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EARTH CITY, Mo. -- With the regular-season opener against Arizona less than two weeks away, the Rams are in the process of making the transition to a more regular weekly routine. As part of that transition, media is limited to watching just the first 20…Share Tweet
No surprises in Rams' roster movesEARTH CITY, Mo. -- The Rams moved closer to reaching the NFL-mandated 75-man roster Monday afternoon when they announced 11 cuts. The team confirmed the release of four players we reported here yesterday in receiver Andrew Helmick, cornerback Robert Ste…Share TweetRams cut 11, including De Smet product Robert Steeples, Lindenwood's Andrew Helmick and Illinois' Graham Pocic.Share Tweet
After big night, Ogletree still a work in progressEARTH CITY, Mo. -- After a pair of rough outings in his first two preseason games, Rams rookie linebacker Alec Ogletree flashed the impact play potential that has left coach Jeff Fisher comparing him to the likes of Keith Bulluck and Patrick Willis. Lof…Share TweetThe Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to sign forward Antawn Jamison to a one-year deal worth the veteran's minimum, a source close to the situation told ESPNLosAngeles.com on Monday.Share TweetBlocking specialist could miss 2 or 3 regular-season games.Share Tweet
The NBA, A-through-Z: Ubuntu, urgency, and the Los Angeles Clippersyahoo.com Aug 26, 2013The free agents have just about all been signed up. The NBA is down to a series of Instagram photos from moving yachts and crossed fingers from worried teams hoping their players stay safe in the summer off. There’s nothing going on, save for that clock…Share Tweet
ESPN Camera Catches Dodgers Fan With "Fuck Boston" T-Shirtdeadspin.com Aug 26, 2013I like it, but the purple-and-gold color scheme makes me think this guy might just be a Laker fan who repurposed this shirt from a past Lakers-Celtics series. If that's the case, then good on him for maximizing the value of his insulting t-shirt.Read mo…Share Tweet
Atlanta Braves bullpen doesn't let turnover shake dominanceCNNSI.com Aug 26, 2013The Braves' bullpen is full of waiver claims filling in for injured veterans. So how are they still dominating?Share TweetMLB.com Aug 26, 2013It seems implausible that a fresh-faced rookie with little or no experience can transform an entire team overnight from something ordinary into something extraordinary. But in consecutive seasons, that is precisely what we have seen with the Angels' Mik…Share Tweet
Left guard decision looms for RamsEARTH CITY, Mo. -- Expected competition for most of the Rams’ starting jobs never really materialized at most of the anticipated positions. Most, that is, except for left guard. While position battles are a time-honored training-camp tradition, some bat…Share Tweet
Rams notebook: Chris Williams shows versatilityWith Joe Barksdale unavailable, the lineman played guard and tackle in Denver.Share TweetNot only did the Red Sox look like they belonged on the same playing field as the scorching-hot Dodgers, but they actually came out on top after pulling out an impressive 8-1 victory in Sunday night's rubber match of a three-game series. Backed by a com…Share TweetOffensive tackle's shoulder stands up to a full half against a tough Denver team.Share Tweetgrantland.com Aug 26, 2013Angels manager Mike Scioscia denies that he's experiencing tensions with his boss, general manager Jerry Dipoto, over "philosophical differences." One...Share Tweet
Jamison Close To Deal With ClippersAug 26Israel Gutierrez discusses a report that the Clippers are close to a deal with veteran forward Antawn Jamison.
Report: Howard Wanted Kobe ReleasedAug 26Stephen A. Smith and Tracy McGrady discuss the media report that Dwight Howard wanted Mike D'Antoni fired and Kobe Bryant released via the amnesty clause before re-signing with the Lakers.
Greinke Leads Dodgers Past CubsAug 26Zack Greinke picked up his 13th victory of the season in the Dodgers' 6-2 win over the Cubs.