Remember Suzy Favor Hamilton, the three-time U.S. Olympic runner who when she wasn't in Anaheim promoting Disney's Princess Half Marathon last August was selling her body as a high-priced escort nearby? Big Ten officials remember her, not because they ... ahem ... partook in the 44-year-old's side b ... More >>
See the update at the end of this post on Disney canceling a 2013 Suzy Favor Hamilton appearance in Anaheim.ORIGINAL POST, DEC. 20, 1:08 P.M.: Suzy Favor Hamilton, a three-time U.S. Olympic runner who appeared in a Nike commercial, reportedly spent the last year doubling as a $600-an-hour escort for ... More >>
At an Anaheim press conference today, San Clemente's Karch Kiraly was named the new coach of the U.S. Women's National Volleyball Team.As an assistant coach, 51-year-old Kiraly just helped the squad win its second consecutive gold medal at the London Olympics.
UPDATE, MARCH 26, 5:27 P.M.: Appreciative that someone other than family reads his Orange County Register pieces, staff writer Scott M. Reid just shot over an email clarifying the time line in my original post about his bombshell story on the internationally known Nadadores Swim Club of Mission V ... More >>
I basically live at Memphis at the Santora, the grand dame of downtown SanTana's food scene, swimming through a sea of Manhattans and climbing mountains of bread pudding every week, if not night. We named them Best Bar last year, an honor well-deserved and one that they're not resting on at all. ... More >>
[BEST OF 2011: GAME ON!] Olympic Gold Medal Swimmer
Tyler HamiltonIt turns out an Orange County attorney has been along for much of Tyler Hamilton's ride from Lance Armstrong cycling teammate to U.S. Olympic gold medalist to Armstrong-doping accuser on last night's 60 Minutes.Advising Hamilton for years has been Chris Manderson, a partner at Newpo ... More >>
A local high-school-wrestling coach gave up his Olympic dreams to flee Khomeini's Iran
The Richard Nixon Presidential Museum and Library in Yorba Linda is gay, gay, gay.That's what New Yorkers must believe after recent pieces in their most venerable publications, The New Yorker and the New York Times.
Former NFL quarterback and sports broadcaster Josh Booty claimed that when he was in the Orange County Jail after a February 2008 DUI arrest, he was beaten, tasered and ridiculed with comments like "big pussy motherfucker" and "the price is wrong, bitch"--a reference to his ex-wife, a former The ... More >>
[Summer Guide] From archery to volleyball, your alphabetical primer on getting off your butt this summer
Michael J. Schroeder, one of California's most effectiveRepublican Party operatives, has been telling me for months that he's finally tiring of politics and is eager for a new challenge--something more enjoyable. What's been catching Schroeder's interest? Go ahead and guess.No. Killing liberals ... More >>
Fast cars, naked women: Ed Dellis loves his work
Santa Ana teenager Ronny Rios has fought his way into contention for the U.S. Olympic boxing team. He didnt do it alone