| Jan 26, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Chef Michael Mina didn’t land a title celebrity until he met tennis legend Andre Agassi, who teamed up with him to start the Mina Group which opened the now-defunct Nobhill Tavern and Seablue at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino.
Fast forward 13 years,...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:23 PM
If age is merely a state of mind, or nothing but a number, why was it so painful watching Peyton Manning fail Sunday to get his agile mind to overcome his aging body?
In two days, an entire Denver Broncos franchise has unraveled. Coach John Fox is...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 8:08 AM
NEW DELHI -- The sorry state of American men's tennis will continue for some time with no real talent on the horizon, said Pete Sampras who dominated the game in the 1990s with fellow American Andre Agassi.
No American has won a men's grand slam singles...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Andre Agassi apparently has some jealousy issues.
At least the now-retired tennis star did back when he was dating Brooke Shields, the actress writes in her coming memoir "There Was a Little Girl: The Real Story of My Mother and Me."
So much so,...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:35 PM
Brooke Shields lost her virginity to Dean Cain at age 22 and is writing all about it.
Yes, before her husband Chris Henchy, before ex-husband Andre Agassi and before JFK Jr., Liam Neeson and George Michael there was a future Superman.
The former child...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 2:18 AM
Since Sean Abdali became owner of The Tennis Club at Newport Beach Country Club, he hasn't exactly gotten a lot of sleep.
Abdali and his staff have worked all week to provide immediate renovations to the club. Fences were painted, sunscreens were...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Nick Bollettieri, the renowned Hall of Fame tennis coach, will be at The Tennis Club at the Newport Beach Country Club Saturday and Sunday.
Bollettieri will conduct on-court clinics, provide motivational messages, tells stories about his life on the...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Derek Jeter went out in style at Yankee Stadium Thursday, delivering a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Yankees beat the Orioles, 6-5. Jeter was 2-for-5 with a run scored and three RBI in his final game in the Bronx.
| May 27, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Michael Mina, chef, author and founder of Mina Group, recently opened Bourbon Steak in Glendale, a modern American steakhouse serving cuts such as Wagyu rib cap with bearnaise to denizens of the Americana at Brand. Mina, born in Egypt and raised in...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Sunday was a day of rest and reflection at Wimbledon. So we reflected.
Eyes squinting, brow furrowed, chin resting in palm of hand, we pondered the issue: How good are our tennis players from the United States?
It was a short reflection....
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:50 PM
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Serena Williams won a record seventh Key Biscayne title when she overcame a slow start and a set point to beat Li Na, 7-5, 6-1, at the Sony Open on Saturday.
Williams surpassed the tournament record of six titles she originally set...