On Wednesday, May 29, Steve Knopper of rollingstone.com detailed Daft Punk's domination of the Billboard album chart with the release of its eagerly awaited Random Access Memories. The article moves into territory deeper than simple retail numbers, though. Knopper dug into the number of Spotify spin ... More >>
Last year, Gut Check noted that St. Louis was far ahead of the emerging national trend in breastaurants. (If you can't figure the term out for yourself, it refers to Hooters, The Tilted Kilt and their ilk.) This week, the Associated Press reported that the breastaurant industry is positively booming ... More >>
Time magazine's Keeping Score blog compiled a list of the worst stadiums in the world, and in a development that's sure to please the Rams, the Edward Jones Dome came in at number seven.
Yesterday I wrote about the options for the Rams at number six in the NFL draft. I concluded there were essentially only four players the Rams could really be considering for their first round pick: Justin Blackmon, Trent Richardson, Matt Kalil (whose name I misspelled on at least three occasions; i ... More >>
Matthew Hathaway over at the Post-Dispatch has a concise look into the particulars of the Edward Jones Dome's pressing need for self- improvement. It's pressing in the sense that there's a February 1 deadline for the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission to present a plan to upgrade the fa ... More >>
Jason Brown's new home. (Though, honestly, this bench might be a little nicer than he really deserves.)The Rams will take on the Cleveland Browns this weekend, looking to rebound from an absolutely crushing loss to the Arizona Cardinals this past Sunday. Of course, that's really nothing new for t ... More >>
If this image looks like it came from an E-D website, there's good reason for that.First of all, Joe Buck and Tim McCarver, yesterday was not the colossal St. Louis sports failure that you made it out to be during last night's World Series broadcast. No one in their right mind here in St. Louis t ... More >>
Laurent Robinson's biggest game as a Ram.You want to know just how bad things are for the Rams' offense right now? Things are so bad right now the football gods are now casting about for any way possible to just pile abuse on one of the NFL's worst units. To wit: while the Rams were struggli ... More >>
The St. Louis Rams are in bad shape. Three games in, they have yet to get their first victory of the season, nor have they looked at all good yet in losing. This weekend they welcome in the Washington Redskins to the Edward Jones Dome, who come in with a 2-1 record built on the back of a surprisi ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgThe latest scuttlebutt all over the baseball trade landscape has Dan O'Dowd, manager of the Colorado Rockies, shopping his young ace Ubaldo Jimenez. Unsurprisingly, the Yankees have been mentioned prominently, along with pretty much every other big-time contending team with a ... More >>
The first round of the 2011 NFL Draft is in the books, and there's plenty to talk about before round two starts up again tonight. Cam Newton was picked first overall and fellated unceasingly by pretty much everyone with a microphone for the rest of the night. The lockout scared a bunch of teams i ... More >>
As if we needed a study to confirm this.A new study by the media-research firm Nielsen Co. confirms what you may have expected about the St. Louis Rams. Not only does no one in St. Louis care about the team but neither does a national audience. The study specifically looked at last year's season ... More >>
image viaThis kind of devotion is only worth a number 10 ranking?It had to happen. They've already ranked everything else (and by "they" we mean The Media), so why not sports fans? Is it really possible to give an objective rating to a city's sports fans? Can you say that the citizens of one ... More >>
si.comBroadway Joe: The man least likely to pottymouth that other JoeThis just in to the Unreal e-mail bag. The second installment of HBO's quarterly Joe Buck Live show's slated for Tuesday, September 22. Per the press release (boldface is ours):In addition to a previously announced live gatherin ... More >>
Yesterday, The Las Vegas Review-Journal published an expose on the infamous exploits of NFL football player Adam "Pacman" Jones at a sin city strip club two years ago. The action, which took place during NBA All-Star week, led to a massive brawl (Jones allegedly punched a stripper) and a shooti ... More >>
At the end of a rambling bit of stage banter about Fall Out Boy being known as "emo boys made good" or being a "douchebag pop band," swoop-haired bassist Pete Wentz (who noted that he is/was often on the receiving end of the douchebag tag) said, "We're okay being your guilty pleasure." Slide Show ... More >>
Mexicans like music that doesn't involve tubas?
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7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 14. Scottrade Center (South 14th Street and Clark Avenue).
Feel-good football tale scores with charm and sincerity.
Week of December 25, 2002
Commentary published the week of June 14-20, 2000
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