Thursday
February 17, 2022


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Los Angeles Rams

Los Angeles Rams

Sean McVay wants Aaron Donald to 'Run it back!' All-Pro DL says 'Why not?' at Rams' victory parade

Rams coach Sean McVay made it quite clear at his team's Super Bowl victory parade that he wanted All-Pro defensive lineman Aaron Donald to "Run it back." And Donald seemed to be a fan of the idea. While on stage in front of fans, McVay was handed a microphone and started chanting to Donald: "Run it back! Run it back!"Donald replied: "We built a super team. We could bring the super team back. Why not run it back. We could be world champs again," as he hoisted the Lombardi Trophy over his head much to the delight of the Rams fans in attendance.The exchange comes amid speculation about whether McVay and Donald will return to the team. McVay told the Los Angeles Times “We’ll see,” when asked about the possibility of retiring or taking a break from coaching to work in broadcasting on Monday. When asked if he thought winning the Super Bowl might make it easier to step away, the 36-year-old head coach also said "you could definitely say that." Reports surfaced before Super Bowl LVI that Donald said there was a strong possibility he would retire if the Rams won. After the game, the star defender said he was "living in the moment right now." On Wednesday, it sounded much more like McVay and Donald would be returning for the 2022 season. Rams COO Kevin Demoff took a few moments with beat writers at the parade, and when asked about McVay’s future, he gestured back to the stage and said, “You just saw Sean on stage…he’s ready to go defend our title.”It goes without saying that getting both McVay and Donald back would be a huge boost for the Rams, who are currently without a first-round pick until 2024, making it more difficult to land an impact player who could fill the enormous void created by a potential Donald departure.(Photo: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)


Golf

Golf

Tiger Woods on return to golf: 'Wish I could tell you when I'm playing again'

Tiger Woods does not know when he will return to the PGA Tour as he continues his recovery from a single-car crash in 2021, he said at a Genesis Invitational news conference in Los Angeles on Wednesday. "I wish I could tell you when I'm playing again," Woods, who is hosting the tournament, told reporters. "I want to know. But I don't. My golf activity has been very limited. I can chip and putt well but I haven't done any long stuff seriously. I'm still working on the walking part."Woods added that he remains focused on his strength development as he rehabs significant leg injuries he suffered in the crash. The 46-year-old said he can walk on a treadmill since it's straight but he has "a long way to go" with walking on the curves of a golf course."Being in a cart, I can do that. But walking a golf course, that's a totally different deal. I've got a long way to go," he said. "At this age, you just don't heal as fast, which is frustrating. … To be out here and play six rounds of golf, I'm not able to do that yet. I'm still working on getting to that point."Woods had open fractures in the upper and lower portions of his right leg, and additional injuries to his foot and ankle which required screws and pins to be inserted. In April, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Woods' crash was caused by driving at an unsafe speed and that he was going 75 miles per hour when his vehicle hit a tree.On Wednesday, Woods reiterated his previous comments that he will not return to the PGA Tour on a full-time basis. The 15-time championship winner said he will pick and choose his events when he's able to return and didn't rule out the possibility of playing majors again. "Will I come back and play a full schedule? No. That will never happen again," he said. "I can play certain events here and there, but on a full-time level, no, that will never happen again."Woods returned to the golf course at the PNC Championship's father-son event with his son, Charlie, in December 2021. The duo finished second in the tournament after sinking 11 consecutive birdies and shooting a 15-under-par 57 in the final round. Prior to that, Tiger Woods made his last official tournament appearance at the 2020 Masters in November.(Photo: Sam Greenwood / Getty Images)