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Alex Rodriguez

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Albert Pujols Drops Defamation Lawsuit After Jack Clark Apologizes for Juicing Allegations

    Former Giants-Padres-Cardinals slugger Jack Clark has apologized over performance enhancing drug use allegations he made against Cardinals-turned-Angels slugger Albert Pujols, prompting the Anaheim first baseman to drop his defamation suit against Clark. After making the PED comments twice in early ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2013

    Diatribe with Dave: Achiote?! Gesundheit!!, Or: Gabbi's Mexican Kitchen's Ass-Kicking Achiote Sauce

    Every second and fourth Wednesday night of the month, legendary bartender/chef/restaurant insider Dave Mau hosts Dinner with Dave at Memphis at the Santora, where he treats drinkers to a free meal and live music as the evening progresses. To remind ustedes of this great night, Dave treats us eve ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Slaine Opens Up About New La Coka Nostra Record, Friendship w/ DJ Premier and La Coka Nostra Without Everlast

    Drugs and booze for years kept Boston-based rapper Slaine from shedding his reputation as a mixtape legend and taking his place among hardcore hip-hop royalty. The 34-year-old rapper admits he came late to the game, but he has redeemed the time, with a solo album hailed as one of the best true-schoo ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2010

    OC's Scariest People

    Crypt from the headlines, here are our annual 31 flavors of fiendishness

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2010

    Scott Boras, His Missing Wallet With $2,300 Inside and a Poor Surf City Man Who Found It

    Boras​Veteran Long Beach Press-Telegram sports columnist Doug Krikorian banged out an interesting piece about Scott Boras, the Huntington Beach apartment manager who found the Newport Beach super-sports agent's wallet with $2,300 inside and the reward that was offered--or lack thereof.The column l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Alex Rodriguez Hotel Quiz Time!

    So your Anaheim Angels of Anaheim lost the American League Championship Series to the New York Yankees because of a shocking loss of their trademark sharp play (seriously, guys: that error in the bottom of the eighth?). Whatever--let's move on to meatier issues.SO...at a carne asada Sunday event, I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwndown: Who Are Bigger Assholes, New Yorkers or Philadelphians?

    A-Rod or A-Hole?​Since it's now obvious there will be no freeway series (hey, Angels and Dodgers, here's an idea: bring your bats next time), the time has come to move beyond the brutal losses suffered by our soon-to-be-exiting home teams and concentrate on the really important stuff. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: Johnny Damon Takes a Hit

    Johnny Damon's inability to hit the ball is really pissing off the above Yankees fan whose voice doesn't quite match his lips. (But love the hair!)Nick Swisher, who is also lugging an unblemised stick into the ALCS against the Angels, is  apparently on notice with this fellow, too.A-Rod and Jet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    SportsNation Loves Angel Nation!

    If the Angels are America's Team, does that make Barbara Coe the new Sarah Palin?​What is going on with America? Forget about the economy, the Know Nothings, the garbage-dwelling Linda Ackerman campaign and refry this: in an ESPN SportsNation poll that I can't find online but was just broadcast on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: 13 Reasons the Angels Feel Confident Facing the Yankees in ALCS

    ​ New York still has fresh memories of winning three of four from the Angels in September, and having home-field advantage for the best-of-seven American League Championship Series as well as A-Rod suddenly finding his postseason bat are huge. But the Yankees live up to their team name when pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2009

    Manny Ramirez is Latest on Scott Boras' 'Roid Roster

    BorasJeffrey Anderson's 2007 Weekly story "The Boras Factor" made great hay out of ways Newport Beach-based baseball super-agent Scott Boras gives his clients "the competitive edge" through high technology, physical trainers, psychologists, player profiles and even a "war room" he has at his--and th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    A-Rod Manages Steroid Crisis With Aid of Newport Beach PR Firm

    Outside Eyes, a Newport Beach-based crisis PR firm, is among the agencies that have been brought in to help Alex Rodriguez deal with the firestorm of controversy that has been generated by the New York Yankees slugger's admission to using performance-enhancing steroids. The firm knows cris ... More >>

  • Features

    October 25, 2007

    OC's Scariest People

    Our Congressional delegation tops this year’s list of 33 villains (31 for October, plus two more to get to the Dia de los Muertos, ese)

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2007

    Wednesday's Headlines & Surprises: Safer Teen Sex in OC?

    Lots of Unprotected Fornications in SD: The San Diego Union-Tribune reports this morning that youths ages 15 to 24 in our southern neighbor county had a whopping 85,000 cases of chlaymdia, gonorrhea and AIDS in 2005. How’s that rank? Well, according to the newspaper, researchers at the Cali ... More >>

  • Features

    May 24, 2007

    Cream of the Crop

    A sampling of Boras' higher-paid clients

  • Features

    May 24, 2007

    Dealing for Dollars

    Some of Scott Boras notable moves

  • Features

    May 24, 2007

    The Boras Factor

    Some fans and team officials think hes the devil. His player clients think hes an angel. Everyone agrees that super agent Scott Boras has changed baseballbut for better or worse? And what does he want now?

  • Columns

    October 12, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Oct. 4 - Oct. 10

  • Film

    May 11, 2006

    Unamerican Dream

    Goal! follows an immigrants pursuit of a European fantasy

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    Anything Could Happen

    The U.S. vs. Mexico

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    The Splendid Pocho

    The Latino Legends baseball team is neither Latino nor legendary. Discuss

  • News

    November 10, 2005

    The Splendid Pocho

    The Latino Legends baseball team is neither Latino nor legendary. Discuss

  • Culture

    June 30, 2005

    The Plays the Thing

    Rude Guerrilla is no match for Stoppard

  • News

    May 1, 2003

    Leftist Latino

    Latinos are front-runners, just like everyone else

  • Columns

    April 10, 2003

    Stuck in the Middle With You

    Awards, violence, preening, bickering!

  • Features

    October 24, 2002
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