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    August 26, 2014

    With Sam Bradford Gone, St. Louis Wonders: Who Cursed the Rams?

    Have you heard? The St. Louis Rams are cursed -- cuuuurrrsed! Indeed, quarterback Sam Bradford's season-ending knee injury on Saturday has sports journalists and fans contemplating the supernatural to explain both the Ram's bad fortune and Bradford's ever-so-delicate ligaments. Bernie Miklasz's ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Debates Got You Bored? 7 Badass Feats of Strength from Politicians

    As the general election approaches, candidates try harder than ever to court voters (except not really in Missouri). If you're like Daily RFT, you've grown weary of the debates and heated verbal sparring. Back in ye olde days, when brains fell short, candidates seeking public office courted the publ ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012
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    September 24, 2012

    The Rams' Offense Can't Get the Job Done

    The first two weeks of the NFL season were relatively encouraging for the St. Louis Rams. Under new coach Jeff Fisher, the Rams were competitive in week one, losing a tight game to the extremely talented (and extraordinarily nasty), Detroit Lions, then pulled out a close contest against the Washingt ... More >>

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    September 7, 2012

    Top Five: The Five Greatest Moments in St. Louis Rams History

    The 2012 season will kick off this weekend for the St. Louis Rams, as they take on the Detroit Lions in the burned-out ruins of an abandoned auto plant, kind of a Thunderdome situation. It's going to be awesome. Okay, so the game will actually take place at Ford Stadium in Detroit, which is onl ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Dr Pepper Test Markets Manly Diet Soda

    Across the state, Dr Pepper's trying to appeal to men who enjoy diet soda but hate how drinking it makes them look oh so very girly. The Kansas City Star reports that the company's test marketing their new product, Dr Pepper 10 to the beef-loving cowboys in Kansas City. The newspaper says, "Accord ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Lions 44 - Rams 6: Two Steps Forward, One Giant Leap Back

    Image viaA street sign outside of the Rams training facility?​Early in the first half of yesterday's game in Detroit, when the Rams trailed just 3-0, the offense was moving with ease toward the end zone. Sam Bradford completed a pass to Brandon Gibson, who shook off three tackles for a long gain. ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Five Things to Watch: Rams at Lions

    ​I remember a time, not so long ago you see, when a Rams/Lions matchup would have been a complete joke. There would have been quips about the loser being kicked out of the league. There would have been jokes about the winner being kicked out of the league and the loser relegated to playing in the ... More >>

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    April 19, 2010

    Dissecting the Rams Draft Deal Discussion

    The scene outside Rams Park, as protesters march against the injustice of giving $45 million to a completely unproven commodity. ​Less than a week from the NFL draft, there's been plenty to talk about lately, particularly the revelations coming from the Cleveland Browns' front office regarding tal ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Chad Ochocinco's Sweet New Fine

    Chad Ochocinco is my new favourite football player. I never used to be a fan of his, disliking the showboating and all the other stuff that goes along with it, but it turns out I was wrong. I turns out, in fact, that I couldn't possibly have been any wronger if I had tried. 

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    November 25, 2009

    Ten Situations to Avoid This Thanksgiving

    If you're not going home for Thanksgiving tomorrow, you have a lot to be thankful for. Go find that perfect holiday dive bar and count your blessings. For the rest of you: Thanksgiving can be an extremely uncomfortable time spent with family and old friends. Here, in no specific order, are ten of th ... More >>

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    November 19, 2009

    15 Musts for a Perfect Dive Bar Thanksgiving

    On Thanksgiving Day, the bars will be open. Maybe not the dance clubs, "ultra lounges" or country club-type places, but most every corner bar will be open, and we've all been in one of those. But maybe not on Thanksgiving. However, if you've ever found yourself driving or walking by one on Turkey Da ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009

    Get Ready to Do the Big Squat for World Toilet Day​There was a time, like this morning, when Unreal considered Thanksgiving by far the shittiest holiday in November. To put it delicately, there are certain traditional foods that do not agree with our digestive system. (Plus, time in the crapper means desperately-needed time away ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Game Notes: Saints 28, Rams 23 -- The Great Leap Forward

