| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:00 AM
This is probably pretty obvious, but it’s important enough to mention that the next 32 hours will be huge in the Ravens’ quest to retain Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs. The Ravens have made what both sides have acknowledged was a substantial...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 6:42 PM
For a team whose makeshift offense begs for a makeover, the Bears signing free-agent defensive end Mario Williams would be like a guy buying a big-screen plasma TV to watch from the futon in his studio apartment.
The Bears would be better off spending...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 5:40 AM
At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation.
“I don’t see us spending high...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Men's College Basketball-NCAA Division I Tournament, Xavier vs. Baylor, 6 p.m. (CBS); Ohio vs. North Carolina, 6:15 p.m. (TBS); Indiana vs. Kentucky, 8:45 p.m. (CBS); North Carolina State vs. Kansas, 9:17 p.m. (TBS)
| Oct 12, 2012
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The most improbable, unbelievable throw by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith didn't even hit its intended target.
It came last Saturday before Game 1 of the National League division series between the San Francisco...
| Apr 29, 2012
| 8:02 PM
The Great RG3 Heist
He cost them three first-round picks and a second-round pick, but the Redskins got the biggest steal when they traded up to No. 2 to select quarterback Robert Griffin III. The Redskins — the Redskins!...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:43 PM
The following are previews on area athletes and coaches in the National Football League for the 2012-13 season.
REID ALREADY ON
Even as the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New York Jets, 28-10, at home on Thursday night in their final...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:05 AM
This week, each of the 32 NFL teams will start their seasons with renewed hope and dozens of reasons -- real or imagined -- to believe that they will be the ones leaving their sweaty fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. But let&...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 5:39 PM
Despite $3.36 and a letter from a 6-year-old to get Brandon Jacobs to return to New York Giants after signing a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers, the deal has been sealed, ESPN reported Wednesday.
The Giants released Jacobs earlier this...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:16 PM
The RVCA family is excited for Sunday. That's the day of the grand opening for the Mendes Bros. Academy, a jiu jitsu gym, in Costa Mesa.
The Mendes brothers, Rafael and Gui, will be offering a free seminar during the grand opening, starting at 1 p.m. The...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:22 PM
When one of the most controversial calls in NFL history took place, Laird Hayes wasn't watching it during the Monday Night Football telecast.
Hayes, a Newport Beach resident and an NFL side judge entering his 18th season, said he was watching the movie,...