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Give And Go: Examining all the drama in Los AngelesThe drama never ends in Hollywood. Did the Lakers disrespect Phil Jackson? Are they setting Mike D'Antoni up to fail? Ben Golliver and Rob Mahoney dig into the madness in Los Angeles.Share TweetBrian Quick lined up wide right on second-and-3 from the San Francisco 36 on the Rams’ first offensive series of the game.Share Tweet
Rams vs 49ers — Ties are Weirdramsgab.com Nov 13, 2012“You got lucky.” “No, you got lucky…” The ‘tie’ has become an odd occurrence in the NFL. I guess it’s that way with just about every sport. Worse situation I can think of would be in boxing. Two fighters standing toe-to-toe trying toShare TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Davey Johnson has been chosen as the NL Manager of the Year after guiding the Washington Nationals to the best record in the major leagues.Share Tweet
Poignant look at Rams' Finnegan via 'E:60'ESPN.com Nov 13, 2012Cortland Finnegan was well on his way to bowling a 300 game when news came from his agent that he would be signing with the St. Louis Rams. That is far from the most compelling aspect of this "E:60" program featuring what matters to the vetera…Share Tweet
Top 10 NBA Duos Under 25 Years Olddimemag.com Nov 13, 2012Getting your hands on young talent in the NBA is the equivalent to finding a $100 dollar bill on the ground. Some of it has to do with luck; some of it has to do with being in the right place at the right time. Once you get it, you contemplate whether o…Share TweetMLB.com Nov 13, 2012Harold Gould, who played for the Philadelphia Stars in the Negro Leagues and the Dodgers in the Canada Professional Leagues, died on Friday after declining in health over the last two years.Share TweetDespite absorbing so much punishment since entering the NFL, the Rams QB has never begged off or copped an excuse.Share TweetWeek 10 in the NFL saw the vexing issue of concussions raise its ugly (and groggy) head again, with three starting quarterbacks in the NFC going down like so many bowling pins. Michael Vick on the East Coast, Alex Smith on the West Coast and Jay Cutler …Share TweetHarper and Trout. Trout and Harper. They have been linked already in their young careers with strong bonds: travel baseball superstars as amateurs, Scottsdale Scorpions teammates in the Arizona Fall League last year, major league call-ups on the same da…Share Tweet
Is Nate McMillan the right choice to help turn around the Lakers’ defense?yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012There are actually three ways to react to the rumored and likely impending hire of former Seattle and Portland head coach Nate McMillan as the new Los Angeles Lakers defensive guru. The quick scan tells you that Nate, the forever and ever "Mr. Soni…Share Tweet
Cliff Corcoran: Beltway bosses Johnson, Showalter favored for Managers of the YearDavey Johnson and Buck Showalter led their teams to unexpected playoff berths in 2012, making them the top candidates for the Manager of the Year award, writes Cliff Corcoran.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Nov 13, 2012I'm not sure we're far enough removed to appreciate what an incredible story this is in the annals of sports: The Lakers turned down Phil Jackson. Someday they'll write a book or make a 30 for 30 about this, and we'll get all the details, but for now we…Share Tweet
Kobe Bryant gave Steve Blake a helicopter ride to a doctor’s appointment (VIDEO)yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012From the firing of Mike Brown through the courting of Phil Jackson to the hiring of Mike D'Antoni, with all the amazement and agita in between, it's fair to say that it's been a pretty eventful few days for the Los Angeles Lakers. So the great Lee Jenki…Share TweetFalling 1. Wayward Rams rookies. The St. Louis Rams battled to a 24-24 tie in San Francisco without cornerback Janoris Jenkins or receiver Chris Givens. Coach Jeff Fisher named both players inactive for violating team rules. Jenkins had been struggling …Share TweetReceiver got a workout in long, ultimately frustrating game Sunday.Share Tweet
The D'Antoni Effect: New Roles for the New-Look Lakersgrantland.com Nov 13, 2012New Lakers head coach Mike D'Antoni brings with him the famed spread pick-and-roll system that in the mid-2000s rejuvenated not only the Suns franchis...Share Tweet
E:60 - Cortland FinneganNov 13Instigator, annoying, dirty... to most these are the words that define Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan. But to 19-year-old Kelsey Towns, the words that define Cortland Finnegan are inspiring, loving, genuine and friend.
West Side/East Side: The Lakers Choose D'AntoniNov 13J.A. Adande and Israel Gutierrez on the hiring of Mike D'Antoni and the implications of passing on Phil Jackson.
Did Lakers Mistreat Phil Jackson?Nov 13Marcellus Wiley, Rob Parker and Skip Bayless discuss the Lakers' treatment of Phil Jackson.
Buster Blog: Market For Zack GreinkeNov 13Buster Olney looks at the potential bidders for Zack Greinke in free agency.