| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:30 PM
They walked on to the Baltimore football field Thursday evening surrounded by huge cheers, standing cheers, and the NFL's newest stars smiled and tipped their caps.
That these zebras were now lions showed how the darkest three weeks in NFL history...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Mariners fans love their foot longs, burgers and grass-fed barbecue beef brisket but they also enjoy their fair share of meat-free food.
In PETA’s latest ranking of the most vegetarian-friendly ballparks in the country, Seattle’s Safeco Filed...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:12 PM
The 29th annual gala produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Guild welcomed nearly 500 guests to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa for a summer soirée. It netted an impressive $535,000 benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research and care.
Gala chairs Dan and...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Cupid's juiced. Lance Armstrong's head is corked. Is there anything left to love about modern sports, the apparent bastion of liars, cheats and psychopaths?
Well, here are 100 Valentines dedicated to all that's still good about sports. "There are really...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Josh Hamilton? Are you kidding me?
Nobody makes a surprise splash like the Angels, but this was a flying cannonball into the middle of a Southern California pool that had been awash in Dodger blue.
Nobody breaks down the door in the middle of the...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 5:48 PM
It sounds so good.
You trade Magic for McCourt and how can it be a bad deal?
But then you know me, Clayton Kershaw goes eight wonderful innings and all I can think about is Jonathan Broxton warming up. I hear Magic Johnson's name and I'm wondering who...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Brendon Colliflower and Samantha Kelly were set to graduate from Williamsport High School last spring when their young lives were cut short by a traffic accident.
On Thursday night, their memories were honored with a $50,000 award from Russell Brands,...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Editor's Note: The Independent looks back on the past year in high school athletics. Listed below are some of the main highlights reported on by or to the Independent.
The New Year started with a bang for local teams.
| Dec 27, 2012
| 8:57 PM
Every two years, Cayman Carter and his family go on vacation around this time of the year. This year's trip is a cruise and it has taken the Carter family to the Caribbean islands.
The getaway is a well-deserved one for Carter, who needed some downtime....
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:28 PM
Corona del Mar High Coach Scott Meyer, who has guided the Sea Kings to two CIF section titles, has been named the coach of South team in the 54th Brea Lions Orange County North-South Prep All-Star Football game.
The all-star game will take place at...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:54 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — Sometime this baseball season, ideally at Angel Stadium, Chad Cordero hopes to jog out of the bullpen to the pitching mound.
There will be a couple of thousand people in the stands who will take note of the moment, who will know....
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:02 AM
The all-American appeal of crushing a car with a giant truck may transcend language, but Monster Jam isn’t taking any chances. Say hola to El Diablo.
If not everyone got the memo about how an appeal to the emergent U.S. Hispanic demographic...