| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Football coaches stalk the sidelines wearing headsets. In hockey and basketball, coaches stand out in their perfectly tailored suits. Baseball managers leave the dugout to pull pitchers and badger umpires.
But in beach volleyball, you never notice the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 12:38 PM
The center of the beach volleyball world may still be southern California, but it's now not the only place for champions.
Naperville native Brooke Burling and her partner, Josie Herbst of Davenport, Iowa, won the national beach volleyball championship...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 7:00 AM
T.J. DeFalco of Huntington Beach and Louis Richard of Redondo, representing the United States, were beaten in their opening beach volleyball match on Sunday at the Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, losing 21-14 and 22-20.
The team of Zana Muno from...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:25 PM
If Southern California is the seat of beach volleyball in the U.S., then Manhattan Beach is the well-worn sweet spot of the chair.
The 55th Manhattan Beach Open takes place Thursday through Sunday near the Manhattan Beach Pier. The tournament first...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
It’s summer in Chicago and you don’t have to look hard to find a good time — especially if sports are your thing. Whatever your game is, there’s an amped group of people who want to wipe out every memory of winter and play it...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Game, set, gold.
The United States swept the men's and women's titles Sunday at the Asics World Series of Beach Volleyball in Long Beach.
Phil Dalhausser and Sean Rosenthal defended their 2013 title, outlasting Mariusz Prudel and Grzegorz Fijalek of...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:37 PM
At the Summer Olympics, spectators seem drawn to the beach volleyball courts. Outside of the Games, fans seem to find other ways to spend their time.
That's the problem the sport has in this country. But, the situation isn't hopeless and enthusiasts...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Two years ago I moved to Baltimore, where the roads are littered with pot holes (and litter) — I should know because I've had to circle them to find parking. Two of my housemates have had their cars broken into, my high taxes make my escrow payments...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:21 PM
KLAGENFURT, Austria — Costa Mesa resident Jake Gibb and his partner, Casey Patterson from Huntington Beach, were eliminated in the round of 16 on Saturday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Grand Slam beach volleyball tournament.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Three players headed to UCLA are still alive and will meet in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U19 Beach Volleyball World Championships in Portugal.
Zana Muno of Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, committed to UCLA, and her partner Crissy Jones, a Los Alamitos...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:18 PM
The beach volleyball team of Zana Muno from Sherman Oaks Notre Dame and Crissy Jones from Los Alamitos has advanced to the round of 16 at the FIBA Beach Volleyball U19 World Championships in Portugal.
Muno, who will be a senior this fall at Notre Dame...