Arizona in action against San Diego following Kelly’s solid showing
Arizona Diamondbacks (79-75, second in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (69-85, fourth in the NL West)
Rockies take 3-game skid into matchup with Dodgers
Colorado Rockies (66-88, fifth in the NL West) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (99-55, first in the NL West)
Braves host the Giants following Foltynewicz’s solid showing
San Francisco Giants (74-80, third in the NL West) vs. Atlanta Braves (95-60, first in the NL East)
Atlanta; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Giants: Johnny Cueto (1-0, .00...
Oakland hosts Texas, aims to build on Fiers’ strong showing
Texas Rangers (74-80, third in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (93-61, second in the AL West)
Houston brings 6-game win streak into matchup with Los Angeles
Los Angeles Angels (69-85, fourth in the AL West) vs. Houston Astros (101-53, first in the AL West)
Houston; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Angels: Patrick Sandoval (0-3,...
Pollock homers in Dodgers’ 12-5 rout of Rockies for 99th win
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the Dodgers were rallying during a fourth inning that took 41 minutes, Clayton Kershaw was inside tossing some pitches against the wall trying to stay loose.
Kelly throws 7 strong innings, Arizona routs Padres 9-0
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Merrill Kelly is putting a strong finish on his rookie season with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The 30-year-old right-hander pitched seven dominant innings and Josh Rojas hit a...
USC QB Slovis knocked out of Utah game on second play
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California quarterback Kedon Slovis was knocked out of the Trojans' 30-23 victory against No. 10 Utah on Friday night after taking a legal but hard hit from Utes...
Backup QB Matt Fink leads USC past No. 10 Utah, 30-23
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Fink decided to stay at Southern California even after finishing third in the Trojans' four-man quarterback competition in training camp last month.
Fiers, A’s rout Rangers 8-0, maintain 2-game wild card lead
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers wants to show he can confidently take the ball in a wild-card game and pitch the Oakland Athletics into the AL Division Series.
Correa HRs twice, Astros magic number at 1 for AL West
HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa returned to the dugout after hitting his second homer Friday night, beat his chest and twice repeated the words: "I'm back."
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Mega Millions’ game
ATLANTA (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:
Judge mulls bid to curb power to split families at border
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge said Friday that he was struggling with a request to more narrowly define what behavior justifies separating children from their parents at the border after...
D-backs’ All-Star Marte out for season with back injury
SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star hitter Ketel Marte has a stress reaction in his back and won't play for the Arizona Diamondbacks again this season.
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts ejected vs Rockies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts has been ejected from the Dodgers' game against the Colorado Rockies.
He was tossed for arguing balls and strikes in the fourth inning...
Hurricane Lorena skirts east coast of Mexico’s Baja
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Hurricane Lorena skirted along the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula late Friday, prompting new warnings and watches for coastal areas but apparently...
Braves clinch 2nd straight NL East title, eliminate Giants
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman didn't care that his eyes kept tearing up from all the beer and champagne soakings.
It seemed like every teammate stopped by to blast him, and he loved every...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily Derby’ game
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were:
1st:9 Winning Spirit-2nd:4 Big Ben-3rd:11 Money Bags, Race Time:...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Fantasy 5’ game
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4’ game
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were:
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 3 Evening’ game
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were:
Woman sought for stealing from California wildfire survivor
OROVILLE, Calif. (AP) — An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman authorities say embezzled more than $63,000 from a senior citizen who lost a home in a devastating Northern California...
2 vaping companies settle LA suit, won’t sell to minors
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two vaping companies have agreed not to promote their products to minors under a settlement with Los Angeles prosecutors.
IndyCar touts positive gains as season heads to climax
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — When a 19-year-old rookie paces the field at an unfamiliar and technically demanding race track, it catches the attention of veterans who wonder if the kid is fearless or...
Facebook suspends thousands of apps but user impact unclear
Facebook said Friday that it has suspended "tens of thousands" of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal.
