Sporting Box

Left-handed sports

A survey of sports played (and not played) by the left-handed.

San Diego national champions

Not all San Diego competitors are failures! A rundown of teams that have posted winning seasons.

Annual state of the NFL report

Drip. Drip. Drip.

The NFL of today will not exist in 20 years, says a retired player.

Can’t keep the Birdman down

Good times

All about Miami Heat basketball player Chris Andersen’s troubles and good luck.

What’s your favorite professional billiards team?

It ain't easy

The World Professional Billiard League hits stumbling blocks coming out of the gate.

NCAA baseball is a pig

The latest NCAA Division I baseball rankings have the University of San Diego at number 54 in the nation. Not bad, since there are, depending where you look, 296 or 298 schools in the Division ...

Battle of the riches on San Francisco Bay

I hear sailors talking

America’s Cup is coming up — only the richest and 175th richest to take part in what will be a race of catamarans.

8 days. 750 miles.

Professional cycling’s uphill climb

Rundown of bicyclists who’ve been caught doping and the Tour of California bike race.

Invasion of pigs!

Wild pigs are coming, and there’s nowhere to hide.

We speak of pom-poms

Copious sis-boom-bahs

Lawrence Herkimer, the “father of cheerleading.”

San Diego Bike Polo Club

Got a bike and a mallet? Saddle up for bike polo.

We run the night

Run. Eat. Sleep? Repeat

There’s a run coming up next week. Post time is Friday, April 19, 5:30 a.m., Huntington Beach State Park, read 25 miles down the coast from Long Beach. The race ends Saturday at 8:00 p.m. ...

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