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June 25, 1991 | TIM KAWAKAMI, From Staff and Wire Reports
The Rams announced the signing of veteran offensive lineman Duval Love on Monday, narrowing their list of unsigned veterans to 10, not including defensive lineman Doug Reed, who does not figure in the team's plans. Terms and length of the deal were not disclosed. Love, 28, will be in a battle to hold onto his starting spot at right guard with either newly acquired Gerald Perry or Joe Millinchik. If there's a bigger shake-up, long-time starting left tackle Irv Pankey might also be in the fray.
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August 19, 1991 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They have been tinkering, tinkering, tinkering, all off-season long, and now, with the regular-season opener just over a week away, things are still a bit of a jumble on the Rams' new, jumbo-sized offensive line. Only Jackie Slater at right tackle remains in the same position from last year's starting five. The rest of the 1991 line is an assortment of moved, untested, unsigned, rehabilitating or acquired players.
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July 28, 1985 | JOHN WEYLER, Times Staff Writer
Duval Love probably isn't the first guy to get in trouble reading Playboy magazine, but he might have been one of the few who wasn't paying attention to the pictures. In the summer before his senior season at UCLA Love admired his name on Playboy's annual preseason All-America team. That cinched it, he figured. He must be pretty darn good. Love's off-season training regimen began to deteriorate. Soon, his head wasn't the only thing getting big.
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June 25, 1991 | TIM KAWAKAMI, From Staff and Wire Reports
The Rams announced the signing of veteran offensive lineman Duval Love on Monday, narrowing their list of unsigned veterans to 10, not including defensive lineman Doug Reed, who does not figure in the team's plans. Terms and length of the deal were not disclosed. Love, 28, will be in a battle to hold onto his starting spot at right guard with either newly acquired Gerald Perry or Joe Millinchik. If there's a bigger shake-up, long-time starting left tackle Irv Pankey might also be in the fray.
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November 16, 1985 | RICH ROBERTS
The Rams Friday brought tight end-running back Mike Guman off the injured-reserve list and put rookie guard Duval Love on it because of a neck injury. Guman will play at Atlanta Sunday. Guman, a sixth-year pro from Penn State, had surgery after suffering a knee injury in the second game of the season at Philadelphia Sept. 15. At the time he had rushed 4 times for 16 yards and had caught 2 passes for 21, although he is used primarily as a blocker and special teams player.
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November 27, 1987 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, Times Staff Writer
It wasn't long ago that Ram guard Duval Love was more famous for his socks than his blocks. Last year, his name appeared in newspaper quotebooks around the country as the kicker to one of guard Dennis Harrah's most well-traveled one-liners. Harrah, knocked unconscious in a game against New Orleans at Anaheim Stadium, swore later that not even smelling salts could revive him. "What they needed was one of Duval Love's socks," Harrah said. Hence, a legend was born even before the star.
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June 25, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Herschel Walker agreed to a one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, ending months of sometimes acrimonious negotiations. Jeff Diamond, the Viking vice president who negotiated the deal, would not say how much the former All-Pro running back will be paid. Neither Walker nor his Cleveland-based agent, Peter Johnson, could be reached for comment.
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August 3, 1985
If the article John Weyler wrote about Duval Love is good sportswriting then The Times better review its staff. I have followed Duval's career from Fountain Valley High School through UCLA, and I intend to follow his professional career. Duval is not cocky and overconfident as the article implies. Rather, he is a very positive person who knows it takes confidence in oneself to succeed. Duval Love has more tenacity and determination than anyone I know. When he sets his mind to something he works very hard to get it. JAMES RENNER Fountain Valley
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August 19, 1991 | TIM KAWAKAMI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They have been tinkering, tinkering, tinkering, all off-season long, and now, with the regular-season opener just over a week away, things are still a bit of a jumble on the Rams' new, jumbo-sized offensive line. Only Jackie Slater at right tackle remains in the same position from last year's starting five. The rest of the 1991 line is an assortment of moved, untested, unsigned, rehabilitating or acquired players.
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August 17, 1987
Ram tackle Duval Love underwent arthroscopic surgery Sunday morning at Inglewood's Centinela Hospital to repair ligament damage in his right knee. Love, in his third season from UCLA, is expected to be out 4 to 6 weeks. Love was injured in Saturday morning's practice during a pass blocking drill when another player accidently rolled into his leg. Love was starting at left offensive tackle in place of Irv Pankey, who is holding out in a contract dispute.
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June 25, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Herschel Walker agreed to a one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings on Monday, ending months of sometimes acrimonious negotiations. Jeff Diamond, the Viking vice president who negotiated the deal, would not say how much the former All-Pro running back will be paid. Neither Walker nor his Cleveland-based agent, Peter Johnson, could be reached for comment.
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November 27, 1987 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, Times Staff Writer
It wasn't long ago that Ram guard Duval Love was more famous for his socks than his blocks. Last year, his name appeared in newspaper quotebooks around the country as the kicker to one of guard Dennis Harrah's most well-traveled one-liners. Harrah, knocked unconscious in a game against New Orleans at Anaheim Stadium, swore later that not even smelling salts could revive him. "What they needed was one of Duval Love's socks," Harrah said. Hence, a legend was born even before the star.
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November 16, 1985 | RICH ROBERTS
The Rams Friday brought tight end-running back Mike Guman off the injured-reserve list and put rookie guard Duval Love on it because of a neck injury. Guman will play at Atlanta Sunday. Guman, a sixth-year pro from Penn State, had surgery after suffering a knee injury in the second game of the season at Philadelphia Sept. 15. At the time he had rushed 4 times for 16 yards and had caught 2 passes for 21, although he is used primarily as a blocker and special teams player.
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August 3, 1985
If the article John Weyler wrote about Duval Love is good sportswriting then The Times better review its staff. I have followed Duval's career from Fountain Valley High School through UCLA, and I intend to follow his professional career. Duval is not cocky and overconfident as the article implies. Rather, he is a very positive person who knows it takes confidence in oneself to succeed. Duval Love has more tenacity and determination than anyone I know. When he sets his mind to something he works very hard to get it. JAMES RENNER Fountain Valley
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July 28, 1985 | JOHN WEYLER, Times Staff Writer
Duval Love probably isn't the first guy to get in trouble reading Playboy magazine, but he might have been one of the few who wasn't paying attention to the pictures. In the summer before his senior season at UCLA Love admired his name on Playboy's annual preseason All-America team. That cinched it, he figured. He must be pretty darn good. Love's off-season training regimen began to deteriorate. Soon, his head wasn't the only thing getting big.
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August 17, 1987
Ram tackle Duval Love underwent arthroscopic surgery Sunday morning at Inglewood's Centinela Hospital to repair ligament damage in his right knee. Love, in his third season from UCLA, is expected to be out 4 to 6 weeks. Love was injured in Saturday morning's practice during a pass blocking drill when another player accidently rolled into his leg. Love was starting at left offensive tackle in place of Irv Pankey, who is holding out in a contract dispute.
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