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Driver charged in deadly crash after Christmas concert

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Prosecutors have filed felony vehicular manslaughter charges against a suspected intoxicated driver who plowed into a crowd of people leaving a Christmas concert Wednesday night, killing four.

AP Sources: Pads to Obtain Middlebrooks From BoSox

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Padres have agreed to obtain third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan, two people with knowledge of the deal said Friday.

Manuel Neuer is fallible, gives up embarrassing nutmeg goal

Can Manuel Neuer make a mistake or is this an optical illusion? If Neuer was 40 more yards from his goal line, he stops that. He'd casually flick his foot at it and right to a teammate. That's how it works. Or this was an optical illusion. Yeah, optical illusion.

Five Best Performances of 2014

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Five best sporting performances of 2014:

Leigh Griffiths offers to buy Christmas gifts for family who was robbed

The Christmas spirit is alive and well. Most people struggle for cash during the holidays, but things got even worse for the Wright family, whose Scotland home was broken into. The criminals proceeded to steal hundreds of pounds, as well as a car. But Celtic's Leigh Griffiths came to the rescue, or at least lent a helping hand. Show More Summary

Kurdish fighters in Iraq make headway in battle against Islamic State

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Kurdish forces backed by U.S.-led airstrikes gained ground against Islamic State militants in northern Iraq on Thursday, potentially clearing an escape route for persecuted minorities remaining on and near Mt. Sinjar.

History sings as Caitriona O'Leary reclaims 'The Wexford Carols'

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

For the vast majority of holiday albums that surface at this time of year, it often seems the biggest artistic choices involved are whether the featured artist sings "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" or "Jingle Bells."

UCLA's David Berg, James Kaprielian, Kevin Kramer pre-season All-Americans

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Time for pitchers and catchers to report … for the pre-season All-American parade.

Corey Brewer traded to Houston Rockets, according to report

The Timberwolves' wing was long been rumored to be on the move, and he'll join a Rockets team in desperate need of some depth behind James Harden and Trevor Ariza. The Minnesota Timberwolves have traded Corey Brewer to the Houston Rockets, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. Show More Summary

Lindsay Hunter's 'Ugly Girls' plays it safe in the dark

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

If there was one book I looked forward to this year it was Lindsay Hunter's "Ugly Girls." For one thing, rarely has a title seemed more suited for a time period. Is American freakdom under threat or all the more in vogue when millennials come up with the term "normcore"? Something that could...

Dennis Miller lists his spot along the beach at $22.5 million

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Comic actor, writer and talk-show host Dennis Miller has listed his beach home in Carpinteria for $22.5 million.

Obama called James Franco 'James Flacco' and everyone tweeted the same joke

Do you get it? Barack Obama addressed the Sony Hack on Friday, and thank god because we needed something to tweet about. obama just called james franco "james flacco." he’s that from now on — Jon Bois (@jon_bois) December 19, 2014 Take...Show More Summary

T-Mobile to pay $90 million to settle mobile cramming claims

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

T-Mobile will pay at least $90 million in penalties and refunds as part of a settlement over its alleged practice of “mobile cramming,” or placing unauthorized third-party charges on customers’ cellphone bills, the Federal Communications Commission announced Friday.

Nate Eovaldi, Garrett Jones to Yankees: Latest Trade Details and Reaction

The New York Yankees and Miami Marlins completed a trade Friday that figures to strengthen the Bronx Bombers' questionable pitching and the Marlins' retooled lineup. According to Jack Curry of YES Network, the Yankees will receive starting...Show More Summary

'Ida,' 'Leviathan,' 'Force Majeure' on Oscar foreign-language shortlist

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Poland's "Ida," Russia's "Leviathan," Sweden's "Force Majeure" and Estonia's "Tangerines" were among the films selected for the shortlist for the Oscar foreign-language film category on Friday.

Will Middlebrooks Traded to Padres for Ryan Hanigan: Latest Details, Reaction

The San Diego Padres' rapid roster overhaul continues as they have reportedly completed a deal to acquire third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for catcher Ryan Hanigan, who recently came over from the Tampa...Show More Summary

Will Padres' Upton-Kemp-Myers Push to Win Now Pay off Big or Backfire?

If it wasn't obvious before, it certainly is now: The San Diego Padres are going for it in 2015. Like, really going for it, so much so that they have acquired an entirely new starting outfield made up of Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and now Justin Upton—just in the past week. The man behind all the manic maneuvers? New general manager A.J. Show More Summary

Cameron Diaz, Benji Madden engaged? One report says so

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Has Miss Hannigan found that special someone? Cameron Diaz is reportedly engaged to former Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden.

Boys' basketball: Former Taft players Larry Drew, Michael Williams reunite in D-League

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Larry Drew II and Michael Williams, former teammates at Woodland Hills Taft, have reunited as teammates for the Sioux Falls Skyforce of the NBA's D-League.

'Annie' remake takes hard knocks from critics

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Movie critics are feeling more tricked than treated by director Will Gluck's contemporary update of "Annie," which stars Jamie Foxx as a New York City billionaire who takes in a foster kid (Quvenzhane Wallis, of "Beasts of the Southern Wild") to advance his mayoral campaign. Ironically, a...

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