Looks like the video at Youtube is down for the moment at least, but Fabian Espindola plays soccer for Real Salt Lake. He scored a goal and celebrated by doing a backflip. Two problems. He was offside and the goal didn't count. And he broke his leg. A bit more information here.
Here's some more recent news:
1. 100 goats hired to clear Downtown Los Angeles lot of weeds. Link.
2. Police officers, including a SWAT team, surround house for eight hours before realizing it's empty. Link.
3. FactCheck.org analyzes various claims about Sarah Palin. Link.
4. Slovakia beat Bulgaria 82-0 in a women's ice hockey qualifier for the 2010 Winter Olympics. The previous two games for Bulgaria weren't much better. Link.
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