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 >>
Many have wondered how soon it will be before Angels sensation Mike Trout is in pinstripes. Because Major League Baseball would not be Major League Baseball if all the best players were not on the New York Yankees. As comedian (and damaged Red Sox fan) Bill Burr has put it, they may as well make Ste ... More >>
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 >>
"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 >>
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
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 >>
The formulas work in movie version of Michael Lewis' book
Rejoice! It's Opening Day, baseball fans! What's that? You hear the Red Sox are a mortal lock to win the World Series this year? That Boston's road to American League dominance ran straight through the Halos' shattered dreams of signing Carl Crawford? That the Oakland A's are actually decent ... More >>
The OC label that first signed Plain White T's has a plan for keeping the next big thing from bolting to the majors
Former Oakland A's pitcher, probable ex-husband of Playboy Playmate-turned-founding The Real Housewives of Orange County cast member Jeana Keough and current boozehound Matt Keough was sentenced today to a year of jail for his latest DUI incident.On the bright side, Keough was granted credit for ... More >>
A weekend of events to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Richard Nixon's library--or "The Dick," as the hepcats call it--kicked off this morning with the laying of wreaths at the graves of the 37th president and his wife Pat.However, before we get to the other fun-filled festivities that are in s ... More >>
[Summer Guide] The sweet science and the ol' ballgame dominate the theater's sports-themed lineup
Flickr user takomabibelotWith 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 >>
Flickr user myhsu A few years back, when the Angels were beginning to round into form as the perennial playoff team we enjoy today, the manager and starting pitchers shot a commercial. I don't remember who it was for, but I know it wasn't Howard's. In the commercial we saw Angel skipper Mike Scio ... More >>
Aaron Boone, the former Villa Park High School star and son of the Angels catcher from 1982-88 Bob Boone, today announced he will retire and become an ENPN baseball analyst.
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 >>
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 >>
Mike Scioscia fires back. Before the first pitch is even thrown in the first game of the American League Division Series pitting Your Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim against the Boston Red Sox (game time is 6:37 p.m. Thursday at the Big A), manager Mike Scioscia has been asked incessantly a ... More >>
The American League Division Series between the Red Sox and Angels is not only the battle of Boston vs. Los Angeles of Anaheim, of East Coast vs. Left Coast, of Beantown vs. Beanertown. It is also an epic war being waged between the cryogenically frozen heads of each town's most iconic undead: Te ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more boozy moms, asshole cops, fast-acting pharmacists, apartments full of thieving aliens and loads of stabbings!Courtesy of Costa Mesa Police DepartmentCraig Anthony McVay, 48, of Garden Grove, was in the midst of three years probat ... More >>
UPDATED WITH FIGGY NOW IN AND HUNTER CLARIFICATION (THANKS, HALOMANIA!) . . . Neither Chone Figgins nor Jered Weaver were was not added to the American League roster of tonight's All-Star game. (But, as the Los Angeles Times just blogged, Chone Figgins was just added due to an injury to Tampa Bay's ... More >>
Faithful reader Cesar's attacks on an Angels fan got me thinking: why are Halos fans generally such pussies? I know of many exceptions, of course (Weekly managing editor Rich Kane being one of them), but the general stereotype of Angels followers being plastic, effete, polite pussies is just too tr ... More >>
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)
'Thoughtful, argumentative, loyal and kind'
Wordplay explores the cult of the crossword puzzle
Goal! follows an immigrants pursuit of a European fantasy
The U.S. vs. Mexico
Jan. 4 to Jan. 10. And tired.
The Latino Legends baseball team is neither Latino nor legendary. Discuss
And some we regret
Long live the Angels
Reg flubs Election Day story, blames Weekly
A Newport Beach con man dies. We think
Taking one for the team
How a Newport Beach power couple used right-wing politics to build an empire worth absolutely nothing
Shigetoshi Hasegawa pursues baseball, golf balls and the American dream
Or is his art his life?
Or is he just scamming us?
Justin Baughman was on his way to a big-league career. Then he was drafted by the Angels