1. The Rams fall to the Baltimore Ravens 33-7 Thursday night in the first preseason game.
2. In other NFL action the Patriots beat the Redskins 26-17, the Browns knock off the Giants 20-10 and the Packers take care of the Titans 31-17.
3. The Lakers will travel to Oakland to face the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day.
4. The Oakland A’s acquire right-handed reliver Fernando Rodney, 41, from the Minnesota Twins.
5. Free agent wide receiver Dez Bryant will meet with the Browns next week.
6. Angel manager Mike Scioscia calls rumors that he will step down after this season “poppycock”.
7. Stephen Curry shot a one-over 71 Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic.
8. The Dodgers hit five home runs to beat the Colorado Rockies 8-5 Thursday night at Coors Field.
9. On this day in 1934 the New York Yankees’ Babe Ruth announces this is his final season as a full-time player.
10. Former New York Knicks guard John Starks turns 53 today.