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Here is a Virginia fan singing into a fake goose

When your team is up big, you feel good. And when you feel good, you sing into various implements you have at your disposal. Even if they're fake geese. "Don't Stop Believin'" came on with Virginia up 30-7 on Miami, and this guy sang into his goose. It's been a real banner week for college football goose content.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict was always about religion

2 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To the editor: Anyone who thinks the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is just now starting to turn into a religious one doesn't understand the true nature of the conflict. It is and always has been a religious conflict between the Jews and the Muslim world. ("Israeli-Palestinian conflict shifts...

For the record

4 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Chinese bookstores: In the Nov. 25 Section A, an article about the evolving business strategies of Chinese bookstores in the San Gabriel Valley said that Rebecca Zhang owned a World Books store on Garvey Boulevard. The street is Garvey Avenue, in Monterey Park.

Rage in Missouri over grand jury decision

5 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To the editor: The U.S. Supreme Court's much-reviled decision in the matter of Dred Scott (1857) remains the stark reality in America in 2014: Black persons have no rights that a white police officer is required to respect, including the right to life. ("Violence erupts after grand jury fails...

U.S. GDP grows at better-than-expected 3.9% pace in third quarter

7 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

While economic growth in much of the world slowed, the U.S. recovery hummed through the summer at an unexpectedly robust pace and posted its best six-month performance in 11 years.

An Emancipation Proclamation redux?

10 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To the editor: Bruce Ackerman left out a very important fact about the Emancipation Proclamation: Abraham Lincoln issued his order at a time of war in his role as commander in chief. While not his only justification, Lincoln meant to free the slaves in part so they could fight the rebelling...

Blue Jackets gave up a Jets goal 9 seconds into the game

12 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Bryan Little made it look way too easy. You don't usually see a team give up a goal in the opening nine seconds. For how things have gone for the Columbus Blue Jackets this season, it almost makes too much sense. Winnipeg Jets forward...Show More Summary

Marion Barry's early support for gay rights

13 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Marion Barry did a lot of great things in his lifetime, but he was human, with challenges like everyone else. It's too bad that his drug addiction led to so much notoriety that overshadowed all the good he had done. The racists who hated the longtime District of Columbia mayor had plenty of...

Cubs reportedly offer Jon Lester 'north of $135 million'

15 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and company appear to have set the market for the top-ranked free agent. The Chicago Cubs offered free-agent starter Jon Lester a long-term contract worth in excess of $135 million, according to CSN Chicago'sShow More Summary

Karl-Anthony Towns is showing his ridiculous talent against UT-Arlington

18 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Towns is doing it all for Kentucky. Kentucky's absurd collection of talent has been well documented, but freshman big man Karl-Anthony Towns is quickly establishing himself as the team's most talented player. Towns is making the most of his time on the floor against UT-Arlington on Tuesday, contributing in every facet of the game. Show More Summary

Neighbors push back against drilling plan at South L.A. site

25 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Neighbors are pressing for an environmental study of oil drilling at a South Los Angeles location close to homes, arguing that the city should scrutinize fumes, noise and chemical usage before deciding whether to let the company drill wells at the site.

Regulator OKs some Fannie, Freddie foreclosure buybacks at fair value

28 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The federal regulator overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will now allow certain foreclosed borrowers to buy back the homes they lost — so long as they pay the full current value of the property.

Which Seattle Mariners Power Target Makes the Most Sense for Them?

The Seattle Mariners haven't found a right-handed power hitter yet. But bless their heart, they sure are trying. With righty power in short supply, the Mariners don't have a laundry list of options. But thanks to Jon Morosi of,...Show More Summary

CBS and Dish Network agree to contract extension

39 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Dish Network subscribers have another reason to give thanks: There will be no CBS station blackout over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

NHL Tuesday: Jonas Hiller, Ales Hemsky face off with former teams

45 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Hiller squares off against the Ducks while Hemsky faces the Oilers. It's your typical Tuesday NHL night in that there are seven games to keep an eye on. What's atypical about it is there's one to really look out for and it's happening...Show More Summary

Goalkeeper lets rolling shot go right between his legs

48 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Have a bad day? This will make you feel better. Sometimes you have a rough day. Maybe you had a work issue, maybe it was a personal problem, maybe you're just a Schalke fan. But this should cheer you up. At least you're not this Vietnam goalkeeper. Chin up!

John Calipari does a substitution dance

51 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

This is how you tell Trey Lyles to check in for Alex Poythress. Kentucky is playing UT Arlington on Tuesday and predictably opened up a big lead in the first half. John Calipari went to his second unit midway through the first half, but three straight turnovers forced Cal to pull the plug on the second platoon after just 1:42. Show More Summary

NBA schedule 2014: DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis meet again

59 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins both played well when their teams met a week ago. They will square off again on Tuesday, this time in New Orleans. The Miami Heat have won two games in a row without Dwyane Wade, but a third consecutive...Show More Summary

Brett Anderson insults classy Lucas Harrell

Holiday spirit for everyone! Brett Anderson is a pretty decent pitcher when he's healthy. He's probably better than Lucas Harrell, who signed with a Korean team Tuesday after posting a 6.13 ERA in 166 innings over the past two seasons...Show More Summary

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