| Dec 7, 2012
| 12:23 PM
A new chapter can be added to the long-running soap opera "As the Worm Turns."
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman has been ordered to pay $500,000 in back child support to his ex-wife, her attorney said, and Orange County Superior Court Commissioner Barry...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 12:54 AM
Like Jackie Robinson for African-Americans and Billie Jean King for women, professional race car driver Brian Wong is trying to become a breakthrough figure for Asians, both in the United States and worldwide.
The Newport Beach native, a driver in...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:40 PM
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman faces up to 20 days in jail Tuesday for failure to pay spousal and child support, according to an attorney for his ex-wife.
The Hall of Fame player, whose years as a West Newport resident drew the ire of neighbors and the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:23 PM
ORANGE — Dennis Rodman hasn't rebounded from his personal and financial woes.
The former NBA star, whose loud parties once riled his Newport Beach neighbors, made an appearance Tuesday at the Lamoreaux Justice Center, where he faced possible jail...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 10:45 PM
ORANGE — A disheveled, chubby, out-of-breath lawyer walked into a family courtroom tugging at two boxes of files on a dolly.
Sounds like the start to a joke, but to NBA Hall of Famer and former Newport Beach resident Dennis Rodman, Jack Kayajanian,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 12:04 AM
The voice in Jonas Lalehzadeh's soul blares at public-address volume, announcing daringly, almost defiantly, his status as an NBA starter.
"From Irrrr-vine and I-rrran, a 6-foot-5 guard ..."
It is the kind of thing a little boy dreams, before he is...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 8:26 PM
Bill Walton came through Newport Beach on Tuesday leaving a lasting impression, a sizable impact and a wide range of emotions.
The big man threw it down.
The NBA Hall of Famer made them cry and laugh. He gave out his phone number and email address. He...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:46 PM
The NFL Draft was held with great hoopla in April, as well as the NBA Draft in June. Usually there are barely any reports of draft pick signings for some time afterward.
The NFL Draft is followed by a snail-like timetable, draftees are raring to go,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Lakers shooting guard Kobe Bryant and his wife, Vanessa, have put a house on the market in Newport Coast for $8.599 million.
Set on a half-acre and built in 1997, the Mediterranean-style home is set behind gates at the end of a cul-de-sac. “All...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 1:47 AM
After more than four years of sobriety, Chris Herren has been talking about his past of a roller-coaster life and trying to help others who have had to deal with the struggles he faced.
Herren, a former NBA player, visited Newport Beach's Sober Living...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 11:38 PM
The Bird. Turtle. The Backstroke King.
They are known as three of Newport Harbor High's greatest athletes. Newport Harbor's "Big Three" can also be known as among the best in CIF Southern Section history.
George Yardley (basketball), Misty May-Treanor...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 1:39 PM
I sat on the floor for the Clipper-Laker game at Staples Center in seats right next to the Lakers bench on April 7. What a revelation.
The NBA we experience on television and in higher seats is perceived very differently than courtside. It highlighted...