| Jan 10, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A federal judge on Thursday handed down a seven-year sentence to a disbarred attorney who had turned his life around from being a criminal youth only to later fall back into gang life as consigliere to a member of the......
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Raise your hand if you believe the Harbaugh family storyline has been exhausted.
I believe we’ve heard from Mom and Pop Harbaugh, the brothers and the sister. Unless Manti Te’o proclaims he is now going steady with an imaginary Harbaugh...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:56 AM
President Barack Obama believes the NCAA should do more to make college football safer for the student-athletes involved.
In a sit-down interview with the New Republic, the President talked about being a big football fan, but has doubts about the...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 6:21 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs respects and understands President Barack Obama's opinion about the dangers of football — and hesitation about having a child play.
The hard-hitting 2011 Defensive Player of the...
| Jan 29, 2013
Medical researchers recently confirmed what many had already suspected. Junior Seau, the former NFL linebacker who killed himself last spring, suffered from degenerative brain disease -- most likely the result of multiple hits to the head accumulated...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Rodney Harrison, the former all-pro safety for the San Diego Chargers and New England Patriots, said he's scared for his future after sustaining numerous concussions during his playing days.
"I'm scared to death," Harrison said in an interview with...
| Feb 2, 2013
LA JOLLA — Bob Zeman will do the same as millions Sunday. He will grab the remote, find an easy chair and turn on the Super Bowl.
"I still like the drama of the game," he says.
He won't exactly be a fan. More like an observer. He knows too much...
| Feb 3, 2013
Professional football is the most popular spectator sport in America, which is one reason the Super Bowl is expected to draw 110 million viewers. With its famous athletes, storied franchises and lucrative TV contracts, it's an industry whose future...
| Jan 20, 2013
Recently, an acquaintance of mine used a gun to commit suicide. This person had been depressed for years and had several recent traumatic events occur that I believe added to the depression.
Though suicided by guns figures prominently in this column, I...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 5:23 PM
In a week when you thought you might have heard it all, I present to you Bill Walton speaking to USC students and bashing UCLA basketball.
"I never knew they had pretty girls here at USC," began Walton, one of UCLA's all-time greats, after being...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:20 PM
How is that State of the Union speech working out for you, Mr. Goodell?
Just days before the signature sporting event in the United Football States of America, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reigns over an empire in disarray.
The family of Junior Seau...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 8:47 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Well, it's already official. New Jacksonville Jaguars GM David Caldwell has only been on the job a couple of days and he's already as big a dummy as old Jacksonville Jaguars GM Gene Smith. Caldwell, in only his...