British sailor to mark 50th anniversary of circumnavigation

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In the spring of 1969, three months before the moon landing, Sir Robin Knox-Johnston of Britain achieved the nautical equivalent of climbing Mount Everest when he became the first man...

Votto hits 1st career leadoff homer in Reds' 4-1 win

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joey Votto hit his first career leadoff homer and Tucker Barnhart and Jesse Winker also connected for the Cincinnati Reds, who beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 Thursday night to snap a f...

Arenado homers on 28th birthday, Rockies beat Padres 8-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies found their stride at sea level. Arenado homered for the third straight game — a two-run shot on his 28th birthday — and Jon G...

Desmond, Arenado homer to help Rockies beat Padres 5-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Desmond homered, doubled and drove in three, and Nolan Arenado also homered to back Antonio Senzatela in his season debut and lead the Colorado Rockies to a 5-2 victory against th...

Greinke homers twice, fans 10 in Arizona's 8-5 win vs Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Zack Greinke hit a career-best two homers and struck out 10 in six innings to rebound from a rocky opening day, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 8-5 Tuesday nigh...

30-year-old Kelly wins MLB debut as D-backs rout Padres 10-3

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Merrill Kelly won his big league debut at age 30 by throwing six strong innings and benefiting from an offensive outburst started by Adam Jones' leadoff homer to lead the Arizona Diam...

Machado, Paddack lead Padres to 3-1 win vs Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado brought in the go-ahead run with a bases-loaded grounder in the seventh inning, Chris Paddack struck out seven in five impressive innings in his major league debut and t...

Moronta fans 5 in 2 innings to help Giants beat Padres 3-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reyes Moronta struck out five in two innings of lights-out relief work, including Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr., and the San Francisco Giants beat the San Diego Padres 3-2 Satu...

Machado gets first 2 hits with Padres in 4-1 win over Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado got his first two hits with San Diego and Ian Kinsler homered as the Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Friday night. San Diego is 2-0 for the...

Machado hitless, Tatis 2 hits in debut as Padres beat Giants

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado wasn't bothered a bit that he went hitless in his first game with the San Diego Padres. The $300 million slugger got a standing ovation as he walked to...

Shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. makes Padres opening day roster

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr., the No. 2 overall prospect in baseball, has made the San Diego Padres' opening day roster, his father told The Associated Press on Tuesday night. ...

Machado brings Manny Mania to rebuilding Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — When word of Manny Machado's $300 million, 10-year contract with the San Diego Padres broke early in spring training, team officials wouldn't immediately confirm the deal because the ...

Mule a speedy workhorse for American Magic sailing crew

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Out on Pensacola Bay, the combination of a fantastical-looking test boat called the Mule and technology from aviation giant Airbus is giving the New York Yacht Club's American Magic a...

Pro football returns to San Diego, along with tailgating

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two years after the Chargers left their home of 56 seasons, pro football returned to San Diego on a cold, rainy winter Sunday, with a different dynamic mixed in with a beloved local t...

Landon Donovan ready for debut with San Diego Sockers

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Landon Donovan doesn't look at it as coming out of retirement, since he never really considered himself retired. Donovan, the former U.S. national team and MLS star,...