House of Blues
NBC sportscaster Bob Costas, who courted controversy in December when he dared raise the issue of gun control during a halftime show a day after a NFL player's murder-suicide, has reportedly put down $4.7 million for a Crystal Cove beachfront home.In November, former Angels pitcher John Lackey, who ... More >>
Are the San Francisco 49ers moving to Santa Ana?An NFL Network reporter says the storied franchise is on the way.Sort of.
Whenever Terry Bradshaw says something stupid during a Fox NFL halftime show, you might yell at the screen that he ought to have his head examined. Turns out he already has.A Newport Beach physician says he's treating the NFL Hall of Fame quarterback and Fox Sports football analyst for a brain in ... More >>
Trial before a jury is scheduled to begin Tuesday in Santa Ana for Los Angeles Clippers color commentator Mike Smith, who pleaded not guilty in January to charges he stole $735,000 from a retired school teacher with an inoperable brain tumor.If Smith--a 44-year-old a former Clipper player who l ... 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.
NBA.comMike SmithWith seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Los Angeles Clippers are pulling off an improbable victory over the Los Angeles Lakers--and Mike Smith is helping to call the action alongside Ralph Lawler on Fox Sports West.Nice work if you can get it--especially when you are facing ... More >>
Fox Sports NetMark Gubicza and Rory Markas (right) open a broadcast.When play-by-play man Rory Markas started broadcasting Angels games in 1994, he could not end his call with "Just another Halo victory!" as often as he would in the 2000s, when Anaheim became a perennial playoff contender.Now, fa ... More >>
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Hip Hop Monday, 9 p.m. C-walk with some hot go-go boys! Ripples 5101 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 562-433-0357 Blood Works, until November 9 Spooky art makes for a bloody good time. The Artery at The Lab 2930 Bristol St. Costa Mesa, CA 714-966-6660 Monday Night Football Madness, 5:30 p.m. Booze a ... More >>
Monday Night Football
The Pelican Grill at the Pelican Hill Resort is the last place I would think of when it comes to Monday Night Football. After all, this is a valet-parking, ocean-views, uniformed-waiter, white-table-cloth kind of establishment, where the customers are the country-club types, not the average Joe Six ... More >>
To tell you the truth, I haven't regularly watched Keith Olbermann since his days as a sportscaster on KTLA-TV Channel 5 and KCBS-TV Channel 2--and even as an elementary school wab, I found him annoying. I hear his MSNBC show The Countdown is pretty entertaining--but again, I find him irritating so ... More >>
But let them play until they embarrass themselves first