• Foster’s accuser recants domestic violence accusations

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The attorney for the ex-girlfriend of Reuben Foster said Wednesday that her client initially lied to authorities when she accused the San Francisco 49ers linebacker of hitting her leading to domestic violence charges.

  • Verlander, Astros beat Angels 5-2; Pujols HR for 2,994th hit

    HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander, Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros did enough to deny the Los Angeles Angels a three-game sweep.

  • Toronto van attack throws spotlight on anti-woman vitriol

    TORONTO (AP) — The deadly van rampage in Toronto is training attention on an online world of sexual loneliness, rage and misogyny after the suspect invoked an uprising by “involuntary celibates” and gave a shoutout to a California killer who seethed at women for rejecting him.

  • Changing Font: Athletics acquire shaky RHP Font from Dodgers

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have acquired struggling right-hander Wilmer Font from the Los Angeles Dodgers for a minor league pitcher.

  • Baseball document, thought worth millions, spurs court fight

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — One of the most valuable pieces of baseball memorabilia — a copy of the 1876 National League constitution that established business practices that remain the norm today — is at the center of a legal dispute between the family of a late baseball executive and an auction house they say is holding it hostage.

  • Marlins edge Dodgers 3-2 on Maybin’s RBI in 9th, stop skid

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cameron Maybin doubled home the go-ahead run in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday night, snapping their season-high five-game skid.

  • Williamson homers again, Giants top Nationals 4-3

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mac Williamson had to dust himself off after crashing into a low padded wall near the stands in left field while chasing a foul ball.

  • Rams exercise 5th-year contract options for Gurley, Peters

    THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have picked up their fifth-year contract options for 2019 on running back Todd Gurley and cornerback Marcus Peters.

  • From ‘Jumanji’ to Tarantino, Sony teases varied slate

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment Chairman Tom Rothman assured theater owners Monday that his studio is dedicated to appealing to a range of audiences — from global franchises such as “Spider-Man” and “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” series to family films, action pics, comedies and even Quentin Tarantino’s Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”

  • LEADING OFF: Ohtani faces champs; Cubs-Indians rematch

    A look at what’s happening around the majors today: