The New Life Evangelistic Center has sent out a press release announcing that Reverend Larry Rice will file a federal lawsuit against both the City of St. Louis and St. Louis Public Safety Director Eddie Roth for shutting down his tent city, Integrity Village.
Speculative fiction website io9 posted a sneak peek at the forthcoming TV show Defiance, a SyFy channel original that's set 35 years in the future. In between now and then an alien species crashes into Earth and inadvertently terraforms the planet, creating a new world. Despite all that, the Arch st ... More >>
Attorney General Chris Koster released the St. Louis Rams' proposal for bringing the Edward Jones Dome into the "first tier" of NFL stadiums. It's a 39-page document that gets into the nitty-gritty of electrical wiring, media toilets and an innovative roof design that reminds me of the sunroof on th ... More >>
The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission just reported that the St. Louis Rams have officially notified the CVC that the team rejects the initial upgrade proposal for the Edward Jones Dome. You may recall that the proposal recommended (maybe "requested" is a better word, considering how w ... 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 >>
Image viaSam Bradford gazes longingly into the future."I thought this was going to be a new year."That was the too-true statement uttered by the bartender at McGurk's yesterday afternoon after the Cardinals blocked Josh Brown's 34-yard field goal attempt early in the first half. A sizable crowd g ... More >>
Ignore Chad's Chicken Little impression. The sky is not falling on fans of the St. Louis Rams.While the franchise has already moved three times (from Cleveland to LA in 1945, from LA to Anaheim in 1979 and to St. Louis in 1995) it is definitely going to stay put this time around. Here's why:
Image sourceIt might be a dump but it's our dump, right?Everyone knows the Edward Jones Dome sucks. The Rams also suck, but that's not news either.But when a random sports blog says, in so many words, that the Dome and the Rams collectively suck worse than almost every other stadium and team comb ... More >>
photo by Keegan HamiltonMagic Johnson and Korie Lucious celebrate another Michigan State Final FourThe NCAA was gracious enough to grant the RFT court-side seats on press row for the big games this weekend. We were stationed directly behind the Tennessee bench for both the Sweet Sixteen and the E ... More >>
Photo by Keegan HamiltonTears were flowing Friday night in the Ed Jones DomeThere were a whole lot of Northern Iowa fans on-hand to watch the Sweet 16 last night. The announced attendance in the stadium was 26,377. At least 85 percent of them were wearing purple and gold. (Tennessee had a very ro ... More >>
Image ViaA pile of PanthersDowntown is crawling with college hoops fans right now. Walking down Washington Avenue last night, especially in the areas around the Ed Jones Dome, was like being at four different pep rallies at once. Drunken Michigan State fans shouted 'Go Green!' at passers-by, a ho ... More >>
A hometown boy's skills on the open range could win him $25K, Mariano Favazza offers a money-back guarantee, and Unreal gets to the seat of the issue at the new ballpark; plus, won't someone from the STL break the marathon-bowling record?