| Oct 29, 2012
I left my brain in San Francisco. That’s the only possible explanation for the egregious error I made in a story about Sunday night’s outpouring of joy in San Francisco over the Giants’ four-game sweep of the shell-shocked Detroit Tigers...
| Jun 15, 2009
| 3:41 PM
Ross Shimabuku joined Fox 5 San Diego in May 2009. Despite being born and raised in Hawaii, Shimabuku is not Hawaiian -- he doesn't even surf! Prior to working at Fox 5 San Diego, Shimabuku was the weeknight sports anchor at KTVK in Phoenix. He spent 8...
| Jun 13, 2010
Even though most people call him Coach, John Wooden prefers to think of himself as a teacher, and not just one who taught hundreds of UCLA basketball players during his 27 seasons coaching the Bruins. His "Pyramid of Success," a diagram of core values,...
| Jun 13, 2010
John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach who became an icon of American sports while guiding the Bruins to an unprecedented 10 national championships in the 1960s and '70s and remained in the spotlight during retirement with his "Pyramid of Success"...
| Apr 29, 2009
| 2:44 PM
WGN Radio producer Rick Gieser checks in with another fantastic Sports Songs segment. (02/21/09) (:43:52) [listen to the 12/20/08 holiday edition | listen to the 10/11/08 edition | listen to the 08/09/08 edition | listen to the 06/21/08 edition | link...
| Jul 21, 2009
I'm sure Jack won't mind if we borrow the title of one of his movies because Monday night at Dodger Stadium it was all About Schmidt.
Jason Schmidt, now 35, made his first big-league start in two long years. Twenty-five months, actually, a time that...
| Feb 18, 2009
Troy Hirsch is the host of "Game On" which airs weekend nights at 10:45 on Fox 5. He has lived in San Diego since 2002 and in his time with KSWB TV, he has won multiple Emmy and Golden Mic Awards for sports reporting and anchoring. Whether it's covering...
| Sep 26, 2010
Little, Brown: 394 pp., $27.99
Los Angeles has much to lament. Our Dodgers, victims of a broken marriage, are the neglected boys of summer. The Trojans are on probation, the Bruins are bad and the NFL has...
| May 19, 2010
Twin brothers Nathan and Ryan Mehta are good with facts and figures when it comes to sports.
So good that the 9-year-old Burbank residents are regulars on the show "Kid Pitch" on Fox Sports Network, a baseball talk show for kids hosted by kids. They...
| Jun 5, 2010
| 8:35 AM
- John Wooden, college basketball's gentlemanly Wizard of Westwood who built one of the greatest dynasties in all of sports at UCLA and became one of the most revered coaches ever, has died. He was 99.
The university said Wooden died Friday night of...