| 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....
| Nov 26, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Nearby where Scott Meyer grew up in Long Beach, there's a banquet hall called "The Grand." Over the years, Meyer said he's visited the place for weddings, funerals, you name the event, and he's probably been to it at The Grand.
There is one special...
| 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...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:37 PM
Sometimes it's all about the timing of things that make can make a normal day exciting.
KidWorks, a special charity that helps children in the heart of Santa Ana, knew it would have an annual luncheon just before the college football game: UCLA vs. USC....
| Nov 16, 2012
| 1:24 AM
Former NFL stars Andre Reed, Chris McCalister and Anthony Miller are among a handful of celebrity guests who are helping to lead the inaugural Dave & Buster's Charity Golf Classic to benefit Talk About Curing Autism.
The event also features a charity...
| Nov 16, 2012
| 11:36 PM
The Vanguard University women's soccer team, ranked No. 2 in the NAIA and coming off regular-season and tournament championships in the Golden State Athletic Conference, play host to Embry Riddle of Arizona in the opening round of the 32-team NAIA...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Southern California caught NHL fever earlier this year. It was the first time that I've seen car flags, viewing parties, television news focus and large-scale excitement for hockey.
Had the Stanley Cup drive been a movie, it would have faded to black and...
| Sep 27, 2010
| 9:49 PM
In the last two games, Newport Harbor High tailback Buzzy Yokoyama has rushed for 260 yards and four touchdowns against Corona del Mar and 294 yards and three touchdowns against Loyola of Los Angeles.
When asked about which performance he was more...
| Sep 30, 2010
| 11:13 PM
Conner Ascher first wanted to play quarterback at Sage Hill School when he made the jump to varsity last season. In the way, three hurdles.
The first issue was Ascher's size. At 5-foot-8, 120 pounds back then, one hit and he can seriously get hurt in...