SAN DIEGO (AP) — Alabama linebacker Dallas Turner and actress/producer Issa Rae are part of a diverse group of investors joining founding Uber engineer Ryan McKillen and professional sailor Mike Buckley in buying the United States SailGP Team in tech titan Larry Ellison’s global sailing league. Turner said he is using some of his name, […]
The country’s canned seafood industry is moving well beyond tuna sandwiches, a pandemic-era trend that began with Americans in lockdown demanding more of their cupboard staples.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Peter Seidler loved to dream out loud about a World Series parade for his San Diego Padres and their long-suffering fans. He spent that way, too, fearlessly committing hundreds of millions of dollars toward trying to bring his adopted hometown its first major title. The owner and chairman of the club, […]
The Oakland Athletics are firmly headed for Las Vegas after Major League Baseball team owners unanimously approved the sport’s first relocation since 2005 on Nov. 16. It will be the A’s fourth city — from Philadelphia to Kansas City to Oakland to Las Vegas — the most in baseball’s history. Here’s a look at Major League Baseball […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Padres owner Peter Seidler, who spent hundreds of millions of dollars trying to bring a long-elusive World Series championship to San Diego, died on Tuesday, the team announced. He was 63. A cause of death wasn’t disclosed. Seidler, a third-generation member of the O’Malley family that used to own the Brooklyn/Los […]
Henry Winkler’s memoir begins on a Tuesday morning in October 1973, at his first audition for “Happy Days.” He was almost 28 — quite a bit old for a high schooler — and struggling with something he didn’t know had a name. “Being Henry: The Fonz… and Beyond,” released by Celadon Books, is a breezy, inspirational […]
The trend is fueled by the need to find hardy crops that don’t need much water and a booming appetite for premium alcoholic beverages since the COVID-19 pandemic.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of suicides among U.S. military members and their families dipped slightly in 2022, compared with the previous year, as the Defense Department tries to build prevention and treatment programs to address what has been a steadily growing problem over the past decade, The Associated Press has learned. While the total number […]
Dozens of US states, including California and New York, are suing Meta Platforms Inc. for harming young people and contributing to the youth mental health crisis by knowingly and deliberately designing features on Instagram and Facebook that addict children to its platforms. A lawsuit filed by 33 states in federal court in California, claims that Meta […]
Schedule: (All times local) Game 1, Friday, at Arlington, Texas, 5:03 p.m. (Fox); Game 2, Saturday, at Arlington, Texas, 5:03 p.m. (Fox); Game 3, Monday, Oct. 30, at Phoenix, 5:03 p.m. (Fox); Game 4, Tuesday, Oct. 31, at Phoenix, 5:03 p.m. (Fox); x-Game 5, Wednesday, Nov. 1, at Phoenix, 5:03 p.m. (Fox); x-Game 6, Friday, […]
Tell the truth: How many people picked Arizona and Texas to meet in the World Series? A Rangers-Diamondbacks matchup had 1,750 to 1 odds when wagering opened last fall. But in an era when 12 teams make the playoffs, sustained excellence over the six-month regular season has become a boarding pass, not the journey, leading to a long […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants are hoping a recent division rival can turn them back into a contender. Bob Melvin, a Bay Area native and former Giants player who also managed a decade in Oakland, was formally announced as San Francisco’s new manager Wednesday. That completed a whirlwind few days in which […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Goodbye, Jimmy Kimmel. Hello, Rob Gronkowski to the world of bowl games. The LA Bowl announced on Oct. 21 that Gronkowski has signed a multiyear agreement to partner with the college football postseason game. LA Bowl Hosted By Gronk will take place at SoFi Stadium on Dec. 16 and match teams […]
Former baseball MVP Steve Garvey joined the race Tuesday to succeed the late California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, giving Republicans a splash of star quality on the ballot in a heavily Democratic state where the GOP hasn’t won a Senate race in 35 years. Garvey, 74, launched his campaign with a video lush with baseball imagery that […]
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a centrist Democrat who was elected to the Senate in 1992 in the “Year of the Woman” and broke gender barriers throughout her long career in local and national politics, has died. She was 90.
Now that the Power Five is about to become the Power Four, the schools left out of the recent consolidation of wealth produced by conference realignment are looking at creative ways to stay relevant. An idea floating around the Mountain West Conference calls for the creation of a multi-tiered conference or alliance of leagues that […]