SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The father of a man accused of fatally stabbing a 24-year-old Dodgers fan in San Francisco says his son told him it was self-defense. Marty Montgomery told the Lodi News-Sentinel yesterday that his son, Michael, was jumped during a fight and he stabbed Jonathan Denver in self-defense. San Francisco police say that 21-year-old Michael Montgomery was arrested on suspicion of homicide in the stabbing death of Denver on Wednesday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Angel Pagan hit a tiebreaking home run leading off the eighth inning to give San Francisco a win in what might have been Tim Lincecum's final outing with the club, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 last night. Elsewhere, the Padres outlasted the Diamondbacks 3-2 in 11 innings; and the Rangers topped the Angels 6-5.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Colin Kaepernick threw two touchdown passes, Frank Gore had his first 100-yard game of the season and the San Francisco 49ers' defense stepped up without some of their stars in a 35-11 rout over the St. Louis Rams last night. Anquan Boldin had five catches for 90 yards and a touchdown, and Gore had 153 yards on 20 carries and a 34-yard score for San Francisco, which was outscored 46-10 in its previous two games.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA guard Kari Korver will miss the upcoming basketball season with a right knee injury. The school said Thursday that Korver had an MRI a day earlier that confirmed a torn anterior cruciate ligament and a tear in her lateral meniscus. Korver averaged 4.7 points and 1.5 rebounds as a freshman last season.
SAN MARTIN, Calif. (AP) — Ellen Port successfully defended her Senior Women's Amateur title for her sixth U.S. Golf Association victory. The 52-year-old Port, from St. Louis, beat 50-year-old Susan Cohn of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., 3 and 2 yesterday at CordeValle. Port, the 2014 U.S. Curtis Cup captain, is a high school teacher and golf coach.