Marines from California base charged with human smuggling
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — Nine Marines at California's Camp Pendleton base have been charged with human smuggling.
They include two riflemen who were stopped by U.S. Border Patrol agents...
Is Antonio Brown’s NFL career over? Likely for 2019 at least
So many factors went into Antonio Brown's release by the Patriots on Friday. It would be stunning if he draws interest from any other teams as the league's investigation continues.
Julie Andrews to receive American Film Institute honor
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The American Film Institute is honoring Julie Andrews with its Life Achievement Award.
The organization said Friday that Andrews will receive the award at the Gala Tribute...
Browns could be without starting secondary against Rams
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns could be without six defensive starters, including their entire secondary, when they host the defending NFC champion Los Angeles Rams.
LAFC forward Adama Diomande enters MLS health program
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC forward Adama Diomande has entered Major League Soccer's substance abuse and behavioral health program.
Rams starting TE Tyler Higbee out Sunday with bruised chest
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles tight end Tyler Higbee will miss the Rams' game at Cleveland with a bruised chest.
Civil rights group: Airline forced girl, 12, to remove hijab
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Muslim civil rights advocacy group is demanding changes at Air Canada after a 12-year-old U.S. Squash Team player says she was forced to remove her hijab while boarding at...
New president takes reins at scandal-plagued USC
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran academic leader Carol L. Folt was formally installed Friday as the 12th president of the University of Southern California, taking the reins of the institution snared in...
Court denies release for Manson follower Leslie Van Houten
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court on Friday denied the latest parole bid by Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten.
Two of the three appellate judges upheld former Gov....
Prosecution fines rescinded in Mexican church leader case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge rescinded sanctions Friday against two prosecutors whom she said had failed give defense lawyers evidence in a case against a Mexican megachurch leader...
23 states sue Trump to keep California’s auto emission rules
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking its authority to set greenhouse gas emission and fuel economy standards for cars and trucks,...
‘Climate strike’ crosses continents: A look at the protests
NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of mostly young people marched, rallied and demonstrated around the world Friday, demanding action to combat climate change. A look at some of the "Global...
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 3 Midday’ game
SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were:
Trump brings back 9th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former adviser to then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions was nominated for a second time Friday to a position on the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, an effort that has...
Prosecutors say key witness lied in motorcycle gang trial
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Prosecutors have asked a judge in Las Vegas to throw out the testimony of a key witness in a federal racketeering trial after they say he lied on the witness stand.
No. 19 Washington State seeks 3rd straight win over UCLA
Washington State coach Mike Leach appreciates that quarterback Anthony Gordon doesn't get all moody when things go bad.
Of course, things have yet to go bad for Gordon or the...
‘House Hunters’ host Suzanne Whang dies at 57
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Suzanne Whang, whose smooth, calm voice provided the narration for HGTV's "House Hunters" for years, has died. She was 57.
Nurses, auto strikes may be signs of awakening US unions
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Registered nurses staged a one-day strike against Tenet Health hospitals in Florida, California and Arizona on Friday, demanding better working conditions and higher wages as...
Dive boat, Ghost Ship fires a lesson in proving negligence
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One was a ship in name only, an artist commune set up in an Oakland warehouse. The other was a bona fide boat afloat on the ocean off Santa Barbara.
Stanford looks to bounce back vs. No. 16 Oregon
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Stanford coach David Shaw believes he speaks for most of the rest of the Pac-12 coaches when he talks about his lack of excitement over the fact that Oregon quarterback...
Chris Sullivan of ‘This is Us’ takes risks on the red carpet
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Sullivan may or may not win at this weekend's Emmy Awards, but it's a sure bet that when he strikes a pose on the red carpet, his unconventional attire will make a...
Producer Brian Grazer traces his success in ‘Face to Face’
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Grazer says that if weren't for Eminem making eye contact with him during a tense meeting a few years ago, the rap film "8 Mile" probably wouldn't...