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ESPN.com Updated Aug 24, 2013
A look at how the Rams fared in five key areas of Saturday night’s 27-26 loss to the Broncos. Safety First: As expected, Rodney McLeod got the start in place of injured starter Darian Stewart, who was a pregame scratch because of a hamstring injury. McL…Share Tweet
The Denver Broncos would like to be more balanced than they showed in the dress rehearsal third preseason game, one would assume. Peyton Manning threw 29 times in the first 25 minutes against the Rams on Saturday. He's one of the best in the NFL right n…Share Tweet
Bogaerts picks up first big league hitAfter going hitless in his first five Major League at-bats, Xander Bogaerts was thrilled to drill a single to right field in the ninth inning of the Red Sox's 4-2 win over the Dodgers on Saturday.Share TweetJon Lester isn't just giving his team quality outings. Instead, he is turning in masterpieces. The latest came on Saturday afternoon, when Lester lifted the Red Sox to a 4-2 victory over the red-hot Dodgers.Share Tweet
Angels place reliever Jepsen on 15-day DLESPN.com Aug 24, 2013The Los Angeles Angels have placed reliever Kevin Jepsen on the 15-day disabled list after he had surgery to remove his appendix.Share TweetWhile the Red Sox got ready to play the middle game of this three-game set against the Dodgers on Saturday afternoon, Clay Buchholz packed his bags for a flight back east.Share TweetCarl Crawford wants to beat the Red Sox, but Dodgers manager Don Mattingly wants to keep his left fielder healthy, so Crawford was not in Saturday's lineup.Share Tweet
Dean Meminger, dead at 65: Meminger's Game 7 performance in the 1973 Eastern Conference Finals got tdeadspin.com Aug 24, 2013Dean Meminger, dead at 65: Meminger's Game 7 performance in the 1973 Eastern Conference Finals got the Knicks into the Finals, where they beat the Lakers in five games. [NYT]Read more...Share Tweet
Rams-Broncos: What to watchESPN.com Aug 24, 2013EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The St. Louis Rams travel to Denver for tonight’s third preseason game against the Denver Broncos. They kick off at 8 p.m. ET. The third preseason game is generally considered the closest thing to a regular-season game as you’ll find …Share Tweet
Barksdale doesn't make trip because of infectionstltoday.com Aug 24, 2013Right tackle situation in flux for tonight's Denver game.Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 24, 2013The turmoil surrounding the Los Angeles reached a new level on Friday when Fox Sports Jon Morosi reported that the team was expected to replace either manager Mike Scioscia or general manager Jerry Dipoto before the 2014 season. Morosi noted that philos…Share TweetHanley Ramirez's two-run homer was all Ricky Nolasco needed to dispose of the Red Sox on Friday night as the Dodgers right-hander allowed two hits over eight innings in a 2-0 win at Dodger Stadium.Share Tweet
Richards blanks M's as Nelson delivers decisive blowChris Nelson's two-run homer provided the Angels' only offense, and Garrett Richards took care of the rest with 7 1/3 scoreless innings in Friday's 2-0 win over the Mariners.Share Tweet
Colletti On Blockbuster Trade Of 2012Aug 24Buster Olney talks to Dodgers GM Ned Colletti about last season's trade with the Red Sox.
Sun Night Baseball Reporter Buster Olney with Jake PeavyAug 24The Trade, Peavy's Intensity, The Influence of Greg Maddux
Red Sox Deal Dodgers Rare LossAug 24Jon Lester pitched 7 2/3 strong innings to help the Red Sox beat the Dodgers 4-2.
St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook makes a tremendous touchdown grabAug 24St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook elevates to grab a 3-yard touchdown pass.