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  • 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...
  • Costa Mesa Football Preview

    Costa Mesa (2-2) vs. Pacifica (1-2) When/where: Saturday night, 7 at Bolsa Grande High Key Mustangs: Jr. MLB-FB Oronde Crenshaw (225 yards and two TDs on 28 carries); Sr. QB Noah JeyaRajah (667 yards, six TDs and one INT on 24-of-36 passing); Jr. DB-...
  • 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...
  • Maurer to make first MLB start

    Maurer to make first MLB start
    Four years ago, Brandon Maurer embarked on what would be a rugged path to the big leagues. There were no promises back then when he was an 18-year-old leaving Costa Mesa as a 23rd-round pick for the Seattle Mariners out of Orange Lutheran High. Maurer...
  • Review of '42': Classic tale on screen

    Review of '42': Classic tale on screen
    At one point in "42," the Jackie Robinson Story, Branch Rickey, played by Harrison Ford, thanks a young Robinson for helping him love baseball again. The latest cinematic account of Robinson's historic 1947 season, in which he breaks baseball's color...
  • Reel Critics: '42' hits a grand slam

    Reel Critics: '42' hits a grand slam
    It's only April, but a leading contender for this year's Best Picture award is already in a theater near you. "42" is the absolutely compelling story of Jackie Robinson. He was the first African American ever to play Major League Baseball and wore that...
  • Steinberg: Money doesn't lead to wins for Dodgers, Angels

    There is no joy in SoCal baseball fandom, the mighty local teams have struck out. The Los Angeles Dodgers have a payroll of $220,395,196, which leads Major League Baseball. Their record through Friday was 13-21, which placed them last in the National...
  • Steinberg: Sports Tradex a bright idea

    The race to create new ways for fans to enjoy interacting with sports continues. It is evocative of the Oklahoma Land Rush, with innovators competing to create the next new niche that delivers an experience that is novel and fun. The 800-pound gorilla...
  • Dedicate press box for a legend

    Dedicate press box for a legend
    Back in the day, whenever my Long Beach Wilson water polo team played (and usually beat, by the way) a high school from Newport-Mesa, early the next morning I'd drive down to Orange County to pick up the Daily Pilot. This newspaper covered (and still...
  • OCC honors five

    Brent Mayne, who played 15 Major League Baseball seasons for seven teams, headlines five individuals who will be inducted into the Orange Coast College Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday. The 2010 class also includes former coaches Mike Mayne, Tandy...