Los Angeles Times

Gary Klein

Writer

Gary Klein covers USC’s football program and athletic department for the Los Angeles Times. He began working for The Times in the San Fernando Valley edition and has reported on high school, college and pro sports. He grew up in Southern California and graduated from Cal State Northridge. 

Recent Articles

  • Rams will hold first training-camp practice Saturday

    Rams will hold first training-camp practice Saturday

    Season tickets for their games at the Coliseum are sold out, the No. 1 pick in this year’s NFL draft is on their roster and the second of three major logistical moves is complete. It’s time for the Rams to finally get onto the field in preparation for their first season as a Southern California...

  • Case Keenum and other Rams veterans report to training camp

    Case Keenum and other Rams veterans report to training camp

    Case Keenum experienced a series of firsts as he arrived at Rams training camp. The quarterback is atop a depth chart going into the exhibition season for first time in his NFL career. He was greeted upon on arrival by a film crew that followed him to his room. And he is traversing  the UC Irvine...

  • Rams release quarterback Nick Foles

    Rams release quarterback Nick Foles

    The Nick Foles era with the Rams officially ended Wednesday when the team released the quarterback a day before veterans were due to report to training camp. Foles, the team’s opening-day starter last season, requested the release, a person with knowledge of the situation said. “We have been in...

  • It's back-to-school day as Rams rookies report for training camp at UC Irvine

    It's back-to-school day as Rams rookies report for training camp at UC Irvine

    As they arrived at UC Irvine on Tuesday afternoon, Rams rookies could not help finding reminders of college. They are pros now, preparing for their first NFL training camp, but the dorm-style apartments and campus buildings took them back to university experiences that ended several months ago....

  • Rams receiver Stedman Bailey to join West Virginia football staff

    Rams receiver Stedman Bailey to join West Virginia football staff

    Receiver Stedman Bailey, who was placed on the Rams' non-football injury list in June, will join West Virginia's staff as a student assistant coach, Mountaineers Coach Dana Holgorsen announced.  Bailey, 25, is attempting to recover from gunshot wounds to the head suffered last November near Miami....

  • When are the Rams' training camp practices open to the public?

    When are the Rams' training camp practices open to the public?

    Open to the public Rams training camp will feature 16 practices at UC Irvine that are open to the public as well as one scrimmage at the Coliseum on Saturday, Aug. 6 at 3 p.m.  DATE - TIME  Saturday, July 30 – 3:30 p.m.  Sunday, July 31 – 3:30 p.m.  Tuesday, Aug. 2 – 3:30 p.m.  Wednesday, Aug....

  • Rams will hold training camp, including practices open to the public, at UC Irvine

    Rams will hold training camp, including practices open to the public, at UC Irvine

    UC Irvine and the Rams announced Thursday that they had agreed to terms for the NFL team to hold training camp on the Orange County campus for three years, with an option for a fourth. The Rams open training camp with their first public practice on July 30 at 3:30 p.m. They will practice at UCI’s...

  • Rams running back Todd Gurley is primed to become L.A.'s next marketing superstar

    Rams running back Todd Gurley is primed to become L.A.'s next marketing superstar

    Tourists swooning over movie star handprints at the landmark Chinese Theatre turn and stare. Awaiting glitterati arrivals for a red-carpet event down the block, the crowd gawks. And people in cars and tour buses jamming one of the world’s most famous streets are looking on with curious grins. Out...

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