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Rams in regular-season mode

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…
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  • No surprises in Rams' roster moves

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    EARTH 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…
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  • Rams report: Team announces 11 cuts, two more most go before Tuesday deadline

    stltoday.com Aug 26, 2013
    Rams cut 11, including De Smet product Robert Steeples, Lindenwood's Andrew Helmick and Illinois' Graham Pocic.
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  • After big night, Ogletree still a work in progress

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    EARTH 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…
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  • Clippers sign Jamison to one-year contract

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Updated: Rams lose TE Harkey with leg injury

    stltoday.com Aug 26, 2013
    Blocking specialist could miss 2 or 3 regular-season games.
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  • The NBA, A-through-Z: Ubuntu, urgency, and the Los Angeles Clippers

    yahoo.com Aug 26, 2013
    The 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…
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  • ESPN Camera Catches Dodgers Fan With "Fuck Boston" T-Shirt

    deadspin.com Aug 26, 2013
    I 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…
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  • Atlanta Braves bullpen doesn't let turnover shake dominance

    CNNSI.com Aug 26, 2013
    The Braves' bullpen is full of waiver claims filling in for injured veterans. So how are they still dominating?
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  • In Trout and Puig, lightning has struck twice in SoCal

    MLB.com Aug 26, 2013
    It 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…
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  • Left guard decision looms for Rams

    ESPN.com Aug 26, 2013
    EARTH 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…
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  • Rams notebook: Chris Williams shows versatility

    stltoday.com Aug 26, 2013
    With Joe Barksdale unavailable, the lineman played guard and tackle in Denver.
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  • Peavy's three-hitter puts Red Sox alone in first

    MLB.com grantland.com Aug 26, 2013
    Not 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…
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  • Saffold gives Rams more than expected

    stltoday.com Aug 26, 2013
    Offensive tackle's shoulder stands up to a full half against a tough Denver team.
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  • The Death of the Superstar Manager

    grantland.com Aug 26, 2013
    Angels manager Mike Scioscia denies that he's experiencing tensions with his boss, general manager Jerry Dipoto, over "philosophical differences." One...
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  • Video - Jamison Close To Deal With Clippers 03:13

    Jamison Close To Deal With Clippers

    Aug 26
    Israel Gutierrez discusses a report that the Clippers are close to a deal with veteran forward Antawn Jamison.
  • Video - Report: Howard Wanted Kobe Released 04:30

    Report: Howard Wanted Kobe Released

    Aug 26
    Stephen 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.
  • Video - Greinke Leads Dodgers Past Cubs 00:32

    Greinke Leads Dodgers Past Cubs

    Aug 26
    Zack Greinke picked up his 13th victory of the season in the Dodgers' 6-2 win over the Cubs.