• California team wins title in 13-15 Babe Ruth World Series

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — The 2016 Babe Ruth World Series for players 13-15 years old wrapped up in Williston over the weekend, with a team from California taking home the crown.

  • Isaac Sanchez, 28, a driver for ride-hailing company Uber, prepares to speak at a press conference Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, N.M., about Uber's extending the option to request Spanish-speaking drivers. The San Francisco-based Uber announced Monday the launch of uberESPANOL in New Mexico, the nation's most Hispanic state. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)

    Uber expands Spanish-speaking service to New Mexico

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Uber on Monday extended its option for customers to request a Spanish-speaking driver to New Mexico — the nation’s most Hispanic state by percentage of population.

  • San Francisco Giants' Jeff Samardzija (29) waits for New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes to run the bases, left, after hitting a two run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Samardzija’s gem not enough as Giants fall out of 1st place

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeff Samardzija lost his bid for a no-hitter, then Yoenis Cespedes punished a mistimed curveball. That was enough to drop the San Francisco Giants out of first place.

  • New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    Syndergaard outduels Samardzija in Mets’ 2-0 win over Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With 38 games left and three teams standing between the Mets and the second NL wild card, manager Terry Collins is convinced his ballclub can still make a serious push for the playoffs.

  • New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro can't reach a ball hit for a single by Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 2-0. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Pujols 3 hits, Simmons’ 2 RBIs lead Angels over Yankees 2-0

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After going winless for two months, Jhoulys Chacin decided to think like a reliever.

  • California crime measure triggers 52,000 fewer arrests

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A 2014 California voter-approved initiative that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes has led to the lowest arrest rate in state history as police frequently ignore those illegal activities, experts say.

  • Los Angeles Dodgers' Chase Utley (26) is congratulated by third base coach Chris Woodward (45) as he rounds the bases with a solo home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Anthony DeSclafani during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

    Utley homers to back Urias in Dodgers’ 4-0 win over Reds

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Chase Utley homered on the fourth pitch of the game, 20-year-old Julio Urias won his third straight decision and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 to stop a three-game losing streak.

  • New York Yankees Brian McCann heads for a safe-at-home call, scoring on an Aaron Judge base hit, as Los Angeles Angels catcher Jett Bandy waits for the throw in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

    Pujols ties McGwire on HR list, Angels lose to Yanks 5-1

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols already had a text message waiting for him postgame from Mark McGwire after tying his former St. Louis Cardinals teammate for 10th on the career homer list.

  • Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff fumbles the ball during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. Chiefs nose tackle Dontari Poe recovered the ball. (AP Photo/Ryan Kang)

    Rams slip past Chiefs 21-20, 1st Ld-Writethru

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The best way to ease No. 1 overall draft pick Jared Goff into the NFL will be a powerful rushing offense, coach Jeff Fisher has said time and again, and it proved to be true Saturday night.

  • San Diego Padres starting pitcher Clayton Richard looks at the ball after making a throwing error to second base during the sixth inning in the team's 2-1 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Don Boomer)

    Pads’ Richard throws away an outing in 2-1 loss to Arizona

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Padres left-hander Clayton Richard was sensational throwing the ball to the plate against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.