November 21, 2009 |
Eight hours of practice and an utter lack of common sense have brought me here, poised to descend 19 steep steps to the ballroom floor of "Dancing With the Stars." I lean heavily on a backstage railing, hyperventilating, and await the cue. Outwardly, I have undergone the transformation from entertainment reporter to salsa dancer, ready to perform before a live audience in strappy heels and a zebra dress with a plunging neckline and beaded fringe that sways with every teetering step.
March 30, 2008 |
SAN JOSE--A year ago, Nastia Liukin was recovering from ankle surgery and had to concede her U.S. all-around gymnastics title to Shawn Johnson. If Liukin's performances this year are an indication, their competition for national supremacy -- and for medals at the Beijing Olympics -- should be spectacular.
February 15, 1986 |
Trying to bolster its football program with the caliber of players able to improve on last season's 1-4 record in the Western Football Conference, Cal Lutheran signed two more high school seniors to national letters of intent on Friday. Cal Lutheran Coach Bob Shoup said that additional players are close to signing and that another--Canyon High's Joe Zacharia--is working to improve his grades so that he is eligible in June for a scholarship to Cal Lutheran.
August 27, 2008 |
Of course, we are all familiar with money-back guarantees on purchases of everything from clothing to appliances to Venetian blinds. But football games? That's what they're doing at Stanford, where buyers of certain season-ticket plans have the chance for a "Gridiron Guarantee" option. The premise: You say you didn't get the proper entertainment value at the end of the season. The pitch: You get the cost of your season tickets refunded. It's the brainchild of the Cardinal sports marketing department, which is trying to fill up the refurbished 55,500-seat Stanford Stadium.
October 22, 2000
Peter Belden and Steven Jendrusina scored four goals each to help Newport Harbor, ranked third in the county, defeat No. 7 Los Alamitos, 11-4, in a nonleague boys' water polo game Saturday at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Los Alamitos. Newport Harbor (14-4) took a 7-4 halftime lead and shut out Los Alamitos (12-12) the rest of the way. Sailor goalies Shawn Johnson and Brandon McLain combined to turn back 13 Griffin shots.
April 25, 2012 |
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - The more the Angels' offense stagnates, the more fans clamor for Mike Trout, the dynamic outfield prospect who is tearing it up at triple-A Salt Lake, to be called up. But there was no indication from Manager Mike Scioscia on Wednesday that the Angels are considering such a move at this time. “I don't believe anything is imminent, but when you play at the level Mike is playing at now, you become more of a focal point of fans, the media and the organization,” Scioscia said.
July 9, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 8 - 14 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 8 - 14 in PDF format are also available here This week's TV Movies CBS This Morning Venus Williams; Bonnie Raitt; Elijah Wood. (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Venus Williams; Bryan Cranston; Shawn Johnson; caffeine; stress; Kendra Wilkinson; underwear. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Dr. Mehmet Oz; James Carville; Stan Greenberg; The Wiggles.