Sailing star Ainslie adds SailGP to his America’s Cup chase

Sailing star Sir Ben Ainslie and his main America's Cup sponsor are taking over the British team for the second season of the SailGP global league. It's an interesting crossover for ...

James, Lakers start fast in racing past Hawks 122-101

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 12 of his 33 points during a breathtaking opening nine minutes for the Los Angeles Lakers, who raced to a 25-point lead and handed the Atlanta Hawks their second...

AP source: Rebuilding Padres hire rookie manager Tingler

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A person familiar with the decision says the rebuilding San Diego Padres have hired Jayce Tingler from the Texas Rangers as their new manager. The person spoke with ...

Spray of champagne welcomes Britannia to America's Cup fold

Sir Ben Ainslie's INEOS Team UK christened its new America's Cup boat, Britannia, with a spray of champagne Friday in Portsmouth. Julia Ratcliffe, the daughter of team owner Sir Jim ...

Kershaw wins 16th, Dodgers beat Padres 1-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw shut down San Diego for six innings and Chris Taylor scored from first base on Max Muncy's single in the sixth to lead the seven-time NL West champion Los Angeles Dodg...

Pederson, Rios hit big homers in Dodgers' 6-4 win vs Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joc Pederson homered twice, including his franchise-record ninth leadoff shot, and pinch-hitter Edwin Rios had an impressive tiebreaking shot in the seventh inning to help the seven-t...

Muncy hits slam for Dodgers, who get NL home-field edge

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Max Muncy hit his first career grand slam and the Los Angeles Dodgers clinched home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs even before they beat the staggering San Diego Padres 6-...

Rookie Mejias-Brean's 2-run homer gives Barajas 1st win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Seth Mejias-Brean hit a two-run homer with no outs in the 10th inning and the San Diego Padres beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 Sunday to give interim manager Rod Barajas his ...

Slingsby steers Aussies to $1 million SailGP victory

Team Australia skipper Tom Slingsby overcame an error at the start and passed Team Japan's Nathan Outteridge approaching the penultimate mark to win the $1 million SailGP championship race Sunday in M...

Almonte, Diamondbacks beat Padres 4-2 in Barajas' debut

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rod Barajas lost his debut as San Diego's interim manager, falling 4-2 to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night as former Padres player Abraham Almonte had three hits and scored ...

Kelly throws 7 strong innings, Arizona routs Padres 9-0

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Merrill Kelly pitched seven dominant innings and Josh Rojas hit a three-run double in the seven-run eighth for the Arizona Diamondbacks, who beat the lackluster San Diego Padre...

Page out as US Olympic sailing boss 10 months before Tokyo

SAN DIEGO (AP) — US Sailing says Malcolm Page is out as chief of Olympic sailing less than a year before the Tokyo Games. The governing body said in a statement that it and Page "hav...

$1 million payday awaits inaugural SailGP champion

SAN DIEGO (AP) — SailGP's inaugural season will end with one crew sailing off with $1 million. Tom Slingsby's Team Australia and Nathan Outteridge's Team Japan have all but clinched ...

Surfers to catch manmade waves on road to Olympic debut

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kelly Slater claims he has no "home wave" advantage at the Surf Ranch he co-founded in California's Central Valley, where many of the world's top surfers will compete Thursday through...

Darvish fans 14, Cubs beat Padres 4-1 to keep wild-card pace

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish struck out a season-high 14 and allowed only two hits in six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 Thursday to remain tied with Milwaukee for the NL's ...