Sanchez: Can he beat the San Diego Chargers next week?In the weekend battle of Orange County prep quarterback legends, Mark Sanchez outdueled Carson Palmer as the Mission Viejo High grad's New York Jets defeated the Santa Margarita High alum's Cincinnati Bengals, 24-14. Meanwhile, their fellow Tr ... More >>
Through week 16 of the NFL season, Carson Palmer and Mark Sanchez are the only quarterbacks who played at Orange County high schools to have thrown the required 14 passes per game to qualify for an official QB rating. Based on Matt Leinart's limited stats, were his passer ranking to count, it wou ... More >>
Shitty economy? Schmitty schmeconomy. Halloween sales are forecast to reach a record-breaking $6 billion in 2009, up 4.2 percent from the $5.77 billion retailers generated last year.
Angels owner Arte Moreno don't need no stinkin' ticket price cuts. Major League Baseball franchises have taken a hammering in attendance this season (thank you, shitty U.S. economy!), so all the teams that are playoff-bound or possibly so are resisting the common end-of-season tick ... More >>
Clockwise from top left: Mark Sanchez (Santa Margarita Catholic High School, Rancho Santa Margarita); Todd Marinovich (Capistrano Valley and Mater Dei high schools); Matt Leinart (Mater Dei); and Carson Palmer (Santa Margarital). Steven Travers, a USC graduate, sports historian and fo ... More >>
Courtesy of Orange Police Department and Orange County Sheriff's DepartmentWe call this collage "Robberies, Solved and Unsolved." Top left: a man hands a teller a note demanding cash at Chase Bank in Orange. Top right: Booking photo of Adam J. Bennett, 20, of Santa Ana, who is suspected of robbing $ ... More >>
Derick AlexanderHo, hum, another day, another Orange County-based reality show. At least Costa Mesa resident, actor and Chapman University film school graduate Derick Alexander hopes the pilot for Pro Cheer Danz he is shooting Friday night at Sutra Lounge in Triangle Square will become a full-blown ... More >>
A story from my past came flooding back as I read Cyd Zeigler's Jock Talk Blog post riffing on a Forbes report that raised the possibility of the 49ers leaving San Francisco for the OC. Bernie Mullin, who runs the Atlanta-based Aspire Group, an industry consultant, tells Forbes Frisco, Buffalo an ... More >>
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A womens shoe line called Latinas?
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The Register reports that an "expert" testifying for the Angels contends that attendance jumped 45 percent after the Halos won the 2002 World Series, which is meant to bolster the argument in favor of letting the team keep calling itself the LOS ANGELES Angels of Anaheim, Cucamonga and the Lower Mis ... More >>
Academics descend into the black hole with Better to Reign in Hell: Inside the Raiders Fan Empire
Rams? Lambs! Orange County is Raider Nation. Dont believe it? Ask a Raider fan
Five ignominious moments in Anaheim football history
Oh, those days of innocence
Lee Hacksaw Hamilton wants to talk sports with you
Home of the meat pie
This weeks featured NFL game: Atlanta Falcons vs. St. Louis Rams.
Tennessee Titans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars; Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Los Angeles Rams
A night in the life of Ultimate University
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