On Audre Lorde and writing oneself into existence By Lavelle Porter Dear Audre, Two years, ago your name came up in one of the most improbable places. A few weeks before the St. Louis Rams drafted Michael Sam, making him the first openly...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, the St. Louis Rams were returned to their rightful home in Los Angeles and fans were ecstatic. These L.A Rams fans want the team to change the name to something that actually describes the city, The L.A. Jams. Los Angeles is known for some of the worst traffic in America, so why […]
When making a claim of residence in Wyoming, as the owner of the Rams recently did in court, it's best if you're not registered to vote in Missouri and don't have a Missouri drivers license.
St. Louis area fans watching Wednesday night’s game between the Cardinals and the Los Angeles Angels got a rather unpleasant reminder of the NFL team that recently jilted their city for Southern California. See if you can spot it. Cruel...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Angels took their trolling to a whole new level on Wednesday night when they stuck a ‘Rams Fan Shop’ advertisement behind home plate for their home game against the Cardinals—providing viewers in St. Louis with a constant reminder of the NFL franchise that abandoned them for LA. Here’s the sight that St. Louis fans were […]
The Los Angeles Rams are already earning goodwill in their new city. The Rams aren't new to Los Angeles, but they're back after leaving for St. Louis in 1995. And when a Los Angeles high school football team needed help after the money it raised for new gear was stolen, the Rams came to the rescue. [Yahoo Fantasy Football is open for the 2016 season. Show More Summary
The Rams want the U.S. District Court in St. Louis to dismiss a lawsuit filed by four fans who accuse owner Stan Kroenke and others of making misleading statements about their desire for the franchise to remain in Missouri. “None of the statements committed the Rams to stay in St. Louis,” the six-page...
In January, 32 NFL franchise owners met in Houston to decide which of three teams would be moving to Los Angeles—a decision with the potential to massively change two of four metropolitan economies (the Rams won, St. Louis lost). During...Show More Summary
In 2016, Jared Goff knows how to use Twitter. The No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft has leveraged the hype surrounding his selection by the Los Angeles Rams, nèe St. Louis, by plunking a brand name in every tweet. There’s Tide, Gillette, Microsoft and Pantene. Surely his social media motivations are financially related. […]
The Rams have migrated back to Los Angeles after two long decades mired in St. Louis, and they wanted to make a splash in their comeback season in a sports-crowded market. So they traded up for the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft, looking to snag a franchise quarterback to be the future Face of Pro Football in L.A. Show More Summary
The selection of the quarterback from California is the latest move by a team trying to re-establish itself in Southern California after two decades in St. Louis.
The Oakland Raiders were the odd team out in the NFL’s Los Angeles vote early this year, with the St. Louis Rams getting the go-ahead to move to Southern California and the San Diego Chargers getting first dibs on joining them should their one-year attempt at a new stadium fall flat. At the time, the […]
By Tim Forkes April 18, 2016 After their move from St. Louis, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher and his staff, along with the general manager and his staff, set about putting the team together and figuring out the logistics of where the team would train, have off-season workouts, where the players and staff would [...]
The NFL draft has just undergone another major shift. A week after a blockbuster trade in which the Tennessee Titans sent the No. 1 pick in next week’s draft to the St. Louis Rams, the Cleveland Browns have sent the No. 2 overall pick to the Philadelphia Eagles. In addition to the second pick in […]
Less than a week after the St. Louis Rams traded up in the draft to select Cal QB Jared Goff 1st overall, here comes spin (or truth?) from (...)
Most of the trucks had already rolled out of Rams Park, headed west toward the coast. A steady procession of 30 tractor-trailers had carted away nearly 1 million pounds of equipment, all the stuff that comes with running an NFL franchise. There were crates of shoulder pads and footballs, whirlpool...
It was back in January when St. Louis found out they were losing their team. It is also when Los Angeles realized they were getting a new team; those very same Rams that had left St. Louis. Fast forward to April, and the cheerleader tryouts are under way in L.A. as ladies strip down to their bikinis […]
His 2015 season ended because of a broken ankle, he learned in January that his team was moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles and a month later he was informed that he would be the new middle linebacker. So Alec Ogletree, perhaps as much as any Rams player, is eager for the start of official off-season...
Whether in St. Louis or now back in Los Angeles, the Rams are all about big trades.