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July 26, 1989 | CHRIS DUFRESNE
Ron Brown fell back into the Rams' good graces Tuesday, agreeing to a contract that may finally end the stormy five-year relationship between player and management. Brown, a gold-medal winner in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics as part of the 400-meter relay team, was so infuriated last season during contract negotiations that he retired from football and headed for the Olympic trials in Indianapolis. He failed to qualify for the '88 U.S.
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September 26, 1991 | TIM KAWAKAMI
Needing to fill the void caused by Flipper Anderson's back injury, the Rams signed familiar face Ron Brown Wednesday and named him their No. 3 wide receiver. Brown, who holds most of the Rams' career kickoff return records, was released by the Raiders this summer in their last round of cuts. "I think probably you're looking for immediate help," Ram Coach John Robinson said. "And Ron, having been familiar with the system, I think that's an important aspect.
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August 27, 1991 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Raiders' roster cut to 47 players Monday took with it some famous names--linebacker Jerry Robinson, quarterback Vince Evans and kick returner Ron Brown. Stay tuned for the rest of the story. "What you see is not always what you get," Coach Art Shell said. In the annual rite of NFL roster juggling, veteran players are routinely released on final cutdown day to protect younger talent, injured players or both on the final roster.
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August 27, 1991 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Raiders' roster cut to 47 players Monday took with it some famous names--linebacker Jerry Robinson, quarterback Vince Evans and kick returner Ron Brown. Stay tuned for the rest of the story. "What you see is not always what you get," Coach Art Shell said. In the annual rite of NFL roster juggling, veteran players are routinely released on final cutdown day to protect younger talent, injured players or both on the final roster.
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December 13, 1989 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pinned in a corner, first by the San Francisco 49ers, then by some inquiring media minds, Ram Coach John Robinson lashed back Tuesday, again defending a fake field goal call and denying a fourth-quarter collapse that cost the Rams a 17-point lead and Monday night's game, 30-27. With his team teetering on an emotional ledge, Robinson rushed to the forefront to take on all challengers.
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March 27, 1990 | MARK HEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Raiders, in an attempt to revive the faltering career of Ram receiver Ron Brown, signed the former sprinter from the Plan B free agency list Monday--as a cornerback. Brown was a cornerback for his first three years at Arizona State. He was an Olympic gold medalist as a member of the 400-meter relay team in 1984, an All-Pro kick returner in '85, and won football's-fastest-man competition in '86. However, after returning three kicks for touchdowns in '85, his numbers fell.
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July 26, 1989 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, Times Staff Writer
As quick as a 100-meter dash, Ron Brown fell back into good graces with the Rams on Tuesday, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract that might finally end the stormy five-year relationship between player and management. This is the same Brown who was so infuriated last season during contract negotiations that he retired from football at a teary-eyed press conference and then headed full speed toward the Olympic Trials in Indianapolis.
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September 26, 1991 | TIM KAWAKAMI
Needing to fill the void caused by Flipper Anderson's back injury, the Rams signed familiar face Ron Brown Wednesday and named him their No. 3 wide receiver. Brown, who holds most of the Rams' career kickoff return records, was released by the Raiders this summer in their last round of cuts. "I think probably you're looking for immediate help," Ram Coach John Robinson said. "And Ron, having been familiar with the system, I think that's an important aspect.
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March 27, 1990 | MARK HEISLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Raiders, in an attempt to revive the faltering career of Ram receiver Ron Brown, signed the former sprinter from the Plan B free agency list Monday--as a cornerback. Brown was a cornerback for his first three years at Arizona State. He was an Olympic gold medalist as a member of the 400-meter relay team in 1984, an All-Pro kick returner in '85, and won football's-fastest-man competition in '86. However, after returning three kicks for touchdowns in '85, his numbers fell.
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December 13, 1989 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Pinned in a corner, first by the San Francisco 49ers, then by some inquiring media minds, Ram Coach John Robinson lashed back Tuesday, again defending a fake field goal call and denying a fourth-quarter collapse that cost the Rams a 17-point lead and Monday night's game, 30-27. With his team teetering on an emotional ledge, Robinson rushed to the forefront to take on all challengers.
SPORTS
July 26, 1989 | CHRIS DUFRESNE
Ron Brown fell back into the Rams' good graces Tuesday, agreeing to a contract that may finally end the stormy five-year relationship between player and management. Brown, a gold-medal winner in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics as part of the 400-meter relay team, was so infuriated last season during contract negotiations that he retired from football and headed for the Olympic trials in Indianapolis. He failed to qualify for the '88 U.S.
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July 26, 1989 | CHRIS DUFRESNE, Times Staff Writer
As quick as a 100-meter dash, Ron Brown fell back into good graces with the Rams on Tuesday, agreeing to terms on a one-year contract that might finally end the stormy five-year relationship between player and management. This is the same Brown who was so infuriated last season during contract negotiations that he retired from football at a teary-eyed press conference and then headed full speed toward the Olympic Trials in Indianapolis.
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