Big East Conference

  • Music

    April 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    April 3, 2013

    Adrenaline Boost: Favorite Songs for Getting Shit Done

    In this week's music feature for the print edition of the Riverfront Times, we address the link between music and adrenaline in the sports world. Chemists and biologists have proven that music and other stimuli can have a major effect on sparking adrenaline, which in turn may boost both athleticism ... More >>

  • News

    March 29, 2012
  • News

    March 22, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Temple Set to Leave Atlantic 10 Conference

    Were this the 2013-14 season, the St. Louis University Billikens would hold the No. 1 ranking in the Atlantic 10 tournament that's currently being staged. Securing top seeds in future A-10 tournies isn't an outrageous concept now that perennial Temple University has announced it's heading back to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    'What If He Died in There? That'd Be Awesome': A Cost/Benefit Analysis Of Living In Cicero's Window For A Week

    In the window, strange things happen in seven days.​You know how you'll be sitting around with your friends or coworkers and someone will have some crazy idea like, "Hey, let's see what happens if Kenny lives in the window for a week," and you'll all laugh and ultimately do something less rid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2011

    Mizzou Falls Flat in Quick Exit from NCAA Tourney

    Mizzou had this much bounce yesterday.​Mizzou continued the lackluster play that's defined much of its 2010-2011 season last night, quickly losing to the Cincinnati Bearcats in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament by a score of 78-63.Coming into the game, the Tigers had dropped four of their l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2011

    Three Reasons the Tigers Will Win, And Three Reasons They Won't

    This is a bearcat. It is not the most intimidating creature one could choose for a mascot. ​The Missouri Tigers open their own NCAA Tournament run tonight against the University of Cincinnati Bearcats. It's been a long and somewhat disappointing road for the Tigers this year, as they've watched a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    For Mizzou, The Madness Starts Thursday Night

    It's time for your workplace productivity to grind to a halt.​The University of Missouri is headed to the NCAA Tournament, despite a lackluster second half of the season in which the Tigers dropped four of their last five games. In announcing the brackets last night, CBS stated that Mizzou was one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2010

    Lessons From a Busted Bracket

    ​Well, at least I had Duke. I suppose one could put that squarely in the Good News column. Kind of sparse column, but not entirely empty. The Bad News column, on the other hand, that bitch is full. Overflowing, even. Going into the NCAA Tournament this year, I felt really, really good ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Missouri Takes the Other Tigers by the Tail

    Holy shit. Did that really happen? Of all the possibly outcomes of Missouri's game against Memphis last night, that was one that I never, ever envisioned. Here were two teams, both known for being remarkably tenacious on defense, both running press defenses for all 40 minutes, every single nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2009

    Sixteen Reasons Mizzou Won't Make it Past the Sweet Sixteen

    Mizzou surprised even its most optimistic fans when it won the Big 12 tournament last week. It was an impressive performance, especially for a team that absolutely stunk in road games all season. Now the Tigers seem to be hitting their stride at just the right time of the year, winning ten of their ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Mizzou Wins, SLU Doesn't. What Else is New?

    Just when Rick Majerus' Billikens beat A-10-leading Dayton and lull you into thinking they might be able to win a game on the road against one of the worst teams in their conference, they go and get trounced by St. Bonaventure, losing 72-55 to the Bonnies last night in New York. It's one step forwa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2009

    The 5 Greatest Coach Meltdowns Ever Filmed

    After seeing Jim Calhoun, men's basketball coach at the University of Connecticut, lay into a reporter who asked him about giving back a portion of his salary to help and offset the state's budget shortfall (Calhoun is, in fact, the highest paid state employee in Connecticut), I found myself thinkin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Crack Open a Tallboy

    They may not be crackin' him open, but they're cracking into him.Missourian Tyler Hansbrough is not liked, he's kind of hated actually, by opponents' fans. Probably by his opponents too. They yell out everything, including the fact that his dear ol' mawm was once, umm, hot enough to be crowned Miss ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 5, 2005

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of October 5, 2005

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    Unreal Fouls Out of the Final Four

    The beer-drinking, the game-watching, the east-side partying: We took it all in so you wouldn't have to

  • News

    December 29, 2004

    News to Muse

    The Year in Review: A Quiz

  • News

    January 14, 2004

    Funky Town

    Smokestacks, strip joints and a seriously solid tax base: Welcome to Sauget, Illinois

  • News

    March 26, 2003

    Wait Elephant

    Flora prepares to pack her trunk once more -- but where's she headed?

  • News

    February 19, 2003

    Season on the Drink

    SLU's Blue Crew lives to harangue rival ballers -- and even the guys on the home team

  • News

    January 1, 2003

    Import Duty

    A former pro basketball player from Israel has to be bigger, stronger and faster for the American college game

  • News

    December 4, 2002

    Feed the Beast

    Everybody wants Hazelwood Central's Kalen Grimes and St. Louis' junior class of hoopsters. But recruiting in the city is a courtship dance and a high-maintenance affair.

  • Culture

    April 21, 1999

    Raising Eire

    In Charming Billy, novelist Alice McDermott exposes the faith and lies that bind an Irish-American community