| Nov 30, 2012
| 11:14 PM
The kicker in football is someone who doesn't always get a lot of credit.
Sure, a game-winning kick is great, but more often the kicker is someone who is taken for granted at best and blamed for a team's troubles at worst. He's usually seen as...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:54 PM
Spoiled is how Chandler Harnish said he's felt during his first visit to California.
Newport Beach tends to treat the last player selected in the NFL Draft every year like a No. 1 pick.
This year, it's Harnish's turn to enjoy being Mr. Irrelevant....
| Jul 6, 2012
| 11:21 PM
Chandler Harnish said there was a time in his life when he contemplated quitting football.
Harnish is Mr. Irrelevant XXXVII, but this is a relevant story.
Before his junior season at Northern Illinois University, Harnish thought he had enough of...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Kevin Brown, a University High football player, recently was selected to be a part of the NFL's mentoring program, an opportunity exclusive to just four high school football players in the nation this year.
Brown initially was nominated for the program...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 8:26 PM
Costa Mesa resident and insurance executive Mike Scheafer has been elected and installed as president of the Costa Mesa-Newport Harbor Lions Club for 2012-13.
Serving with Scheafer are Phil Marsh, vice president; Bob Ooten, secretary; Mike McIlroy,...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:15 PM
'Eaters bring on Bibona
Former All-American, 24, recently released by Cards, will be named UCI pitching coach today.
Danny Bibona, who was twice named Big West Conference Pitcher of the Year and a two-time All-American for UC Irvine, will be...
| Jul 21, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Training camps start to open later this week in the National Football League and the nation's six months of cold turkey withdrawal from the top-rated sports attraction will soon be over.
So it was only appropriate that the NFL Players Assn. held its...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 9:00 PM
When Allen Hardison sifted through letters from NCAA Division I universities for soccer five years ago he never thought his life would end up where it is now.
He never dreamed he would playing in a college football bowl game in New Mexico on Saturday....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Doug Smith says he no longer watches the hazy VHS tape, now nearly three decades old, on which he appears as a hulking accomplice to history.
The former Los Angeles Rams center, who made the first of his six Pro Bowls in 1984 while helping then-teammate...
| Jul 28, 2012
| 11:13 PM
What has traditionally been the most transcendent event in the world of sports had its Opening Ceremonies in London Friday night and the competition started Saturday.
Over the next 17 days NBC is planning to telecast a record 5,535 hours of Olympic...
| Sep 15, 2012
| 9:50 PM
When I was a child growing up in the 1950s, Major League Baseball was the national pastime. Baseball dominated media sports coverage.
But that is no longer the case.
The extraordinary shift is confirmed by the television Nielsen ratings for Sept. 3-9....
| Aug 9, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Tumua Anae had already achieved her dream. But Thursday, the Corona del Mar High product helped make history, as she and the U.S. women's water polo team defeated Spain, 8-5, at the London Olympic Games to claim the Americans' first Olympic gold medal...