• 12-year-old Sacramento student ready to start university

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses says he plans on studying biomedical engineering and becoming a doctor and medical researcher by the time he turns 18.

  • In this Saturday, May 21, 2016 photo, 7-year-old William Rimmer talks with Costa Mesa, Calif., Fire Department Capt. Chris Coates after the boy and his father escaped a fire that threatened their Cost Mesa home Saturday evening. Authorities say the boy didn't hesitate when he smelled smoke at his home, waking up his sleeping father so the pair could escape a spreading fire. The fire was confined to the home's garage.(AP Photo/Richard Koehler)

    7-year-old boy wakes up dad, pair escapes house fire

    COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Orange County say a 7-year-old boy didn’t hesitate when he smelled smoke at his home, waking up his sleeping father so the pair could escape a spreading fire.

  • Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sonny Gray throws to the New York Yankees during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, May 20, 2016, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

    Gray put on DL by A’s because of strained muscle

    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics ace Sonny Gray has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of a strained trapezius muscle near his right shoulder blade.

  • In this July 24, 1997, file photo, lead guitarist Marty Friedman, left, and lead singer/guitarist Dave Mustaine, center, field questions while bassist David Ellefson, right, high-fives drummer Nick Menza, back left, during a live chat on the internet held at The Joint inside the Hard Rock hotel-casino in Las Vegas. A family spokesman said Menza, former drummer for influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage Saturday, May 21, 2016, during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California. (Ethan Miller/Las Vegas Sun via AP) LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Ex-Megadeth drummer Nick Menza collapses on stage, dies

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nick Menza, former drummer for the influential metal band Megadeth, died after collapsing on stage during a performance of his progressive jazz trio in Southern California, a family spokesman said Sunday.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Enrique Hernandez, right, congratulates Trayce Thompson, who hit a two-run home run against the San Diego Padres during the seventh inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Saturday, May 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

    Dodgers lose 3-2 in 11th after Tsao issues walk-off walk

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — It was tough enough for the Los Angeles Dodgers to watch Melvin Upton Jr.’s two-run, walk-off home run Friday night.

  • Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Shoemaker strikes out 12, Angels lose 3-1 to Orioles

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Shoemaker finally delivered the dominant start the Los Angeles Angels have been waiting for. The bullpen just couldn’t hold it.

  • San Diego Padres players celebrate after Yangervis Solarte, center, drew a game winning walk with the bases loaded to score Will Myers to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in the 11th inning of a baseball game in San Diego, Saturday, May 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

    Solarte draws bases-loaded BB in 11th, Padres walk off again

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres will take a game-ending walk as readily as they will a winning homer.

  • Baltimore Orioles' Matt Wieters follows through on a three-run home run as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jett Bandy watches during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. The Orioles won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Wieters homers in ninth to lift Orioles past Angels, 3-1

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Wieters hit a three-run homer with two outs in the top of the ninth inning to lift the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.

  • St. Louis Blues center Kyle Brodziak, left, scores past San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones during the second period of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

    Blues beat Sharks 6-3 to even series at 2 games apiece

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Changing goaltenders gave the St. Louis Blues a spark. Changing their style of play helped them even up the Western Conference final at two games apiece.

  • San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Cain is greeted in the dugout after the sixth inning during a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/George Nikitin)

    Cain, Posey lead Giants over Cubs 5-3

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In the age of sabermetrics, pitcher wins aren’t supposed to matter.