• Protesters take control of Mexican border crossing with US

    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. border Sunday to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes, waving through motorists into Mexico after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts.

  • Hudson Swafford wins CareerBuilder for 1st PGA Tour title

    LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Hudson Swafford won the fittingly named CareerBuilder Challenge on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, following three straight birdies with a closing par for a one-stroke victory.

  • No more nerds, sex bombs: Female animators draw away clichés

    SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The California Institute of the Arts was created partly by Walt Disney’s desire to bring more top-flight animators into the profession. And it has during its 47 years, though for a long time almost all were men.

  • California Chrome wins Horse of the Year at Eclipse Awards

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — California Chrome has one race left in his career, and is in such good condition right now that trainer Art Sherman is clamoring for more time with him. It’s easy to see why.

  • Ortiz chokes out Sonnen in 1st round to wrap up MMA career

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Tito Ortiz strode away from the cage and up a ramp toward a giant glowing board reading “Thank You.” He turned to the roaring crowd, raising his hands in appreciation.

  • Rabb has 18 points and California beats Oregon State 69-58

    CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — California sophomore Ivan Rabb rebounded from a disappointing game against Oregon with 18 points against Oregon State.

  • Schlemko’s OT goal leads Sharks past Avalanche 3-2

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With San Jose in a grueling stretch of eight games in 13 days before the All-Star break, coach Peter DeBoer knows he needs to get help from some unusual places if the Sharks want to avoid a letdown.

  • Balanced Cal State Bakersfield beats Utah Valley 68-65

    BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Dedrick Basile had 13 points, including three 3-pointers, and five assists, Matt Smith scored 12, on 5-of-7 shooting, with nine rebounds and Cal State Bakersfield beat Utah Valley 68-65 on Saturday night.

  • UC Irvine rolls to 105-73 win over CS Northridge

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jaron Martin scored 18 of his 26 points in the second half, Max Hazzard pumped in a career-high 22 more and UC Irvine never trailed in a 105-73 romp over Cal State Northridge on Saturday night.

  • San Jose State’s Irving scores TD at NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

    CARSON, Calif. (AP) — San Jose State linebacker Isaiah Irving returned a fumble for a touchdown and the Nationals college all-star team beat the Americans 27-7 on Saturday in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.