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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The moose days of summer

    Baseball in Alaska seems to make as much sense as snowboarding in the Bahamas, but don't tell that to Tony Cappuccilli. Cappuccilli is the head coach of the Anchorage Bucs, a collegiate summer league team that plays in the Alaska Baseball League,...
  • Don't worry, there will be an NFL season

    Whether I am talking to the toll-taker on the 73 toll road, eating at the Cheesecake Factory, working out at 24 Hour Fitness or standing in the lobby of the Regal Theatres, each person approaches me with anxiety and a frown and says "Oh, it's you, will...
  • 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...
  • McCourt must let go of Dodgers

    The Dodgers have been my passion since they moved here in 1958. I went to "Roy Campanella Night" at the Coliseum in 1958 when 93,000 fans lit candles while the Dodgers and Yankees played in honor of the handicapped catcher. My grandfather, along with...
  • CMNLL keeps Mayor's Cup

    CMNLL keeps Mayor's Cup
    COSTA MESA — Connor Brown sprawled out during team pictures after the game, his right elbow resting on the mound on which had he just turned in a dominating performance. Soon he had the Mayor's Cup in his hands. He took the trophy into the outfield...
  • 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...