| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:56 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Even the last player selected in the NFL Draft has an entourage.
Justice Cunningham capped a long Friday by checking out the bar scene in Newport Beach. He ran with a crew of almost two dozen, all there to support a rookie with the...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 11:59 PM
In 1950, the San Francisco 49ers traded Paul Salata to the Baltimore Colts. He doesn't hold any remorse toward the team because of it, far from it.
The 49ers have always held a special place in Salata's heart. They gave him his shot at the NFL....
| 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...