February 20, 2008 |
Priscilla Presley, Kristi Yamaguchi and Marlee Matlin are catching dance fever. They are among the dozen celebrities who will compete on the next season of "Dancing With the Stars," ABC said. The other contestants are Adam Carolla, Shannon Elizabeth, Steve Guttenberg, Monica Seles, Penn Jillette, Mario, Jason Taylor, Cristian De La Fuente and Marissa Jaret Winokur. "Dancing" returns to the ABC lineup March 17.
August 17, 2008 |
WASHINGTON -- Knowing Vinny Cerrato, who watches a lot of ESPN, listens to Miserable Suburban Guy radio and pays close attention to what the masses think, it seems only natural to open up with an obvious one: "So, how does it feel when you hear someone say, 'When are the Redskins going to get a real GM?' " Cerrato pauses and thinks, reclining in his suburban office below a color-coded board of every NFL player's name and status. "I haven't heard it for a while," he finally says.
November 10, 2000 |
Orange Lutheran earned its third consecutive Olympic League title Thursday evening with a 46-16 victory over Calvary Chapel at Brea Olinda High. The Lancers (8-2 overall, 5-0), ranked No. 3 in Southern Section Division XI, gained 238 yards in the first half en route to winning their seventh consecutive game. Quarterback Jason Taylor, a junior, ran for two touchdowns, threw for another and intercepted two passes.
October 6, 2000
So what's the secret to the Miami Dolphin defense, which has largely carried the team? A little cockiness, a little swagger. And, oh yes, a lot of talent. "This year is a whole new attitude," said defensive end Jason Taylor, who already has 5 1/2 sacks after getting only 2 1/2 last season. "I've just been playing with a lot more confidence. You've got to walk around with borderline cockiness and a swagger. If you don't have it, you're not going to make it."
September 25, 2010 |
Cameron Wake might know the short way to the quarterback, but the Miami Dolphins outside linebacker sure took the long way to the NFL. Wake, whose sack-strip of Brett Favre last Sunday led to an instant Dolphins touchdown, took one of the more roundabout routes imaginable to get where he is today. Strong play from Wake on Sunday night will be key to contain the visiting New York Jets and quarterback Mark Sanchez. "When a guy can beat you with both his legs and his arm, it puts more stress on your defense," Wake told the Palm Beach Post last week, referring to Sanchez, the former USC quarterback.
April 1, 2008 |
Flawless as he might look to his "Dancing With the Stars" fans, Jason Taylor has a permanent blemish. There's a tiny scar between his eyes, a 20-year-old wound incurred not on the football field, but, of all places, on the dance floor. "Back when I was about 10 years old, I was dancing to Michael Jackson at a little party," said Taylor, 33, an All-Pro defensive end for the Miami Dolphins. "I was a kid and had no inhibitions. I tried to spin and slipped on the floor . . .