| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Torrey Smith torched the Rams in Week 3, catching five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns. Now he is burning up the waiver wire, and you can be sure that someone will claim him in your fantasy league.
I got a text message shortly after midnight...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Desperation might be setting in inside your fantasy locker room if your squad is 1-3 or 0-4 at the quarter pole, especially if you’re in a cutthroat league where only four or six teams make it into the playoffs. We have enough data to see that...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In last week's installment of Fantasy Fodder, I cautioned you to not panic and trade away one of five notable early-season disappointments if your team was stuck in the cellar. I hope this past week was better for you.
This week, we're going to turn...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 7:30 AM
With trades in consecutive offseasons, the Ravens have given Joe Flacco a formidable receiving tandem in Anquan Boldin and Lee Evans. Boldin has had five 1,000-yard seasons in his eight years in the league and Evans has averaged 15.7 yards per catch in...
| 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,...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Look to San Francisco
Los Angeles Times
The player with the most to prove is 49ers quarterback Alex Smith, who has a chance to redefine himself with another outstanding season. Smith, the No. 1 overall pick in 2005, finally broke through...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 8:26 PM
The following are updates on area athletes active in the National Football League.
Former Burroughs High standout and current Jacksonville Jaguars offensive lineman Eben Britton has remained healthy and is looking like his old...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:36 AM
The New York Giants eliminated last year's Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers from the National Football League (NFL) playoffs with a stunning 37-20 road win on Sunday to reach next week's NFC title game against the San Francisco 49ers.
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:18 AM
The New York Giants again proved their resilience on the road by reaching the Super Bowl with a 20-17 overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in the National Football Conference championship game.
A 31-yard field goal by Lawrence Tynes at...