| May 25, 2013
| 9:01 PM
Laird Hayes, the NFL referee and a Newport Beach resident, was among several "celebrities" who helped raise $90,000 at the inaugural KidWorks Classic Golf Tournament April 29 at Aliso Viejo Country Club, according to a KidWorks press release.
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:47 PM
The Harbaugh brothers and Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis are popular stories leading up to Super Bowl XLVII.
The stories are hardly important to Greg and Rebecca Beckler of Orange County. Their attention is on Raelyn Beckler, their toddler...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 12:24 AM
The story of Jesse Sapolu could have been a sad memoir, a cautionary tale for the toughest of men.
Simply put, Sapolu risked his life to play football.
The choices he made against the reality of a heart defect could have served as a warning for...
| 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....
| Jan 26, 2013
| 11:16 PM
The race to create new ways for fans to enjoy interacting with sports continues. It is evocative of the Oklahoma Land Rush, with innovators competing to create the next new niche that delivers an experience that is novel and fun.
The 800-pound gorilla...
| 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...
| 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....
| May 14, 2013
| 11:08 PM
Junior Luke Napolitano, a backup quarterback at Corona del Mar High last season, was named the MVP during the Football University national invite-only camp last month in San Diego.
Napolitano, who is 6-foot-4 and 200 pounds, stood out at quarterback...
| May 16, 2013
| 4:54 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — A special moment took place at The Pacific Club Thursday during the annual Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list luncheon.
Lott opened an envelope that revealed the recipient of a $5,000 check that put the IMPACT Foundation over the $1...
| 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...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:20 PM
COSTA MESA — Costa Mesa High senior Wyatt Ferris faced a bit of adversity at the start of Wednesday's Orange Coast League boys' water polo opener against cross-town rival Estancia.
Ferris picked up his second exclusion late in the first quarter....
| May 1, 2013
| 7:34 PM
Former record-setting tailback inks free-agent deal with Baltimore after stint at Louisiana Tech.
Former Orange Coast College tailback Ray Holley has signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Ravens, Pirates football coach Mike Taylor said in an...