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  • Mesa Musings: Listening to the old Pacific Coast League

    College football's bowl season is upon us, but it's time to talk a little Hot Stove League baseball. The year was 1957. I was 12 years old and a huge Mickey Mantle fan. We didn't have Major League Baseball in Southern California in those days. The...
  • A busy time of year

    A busy time of year
    As an ESPN NFL reporter speculated where a big-name free agent would land, Chris Dingman smiled because he knew the location. Dingman, who is in charge of The Dingman Group, is not a rival reporter or a sports agent. As a man behind the scenes he finds...
  • Steinberg: Get ready for some football

    The successful beginning of the approval process of AEG's proposal to build a new stadium in downtown Los Angeles means that the NFL is finally on track to return to Southern California. There will be delays, environmental impact reports, opposition by...
  • Planners dream big for TeWinkle Sports Complex

    COSTA MESA — Imagine a mini Wrigley Field or Yankee Stadium across the street from the Orange County Fairgrounds at TeWinkle Park. Perhaps an indoor soccer field. Or larger baseball diamonds that become a hub for local and national tournaments &#...
  • Briefs: Zur wins silver

    Newport Beach resident Krisztina Zur won a silver medal Friday at the International Canoe Federation Sprint World Championships in Szeged, Hungary. Zur, who moved to the United States from Hungary last year, finished in 4 minutes, 13.47 seconds in the...
  • Steinberg: Fantasy football pumps game

    This weekend begins my favorite time of year. It marks the return of high school, college and NFL football. Combined with the pennant races in Major League Baseball and many other sports, it is a cornucopia of sports participation and television...
  • Steinberg: Happy days are here again

    Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead! The (putative) King is Dead! The SoCal Baseball Empire Strikes Back! Notwithstanding what metaphor you are able to mangle, a better day is coming for Los Angeles Dodgers fans. The sad, twisted reign of Frank McCourt holding...
  • Briefs: Ex-Lion opens in show

    Erik Komatsu, who played baseball at Vanguard University in 2006, opened the Major League Baseball season Wednesday as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals. A rookie outfielder, Komatsu went 15 for 54 in 24 spring training games to earn a spot on the...
  • Standing up for Down syndrome

    Standing up for Down syndrome
    HUNTINGTON BEACH — Scott McCall is no stranger to the water. The 30-year-old grew up in Huntington Beach. He learned to swim at Pacific Sands Cabana Club with his sisters, Jayme and Megan. But McCall always wanted to surf. He received special...
  • Award not plain

    Award not plain
    Scholarship awards came to Newport Harbor High seniors Presley Pender and Jordan Desguin last week at a restaurant near John Wayne Airport. The ceremony, the food and the recognition seemed simple enough. But there was meaning behind the scholarships. A...
  • Steinberg: Braun has work to do

    Consider the curious case of Ryan Braun, 2011 National League Most Valuable Player. He was found to have violated Major League Baseball's drug policy by testing positive for high levels of testosterone last year. The league disciplined him by...
  • Steinberg: There is time for the NBA

    I wrote a book, "Winning With Integrity — How To Get What You Want Without Losing Your Soul," that suggests numerous techniques for achieving a win-win result in a negotiation. When parties deadlock and harden their positions thinking that the other...