session with three...

Osaka wins at San Jose in 1st match since May

Aug. 02, 2022 23:53 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Four-time major champion Naomi Osaka won the first match she’s played since May, beating Zheng Qinwen 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Tuesday night at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. Osaka hit 11 aces and saved 7 of 8 break points in the hard-court tournament that...

California court overturns 3 deputies' murder conviction

Aug. 02, 2022 16:42 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — An appellate court has reversed the murder convictions of the three Northern California deputies convicted in the 2015 jail beating death of a mentally ill inmate after a judge ruled that the primary legal theory prosecutors cited was invalidated by recent changes in state...