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    May 23, 2014

    Father of SE Missouri Student Shown in NSFW Photo Tweet Incensed at University Response

    We've got more details on the creepy bathroom photo mistakenly tweeted from an official Southeast Missouri State University Twitter account last Friday. A source tells Daily RFT that the two semi-nude women in the photo are actually student athletes at the college, and the photo itself was taken and ... More >>

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    May 20, 2014

    SE Missouri State Redhawks Accidentally Tweet Pantsless Bathroom Photo (NSFW)

    It's a tale as old as Twitter: A PR peon tweets a harmless message from their employers' official Twitter account and -- oops! -- mistakenly links to the wrong photo. Occasionally, it's a very wrong photo. Southeast Missouri State University became the most recent victim of copy-paste tweeting on ... More >>

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    May 13, 2014

    St. Louis Rams Player Posts NSFW Sex Video on Instagram (And No, It's Not Michael Sam)

    While the media spent all weekend covering Michael Sam's post-NFL draft celebratory kiss with boyfriend Vito Cammisano, another story about a St. Louis Rams player's PDA has received nowhere near the attention it deserves. In a hilarious social-media blunder, Rams wide receiver Kenny Britt posted a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2013

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows: October 2013

    For those in search of laughter or curious about the goings-on of the comedy scene in St. Louis, we will be making monthly recommendations for shows in (and near) the city. From sure-thing hilarious to fingers-crossed, "Oh God! I hope this works" affairs, Funny Events is your connection to sketch, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    Blues: St. Louis Woman Grows Different Kind of "Playoff Beard" To Show Her Support (PHOTO)

    We're big fans of the "Grow one for the team!" Blues Beard-A-Thon charity effort in honor of the playoffs. It can be fun to look at some of those pretty weird beards out there. This gal, however, wins the weird beard award. By a long shot. Broadcaster Kelly Chase tweeted out this photo yeste ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    March Sadness: Mizzou Fans, You Got Owned By This Guy

    Feeling blue about last night's loss, Mizzou fans? School spirit not making you feel any better? Don't worry, we got you covered. Just remind yourself how tough the competition was! This guy: More misery below!

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    RIP The Sporting News -- After 126 Years, Finally Irrelevant

    The Sporting News has never had a swimsuit issue. For most of the first century of its existence, it didn't even have color photography. Instead, it had box scores. Lots and lots of box scores. And a special section for participants in fantasy leagues. Yes, TSN, founded in St. Louis in 1886 by the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2012

    The Mystical Monk-Baked Fruitcake that Enraptured Williams-Sonoma and Enraged Deadspin

    Gut Check is not typically a consumer of fruitcake. Or of Williams-Sonoma products for that matter. Thus, we heard about the $39.95 Williams-Sonoma fruitcake via Deadspin. Right there on the Haters Guide to the Williams-Sonoma Catalog, sandwiched between the European Cheese Hamper and the Found Grai ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012
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    September 19, 2012

    [VIDEO] Classy Cubs Fan Mimics a Double-Barrel Blowjob on TV, Gets Ejected

    This occurred late Monday night, after a 3.5-hour rain delay at Wrigley Field caused the Cubs game against the Pirates to stretch well past midnight. At which point, in the ninth inning, we all got a refreshing taste of typical Cubs-fan behavior. We loved the conclusion reached yesterday by Deadspin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2012

    Pro Sports Team Owners, New Stadiums and You

    Writer Jeremy Repanich has an interesting piece about his time working for the Seattle Sonics over at Deadspin this afternoon. Included in his account of the team's final years in the Emerald City is an insider's view of then-owner Howard Schultz's unsuccessful quest to force the public to build a n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Peyton Manning Tips Well, but Lucky Waiter Fired

    NFL megastar quarterback and now former Indianapolis Colt Peyton Manning recently dined with some friends at the Angus Barn, a steakhouse in Raleigh, North Carolina. According to the receipt for the meal, which went viral yesterday, Manning left $200 on a $739 check, which already included a mandat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2011

    Pujols' Agent, Dan Lozano, Subject of Unflattering Exposé

    Damn, Dan! That's a story!​So, just who is the "super agent" representing Albert Pujols in his free-agency? His name is Dan Lozano and he's rumored to ply clients with prostitutes and alcohol in order to get them to sign on the dotted line. He's also a man who's reportedly hurting for money, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    St. Louis Concierge Confession Leaves Mind Reeling

    Illustration: Mark AndresenA certain downtown hotel, we're told, is all to happy to set its guests up with escorts.​A recent comment left on the website Deadspin.com piqued our curiosity here at RFT and set our art department's mind a spinning. Here's the comment:

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Sex Organ Cakes Left in Tony La Russa's Hotel Room?