    Okay, Rams fans, now you should be excited. ​Two weeks ago, after the Rams beat the Detroit Lions for their first victory in over a year, I played the role of buzzkill, trying to explain why it wasn't all that encouraging the Rams won. Sure, it was nice to finally erase that big ugly zero fro ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Why Rams Fans Still Shouldn't Be Excited

    The St. Louis Rams won a game. Hoo-ray. Now let me tell you why I'm not excited about it, and why you shouldn't be either. Steven Jackson runs for a 17 yard gain against a werewolf. ​Okay, wait. You know what? That's too quick. I should probably take a second to properly celebrate this v ... More >>

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    October 29, 2009

    Missouri Loves Company: St. Louis and Detroit Sadly Aren't so Different

    What could possibly be intriguing about the St. Louis Rams vs. Detroit Lions match-up on Sunday -- the game that pits the two worst NFL teams in recent memory against each other? pre-grame graphic on the Detroit Lions web site seems to promise helmet-smashing footbal ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    Tonight: Detroit Cobras, Karl Blau, Sissy Wish, The Scissormen

    Lots to do tonight, so let's get on it...​Sissy WishWho: A Norwegian artist who's evolved from a coffeehouse folkie into a sleek, playful synth queen.Playing Where? Cicero'sWith: Superfun Yeah Yeah Rocketship, The Forefall RIYL: Santigold, Kate Bush, Lykke LiMP3: Sissywish, "DWTS"Detroit CobrasWho ... More >>

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    August 12, 2009

    Rams Odds of Winning Super Bowl: 80 to 1

    This is not a good year to "double down" on the Rams.​Hey, it could be worse. Back in February Las Vegas gave St. Louis a 100-1 chance of winning the 2010 Super Bowl. Apparently, the odds makers like the direction new head coach Steve Spagnuolo is taking team in bumping the chances up to 80-1. Sti ... More >>

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    March 24, 2009

    The Lions Drafting Strategy: Take Everyone!

    It looks like the Detroit Lions, who own the first pick in the NFL draft, may be planning on taking Jason Smith, the offensive tackle out of Baylor. It's upsetting for Rams fans -- because some want to see them draft him at #2. I covered Smith not too long ago, when I previewed the offensive ta ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    2009 St. Louis Rams Draft Preview: Offensive Linemen

    I gotta tell you, I think that the NFL draft may be my favorite thing about the NFL. Seems a little weird, I know; one would think that I might prefer, oh, you know, actual games and things like that, but nope. I love the draft in just about every sport, but the NFL draft is the granddaddy of them a ... More >>

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    January 23, 2009

    And You Thought the Detroit Lions Couldn't Get Any Worse?

    Just wait. News today is that the Lions just signed Scott Linehan to run their awwfense offense. Oh, and statistically the Lions (0-16) could have performed worse in 2008. Last season's team won all four of its pre-season games before going belly-up for the entire regular season. Coach Linehan, ... More >>

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    October 15, 2008

    Edward Jones Dome is Worst in NFL

    Sports Illustrated published its annual NFL fan survey this week and the people have spoken: The Edward Jones Dome is the worst place in America to see a professional football game.

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    November 14, 2007

    Sno Luck

    Man is it nice to kick the ol' crapola out of Louisville, Grand Rapids and Roanoke at something!

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    September 14, 2005

    Vodka and Grapefruit

    Unreal gets the lowdown on the Dirty Dog, meets plants who love a free lunch and finds a blogger who can't get enough Favre. Plus, Scientology's "volunteer ministers" are bringing relief to hurricane victims -- but not the kind you'd think.

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    December 24, 2003

    The Son Rises

    Given up for adoption as an infant, the author sets out to climb his family tree

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    October 15, 2003
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    November 6, 2002

    Detroit Wheel

    The biggest reason the Rams won't make the playoffs is now the Lions' leading receiver