We are at the 1/3 point in the NFL season and the 1/2 point in the college season, so it seems as good a time as any to check in on football in LA. How are our teams doing?
USC Trojans (5-1)
Yes, the Beavers got overpowered by Trojans in Dick Joke
It has been awhile since I brought you the first LA Rams Stadium update and I figured it was about time we head on back to Inglewood to see how the development was going. So I took it upon myself as both your intrepid reporter as well as the DFO
The NFL has responded to yesterday's news about CTE in athletes' brains:
We appreciate the work done by Dr. McKee and her colleagues for the value it adds in the ongoing quest for a better understanding of CTE.
As noted by the authors, there are still many unanswered questions relating
Cortez Kennedy died today, age 48. No cause of death was announced.
I just remember him eating people up during the 90s, when blackout rules meant Seahawks or nothing on Sundays.
He is one of 9 Seahawks in the Hall of Fame, although that number also counts famous
The opening of the new joint Rams and Chargers stadium in Inglewood, Calif., has been delayed until 2020.
Unexpected rainfall this winter has slowed work on site excavation & foundation preparation.
Per the L.A. Times, water at times stood up to 12 to 15 feet deep from
As expected, Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction was vacated today, as a result of his suicide prior to the conclusion of his appeal.
This means his widow will be able to go after the Patriots for the remainder of his 2012 signing bonus.
but Odin Lloyd's heirs cannot, because
First off, a hearty congrats to litre_cola on the arrival of little deci, and sunrisesunrise on the arrival of little redskyatdawn.
THAT'S GOOD HUSTLE!
Jed York apparently wants to settle differences with Jim Harbaugh, and thinks a fancy dinner will do it.
Given how hard it is for Jim to
AJ Hawk signed a one-day contract so he could retire a Packer.
Dallas jumped early and exercised the 2018 option on OL Zack Martin.
It's worth $9.3 million, which is about $3 million less than he'd command on the open market after 2017.
The Bills are going to
a 4-year extension will ensure Jason Witten remains a Cowboy for life.
Chris Long has left the Patriots for the Eagles - 2 years, approximately $5.0 million.
No Fun League update: rules committee changes
as proposed, players are now prohibited from leaping over the offensive line on
Banner image via don_t
Like the Hall of Fame, this really should have happened while Ken Stabler was alive.
Imagine the marketing!
NFL News, non-Raiders:
Trevone Boykin makes this week's Crimebeat! with an arrest while being a passenger in a car accident.
Oof - marijuana possession and public intoxication.
this follows missing the
Kind of a quiet day publicly, as teams talk with players about mountains of green and all the gray they can slay. Tomorrow will be the same, as no deal can be publicly announced until after the start of the League year on March 9 at 4:00PM ET.
Still, there are some
The Raiders have officially filed their relocation papers with the League.
According to Yelp, the second best, but closest, moving company to the O.co is West Coast Moving Systems. They have a three-hour guaranteed response time, and proudly advertise having moved Gary Payton.
This seems right up Mark