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Manny Ramirez

  • 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 >>

  • 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

    May 13, 2010

    Angel Fans, It's Time to Panic

    OC Weekly​The only thing worse than having someone break up with you is to hear the stupid clichés everyone uses to try to cheer you up with afterward:"Dude, you are better off without her.""Come on man, there are plenty of other fish in the sea.""The best way to get over someone is to get under ... 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

    September 30, 2009

    Time for Boston To Give Us Their Crown as the Kings of Bigotry

    OC founding father Henry W. Head: Could take on a Bostonian any day​Let the baseball pundits obsess over whether your Angels will finally beat the Boston Red Sox in the playoffs next week--I care about stripping from Beantown what's now rightfully ours: the title of most-racist 'burb in America. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2009

    Chimay Returns to the Crosby!

    Chimay--everyone's favorite beer brewed in a Belgian monastery and served exclusively in branded goblets--has been missing from the Crosby in Santa Ana as of late. But, much like Manny Ramirez or denim jackets, it's ready for a comeback, and will be back at the downtown Santa Ana restaurant/bar/danc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2009

    Crime Time: Spot This Week's Celebrity Victim!

    Hey, juvies, it's our weekly Weekly round-up of Orange County police calls . . .MONDAY, JUNE 29 The pre-vandalized Scott BorasAnyone Fitting the Description of a Major League Baseball Team Owner Spotted Outside Before the Crime? The windows of super-agent Scott Boras' Land Rover were vandalized whil ... 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

    April 14, 2009

    It's a Quick Read 32

    Orange County Register: Eighth sign of the Apocalypse: Ambulances spontaneously combusting in Fountain Valley. . . . It won't be galloping from four white horses South County residents hear Wednesday and Thursday, but F-18s bombing Camp Pendleton. Don't worry, the Marine base planned it. . . .  ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Last Night: Pinback and El Ten Eleven @ Samueli Theater

    By Andrew Youssef Pinback, El Ten Eleven at Samueli Theater, Costa Mesa, July 31, 2008 Better Than: Questioning the trade of Manny Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers. Download: “From Nothing to Nowhere” from Pinback’s homepage [http://www.pinback.com/mp3/From_Nothing_to_Nowhere.mp3] San Di ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 1, 2005

    Diary of a Mad County

    Awwww hell. Angels owner Arte Moreno tells Bill Shaikin...

  • 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

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