| 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...
| 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...
| 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&...
| 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...
| Sep 21, 2011
Best we can ascertain from the news conference with Eagles coach Andy Reid and trainer Rick Burkholder today was that quarterback Michael Vick will play Sunday, barring any setbacks in his recovery from a concussion this week. Vick, who suffered......