LOS ANGELES - The possibility of retirement was not an option. Los Angeles Rams receiver Brandin Cooks, who suffered two concussions this season and four in the last 21 months, said Thursday he never considered permanently stepping away from football. "Absolutely not," Cooks said emphatically during a news conference after practice. "No doubt about it. When it happened that never went through ...

LOS ANGELES_The last time USC played UCLA at the Coliseum, NFL scouts were like birds on a wire. Twenty of them lined the second row of the press box, scribbling notes on their pads, holding binoculars to their eyes, and documenting everything they could about opposing quarterbacks Sam Darnold and Josh Rosen. Everyone was interested in the passers. But when the schools meet again Saturday on ...

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump traveled Thursday to Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, for the arrival of the remains of two American soldiers who died in Afghanistan earlier this week. Chief Warrant Officer David Knadle, 33, of Texas and Chief Warrant Officer Kirk Fuchigami, 25 of Hawaii - were killed Wednesday in Logar Province when their helicopter crashed, the Pentagon said in a ...

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday appealed to Democrats to "chill out" about their differences during the presidential nomination race and focus instead on beating President Donald Trump. "There will be differences," he said, but they are minor compared with "the ultimate goal, which is to defeat a president and a party that has, I think, taken a sharp turn away from a lot of the core ...