Sam's story is still one of success

...failed in his quest to make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster.That was his only failure.In trying out for the Rams this summer, Sam triumphed over fear...Wrong."There was no distraction," Rams coach Jeff Fisher said. "If someone...
Issues with Ray Rice, Atlanta Hawks not clear cut

...intern working with wide receivers for the Ravens, the same team that just released Rice.Anybody remember Leonard Little? As a Rams rookie in 1998, driving drunk, he killed a woman in St. Louis and served four years' probation, playing all the while...
Philosophy and writing well: what's bad about bad writing

...using more common words like "use":We utilized a battering ram to knock down the door.Why not "use"? Because they're...something for an unintended purpose: "We didn't have a battering ram, so we utilized our heads." If we had used our heads-i...
Predictions for the NFL season

...Cardinals take backward step because of weakened defense even though the offensive-skill players are fantasy delight. ... Rams have no quarterback and no chance.NFC playoff teams: New Orleans, Green Bay, Philadelphia, Seattle, (wild cards) Detroit...
Browns coach Pettine wisely ends quarterback circus

...when he made his decision. He knew had he waited until after the dress rehearsal game Saturday at home against the St. Louis Rams, he ran the risk of having no cohesion or chemistry on Sept. 7.There is none now, at least none that is evident outside...
Browns not ready to name starting QB

...are on the table," meaning he could name Hoyer or Manziel or push a decision back until after the Browns host the St. Louis Rams in their third exhibition. Pettine's choice grew much tougher after Hoyer and Manziel both played poorly in a 24-23 exhibition...
Pigskins will fly

...NikiskiThe Greatland Conference's Nikiski Bulldogs are the defending small school state champions (36-28 over the Monroe Rams) and graduated just six seniors.The Bulldogs have won four state titles. They finished 7-3 last season, losing to Lathrop...
49ers regain footing, rout Rams 35-11

...stars in a 35-11 rout over the St. Louis Rams on Thursday night.Anquan Boldin had five...fourth-quarter scoring run by Anthony Dixon.The Rams (1-3) had an overtime win and tie against...175 yards in Dallas' 31-7 win.The Rams have trailed by double digits in every...
Zuerlein kicks lead Rams over Seahawks 19-13

...Bradford and Steven Jackson. The St. Louis Rams' true offensive star thus far is a with a 60-yarder, and helped the Rams beat the Seattle Seahawks 19-13 on Sunday...Hekker to Danny Amendola. The score put the Rams (2-2) ahead 10-7 late in the first...
Today in sports history

...three by each team - as the AL beats the NL 6-4 in the All-Star game.1972 - Robert Irsay buys the stock of the Los Angeles Rams for $19 million and swaps the franchise for the Baltimore Colts. The players and coaches are not affected.1980 - Amy Alcott...


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