Disaster planning and response

Japan's head coach Akira Nishino, left, and Japan's Makoto Hasebe, right, attend the official press conference at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Mordovia Arena in Saransk, Russia, Monday, June 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 18, 2018 - 12:03 pm
SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the country's World Cup squad some unsettling moments. Japan coach Akira Nishino, who built his professional reputation coaching Gamba Osaka, said he and a number of his players...
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June 14, 2018 - 12:35 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Danny Hoesen scored two goals to help the San Jose Earthquakes tie the New England Revolution 2-2 on Wednesday night. San Jose (2-9-4) avoided its first five-game losing streak since 2009. New England (6-4-6) is unbeaten in its last six games in the series, with three...
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May 20, 2018 - 12:55 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zoltan Stieber, Darren Mattocks and Yamil Asad scored to help D.C. United beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 on Saturday night. Stieber opened the scoring in the 15th minute, slipping behind the defense on Luciano Acosta's long ball and slotting it past goalkeeper Andrew...
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Cleveland Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor visits his former grammar school, Villa Marina Elementary School, to lead a special baseball clinic for approximately 250 students in Gurabo, Puerto Rico, Monday, April 16, 2018. Next Tuesday and Wednesday, the Cleveland Indians and the Minnesota Twins will meet in a two-game series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
April 16, 2018 - 12:47 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have donated $37,000 for hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico. In September, the team decided to donate a playoff share to relief efforts on the island, which was devastated by Hurricane Maria and where large areas remain without power. The...
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April 15, 2018 - 1:05 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jahmir Hyka scored in the closing minutes to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Hyka, in his first MLS action of the season, came on in the 67th minute and first-timed a feed from Quincy Amarikwa to make it 2-2 in the 85th...
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April 10, 2018 - 11:02 am
NBA-PLAYOFF PICTURE Only one spot left UNDATED (AP) — There's only one spot left in the NBA playoffs, and it'll go to either Minnesota or Denver. New Orleans, San Antonio and Oklahoma City all clinched playoff berths by winning on Monday night. The Spurs did so for the 21st consecutive year, tying...
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April 10, 2018 - 7:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers say the torch relay for the 2020 Games will help showcase Japan's recovery from the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Upon its arrival in Japan, the Olympic flame will be put on display at various locations in the Tohoku region to help underscore Japan's recovery...
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April 07, 2018 - 1:33 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for two types of disasters as spring gets into full swing: The start of what's historically the most active time of year for tornadoes plus wildfire threats brought on by severe drought. April, May and June are the...
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March 31, 2018 - 10:42 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Maximiliano Moralez had a goal and an assist and New York City FC beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 on Saturday night. Ismael Tajouri dribbled it to the right side of the penalty box from about 40 yards out and fed it to Maximiliano Moralez who, with the help of a deflection...
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March 17, 2018 - 10:55 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Graham Zusi scored for the first time since the 2016 season to help Sporting Kansas City beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-2 on Saturday night. Zusi, a 31-year-old defender, hadn't scored since a goal against San Jose on Oct. 23, 2016 in the regular-season finale. Zusi took a...
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