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Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Rams’ number one pick Jared Goff to get first start against the Miami Dolphins

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
November 21
Filed under Sports

After getting no playing time in the first nine games of the season, the Rams have finally decided to start their number one overall pick, Jared Goff. Goff, who had a brilliant career at the collegiate level, will get the chance to showcase his skills for the first time in the pros this Sunday when th...

Rams involved in another defensive battle as they narrowly edge out the Jets in New York

Rams involved in another defensive battle as they narrowly edge out the Jets in New York

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
November 15
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Rams traveled to New York this past Sunday to take on the struggling Jets. Both the Rams and Jets have outstanding defensive squads and they were both on display at MetLife Stadium. The Rams’ Alec Ogletree picked off a pass from rookie quarterback Bryce Petty to secure the 9-6 victory...

Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game

Fans chant for Jared Goff as the LA Rams lose their fourth straight game

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Sports

The Los Angeles Rams faced the Carolina Panthers on Sunday at the Los Angeles Coliseum in their eighth game of the season. The famous sunny California weather provided the perfect setting for the two offenses to put some points on the board, but the Rams made Sunday’s game another defensive battle. ...

Rookie Quarterbacks in the NFL are Exploding onto the Football Scene

Rookie Quarterbacks in the NFL are Exploding onto the Football Scene

Cain Hernandez, Staff Writer
October 19
Filed under Sports

In the 2016 NFL draft, there were 15 quarterbacks drafted. Only 5 of the quarterbacks drafted have stepped onto the field and got some grass stains on their cleats. Most notably, number 2 overall pick Carson Wentz is carving up NFL defenses in his first 5 games. The rookie from North Dakota St...

First regular season game back in LA turns out to be a defensive showcase for Rams

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
September 21
Filed under Sports

It was a hot, sunny Sunday yesterday in Los Angeles as the Rams hosted the Seattle Seahawks in the first NFL game back at the Los Angeles Coliseum since 1994. The weather conditions provided a perfect setting for the two offenses to go out and put some points on the board… but that wasn’t the case. The...

Rams less than stellar in first game since returning to Los Angeles

Rams less than stellar in first game since returning to Los Angeles

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer
September 15
Filed under Sports

The Rams craze was off the charts when it was announced that they’d return to Los Angeles after being in St Louis for 20 years. On Monday night, they finally played their first regular season game, and lets just say they have to do a little better to get the city behind them. They failed to score...

Colin Kaepernick Protests National Anthem

Xavier Alatorre, Staff Writer
September 14
Filed under Opinion

The National Anthem at a U.S. sporting event is as ubiquitous as previews before a movie. August 26th, just as expected, the national anthem was sung before the start of a football game between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers. The PA announcer bellowed and asked everyone in attendance to...

Tight ending for Aaron Hernandez’s career

Lauren Heffington, Staff Writer
July 1
Filed under Sports

Aaron Hernandez was charged on June 26 for the murder of semipro football player Odin Lloyd and five different gun chargers. Hernandez, who was once the star tight end for the New England Patriots, has faced a rough past couple of weeks and has plenty more to face. The trouble for Hernandez...

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