| Aug 31, 2013
| 2:44 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates have proved their staying power this season with top-flight pitching and strong performances by young position players, but the organization continued on Saturday to improve its lineup with the acquisition of left-handed slugger...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 1:58 PM
NORFOLK — Video study Sunday confirmed what Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder suspected Saturday night: The Monarchs made too many mistakes to beat East Carolina.
The Monarchs were within four points heading into the fourth quarter in Greenville, N....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:49 PM
MILWAUKEE — Pinch-hitter Travis Snider homered in the ninth inning to lift Pittsburgh to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night that clinched the Pirates' first non-losing record in 21 seasons.
Snider drove a 2-2 pitch from Jim...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:58 PM
UC Irvine 2, Iona 2 (2 OT)
IRVINE — Trey Hayes and Enrique Cardenas scored for the host Anteaters in the nonconference clash on Sunday.
Thomas Janjigian had the assist on Hayes' goal in the 25th minute that tied the score, 1-1....
| Sep 3, 2013
| 10:52 PM
Orange Coast College's football team captured the National Junior College Championship 50 years ago this season.
The Pirates beat Northeastern Oklahoma A&M, 21-0, at the 1963 Junior Rose Bowl Game in Pasadena. I was an 18-year-old OCC student at the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 2:31 PM
HAMPTON — It's tempting to say "Welcome Back" to Antwon Chisholm, though Hampton University's upbeat senior happily corrects people that he was more patient than absent during a frustrating junior year.
The former Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:45 PM
While most coaches are drawing up plays and arranging depth charts, Orange Coast College football coach Mike Taylor spent much of his preseason writing letters to professors on campus, urging them to admit his players into congested classes.
| Sep 7, 2013
| 11:47 PM
MOORPARK — Moving the ball down the field did not prove difficult for the Orange Coast College football team during Saturday night's season opener at Moorpark.
Getting the ball through the uprights at the end? That was another matter entirely....
| Sep 12, 2013
| 3:12 PM
Dianna Cuatto, artistic director of the Ballet Theatre of Maryland, describes the troupe's forthcoming season as one she hopes will bring "the versatility, depth, energy and passion of over 30 professional dancers alive on stage."
Under Cuatto, the...
| Sep 11, 2013
Ruffin McNeill trusted B.J. Symons, and with good reason. Symons knew what McNeill needed in a quarterback at East Carolina. He needed a skilled, cerebral athlete whose lack of central-casting size and speed gave many marquee programs pause.
| Sep 10, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Those waiting for the further adventures of Captain Jack Sparrow will have to wait a little longer.
In what will probably be seen as another blow to the once seemingly invincible producer Jerry Bruckheimer, the release date of the fifth installment of...