ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr by: Kristen HicksIt’s the giving season. For about two months, everyone’s encouraged to think about giving: giving thanks for the ways in which we’re fortunate, giving gifts to those we love, and giving back to our communities. It’s easy to get swept up in the season.The people, animals, and causes that need us don’t go away on January 1st though. While we all intellectually know that all those causes and needs exist year-round, it can be easy for them to slip our minds once the holiday season ends and we’re no longer in active giving mode.We’ve compiled a list to help you make giving back a more automatic habit.5 Easy Ways To Give Back This Year1) Use Goodshop for your online shopping. Do you often buy items online? Goodshop works with many of the stores you’re probably already shopping with and convinces them to commit to sending a percentage of each purchase to charity.The next time you’re browsing the Internet for a new sweater or tablet, take a minute to check and see if the store you’re checking out is on Goodshop. Or better yet, make it a habit to start all your online shopping there. continue reading »
The Reds are two points behind City but will play their game in hand tonight before hosting Bournemouth on Sunday while the Sky Blues go to Swansea.Tonight is West Hams last ever game at Upton park and Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says that’s an advantage for the hosts.Meanwhile in Transfer news, Germany defender Mats Hummels will move from Borussia Dortmund to Bayern Munich. The 27 year old has signed a 5 year deal.
THE GAME: Matt Beaty’s sacrifice fly drove in the tying run in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Dodgers and Colorado Rockies played to a 7-7 tie in nine innings Thursday at Camelback Ranch.PITCHING REPORT: RHP Joe Kelly made his spring debut as a Dodger and gave up a run on a hit, two walks and two wild pitches. … Relievers Tony Cingrani and Josh Fields each pitched a scoreless inning. Cingrani gave up a double but struck out two. Fields retired the side in order in his inning. … LHP Rich Hill pitched into the third inning in his second spring start. The first three Rockies reached base against him on an error, a single and a hit batter and two runs scored. The rest of HIll’s 2-1/3-innings outing was without incident. … Bullpen candidate J.T. Chargois gave up a two-run home run and a lead in the seventh inning.HITTING REPORT: Cody Bellinger hit his first home run of the spring, a two-run homer off Rockies RHP Peter Lambert. He drove in another run with a sacrifice fly. … Max Muncy doubled and scored on Bellinger’s home run. … Justin Turner was 2 for 3 with a single and a double. He has started Cactus League play with five hits in his first six at-bats. … Kyle Garlick led off the seventh with a triple and scored on an RBI single by Josh Thole.QUOTE OF THE DAY: “Is that official? … The Phillies got a heckuva player.” – Dodgers manager Dave Roberts, on news that Bryce Harper had signed with the Phillies Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies UP NEXT: Padres (RHP Jacob Nix) at Dodgers split squad (LHP Hyun-Jin Ryu), 5 p.m. PT, Camelback Ranch, SportsNet LA and Dodgers split squad (RHP Ross Stripling) at Indians (RHP A.J. Cole), 5 p.m. PT, Goodyear Ballpark, No radio or TV availableRelated Articles Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error