Rich Ramus

  • joined May 14, 2008
  • last login Jun 05, 2012
  • posts 434
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When I joined SB Nation as a West Coast editor, I joined the ranks of former print journalists working in the online world. For more than a decade, I covered professional, college and local sports for The Press-Enterprise in Riverside.

Although I'm a big fan of the ball-and-stick games, the biggest events I covered as a sportswriter were of the ball-and-foot variety, including the MLS Championship game, the Women's World Cup Final in 1998 and the Gold Cup.

As a sports fan, there are three constants in my life: Los Angeles Doddgers, Los Angeles Kings and UCLA Bruins. Asking me to choose a favorite among those three is like asking me which one of my sons I love the most.

A Fan Of...

  • MLB Los Angeles Dodgers
  • NCAAF UCLA Bruins
  • NCAAB UCLA Bruins
  • NHL Los Angeles Kings
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VIDEO: Kings' Williams Shows Off Fancy Footwork Against Lightning

Kings forward Justin Williams Shows Off Fancy Footwork Against Lightning

Quick Blanks Lightning As Kings Win Battle Of Conference Leaders


Jonathan Quick made 24 saves to lead Los Angeles past Tampa Bay, 1-0, for its NHL-leading 9th win.

Hardin's Three-Point Play Helps Thunder Edge Blazers In OT, Complete Second Half Comeback


James Harden's three-point play in overtime was the decisive play as Oklahoma City rallied to defeat Portland, 107-106.

Georgia Tech QB Josh Nesbitt Suffers Apparent Broken Arm Against Va Tech


Georgia Tech QB Josh Nesbitt Suffers Apparent Broken Arm Against Virginia Tech

Kobe Bryant Paces Lakers To A 124-105 Victory Over Grizzlies


Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Kobe Bryant scored all 23 of his points in a dominant first half, leading the Los Angeles Lakers in a 124-105 rout of the Memphis Grizzlies at Staples Center. F...

Doughty Medically Cleared To Play


Drew Doughty, who suffered a concussion Oct. 20 against Carolina, was cleared by team medical personnel to return to action, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday. Doughy will likely play Thursday...

In Progress: Unbeaten Lakers Cruising At Home Against Grizzlies


(Sports Network) - Kobe Bryant has been struggling with a balky right knee but that hasn't stopped the two-time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers from opening the season in positive fashion. I...

Halak Blanks Nashville, 2-0; Blues Hand Predators First Loss In Regulation


Jaroslav Halak stopped 24 shots as St. Louis blanked Nashville, 2-0, and handed the Predators their first loss in regulation.

George Bryan Catches Game-Winning Touchdown With 2:40 Left As NC State Upsets No. 16 Florida State, 28-24


Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - Russell Wilson's touchdown pass to George Bryan with 2:40 left put North Carolina State in front, and the Wolfpack recovered a Christian Ponder fumble inside the...

Howard's Double-Double Leads Orlando To A 112-83 Season-Opening Victory Over Washington


Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - Dwight Howard finished with 23 points and 10 rebounds, leading the Orlando Magic to a dominating 112-83 victory over the Washington Wizards in the teams'...

NBA Season Opener In Progress: Defending Champion Lakers Begin Title Defense At Home Vs. Rockets


Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Steve Blake made the game-winning three- pointer with 18.8 seconds remaining, as the two-time defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers snuck past the Houston...

Celtics Blog: Boston Still Team To Beat In East


Miami's triumvirate of superstars was unable to overcome the strong team play of Boston in the much anticipated season-opener Tuesday night. As a result, writes Jeff Clark of SB Nation's Celtics...

Hats Off To Alfredsson: Ottawa Star Hits 1,000-Point Milestone On Hat Trick Goal Against Sabres


Daniel Alfredsson scored his third goal of the game and 1,000th career point on an empty net goal in the final minute to seal Ottawa's 4-2 win over Buffalo.

Doughty To Miss Game Against Phoenix Thursday


Drew Doughty will not play Thursday in Phoenix due to the upper body injury suffered in the first period against Carolina, L.A. coach Terry Murray said in a post-game interview. Doughty could join...

Kings Drew Doughty Leaves Game Against Hurricanes With An Upper Body Injury


Los Angeles Kings standout defenseman Drew Doughty left Thursday game against Carolina with "an upper body" injury, the team announced. Doughty is not expected to return to the game.

New Season, Same Result: Blackhawks Edge Canucks In Shootout, 2-1


In a rematch of the Western Conference Finals, Chicago edges Vancouver, 2-1, in a shootout for its fourth straight victory.

Bruins End Long Road Trip In Style, Downing Caps, 3-1


Boston downs Washington, 3-1, to end season-opening road trip at 4-1.

Collaros Throws Career-Best Five TDs As Cincinati Defeats Louisville, 35-27


Louisville, KY (Sports Network) - Zach Collaros threw three of his career-high five touchdown passes to Armon Binns, as the Cincinnati Bearcats took down the Louisville Cardinals, 35-27, in...

Toronto Loses Two-Goal Lead, Remains Unbeaten On Kessel's Goal In OT


Maple Leafs, one of the worst teams in the NHL last season, are off to their best start since 1993-94 season. Toronto improved to 4-0 with an overtime win in New York.

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