    deadspin.comThis tale takes the cake. Ba-ding, ching.​Maybe it's not the Rally Squirrel bringing the Cardinals good luck this postseason. Maybe it's the penis- and vagina-shaped cakes left in Tony La Russa's hotel room! Well, maybe. That is, if TLR even saw the cakes. Deadspin reports that the Car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Spaghetti and Meatballs on a Stick? Nine Stick Foods Analyzed

    On Thursday, Bon Appetit's blog writer Michael Singer lovingly classified Los Angeles food photographer Matt Armendariz's new book, "On a Stick!" in their "Kookery" category. They also included Armendariz's recipe for Deep Fried Spaghetti on a Stick. Was this necessary? Bon Appetit​ Sure, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Tony La Russa Named One of Ten Worst People in Sports

    How could this guy be hated?​The editors of Deadspin have compiled a list that's sure to rankle some members of Cardinals Nation -- and probably earn a few nods of agreement from others. The sports website today names Tony La Russa as one of its "Top 10 Bad Guys in Sports." But Deadspin doesn't ju ... More >>

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    January 27, 2011
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    January 24, 2011

    Baseball's Best Burger Clobbered by Meat Monster from Akron

    Robin WheelerBaseball's best burger? Um, not any more.​And you thought Baseball's Best Burger would be hard to top. The Gateway Grizzlies are proud of their concessions, and we respect that. Last year we respected 'em so much that we sent a writer out to compare three of their offerings head ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2010

    Video: Man Sets Oyster-Eating Record (A Gut Check Public Service Announcement)

    Yesterday Gut Check posted photos from a contest to eat a ridiculous concoction called "The Graduate." This contravened our general disapproval of all most/quickest eating competitions. As an attempt to right our karmic balance, today I present video from the Mobile Press-Register (via Deadspin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Wainwright, Schumaker Caught Relieving Tension of Long Season

    Quick, does it look like Cardinals players Adam Wainwright and Skip Schumaker are, um, gratifying each other here? H/T: Deadspin.Still, when it comes to great moments revolving sports and pantomime penis pulling, nothing tops the video of that Texas Tech bell ringer from a few years ago. Classic. Ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Nelly Does Not Endorse Alec Cortez For Your Baseball Team

    Deadspin unearthed an instant classic this morning. Alec Cortez is a community college baseball player in California with aspirations of making it to the big leagues -- or at least some league above whatever he's playing in now.Cortez reportedly sent this awesomely cheesy video pitch -- set to Nelly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2010

    Ryan Howard Bobblehead: Is It a Gnome or a Lawn Jockey?

    Philadelphia Inquirer via Deadspin​Earlier this year the Philadelphia Phillies awarded St. Louis native Ryan Howard with one of the most lucrative contracts in the game -- 5 years, $125 million. Unable to top that, the Phillies' AA affiliate in Reading, Pennsylvania, recently honored Howard with t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Last Night: Deadspin Founder Will Leitch Talks Really Fast, Meets with Adoring Fans at Left Bank Books, Gets Beer with Sportswriters

    Fast-talker Will Leitch last night at Left Bank Books.​It's just after after nine o'clock Thursday night at Left Bank Books downtown, and Will Leitch is still going strong. The writer-turned-blogger-turned-writer-again is seated at a desk in front of cookbooks and to the left of glossy-covere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    The Arkansas School for the Deaf Isn't F-F-F-Foolin' Around

    Armageddon it.​(Via Deadspin) This week, the Arkansas School for the Deaf joined the Great Plains Schools for the Deaf Conference. The Little Rock-based school is now eligible to compete against teams from states such as Kansas, Oklahoma, Iowa and Missouri (specifically, the Missouri School fo ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010
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    May 5, 2010

    Will Leitch on Steve Bartman

    ​Will Leitch, hero of pithy internet sportswriters everywhere and close personal(ish) friend of mine, has an excerpt up from his new book over at his old stomping grounds Deadspin. The book is "Are We Winning?" It's a collection of essays and stories by Leitch about fathers and sons and baseb ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2010

    The Compendium of Sporting Dong

    ​Hot on the, er, heels of Greg Oden admitting he is indeed the man depicted in recently published nude photos, Choire Sicha of Deadspin and The Awl has his complete rundown of more athlete dick pics than you can shake a stick at. (So to speak.) 

