Apparently the Los Angeles Rams’ stay in Colorado Springs will end just as it was beginning.But this would seem to be news to Air Force.ESPN’s Adam Schefter tweeted on Tuesday that the team will return to L.A. after the NFL moved Monday’s game from Mexico City to Los Angeles because of field conditions.“Monday night’s Chiefs-Rams game now is being moved from Mexico City to Los Angeles due to poor field conditions in Estadio Azteca, per sources,” Schefter wrote. “Back to LA for the Rams, who have been training for altitude in Colorado Springs.”The Rams arrived in Colorado Springs on Monday evening.An Air Force official said he heard of L.A.’s impending departure via the same Schefter tweet, but he could not confirm that the team was officially canceling its plans to stay in Colorado Springs. The official said he had been meeting with Rams representatives at the academy about practice logistics about the time the tweet was sent.Monday … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Rams game moved away from Mexico City; what happens to training in Colorado Springs?
Sightings of Jared Goff or Todd Gurley II -- like Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski last year -- will have to occur by chance in Colorado Springs this week.The Los Angeles Rams practices at the Air Force Academy will not be made public.The Rams, according to information relayed to The Gazette from an academy official, will arrive in Colorado Springs on Tuesday. They will practice here through at least Saturday night in advance of their Monday night game in Mexico City against the Kansas Chiefs, but will keep all practices closed. Sports Coverage NFL's Los Angeles Rams to practice at Air Force Academy Terry Terrones This mimics the strategy used by Bill Belichick's Patriots last year, as they kept their practices at the academy private before defeating the Oakland Raiders 33-8 at altitude in Mexico that is similar to Colorado Springs.So if Goff -- who torched Air Force as California's quarterback in the Armed Forces Bowl in 2015 -- lands an in-person meeting with actress Halle … [Read more...] about Los Angeles Rams to practice at Air Force Academy, but seeing them will be difficult
Published 6:59 am PST, Monday, November 12, 2018 A firefighting DC-10 makes a fire retardant drop over a wildfire in the mountains near Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu, Calif. on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Strong Santa Ana winds have returned to Southern California, fanning a huge wildfire that has scorched a string of communities west of Los Angeles. A one-day lull in the dry, northeasterly winds ended Sunday morning and authorities warn that the gusts will continue through Tuesday. less A firefighting DC-10 makes a fire retardant drop over a wildfire in the mountains near Malibu Canyon Road in Malibu, Calif. on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Strong Santa Ana winds have returned to Southern California, ... more Photo: Richard Vogel, AP In this Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, photo, evacuee Tracey Moechel comforts her dog Muggsy outside of an evacuation center set up at the Taft Charter High School gymnasium in Woodland Hills, … [Read more...] about The Latest: Officials reopen major Los Angeles area freeway
Associated Press Published 10:59 PM EST Nov 11, 2018 Los Angeles — The Los Angeles Rams were still reeling from the mass shooting less than five miles from their training complex when wildfires consumed the nearby hills, forcing a canceled practice and the evacuation of many players and coaches from their homes. At the close of a horrific week in Thousand Oaks, a comeback victory over the Seattle Seahawks somehow seemed both more trivial and even sweeter to these resilient Rams. Brandin Cooks rushed for a 9-yard touchdown with 5:49 to play on the first snap after Dante Fowler forced and recovered a fumble by Russell Wilson, and the Rams bounced back from their first loss of the season with a 36-31 victory Sunday. Jared Goff was forced from his home during the week, but he passed for 318 yards and two touchdowns as the Rams (9-1) swept the season series with their division rivals. “It’s just been a tough week for the whole city, the whole area up … [Read more...] about Sunday’s NFL: Los Angeles Rams clip Seattle Seahawks to cap ‘tough week’
To prepare for their highly anticipated matchup in Mexico City next week, the Los Angeles Rams will be practicing at the Air Force Academy this week. Longtime NFL columnist Adam Schefter announced the arrangement on Twitter. Evidently both the Rams and the Chiefs requested to play in Denver the week before having to play at altitude in Mexico City and the NFL rejected both teams. Sports Coverage How much did New England Patriots pay to train at Air Force Academy? David Ramsey The Rams and Chiefs have each played games in Denver this year, with the visiting teams winning close games. The Chiefs beat the Broncos 27-23 and Denver lost to the Rams by a score of 23-20. Kansas City and Los Angeles face-off on Monday Nov. 19. This isn't the first time an NFL team has used the facilities at the Air Force Academy to prepare for a game. Most recently, the New England Patriots were in Colorado Springs last November to get ready for a Mexico City matchup against the Oakland … [Read more...] about NFL’s Los Angeles Rams to practice at Air Force Academy