OPINION: ‘Fireproof’ Rams can topple Patriots dynasty

This Sunday, the Los Angeles Rams will march into Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta to take on Tom Brady and the big, bad New England Patriots. While Bill Belichick’s squad has been the class of the NFL for the past two decades — entering its ninth Super Bowl with a

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NFL’s passing of the torch: A new generation of quarterbacks has arrived

On Sunday afternoons this fall, a TV remote feels like a time machine. Switching between football games feels like stepping into different decades. First, 24-year-old Marcus Mariota leads Tennessee on a game winning drive in overtime to take down Carson Wentz, 25, and the reigning Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles.

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‘Mob Squad’: The Rams’ rise to NFL prominence

When the Rams packed up their bags and left St. Louis for the glitz and glamor that awaited them in Los Angeles, they were welcomed with open arms. It didn’t take long, however, for their homecoming to be spoiled. Within weeks of the start of the 2016 season, diehard Angelenos started to

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Ryan Shazier Injury A Perfect Example Of Football’s Inherent Danger

  During the first quarter of a Monday Night Football game last December, the Cincinnati Bengals were driving against their rivals, the Pittsburgh Steelers. On a 2nd and 5 inside the Steelers’ half, Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton threw a short pass to Josh Malone. Looking to stop the wideout short

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Kendrick’s Korner: The NFL’s Ratings Problem

The NFL’s recent decline in television ratings could be a reflection of the perfect storm of events that have transpired this season. It began with actual hurricanes, as viewers in the major football markets in Texas and Florida experienced massive cable outages during the season’s early games. Similarly, fans haven't

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Trump’s NFL Rant is His Latest Example of Unnecessary Divisiveness

When Donald Trump took the stage in Huntsville, Alabama last Friday in a rally for special election candidate Luther Strange, few anticipated that the 45th President of the United States would use the opportunity to attack the activism of professional athletes. Yet that’s exactly the topic Trump chose to rant about

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