| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:45 PM
The Estancia High football team has four sets of brothers. The Laurents, the Browns, the O'Dalys and the Barrioses make up 21% of the 42-man roster.
Out of the siblings, none are as competitive as the Laurents. Dylan Laurent is 16, two years younger...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:30 PM
After a day at Disneyland with his family, Mr. Irrelevant Lonnie Ballentine received an unexpected visit from an NFL representative Friday night.
Ballentine, the final pick of the NFL Draft, had to undergo a random drug test at the Island Hotel in...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 3:49 PM
The final phase of NFL scouting has begun. Many of the teams are now flying prospects to their complexes to get a closer look.
The collegiate career, All-Star games, scouting combine, and on-campus pro scouting days are all complete. This final phase...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 5:19 PM
At the "Draft Day" special movie screening at Big Newport Thursday night, the film's stars Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner did not show.
But that was OK, there were plenty of other stars, and some who did not have a role in the movie. You could call...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Forty-six members of the 99-student Circle K Club of Orange Coast College attended the 60th annual convention of the California-Nevada-Hawaii District of Circle K International in Burbank from March 21 to 23.
They joined 750 students from colleges and...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 11:18 PM
After holding six conferences with Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon on athletic concussions from 1995 to 2008 I have called them a ticking time bomb and undiagnosed health epidemic.
I had a crisis of conscience in representing hundreds of NFL players...
| May 14, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Before some of his high school football games, Riley Gaddis has watched video clips of Ronnie Lott, one of his NFL favorite players, deliver monster hits.
Gaddis says he got the idea from a coach, Kirk Norton, during freshman football, when the...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 9:02 AM
DeShaun Foster had a rough start to a seven-year career in the NFL. The UCLA standout running back, who starred at Tustin High, suffered a season-ending knee injury during the preseason in 2002.
Football has been a big part of Foster's life. It's taught...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:53 PM
When Matt Barkley agreed to a four-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles on Thursday, much of the talk shifted to the money the quarterback lost for staying another year at USC.
Whatever the amount (terms of the contract weren't disclosed), he...
| 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 15, 2013
| 11:18 PM
The New England Patriots have signed quarterback Tim Tebow. They may be the only team in the NFL that can manage the consequences.
It has been a long, cold winter for Tebow as he searched for an NFL team to sign with after being cut earlier by the New...
| 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...