| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:32 PM
LAGUNA BEACH — The Costa Mesa High Mustangs ventured to Guyer Field Friday with a single goal in mind — to win an outright Orange Coast League football championship.
Blending a determined focus with a quick start that overwhelmed Laguna...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 9:47 PM
The end of the college football season occurs this weekend for some teams which means that the first group of athletes eligible for the draft can sign with agents.
Securing new clients is the critical rite of passage for agents. There are many qualified...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:01 PM
Kelly Slater hasn't done it.
Neither has Rob Machado, Sunny Garcia nor Tom Curren.
Not when it was called the OP Pro, or more recently, the U.S. Open of Surfing.
In fact, nobody on the men's side has ever won the U.S. Open of Surfing three...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 2:36 PM
Traditional agentry has too often been lampoonish, cartoonish, greedy and destructive to clients and sports itself.
Some of the basic concepts, which are slavishly adhered to, are just wrong. The battle in sports ought not be labor versus management....
| Oct 13, 2012
| 12:08 AM
COSTA MESA — For the second time in three weeks, Estancia High tailback Robert Murtha broke a Newport-Mesa career record.
Seeing Murtha surpass the district touchdown record of 49 didn't matter Friday to Coach Mike Bargas. The record that does is...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:46 PM
COSTA MESA — To look at it one way, the Costa Mesa High football team was just 14 points from going undefeated in the Orange Coast League this year.
The Mustangs lost by just two points to Estancia and two points to Godinez.
But the Mustangs...
| Jul 14, 2012
| 8:45 PM
Former FBI director Louis Freeh concluded one of the most horrifying investigations in the history of collegiate sports this week.
In the wake of years of sexual abuse of young men by assistant coach Jerry Sandusky of Penn State, often in the shower room...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 12:08 AM
The most anxiety-fueled, suspenseful, nerve-wracking, emotional and ultimately explosively joyful day of the year is coming this week for anyone who represents prospects for this year's National Football League Draft.
The long "second season" of All-...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Can you name who will be the last player chosen in this year's NFL Draft?
Irrelevant Week is having a contest for fans interested in correctly guessing which player will be drafted last on the final day of the draft on Saturday in New York. The...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After countless of hours on TV, the NFL Draft ended as it usually does with the last pick, Mr. Irrelevant.
During the three-day event, draft pundits talked about 253 players, their size, their skills and their potential impact. When it came to the 254th...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 10:35 AM
"Mr. Irrelevant," the nickname given to the final pick in the NFL draft, is Justice Cunningham, a tight end from South Carolina who was selected by the Indianapolis Colts with the 254th choice on Saturday.
The 6-foot-4, 264-pounder was actually called...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
It was a love story for the ages, and America was transfixed.
Superstar Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o meets a beautiful Stanford coed after a game there and over the succeeding years they fall in love. There are reports of her visiting his family...