For starters, revamped Rams defense showed a lot of promise against Dallas

In 2016, Brandon Staley called defensive plays for John Carroll University in an NCAA Division III semifinal playoff game against Wisconsin Oshkosh. The 10-3 defeat marked the last time Staley called plays in a game before making his NFL debut in the role during the Rams’ season-opening victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Staley, who replaced […]

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E. Jean Carroll: 5 Things On Writer Facing Off With Justice Dept. Over Her Trump Rape Charge

E. Jean Carroll is best known for her famed advice column in ‘Elle’ and extensive magazine profiles, but now, she’ll face off against the Justice Dept. after suing Donald Trump for defamation and accusing him of sexual assault. UPDATE (9/8/2020, 11 p.m. ET): On Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, the US Justice Department asked to take […]

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Carroll Hardy, Athlete With a Unique Distinction, Dies at 87

Carroll Hardy, a reserve outfielder for the Boston Red Sox, was on the visitors’ bench in Baltimore late in the 1960 season when Ted Williams, the team’s megastar, fouled a pitch off his right foot during his first at-bat against the Orioles. Hobbled, he left the field. Hardy was told by Mike Higgins, known as […]

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This day in sports: Carroll Rosenbloom trades Colts franchise for Rams

Carroll Rosenbloom, the owner of the Baltimore Colts, trades his team for the Rams on this date in 1972 after Robert Irsay and Bud Keland buy the NFL’s Los Angeles franchise from the estate of late owner Dan Reeves for a record $19 million. Rosenbloom promises to honor the contracts of coach Tommy Prothro and […]

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Hold the deep fried candy bars — Illinois State Fair nixed over COVID-19 concerns

Helen and Carroll Knoles of Springfield, ages 88 and 89, kiss on the ferris wheel at the Illinois State Fair as the Twilight Parade meanders through the fairgrounds in 2004, in Springfield. | Jonathan Kirshner/The State Journal-Register It’s the first time the fair in Springfield has been canceled since 1945, the final year of a […]

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