November 25, 1993 |
T.J. Rubley said he wasn't ready to be a starting NFL quarterback when Ram Coach Chuck Knox named him the starter for their Oct. 31 game at San Francisco, which the 49ers won, 40-17. So, is Rubley ready now that Knox has made him the starter for Sunday's game against the 49ers? "At that time I had gone through one week of practice (as a backup) and one as the starter," Rubley said. "I've had a lot more preparation time, and I feel a lot more comfortable. I've played with the No.
October 6, 1993 |
The Rams traded tight end Jim Price to the defending Super Bowl champion Dallas Cowboys for a sixth-round draft choice Tuesday, nearly a month after Price ended a 51-day contract holdout. "I'm looking forward to playing for Dallas," said Price, a four-year pro out of Stanford. "I didn't feel things were going the way I wanted in L.A. They had a good draft pick (Troy Drayton) and they wanted to go with him." Price ended his holdout Sept.
January 25, 2000
Helena Carter, 76, a model and actress in motion pictures of the 1940s and 1950s. Born Helen Rickerts in New York City, she began her career as a model. Adopting the name Helena Carter, she made her film debut as Dora Drake in 1947's "Time Out of Mind" starring Eddie Albert and Leo G. Carroll.
October 30, 1987 |
A Utah couple whose adoption of a Navajo boy became a nationally watched test case of Indian tribal courts' jurisdiction won permanent guardianship of the child Thursday in an out-of-court settlement. The settlement, worked out before the conclusion of a three-day hearing in Navajo tribal court in Window Rock, Ariz., capital of the Navajo Nation, means that 9-year-old Michael Carter will remain with the Mormon couple with whom he has lived for the last seven years.
October 5, 1993 |
Ram defensive end Robert Young, the team's leader with seven sacks, will probably miss the Thursday night game with Atlanta on Oct. 14, but is expected to return the next week against Detroit. Coach Chuck Knox said a medical examination of Young's right knee Monday revealed no ligament tear. "I had an MRI done Sunday night because I wouldn't have been able to sleep not knowing if there was anything seriously wrong," Young said. "They said it's just a strain.
September 12, 1990 |
Call this one a rookie faux pas. Certainly, Bern Brostek was the only player in the Rams' locker room Sunday talking about how much fun he had during the 36-24 loss to Green Bay. "I was nervous as heck at first, but it was really fun," Brostek said. Brostek committed some rookie mistakes on the field as well, but the Rams' first draft choice made a good impression on the right people during his NFL debut. At the University of Washington, he was a four-year starter at center.
September 28, 1986 |
Michigan saved its best for last. Track star Thomas Wilcher came off the bench in the final quarter and scored on a seven-yard run with 1:27 left Saturday to give the fifth-ranked Wolverines a 20-18 victory over No. 20 Florida State before 105,507 fans at Ann Arbor, Mich. "They put a fresh back in there," Florida State Coach Bobby Bowden said, "and he hurt us. He had a lot of zest and power. "We slowed their other two backs, but they had one more to go to.
July 20, 1993 |
The Rams had six months to prepare for training camp, and yet when it came time for their first two practices Monday, they took the field without a tight end in uniform. Jay Zygmunt, the team's senior vice president, reached a last-minute contract agreement Sunday with tight end Travis McNeal, and then advised Coach Chuck Knox that McNeal would arrive at Cal State Fullerton in time for Monday's first practice.