| Jul 2, 2015
| 8:40 PM
This year's Irrelevant Week is sure to be a very special one for founder Paul Salata and all of his many friends.
It is the 40th annual event celebrating the final pick in the NFL Draft. Also this year marks Irrelevant Week's return to the Balboa Bay...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:24 PM
With the kickoff to the NFL season right around the corner, Paul Salata emailed us to update us on this year's Mr. Irrelevant. I figured the Indianapolis Colts had cut Justice Cunningham back in June during Irrelevant Week in Newport Beach.
| Sep 3, 2011
| 11:25 PM
BLED, Slovenia — Esther Lofgren, a former Newport Harbor High and Newport Aquatic Center standout, helped the U.S. women's eight win the gold medal at the World Rowing Championships Friday on Lake Bled.
Rowing in the bow seat for the United States,...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 10:44 PM
USC junior quarterback Matt Barkley, a Newport Beach resident, has been named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week and he also earned second-team all-conference honors in football, it was announced Monday.
Barkley completed 35 of 42 passes (83.3%), a...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:57 PM
Ryan Succop will always be known as Mr. Irrelevant XXXIV. But in the NFL, especially recently, he has become far from irrelevant.
Succop, the Kansas City Chiefs kicker, has been named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for his efforts in Week 15 of the...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Where will the "Happiest Place on Earth" be this week? No, not Disneyland, although it is also in Orange County. It will be in Newport Beach, as the annual wackiness known as Irrelevant Week takes place at multiple venues.
"Doing something nice for no...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 11:12 PM
The Monday Night Football game, Kansas City at Pittsburgh, will have some local flavor.
Laird Hayes, a Newport Beach resident and retired Orange Coast College professor, will be the side judge with the officiating crew at Heinz Field.
| 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...
| 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...