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Untapable figures to be favored in Breeders' Cup Distaff

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Last year's appearance in the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita was not a particularly happy one for the favorite in Friday's race of the day, the $2-million Distaff.

Stacey Snider to be named co-chair of 20th Century Fox

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Stacey Snider is expected to be named co-chair of 20th Century Fox, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Charles Barkley demands TNT and ESPN 'stop showing the Lakers'

Charles Barkley is fed up with the Lakers being on national TV. Attention television executives, Charles Barkley does not want the Los Angeles Lakers on national TV anymore. He plead his case for less Lakers on TNT, while broadcasting for TNT: The Lakers are on national television a total of 28 times this season, with six more games to go on TNT. Show More Summary

Velazquez returns to the Breeders' Cup after bad spill

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

ARCADIA, Calif. — It would be understandable if John Velazquez were less than giddy about his trip from New York for this weekend's Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita.

Roderick M. Hills dies at 83; head of the SEC under President Ford

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Roderick M. Hills, who led the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission under President Ford and concluded that investment companies needed more freedom from regulation, has died. He was 83.

FSU's Nick O'Leary suplexes the heck out of Louisville defender

Tight end Nick O'Leary doesn't get to show off his tackling skills very often, especially since his quarterback, Jameis Winston, doesn't throw many interceptions. Finally, in the second quarter against Louisville, he got his chance. Via...Show More Summary

California should revive right-to-die legislation

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

California last considered right-to-die legislation in 2007. But now, the case of Brittany Maynard, a Californian who moved to Oregon so that she could painlessly end her life, may help persuade the Legislature to try again.

Can employees' pension benefits be cut?

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Could a city in bankruptcy be required to cut its employees' pensions as part of its reorganization plan, as a matter of fairness to other creditors taking cuts? Christopher M. Klein, the chief federal bankruptcy judge in Sacramento, answered that question with a qualified "yes" this month when...

A deep-rooted reason to root for the Giants -- or the Royals

6 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

must confess something. I live in San Francisco, home of the Giants, who just won the World Series. And I'm proud.

Lohan, Noriega video game lawsuits are a troubling sign for the arts

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega and actress Lindsay Lohan have at least one thing in common: Both recently filed high-profile lawsuits against video game makers, charging that their likenesses were used in games without their permission.

Game 7 of 2014 World Series gives Fox a home run in ratings

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Game 7 of the 2014 World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals helped Fox score big in TV ratings.

Buffalo Sabres end ridiculous drought with first power play goal

The Sabres hadn't scored on the power play in over half a year! It's no secret that the Buffalo Sabres have been comically terrible so far this season. Their 2-8 record is one of the worst in the league, they just played probably their...Show More Summary

Watch this season's first Kevin Love outlet pass to LeBron James

It took less than six minutes for outlet pass master Kevin Love to hit LeBron James in stride for a breakaway layup. Those who had the under should collect their winnigs. And LeBron was pretty excited about it.

Major League Baseball Roundup

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Kevin Youkilis, a three-time All-Star known affectionately as Yoooouuuuk in Boston and "the Greek God of Walks" in the book "Moneyball," announced his retirement Thursday.

Muhammad Ali attends FSU-Louisville on 40th anniversary of the 'Rumble in the Jungle'

On the 40th anniversary of Muhammad Ali's famous "Rumble in the Jungle" fight against George Foreman in Kinshasa, The Greatest himself is in his hometown to watch Louisville face Florida State: Ali, along with former Louisville football players, will be honored during the game.

Reactions at World Series to Selig's Reign

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

In an informal survey during the World Series, Reuters asked around for the most important elements of the reign of Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig, who is retiring in January:

Khiry Robinson won't play on Thursday night; Mark Ingram remains a strong fantasy play

Robinson is still out with a forearm issue. We break down the fantasy implications. New Orleans Saints running back Khiry Robinson will not play against the Carolina Panthers on Thursday. He is dealing with a forearm issue and hasn't practiced all week. Robinson did not play in Week 8 and has missed practice since Oct. Show More Summary

As Game 7’s Ratings Surge, World Series Avoids a Record Low

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Giants-Royals finale was seen by an average of 23.5 million viewers, raising the average for the World Series to 13.8 million, an audience larger than 2012’s record-low 12.7 million.

Greg Hardy's trial postponed until after 2014 season

A delay in his domestic violence case means Hardy may have played his last down as a Carolina Panther. Confident that he would be found not guilty of domestic violence charges and have his suspension lifted, Greg Hardy had reportedly been telling teammates to expect him back at Carolina Panthers facilities next month. Show More Summary

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