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LA's old spring home now called 'Historic Dodgertown'

MLB.com Updated Aug 29, 2013
Former Dodgers owner Peter O'Malley, who now runs the legendary Florida complex that for 61 years served as the team's Spring Training site, has changed its name to Historic Dodgertown -- Vero Beach.
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  • What to watch revisited: Rams-Ravens

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    Looking back on five things to watch in the St. Louis Rams' 24-21 win against Baltimore in Thursday night's preseason finale. 1.Backup quarterback quandary. Starting quarterback Sam Bradford didn’t play a single snap as the Rams protected him in the fin…
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  • Rams GM Snead: McLeod to start

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    During the broadcast of Thursday night's preseason finale, St. Louis Rams general manager Les Snead made an appearance in the booth and made an interesting comment about safety Rodney McLeod. Snead was discussing the lack of playing time for Rams starte…
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  • After settlement, ex-Ram Farr fears for future

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    Former St. Louis Rams defensive tackle D'Marco Farr isn't on the list of more than 4,500 plaintiffs who settled their concussion-related lawsuit with the NFL in a deal announced Thursday. That doesn't mean he hasn't thought about it. "Every day I t…
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  • Vargas, Angels blank Rays in series finale

    ESPN.com Aug 29, 2013
    Jason Vargas allowed two hits over seven innings and the Los Angeles Angels held off the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 on Thursday.
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  • Watch Nick Young Throw Down An Easy 360 Alley-Oop

    dimemag.com Aug 29, 2013
    When he isn’t adding to his ridiculous sneaker collection or being a NBA fashion icon, Nick Young is busy making dunking look really, REALLY easy. Seriously, check him out here during a recent workout with the Lakers. Swaggy P goes backdoor in a drill a…
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  • Phoenix Suns agree to trade Caron Butler to Milwaukee Bucks for G Ish Smith, C Slava Kravtsov

    yahoo.com Aug 29, 2013
    Less than two months after the Los Angeles Clippers shipped him to the Phoenix Suns, Caron Butler now appears to be on his way to the third team involved in that early July three-way dance. New Suns general manager Ryan McDonough has reportedly flipped …
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  • Bernie Bytes: Take 5 on the Rams

    stltoday.com Aug 29, 2013
    Among the issues to monitor: Bradford looks good, but what does it mean? When should Tavon Time begin? And, what's up with Chris Long?
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  • NFL, players to settle concussion lawsuits

    stltoday.com Aug 29, 2013
    The proposed $765 million settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research.
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  • The Lakers Bros Won An Award, And They Have A Lot Of People To Thank

    deadspin.com Aug 29, 2013
    Ryan and Brian, the famous Lakers Bros and the best interview subjects Deadspin has ever had, recently won LA Weekly's meme of the year award. Naturally, they have a lot of people (and things) to thank, so they went ahead and filmed an acceptance speech…
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  • NFL, Players to settle concussion lawsuits, judge says

    stltoday.com Aug 29, 2013
    The proposed $765 million settlement would fund medical exams, concussion-related compensation and medical research.
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  • Hot MVP debates: Cabrera v. Trout and Kerhsaw vs. McCutchen

    CNNSI.com Aug 29, 2013
    The AL MVP race is once again between Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout, but this time Cabrera deserves to be in front.
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  • Here’s DeAndre Jordan being punched in the face in super slow motion (Video)

    yahoo.com Aug 29, 2013
    Listen, if nothing else, you can't say that this blog post didn't deliver exactly what the headline promised. No misdirection or tomfoolery here — this is, straight up, a brief video clip of Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan being punched in th…
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  • Breakfast with Bernie: Last preseason tuneup for Rams

    stltoday.com Aug 29, 2013
    Welcome to "Breakfast with Bernie," a daily take on the sports world brought to you from the First Bank studio by Papa John's pizza.
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  • Yasiel Puig Pulled From Game For Taking His Sweet-Ass Time

    deadspin.com Aug 29, 2013
    What unwritten rule did Dodgers rookie/conga line dancer Yasiel Puig violate this time, leading to a mid-game benching and a round of paroxysmal I-told-you-sos from our nation's baseball columnists? Actually, this one's pretty justified.Read more...
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  • ‘Bubble Bowl’ is last shot for some Rams

    stltoday.com Aug 29, 2013
    Team enters preseason finale against Ravens tonight with many roster spots still up for grabs.
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  • Video - St. Louis Rams running back Benny Cunningham 29-yard run 00:27

    St. Louis Rams running back Benny Cunningham 29-yard run

    Aug 29
    St. Louis Rams running back Benny Cunningham jets right for a 29-yard pickup to the Baltimore Ravens 15-yard line.
  • Video - St. Louis Rams wide receiver Nick Johnson 4-yard touchdown 00:20

    St. Louis Rams wide receiver Nick Johnson 4-yard touchdown

    Aug 29
    St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis finds wide receiver Nick Johnson for a 4-yard touchdown.
  • Video - St. Louis Rams wide receiver Brian Quick 26-yard catch 00:29

    St. Louis Rams wide receiver Brian Quick 26-yard catch

    Aug 29
    St. Louis Rams quarterback Kellen Clemens passes deep to wide receiver Brian Quick for a 26-yard gain to the Baltimore Ravens 3 yard line.
  • Video - St. Louis Rams running back Chase Reynolds 17-yard touchdown 00:32

    St. Louis Rams running back Chase Reynolds 17-yard touchdown

    Aug 29
    St. Louis Rams quarterback Austin Davis finds running back Chase Reynolds who breaks a tackle for a 17-yard touchdown.