| Dec 30, 2014
| 10:07 PM
Former 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh was introduced as head coach at his alma mater, Michigan, on Tuesday.
He will revitalize the Michigan football program and return that institution to its place in the prestigious football hierarchy that it has...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 4:52 PM
"Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them — a desire, a dream, a vision."
— Muhammad Ali
The Newport-Mesa Junior All-American Pee-Wee Seahawks (ages 10-12) scored a 16-7 win over the...
| Nov 30, 2014
| 3:41 AM
LOS ANGELES — The Carson Colts are a youth football program that's used to appearing in the Orange County Junior All-American Super Bowl.
The Newport-Mesa Seahawks, not so much.
Prior to Saturday night, it had been eight years since a Newport-...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:54 PM
Irrelevant Week might want to change its name to "A Couple of Irrelevant Days" in Newport Beach.
The event that celebrates the last player selected in the NFL Draft seems to get shorter every year. Don't blame the organizers, Paul Salata and his...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 9:44 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Leigh Steinberg showed up to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa to work on an NFL rookie contract on Thursday. He has negotiated these types of contracts with this NFL team before as a sports agent.
His clients with the...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:24 PM
With the kickoff to the NFL season right around the corner, Paul Salata emailed us to update us on this year's Mr. Irrelevant. I figured the Indianapolis Colts had cut Justice Cunningham back in June during Irrelevant Week in Newport Beach.
| Aug 17, 2013
| 9:45 PM
COSTA MESA — An 85-year-old man made his way down to the football field at Jim Scott Stadium on Saturday morning. Everyone involved with Costa Mesa Pop Warner seemed to know him.
People referred to him as "Mr. Pop Warner."
Ed Baume is his real...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:06 PM
There has been a massive influx of young starting quarterbacks into the NFL over the past three seasons.
The 2011 NFL Draft produced six starters, 2012 produced five (with Nick Foles almost making it six) and 2013 has produced two. This means that 13...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Can you name who will be the last player chosen in this year's NFL Draft?
Irrelevant Week is having a contest for fans interested in correctly guessing which player will be drafted last on the final day of the draft on Saturday in New York. The...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After countless of hours on TV, the NFL Draft ended as it usually does with the last pick, Mr. Irrelevant.
During the three-day event, draft pundits talked about 253 players, their size, their skills and their potential impact. When it came to the 254th...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 1:54 PM
It was the first football game with the words "Super Bowl" emblazoned on the cover of its printed program.
That game today is known as Super Bowl III.
The game took place Jan. 12, 1969, in Miami's Orange Bowl. The previous two years the game's...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 8:51 PM
Paul Salata is a living testament to the all-American ideal that hard work, perseverance and a bit of luck will pay off for any person living under the stars and stripes, regardless of race, creed, gender or national origin.
"I made it from L.A. to...