Kevin Modesti, Whittier Daily News

Kevin Modesti

Whittier Daily News

Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • Whittier Daily News
  • Daily Breeze
  • SGV Tribune
  • Daily Bulletin
Past:
  • O.C. Register
  • LB Press-Telegram
  • L.A. Daily News
  • Redlands Daily Facts
  • The Sun
  • The Press-Enterprise
  • Pasadena Star News
  • LakeCountyRecordBee
  • ChicoER
  • San Jose Mercury News

Recent articles by Kevin:

NFL about to learn the coronavirus is hard to tackle

With training camps being planned, frequent physical contact is only one reason football might be the hardest sport to practice and play during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

These Rams could become stars on HBO’s ‘Hard Knocks’ this summer

Rookies, personalities, off-the-field leaders and even one inanimate character can grab the cameras’ attention → Read More

Restructured Rams must be ready for improved NFC

As ‘virtual offseason’ ends and training camp looms, a team looking to get back into the playoffs will have to contend with what should be a tougher conference → Read More

Rams, Chargers to co-star on ‘Hard Knocks’ this summer

In the first time teams have shared star billing, this will be the Rams’ second and the Chargers’ first appearance on HBO’s behind-the-scenes football series. → Read More

Chargers ‘probably’ will try out Colin Kaepernick, coach says

Anthony Lynn appears to be the first coach to express interest in looking at the controversial quarterback, who has been out of football since 2016. → Read More

Jared Goff sees ‘advantage’ for Rams in year of practice restrictions

The team ends ‘virtual’ meetings and looks ahead to training camp. It appears healthy, and has its offensive system in place. → Read More

Analysis: NFL’s approach to protests reveals a week of change – at least in tone

Statements by Roger Goodell, Drew Brees, Rams’ Sean McVay and Chargers’ Anthony Lynn signal the league is speaking more clearly about racial-justice issues. → Read More

Rams training-camp move from Irvine to Thousand Oaks affects fans, players

Mindful of coronavirus, the NFL ordered teams to train at home facilities and skip joint practices this summer. That means no summer sojourn to Irvine for the Rams. → Read More

It’s ‘raw and real’ as Rams meet online to vent emotions on George Floyd’s death, racism

Coach Sean McVay says he would support players who wanted to demonstrate at a game, but declines to say Rams would consider signing Colin Kaepernick. → Read More

Rams offense and new coordinator Kevin O’Connell are clicking – Press Telegram

With meetings confined to keyboards and computer screens, the Rams’ new offensive coordinator works with Sean McVay and players on ideas for getting the most out of Jared Goff. → Read More

A 50-year-old lesson about sports’ small pleasures is timely again – Orange County Register

Fifty years ago, when the Dodgers’ Billy Grabarkewitz tripped, fell and got up smiling, he became the writer’s unlikely hero. One man’s recollection of being taken out to the ball… → Read More

Rams’ Aaron Donald is pumped up, eager to get back on the field – Daily News

The defensive tackle, who spoke his mind to bosses after the Rams lost key players, said watching ‘The Last Dance’ added to his motivation to win a championship. → Read More

Rams’ kicking candidates come from far and hopefully not wide – Daily News

The team seeks a worthy replacement for Greg Zuerlein among free-agent signings Lirim Hajrullahu (CFL) and Austin MacGinnis (XFL) and draft pick Sam Sloman. → Read More

Rams’ tough early schedule puts premium on sharp start

But coach Sean McVay sees preparations complicated by COVID-19 restrictions and uncertainty about training camp and preseason games. → Read More

Rams to host Dallas Cowboys in SoFi Stadium regular-season opener

The schedule for the Rams’ first season in their new stadium features a difficult first month and a stretch of pivotal games in the second half. → Read More

Rams’ confidence in Josh Reynolds could pay off in long run

Entering his contract year, the wide receiver will be challenged to replace Brandin Cooks as the Rams’ deep threat. → Read More

NFL Draft: Breaking down the Rams’ 2020 class – Press Telegram

A complete look at the Rams’ 2020 NFL Draft class. → Read More

NFL draft: Rams take Purdue TE Brycen Hopkins after trading picks

All-Big-10 after catching 61 passes for 830 yards and 7 touchdowns as a senior, Hopkins joins a Rams tight-end roster led by Tyler Higbee, Gerald Everett and Johnny Mundt. → Read More

NFL Draft: Rams get running back Cam Akers with their first draft pick

Akers, 5-foot-11 and 215 pounds, rushed for 1,144 yards and caught 30 passes for 225 yards as a junior at Florida State. → Read More

Rams’ busy Friday in NFL draft could land them a linebacker – Daily News

LBs and edge rushers should be available when the Rams draft in the second round (52nd and 57th picks) and third round (84th and 104th). → Read More