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LOS ANGELES (AP) Matt Kemp ran the bases on Tuesday for the first time since spraining his left ankle a month ago, and the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger says he's getting closer to returning.Share TweetEARTH CITY, Mo. -- There has never been much suspense about which Rams player will handle the team’s punt returning duties in 2013. Essentially from the time the Rams moved up to No. 8 to select multi-purpose weapon Tavon Austin in April’s draft, that’s…Share Tweetstltoday.com Aug 27, 2013Final 53-man roster must be set by 5 p.m. Saturday.Share TweetThe Dodgers have been on an absolute tear for more than two months. And Clayton Kershaw, who possesses an impossible 1.72 ERA as the calendar nears September, looks all but certain to win the National League Cy Young Award for the second time in three y…Share TweetMadrid's 2020 Olympic bid committee says it has appointed Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol to act as one of its spokesmen.Share Tweet
Rams dispatch Jabara Williams to get to 75 playersprofootballtalk.com Aug 27, 2013The Rams made the bulk of their roster moves on Monday, cutting 11 players to start the process of getting to 75 by the Tuesday afternoon deadline. They got the rest of the way home with a pair of moves. Linebacker Jabara Williams was waived and guard R…Share Tweet
#NFLRank: No. 40 Chris LongESPN.com Aug 27, 2013EARTH CITY, Mo. -- Now the most tenured player on the Rams' roster, defensive end Chris Long, is also the team’s highest ranked player on the #NFLRank list of the top 100 players in the league. Long checked in at No. 40 on today’s list, which revealed N…Share Tweet
Jon Lester's break shows potential benefit of pitcher vacationsCNNSI.com Aug 27, 2013Jon Lester has been a new pitcher since the All-Star break. An extended vacation may be the cause.Share TweetEARTH CITY, Mo. -- A week ago there was a chance that the St. Louis Rams could carry as many as five tight ends into the regular season opener against the Arizona Cardinals. The odds of that happening have probably increased a bit since that time. Block…Share Tweet
Grading the Clippers' offseasonCNNSI.com Aug 27, 2013Yes, their issues at center still linger. But the Clippers couldn't have asked for much more in a boffo summer that included a coaching upgrade.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 27, 2013Through three preseason games, Rams rookie Tavon Austin’s entire offensive output consists of five catches for 40 yards. But Rams coach Jeff Fisher says there’s a simple reason for that: The Rams have big plans for Austin that they don’t want to give aw…Share Tweetgrantland.com Aug 27, 2013Antawn Jamison has never been to the conference finals. He's been open about his desire to get there. In the last two offseasons, Jamison has signed a...Share Tweet
NFL Nation: St. Louis RamsAug 27Rams team reporter Nick Wagoner delivers the team's key storyline heading into the 2013 NFL season.
SweetSpot TV: Historically GoodAug 27Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield give proper historical context to the stellar seasons by Miguel Cabrera and Clayton Kershaw.
Aybar, Angels Rally Past RaysAug 27Erick Aybar drove in four runs to fuel the Angels to a 6-5 win over the Rays.