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  • Blogs

    February 8, 2013

    Bob Costas Beach Houses in Crystal Cove for $4.7 mil; Leave Your Gun Home When Visiting

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2011

    Is Santa Ana Ready for Some Pro Football?

    ​Are the San Francisco 49ers moving to Santa Ana?An NFL Network reporter says the storied franchise is on the way.Sort of.

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Terry Bradshaw, Treated for Brain Injury in OC, Wants NFL to Better Protect Players' Heads

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    August 26, 2010

    Adam Richmond

    Irvine Improv

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    It's a Different Court for Mike Smith, Clippers Commentator Accused of Ripping Off Retiree

    ​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 >>

  • Calendar

    June 24, 2010

    Joe Rogan

    Irvine Improv

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2010

    Aaron Boone Retires, Joins ESPN

    ​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.

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Clippers Commentator Allegedly Stole $735,000 From Retiree With Inoperable Brain Tumor

    NBA.comMike Smith​With 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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2010

    What Do the Angels Do Now That Rory Markas Has Died?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2009

    Wilhite and MADD Get Support From Angels and "Ball Hawk"

    <br/><a href="" target="_new" title="Happy to be alive">Video: Happy to be alive</a&amp ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    November 3, 2008

    To Do Tonight 11/3

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    October 30, 2008


    Monday Night Football

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2008

    Monday Night Football at The Pelican Grill? Whaaa?

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2008

    Hugh Hewitt Worst Person in the World!

    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 >>

  • Columns

    September 23, 1999
  • News

    May 27, 1999

    Kill Your Idols

    But let them play until they embarrass themselves first