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    The Return of Fire Joe Morgan

    Just a quick reminder to everyone out there: today is the day the old crew from Fire Joe Morgan is running Deadspin. If you haven't already, pop over and witness blogging history. (There's a phrase you don't hear every day.) Last I checked, Ken Tremendous hadn't posted anything yet, but I'm wai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2009

    Why the Rams Suck

    Brenda Warner: Exhibit DD in the case of "Why the Rams Suck"​If you haven't read it yet, Deadspin is having its readers write NFL previews on the weaknesses of the league's 32 teams. Last week, a reader named "Adam S." critiqued the St. Louis Rams. Along with recalling the dark days of Rich Brooks ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2009

    Wrap-Up: Last Week's Most-Read Posts

    Photo: Jennifer SilverbergMickey Carroll's story came in at the fourth most-read last week.The blog posts come fast and furious, most of the time, here on Daily RFT, so if you missed the big ones from last week (May 4-10), here are the top ten most-read posts, courtesy of your friends at Google Anal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 5.6

    Major food firms see an improved economic outlook. (Dow Jones)Kansas City Royals broadcasters are fooled by an -- unintentional? -- Guy Fieri impersonator. (Kansas City Star)Deadspin has the video of the interview.And, in honor of tomorrow's opening of the much anticpated -- by, uh, me, at least -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    The Five Most Offensive Cardinals-Cubs Shirts

    The snarky commenters at Deadspin are loving this controversy-causing T-shirt worn by an always-classy Cardinals fan during one of the Cubs games last weekend. Apparently this was allowed to slide while the wearer of a relatively innocuous "Cubs Suck" shirt was forced to turn it inside-out when he e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    My Cardinals: Will Leitch, Blogger Superhero

    Opening Day is finally here. Winter has loosened its grip on our little corner of the world (well, sort of, anyway), and spring is beginning to bloom. Our annual ritual of renewal and rebirth is a few scant moments away, after the months of waiting impatiently for it to arrive. I could giv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Josh McDaniels Gets Put in His Place

    Over at Deadspin right now, the latest edition of the Deadcast (which, by the way, if you don't listen to on a regular basis, should be the #1 thing on your to-do list right now), has Michael Silver, a wonderful journalist from Yahoo! sports, laying a verbal beatdown on Josh McDaniels. Of cours ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2009

    Keep On Rockering in the Free World

    Sometimes a story comes along that makes you feel like everything is right with the world. And then, sometimes, at the very same time, another story comes along and makes you think that maybe we're all doomed after all. 

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    Mark McGwire's Kid Brother Claims In Book He Introduced Slugger to 'Roids

    Sports blog Deadspin is reporting today that Mark McGwire's younger brother, Jay McGwire, is circulating a book to New York publishers titled, "The McGwire Family Secret: The Truth about Steroids, A Slugger and Ultimate Redemption." On his Web site, Jay McGwire looks to be a dead-ringer for his olde ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008

    Cards Blog: Nice Line in Deadspin Comments Thread

    A recent post on Deadspin.com addresses rumors that Jim Edmonds might sign with the Chicago Cubs. Not surprisingly, Deadspin founder Will Leitch blanches at the mere thought -- though fortunately, as he points out, Cubs fans do too. Anyhoo, commenting on Leitch's kicker -- "By the way, this mov ... More >>

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    May 13, 2008

    Deadspin Commenters Extend Reach to St. Louis Restaurant Scene

    A guest post from the RFT's mysterious Unreal: A recent post on Deadspin addresses rumors that Jim Edmonds might sign with the Chicago Cubs. Not surprisingly, Deadspin founder Will Leitch blanches at the mere thought -- though fortunately, as he points out, Cubs fans do, too. Anyhoo, commenting o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2008

    Cards Blog: Nice Line in Deadspin Comments Thread

    A recent post on Deadspin.com addresses rumors that Jim Edmonds might sign with the Chicago Cubs. Not surprisingly, Deadspin founder Will Leitch blanches at the mere thought -- though fortunately, as he points out, Cubs fans do too. Anyhoo, commenting on Leitch's kicker -- "By the way, this mov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2008

    Competitive Eating as an Olympic Sport?

    Gut Check has made its feelings on competitive eating very clear. But don't let anyone ever accuse us of not giving both sides of the story. (And he does have a point about curling.) Via Deadspin: -Ian Froeb

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    February 28, 2008
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    February 28, 2008
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    February 6, 2008
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    November 28, 2007
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    November 12, 2007

    Rainout

    What can Unreal say...it's a wet November Monday and there's nothing for Chris Duncan to dry hump. But there is this, from the Chicagoans at We Are the Postmen (via Deadspin): And while we're at it, Deadspin also reminded us of how weird the St. Louis Cardinals' 2008 schedule looked when we scan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2007

    Rainout

    What can Unreal say...it's a wet November Monday and there's nothing for Chris Duncan to dry hump. But there is this, from the Chicagoans at We Are the Postmen (via Deadspin): And while we're at it, Deadspin also reminded us of how weird the St. Louis Cardinals' 2008 schedule looked when we scan ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 25, 2006

    Schlafly Pumpkin Ale

    Schlafly Brewery and Tap Room, 2100 Locust Street, 314-241-2337.

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    October 4, 2006
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    July 12, 2006

    Oblique Strain

    When a blogger fingered him in the Jason Grimsley scandal, strength coach Chris Mihlfeld found himself in a world of pain.

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