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  • Blogs

    December 27, 2012

    10 Past and Current Orange County Pro Athletes Disgraced in 2012

    The Rams are, of course, long gone and the Honda Center remains in need of an NBA team, but Orange County still has the Angels, Ducks, a whole bunch of mixed-martial arts fighters and assorted pro sports retirees who reside and/or hailed from here.Current and former pro athletes get into trouble som ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Doug DeCinces, Former Angel Who Paid $2.5 Million to Settle Insider Trading Suit, Now Faces Possible Prison Time After Indictment

    Los Angeles Dodger and Baltimore Oriole Hall of Fame first baseman Eddie Murray agreed in August to pay $358,151 to settle a federal lawsuit tied to an insider-trading tip he received from his buddy and former teammate Doug DeCinces.On Wednesday, the former Oriole and California Angel third baseman, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2012

    Scott Boras: Baseball's Savior?

    You don't normally see Scott Boras hailed as a savior of baseball--usually, the Newport Beach super-sports agent is referred to as the complete opposite.But with the Nationals becoming the first Washington, D.C., team since 1933 making it to the playoffs, some in the nation's capital are crediting B ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    Eddie Murray Pays $350k SEC Fine Tied to Tip from Ex-Orioles Teammate Doug DeCinces

    Securities and Exchange Commission heat came to the Baltimore Orioles' second-hottest hot corner (sorry, runner-ups to Boog Powell and Brooks Robinson), and now Hall of Fame first baseman Eddie Murray is paying $358,151 to extricate himself from a federal action that resulted from a tip he got from ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Vladimir Guerrero, Former Angels MVP, is Back Home in Anaheim

    Vladimir Guerrero has returned to Anaheim.But, alas, not the Angels.The Toronto Blue Jays granted the former Halo slugger his wish to be released from a $1.3 million minor league contract after he left the AAA Las Vegas 51s late Monday night to return to the town he calls home.

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2012

    Richard Lee Baney: Lost Boy of Summer Enjoys Colorful Life On and Off the Baseball Field

    ​"The Lost Boys of Summer" cover boy Richard Lee "Dick" Baney of Tustin can point to pro baseball career highlights that include pitching Cincinnati's "Big Red Machine" to victory in a divisional playoff game and striking Henry Aaron out twice as "Hammering Hank" closed in on Babe Ruth's all-time ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2012

    Dick Baney and the Other Lost Boys of Summer

    Even after the Tustin resident helped embarrass Major League Baseball into helping retired ballplayers such as himself, he's still not happy, and he has plenty of company

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2012

    Ken Wright and Jim Hutto: Lost Boys of Baseball Who've Sought Relief for Years

    ​When it comes to "The Lost Boys of Summer," two former ballplayers who have worked to get better retirement benefits for decades are Pensacola, Florida, buddies Ken Wright and Jim Hutto. They even tried to enlist retired, well-known major leaguers such as Dave Winfield and Robin Yount to help th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    5 Reasons to Actually Continue Watching the Angels

    ​Yes, they're eight games back in the AL West. Yes, they can't even win their series against miserable teams like the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles, though in the Halos defense Baltimore had magic on its side. Yes, very few Angels players seem like they give a crap right no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 13, 2010

    5 Reasons Why the Angels' Season Went to Hell

    Jay Brockman/OC Weekly​We're well into the last half of the Major League Baseball season, and if you've been paying attention to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim recently, you'll know they haven't been playing their best. There have been a few players worth noting (Hint: his name rhymes with ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2010

    Grading the Angels: First Quarter

    Flickr user takomabibelot​With summer vacation just about to start for most students here in Southern California, a report card is the furthest thing from their minds. For the Angels, however, a quarterly review is not only needed, it has to be signed by a parent and returned ASAP.This isn't going ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2009

    2009 Postseason Throwdown: Angels' Original Owls Fly Again

    Courtesy of FutureAngels.comSeven of the eight Statesville Owls of 1961 who came to Tempe pose for the camera.​​The not-yet-dead Texas Rangers are trying to prevent the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from winning the American League West crown, something the Halos can achieve as early as tonight ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Citizen of the Week!

    The sadomasochistic onetime X-Files actor (1), who shoved a hot crack cocaine pipe inside a south Orange County woman's vagina because he believed she worked for the devil, recently placed an ad in LA Weekly:"Busy businessman/producer needs immediate project assistance . . . Experience not necessar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007

    Screw the Mariners: We Love 'Em!

    The premise was as simple as it's hackneyed: in anticipation of a mega-baseball series, writers from each city would trash the other team. At least that's what I proposed to Mike Seely, managing editor for our brother paper to the north, Seattle Weekly, because your Anaheim Angels and his Seattle Ma ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 23, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Nov. 15 - Nov. 21

  • Food

    November 17, 2005

    Good Food, No Hit: No Problem

    Tim DeCinces redeems his baseball career at Beach Pit BBQ

  • Features

    October 21, 2004
  • News

    August 5, 2004

    An Overnight Success, 13 Years in the Making

    David Newhans remarkable journey to the big leagues

  • Columns

    June 1, 2000

    The Eternal Verities

    Its summer, and watching the Angels will cost you $118