Recreational sports

In this Monday, June 5, 2017 image made from cellphone video provided by Rani Ghanem, bottles tumble as an animal control officer attempts to net a female peacock that wound up inside the Royal Oaks Liquor Store in Arcadia, Calif. Store manager and college senior Rani Ghanem says he tried to guide the sharp-clawed bird outside but that she spooked, at one point flying directly toward him and then up onto a top shelf of the store. (Rani Ghanem via AP)
June 06, 2017 - 7:37 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — A female peacock has ruffled more than just feathers at a Los Angeles-area liquor store. Without a peep, the peahen strutted into the open door of the Royal Oaks Liquor Store in Arcadia on Monday. Store manager and college senior Rani Ghanem said he didn't even know it was...
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FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015 file photo shows El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, Calif. An elite rock climber has become the first to climb alone to the top of the massive granite wall in Yosemite National Park without ropes or safety gear. National Geographic documented Alex Honnold's historic ascent of El Capitan on Saturday, June 3, 2017, saying the 31-year-old completed the "free solo" climb Saturday in nearly four hours. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 04, 2017 - 11:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Honnold had dreamed about climbing the mighty El Capitan in Yosemite National Park without any safety gear for eight years. But every time he looked up the massive granite wall, he found it too daunting. That was the case until this weekend, when the elite rock climber...
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In this August 5, 1982 photo, Jack O'Neill suits up in the small craft harbor before windsurfing off Santa Cruz, Calif. A California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit has died. O'Neill's family says he died Friday, June 2, 2017, at home of natural causes. He was 94. (Dan Coyro/The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 10:34 pm
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Jack O'Neill, a Northern California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit, has died. O'Neill's died of natural causes Friday at his Santa Cruz, California home, his family said in a statement. He was 94. The eye-patch wearing ocean lover died peacefully, surrounded...
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In this August 5, 1982 photo, Jack O'Neill suits up in the small craft harbor before windsurfing off Santa Cruz, Calif. A California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit has died. O'Neill's family says he died Friday, June 2, 2017, at home of natural causes. He was 94. (Dan Coyro/The Santa Cruz Sentinel via AP)
June 02, 2017 - 7:32 pm
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Jack O'Neill, a Northern California surfing world icon who pioneered the wetsuit, has died. O'Neill's family says he died of natural causes Friday at his Santa Cruz, California home. He was 94. The eye-patch wearing ocean lover died peacefully, surrounded by family in his...
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May 27, 2017 - 5:26 pm
The America's Cup qualifiers got off to a smashing start Saturday on Bermuda's Great Sound. It was a good day for two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA and a bad one for Sir Ben Ainslie of Britain. Moments after Oracle Team USA came from behind to beat Emirates Team New Zealand in a thrilling...
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May 27, 2017 - 3:47 pm
Two-time defending champion Oracle Team USA rallied past Emirates Team New Zealand on Saturday for its second victory on the opening day of the America's Cup qualifiers on Bermuda's Great Sound. It was a rematch of the 2013 America's Cup, when Oracle won eight straight races to cap one of the...
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May 23, 2017 - 1:11 pm
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Recreational anglers along the Gulf Coast are planning floating protests against strict federal limits on red snapper fishing. Demonstrations are being organized in fishing ports in Alabama, Florida and Mississippi for June 4. That's the day after the federal three-day...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he concludes his remarks during a dinner aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New York, Thursday, May 4, 2017. The dinner was to help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Coral Sea, a World War II naval battle fought by US and Australian force against the Japanese. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 05, 2017 - 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump(all times local): 98:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is sending warm wishes to everyone celebrating Cinco de Mayo. The holiday commemorates the 1862 Battle of Puebla that pitted Mexican Indian soldiers against French forces. Trump says that 19th...
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French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron shakes hands to supporters as he campaigns in Rodez, southern France, Friday, May 5, 2017. The 39-year-old independent candidate faces far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 05, 2017 - 5:28 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential runoff on Sunday (all times local): 12 a.m. The campaign of French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says it has been the victim of a "massive and coordinated" hacking attack. His campaign said in a statement late Friday night that some...
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French independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron shakes hands to supporters as he campaigns in Rodez, southern France, Friday, May 5, 2017. The 39-year-old independent candidate faces far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
May 05, 2017 - 2:49 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential runoff on Sunday (all times local): 9:45 p.m. France's presidential voting watchdog has called on the Interior Ministry to look into claims by the campaign of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen that ballot papers are being tampered with...
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