| Sep 27, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Like the fans who chanted his name when he came to bat in the ninth inning Thursday, Torii Hunter wondered if that would be his final appearance at Angel Stadium in the home team's uniform — not only this season, but for good.
"I was thinking about...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:30 PM
They walked on to the Baltimore football field Thursday evening surrounded by huge cheers, standing cheers, and the NFL's newest stars smiled and tipped their caps.
That these zebras were now lions showed how the darkest three weeks in NFL history...
| May 12, 2012
| 7:01 PM
You have to hand it to Josh Hamilton. While he's constantly on guard against his personal demons, he somehow still seems to be exactly what we want all athletes to be -- a big kid playing a child's game.
"Hands down, he's the best player in the...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:51 PM
So I was sitting in the office when I happened to remark that I liked the Giants for the World Series.
Like the Greek Furies, three colleagues swooped in and lined up at the cubicle divider. No real Dodgers fan would back San Francisco, they said.
| Oct 29, 2012
It's the final week of the regular season and there are two huge games Friday matching top 10 teams: No. 8 El Toro at No. 4 Mission Viejo and No. 10 Santa Margarita at No. 5 St. John Bosco.
Rank, School, Division (Record), Last week, Next game...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:04 PM
It's win or turn in the uniform time, and that means attention will be focused on a group of quarterbacks who have never started, let alone played in, a Pac-5 Division playoff game.
Twelve of the 16 starting quarterbacks for Pac-5 teams will receive...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:57 PM
If it's lunchtime at Gardena Serra and 6-foot-7, 360-pound offensive tackle Emerald Faletuipapai walks into a room, everyone hides his or her food.
"I eat anything and everything," he said.
Said Coach Scott Altenberg: "If there's food anywhere, it...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Dear Dodgers fans, let me just say that interviewing you in the first inning is a far different experience from speaking to you in the sixth, when that icy concoction you've been slurping completely Novocains your mouth and you almost swallow your tongue....
| Jun 21, 2013
| 11:07 PM
Shadows covered most of the infield at Angel Stadium when Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole took his place on the mound and brought the heat back to a cooling Friday evening.
Pitching quickly and efficiently in only his third major league...
| May 7, 2013
It's another hymn of an evening down here in Anaheim, the French Riviera of freeways. Took a mere two hours to drive from L.A., which exceeds the capacity of many bladders. Fortunately, the kid in the back seat fell asleep in Azusa of all places, or the...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:54 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Sometime this baseball season, ideally at Angel Stadium, Chad Cordero hopes to jog out of the bullpen to the pitching mound.
There will be a couple of thousand people in the stands who will take note of the moment, who will know....