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Robert Hight chases boss John Force in bid for second NHRA title

4 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Drag racing's Robert Hight has more wins in his class this year, five, than any driver. But he still enters the NHRA's title playoff chasing his boss, the legendary John Force.

Democrat abandons Alaska governor's race and joins a 'unity ticket'

5 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In a move that will shake up the Alaska governor's race, the Democrat running for the Last Frontier's highest office is poised to suspend his own campaign and join forces with the independent candidate in a unity ticket.

Follow Michael Sam's journey to the NFL

Cut by the St. Louis Rams after becoming the first openly gay man drafted into the NFL, defensive end Michael Sam is in talks with the Cowboys to join their practice squad for 2014. Michael Sam, a defensive end who just finished his eligibility at Missouri and will be attending the NFL Combine in two weeks, announced on Sunday night that he is gay. Show More Summary

Michael Sam close to joining Cowboys' practice squad

Cut by the St. Louis Rams, defensive end Michael Sam has been in talks with the Cowboys about joining their practice squad. Michael Sam, a defensive end who just finished his eligibility at Missouri and will be attending the NFL Combine in two weeks, announced on Sunday night that he is gay. Show More Summary

Michael Sam could sign with Dallas Cowboys, per report

Sam didn't last with the team that drafted him, but he might have a real home on a Dallas defense that needs work. Free-agent defensive end Michael Sam will work out for the Dallas Cowboys, per Adam Schefter: Cowboys plan to bring Michael Sam to Dallas for a physical Wednesday, per team source. Show More Summary

Piers Morgan exits CNN after turning down offer to host specials

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

It's official: Piers Morgan has left CNN in search of "pastures new."

Finally, Riff Raff and Action Bronson on a Topps card

CDQ: @JodyHighRoller ft. @ActionBronson – "Rookies Of The Future" (Prod. by @Alchemist) — IG: NAHRIGHT (@nahright) September 2, 2014 The strapping young men on the cover of "Rookies of...Show More Summary

What Are the 2 Closest Playoff Races in the MLB?

With the final month of baseball under way, some playoff races have yet to be determined. There are two divisions that have been fights all year long. Cal Ripken Jr. and Brian Anderson break down which two divisions have the closest races and are full of talent. Let us know what you think in the comments below. Read more MLB news on

Russian man gets beat up by cartoon characters in road rage incident

Yep, a man in Russia cut off a van, it just so happened that the van was full of cartoon characters. The characters jumped out and beat him up. We're looking at Mickey Mouse, Scrat from Ice Age, Spongebob Squarepants and some sort of...Show More Summary

Woman achieves new level of chill in fielding foul ball

All hail the ball-finding avatar of Older Lady Swag. "Yeah, I got a foul ball. NBD." — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) September 2, 2014 Watch the ease with which the coolest woman to have entered a baseball stadium in 2014 produces the ball, and the readiness with which she turns it over. Show More Summary

The Acrostical, Week 1: Nothing ever changes

Remember The Alphabetical? That was so hard to write, and if you're going to write something 15 times a year, you either have the choice of your sanity or simplification. Here's to emptying the college football notebook in a loosely thematic form. Show More Summary

MLB World Series Odds Update: Angels, Dodgers surge to top

LA teams hold down the top two spots on the World Series betting board. The Angels and Dodgers are both hot and threatening to produce an all-LA final. The Los Angeles Dodgers entered their weekend series against San Diego on a 5-1 SU...Show More Summary

Summer box-office slump: Five lessons to take away

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

After an onslaught of interstellar bad guys, shape-shifting robots, giant monsters and costumed villains, the galaxy is safe and sound — but the state of the summer box office is another matter. This year's lackluster May-to-Labor Day movie season finished as the worst since 1997...

Jim Irsay suspended 6 games, fined, banned from tweeting about NFL

After months of waiting, the NFL as finally imposed sanctions on Jim Irsay following his arrest for drugs. Roger Goodell has finally handed down the long-awaited discipline for troubled Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay, who was arrested on drug charges in March. Show More Summary

Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

For the third time in about a week, aisle rage erupted on Monday after a dispute over a reclined seat led a Delta flight to make an unscheduled stop. One passenger was taken off of the plane in Jacksonville, Fla., and the aircraft then completed its New York to West Palm Beach, Fla., trip,...

Michael Sam cut: Eric Wood blames ESPN

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Michael Sam, trying to make the St. Louis Rams and possibly become the first openly gay player to play in an NFL regular-season game, was cut by the team on Saturday despite having a solid preseason.

The indisputable selfishness of Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter is often portrayed as the perfect team player, but the inevitably poor production of his age-40 season is putting the Yankees in a bind from which only he can free it. The reason so many people get annoyed with Derek Jeter,...Show More Summary

Giants' Madison Bumgarner Strikes out 55 in Historically Effective August

San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner was historically effective in August, joining Curt Schilling as one of two pitchers in the modern era to strike out 55 or more batters while walking three or fewer in a calendar month, per...Show More Summary

The biggest NFL moves from the 53-man deadline

New Orleans is about to unleash the most AMAZING no-kick offense.

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