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Taiwan elections will be major test for ruling party, China ties

2 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Taiwan's ruling Nationalist Party will test its popularity in midterm elections Saturday after six years of leading the island to landmark deals with longtime adversary China.

How to watch Nebraska vs. Iowa: Game guide, TV schedule, streaming, odds

The battle for the Heroes Trophy kicks off at noon ET on Black Friday. Both Nebraska and Iowa will be looking to end their season on a high note. Because this is a Big Ten West game, there will be a trophy at stake. The Heroes Trophy...Show More Summary

In Curiosity Hacked, children learn to make, not buy

3 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

With her right hand, my 8-year-old daughter, Kalian, presses the red-hot soldering iron against the circuit board. With her left hand, she guides a thin, tin wire until it's pressing against both the circuit board and the tip of the iron.

Which MLB Free-Agent Contract 'Overpay' Is Actually Money Well Spent?

The MLB offseason is just getting started, but key free agents have fallen off the board, and not every contract handed out so far will pay off. Buying early has its advantages. It allows teams to address needs in a timely fashion and to gain clarity on their remaining priorities. Show More Summary

Tigers Will Save Big on Scherzer but Must Wisely Spend to Win Next Year

The Detroit Tigers have all but relegated themselves to playing next season without last season’s ace, Max Scherzer. In fact, they pretty much did so in March when Scherzer turned down a six-year, $144 million extension offer. Once that...Show More Summary

Batsman's Death Turns Attention on Helmets

5 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A week ago, cricket was considered one of the safest games in the world, a sport that anyone can play without any real fear for their safety.

Wine review: 2013 Alheit Vineyards Bush Vines 'Cartology'

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

This is a very unusual wine from South Africa. Mostly old-vine Chenin Blanc with just 12% Sémillon in the blend, the 2013 Alheit Vineyards "Cartology" is elegant and refined, with an opulent scent of apricot, lemon and flowers. The taste is ripe and lush, but there's a tautness and...

Huntington Beach woman stabbed, husband arrested

7 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A Huntington Beach man stabbed his wife numerous times during a dispute on Thursday morning and was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, according to police.

UCLA pretty much does nothing right in 78-56 loss to North Carolina

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

There was one, and probably only one, positive for UCLA fans after the Bruins were crushed, 78-56, by North Carolina on Thursday. It certainly wasn’t when Bryce Alford turned the ball over three straight times, or when Kevon Looney dribbled off his foot or when Isaac Hamilton threw a...

3 things we learned from Jaguares' 1-1 draw with Toluca

Jaguares were good, but probably not good enough. Jaguares de Chiapas probably needed a win on Thursday to feel like they had a good chance to advance from the Liguilla semifinals, but they didn't quite get it. Toluca scored just before...Show More Summary

Texas Christian stays in Big 12 title hunt with 48-10 win over Texas

9 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 5 Texas Christian dominated Texas in a 48-10 victory Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff.

Week 14's College Football Playoff rankings impact so far

The Playoff committee's updated top 25 won't release until Tuesday night, but we can still keep an eye on the games that will change things. We'll update this after each group of results. No. 5 TCU 48 (10-1), Texas 10 (6-6) The Frogs...Show More Summary

Thanksgiving night a quiet one as National Guard watches over Ferguson

9 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Members of the Missouri National Guard were positioned late Thursday night outside strip malls and department stores along a 2-mile span of West Florissant Avenue, but there were no demonstrators in sight, continuing what has been a largely peaceful Thanksgiving for this area after days of...

NFL playoff picture and standings 2014: Seahawks, Eagles make statements

Here's an updated look at the league standings and who's sitting pretty for the postseason. The Seattle Seahawks clawed back into the NFC West race on Thanksgiving night, dropping the San Francisco 49ers for their second straight division win and an 8-4 record. Show More Summary

Seahawks vs. 49ers 2014 final score: 3 things we learned from Seattle's 19-3 win

The Seahawks dominated on Thanksgiving night to pull back into the NFC West hunt. Don't look now, but Seattle's defense is back. A week after shutting down the Arizona Cardinals, the Seahawks D dominated the San Francisco 49ers to lead...Show More Summary

Water main break shuts down Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu

10 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

A water main break created a sinkhole on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu, causing a full closure of the thoroughfare, authorities said late Thursday.

Universities are focusing more on undergraduate research projects

10 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

John Derby spent his last summer vacation hobnobbing with famous astronomers as though they were old friends.

Did LSU go offside on game-deciding play vs. Texas A&M?

Uh, yeah. LSU escaped with a 23-17 win over Texas A&M after Tigers safety Jalen Collins intercepted a Kyle Allen pass on the Aggies' final drive. However, the play probably should not have counted, as it appeared an LSU was offside. There was no flag thrown though, and the interception stood. LSU would then run out the clock to escape with a 23-17 win.

TCU vs. Texas final score: 3 things we learned from Frogs' 48-10 win

The No. 5 Horned Frogs are just about finished making their case for the Playoff. Did they gain any ground in Austin? TCU is 10-1 and a game away from at least a share of the Big 12 title after winning at Texas, 48-10. The Frogs piled...Show More Summary

LSU vs. Texas A&M final score: 3 things we learned from Tigers' narrow 23-17 win

These SEC West rivals entered this game looking to end a disappointing 2014 season on a high note. The Texas A&M Aggies played host to  LSU on Thanksgiving night in search of their first win over the tigers since joining the SEC West. Show More Summary

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