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How to throw a Super… Bowl party in college

Quarterback Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles raises the Vince Lombardi Trophy after defeating the New England Patriots, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ricardo Tovar

January 29, 2019

17 weeks of regular season and three weeks of playoff football have led us to this moment. Feb. 3 is upon us and Super Bowl LIII is promising us an enticing matchup between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams. I say, let's not wallow in the despair that is a football-less existence. Let...

OJ Simpson, Snoop Dogg and the history of football in hollywood

Since the birth of the film industry and football in Los Angeles, there has always been a relationship between the two forms of entertainment. Photo credit: George Johnston

George Johnston

August 29, 2016

While Howard Hawks began production on "The Big Sleep" in 1946, The Cleveland Rams were making their way West. After several threats to terminate his relationship with the NFL, Rams owner Dan Reeves got his wish to move his team from what would later be called the rock ‘n roll capital of th...

Welcome back to Los Angeles, Rams

Carlos Islas, sports writer for The Orion Photo credit: Allisun Coote

January 23, 2016

The city of Los Angeles will welcome back the Rams, a team that at one point called LA home, for the 2016-2017 season. The city has been without a National Football League team for 21 years. Amid controversy and fan outrage, the NFL voted to allow Rams' owner Stan Kroenke to relocate the team to the sa...

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