| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:26 PM
Last month, Jim Abbott visited KidWorks in Santa Ana.
Abbott, the former Major League Baseball pitcher, says he stays busy these days, speaking to various people and motivating many about the story of his life and about succeeding despite being born...
| Jan 1, 2014
Howie Kendrick, the Angels second baseman, wrapped up his two-day MLB Pro Players Skills Camp Monday at TeWinkle Park in Costa Mesa.
Youngsters, ages 8 to 14, received the rare opportunity of training with pros and also posed for photos and had items...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 10:40 AM
Leigh Steinberg was once known for his boyish good looks and an elite clientele that included Troy Aikman, Warren Moon and a multitude of other famous names.
Until it all fell apart.
Sipping from a bottle of water, he talks about it in the third...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 11:26 PM
Howie Kendrick has heard some of the trade rumors about him, but the Angels second baseman said he really isn't paying attention to that.
"You know, being traded those things happen," Kendrick said Wednesday. "I'm just doing my best to be prepared for...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:28 AM
Orange Coast College is the No. 1 seed and will play host to El Camino in a best-of-three series beginning Friday in the Southern California baseball regionals.
The Pirates (27-9) bring a six-game winning streak into the postseason after sharing the...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:08 PM
Did I have a premonition that our lives would somehow intersect?
I remember him first in 1957 as a pitcher for my favorite baseball team, the Hollywood Stars of the Pacific Coast League. That was the year before the Dodgers moved to Los...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Shaun Vetrovec's game ended on Friday, and he joined the rest of his Newport Harbor High teammates on the bus. They waited for their coach, Evan Chalmers, to wrap up interviews.
Unlike most of the Sailors, Vetrovec had a long weekend ahead of him,...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:24 PM
May is "thank your local teacher" month. Consider that Teacher Appreciation Week is May 5 through 9, National Teacher Day is May 6 and California's Day of the Teacher is May 14.
While it is nice to have one's vocation singled out, it would be nicer if...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:19 PM
Orange Coast College sophomore outside hitter Ty Hutchins was named Pacific Coast Conference Player of the Year and Pirates head man Travis Turner was named Coach of the Year in men's volleyball.
Joining Hutchins on the first team was freshman opposite...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 2:39 PM
On the heels of what he called one of his most rewarding seasons, UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie is understandably excited to be remaining at the Anteaters helm.
UCI Athletic Director Mike Izzi has said a contract extension will be signed...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Those who can't do, teach. Whoever originated that axiom certainly did not account for UC Irvine baseball coaching staff, which is stacked with former All-Americans and led by a man whose highlights include winning an NCAA championship as a player...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 11:23 PM
UC Irvine baseball coach Mike Gillespie said during Friday's press conference in Omaha that his team is the party crasher among the eight schools in the College World Series.
If that is the case, then the Anteaters (40-23), who upset No. 1 national seed...