• San Diego Padres starting pitcher Christian Friedrich rubs up a new ball as Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell rounds the bases with a two-run home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Friedrich gets eighth straight loss as Pads fall to Cubs 5-3

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christian Friedrich was likely to lose his rotation spot soon regardless of results. He’s not exactly making a strong pitch, though.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Rob Segedin, right, hits a solo home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, as catcher Buster Posey watches during the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Dodgers rough up Bumgarner, beat Giants 9-5 for 2-game lead

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rob Segedin sprinted from the outfield to the dugout, got frenzied high-fives from teammates and flew down the stairs toward the clubhouse.

  • Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta works against the San Diego Padres during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

    Arrieta dominates for 8 innings, Cubs beat Padres 5-3

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta might be starting a late-season push for an NL Cy Young Award. He’s done it before.

  • Oakland Athletics' Bruce Maxwell watches his two-run double off Cleveland Indians' Mike Clevinger during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Davis hits 33rd home run in A’s 9-1 win over Indians

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis hit a three-run homer and scored three times, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 9-1 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.

  • Wife sentenced for killing 1984 Olympic bronze medalist

    VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — The wife of a 1984 Olympic medalist was sentenced to a potential life sentence on Tuesday for shooting him in what she claimed was self-defense following years of abuse.

  • This undated photo provided by William Herron, shows Rosalind Alexander-Kasparik, left, and her fiance, David Rector, who is seeking to have his voting rights restored five years after a judge ruled that a traumatic brain injury disqualified him from casting a ballot in San Diego. As the November election neared, it looked like Rector would once again be unable to vote. Then the 66-year-old former National Public Radio producer learned about a California law that took effect Jan. 1, that makes it easier for people with developmental disabilities to keep and regain the right to vote, if they can express a desire to vote. On Tuesday, Aug. 23, Rector will seek to have his voting rights restored and advocates representing him and others who have been disqualified will file a complaint with the U.S. Justice Department asking that the state be required to notify them of the new law in time for the Nov. 8 ballot. (William Herron via AP)

    Disabled California man seeks to have voting rights restored

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A former producer at NPR who lost his ability to walk and speak asked a judge Tuesday to restore his right to vote under a new California law that makes it easier for people with disabilities to keep that right and regain it if lost.

  • The California Golden Bears' head coach Sonny Dykes, right, and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors' head coach Nick Rolovic, left, accept gifts of surfboards from New South Wales state Minister for Trade and Tourism, Stuart Ayres, in Sydney, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, ahead of their opening college football game of the season in Sydney on Saturday. The game, with Cal designated as the home team, will be the first college football game played in Sydney and the first significant American football game played in Australia since 1999. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener

    SYDNEY (AP) — With the usual touristy things — Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas — out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii were set to continue their practice sessions in Australia on Wednesday ahead of the opening college football game of the season.

  • In this Aug. 17, 2016 file photo, television writer/producer Steven Bochco poses for a portrait at his office in Santa Monica, Calif.  In his memoir "Truth Is a Total Defense: My Fifty Years in Television" Bochco takes the reader through his prolific career, which he began at 22 as a story editor on a popular NBC drama, "The Name of the Game," and continues today with his latest creation, "Murder in the First," in its third season on TNT.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Bochco’s book: He rewrote TV’s rules and lived to tell it

    NEW YORK (AP) — For viewers who rejoice in TV’s artistic upsurge, one virtuoso perhaps more than anyone can be credited for elevating the medium from its bygone “boob tube” status.

  • In this Aug. 18, 2016 photo, Henry Winkler poses for a portrait at his home in Los Angeles. Winkler stars with George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and William Shatner in "Better Late Than Never," a four-episode reality series documenting their 35-day trip  through Japan, Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

    Henry Winkler bonds with icons in new show, dreams of Tony

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — During an hour-long chat at his Los Angeles home, Henry Winkler does impressions of George Foreman, Terry Bradshaw and William Shatner (his co-stars in the new NBC reality series “Better Late Than Never”), walks like a ninja who suddenly sports jazz hands, and improvises a scene as the intolerant acting coach he plays in a new HBO comedy.

  • FILE -- In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, Tennessee Titans outside linebacker Kevin Dodd does a conditioning drill with heavy ropes during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn. Dodd is looking forward to the opportunity to make his debut Saturday in a preseason game with the Oakland Raiders. The second-round pick from Clemson returned to practice last week after undergoing surgery on his right foot in May.(AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)

    Titans rookie linebacker Dodd eager to make preseason debut

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans will finally get to see rookie outside linebacker Kevin Dodd on Saturday night when the second-round pick from Clemson is scheduled to make his preseason debut.