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  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    St. Louis Cardinals Fan Drops Beer on Crowd at Busch Stadium [VIDEO]

    Talk about a party foul. A St. Louis Cardinals fan with an almost-full cup of delicious golden brew accidentally dropped his beer onto a group of baseball fans at Busch Stadium during Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2014

    Boss Quits 590 AM "The Man" Radio Station After Host Punches Him Over On Air Insults

    Fist fights. Name calling. Jokes about cancer. Racist insults. It was a bizarre (though not atypical) week at KFNS 590 AM, the Grand Slam Sports jock-talk station currently known as "The Man." In the station's latest dramatic turn, Dan Marshall, president of the radio company, turned in his resigna ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2014

    10 Reasons Why Ticket Sales Are Slow for the Bosnia, Ivory Coast Soccer Match in STL

    It's been a busy year for St. Louis soccer fans. More than 40,000 of them raced to get tickets to Busch Stadium when Manchester City challenged Chelsea in May 2012. The same thing happened three months later, when more than 54,000 football fanatics packed the Edward Jones Dome to catch Real Madrid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    250 Jobs Up for Grabs at St. Louis Cardinals' Ballpark Village

    Despite the fresh snowfall, hundreds of people turned out to apply for one of the 250 jobs created by the brand new Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium. The Cardinals will need new staff to work at the 10-acre baseball fan base, which spans seven city blocks. Most of those jobs are food industry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2012

    Bob Costas May Be Right to Decry Gun Culture, But Jovan Belcher Isn't a Great Example

    In case you went totally off-the-grid over the weekend: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher killed his girlfriend and then himself with a handgun on Saturday. Many outlets have suggested that Belcher's football-related brain injuries were to blame. St. Louis native Bob Costas, on the other h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    The St. Louis Cardinals: Firmly in the 'Have-Nots'

    The Los Angeles Dodgers just sent a message to the rest of baseball, and that message is that the big, bigger, biggest money in baseball is no longer confined to the East Coast axis of evil. The Dodgers are currently engaged in the late stages of negotiating an enormous new television deal, wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2012

    [VIDEO] Joe Buck's Fantastical Trolley Journey

    Sportscaster Joe Buck did some very unusual  double-duty yesterday in San Francisco: He first announced the 49ers' win over the the New York Giants at Candlestick Park, then left at 4:32 p.m. and hustled over to AT&T Park by 5:04 pm to announce the Cards' NCLS Game 1 victory over San Franci ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    The Five Best Hairdos on St. Louis TV (Just for Men Edition)

    One thing is clear. St. Louis television viewers love Mike Bush's mop. The KSDK (Channel 5) anchor is nearly always the winner of our Reader's Choice award for Best Hair on Local Television Personality. Such was the case again last week when we unveiled our annual Best of St. Louis issue. See also ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    The Legend of Oscar Taveras

    So, you're probably a Cardinal fan. I mean, why would you be reading a sports column in a St. Louis paper if you weren't, right? (I'm aware of just how gross an oversimplification I'm going with right here, but hey, broad strokes are the only ones I know how to take.) You probably have a whole ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    "Laid Back" Local Band Various Hands Seeks New Drummer, Keyboardist

    Local dance-rockers Various Hands (find their music here) are seeking dedicated musicians to fill their old drummer and keyboardist's shoes, having recently posted ads for both on Craigslist. The self-described laid back, easy to work with band has a few rather specific requirements though: - Must ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2012

    Texas Rangers Introduce Alternate Universe "Champion" Hot Dog

    You might remember what happened last October: The St. Louis Cardinals, down to their last strike, staged an improbable comeback to win game six of the World Series. The next night, they won game seven and their eleventh championship. So it was with equal parts confusion and bemusement that Gut Che ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Kyle McClellan Back On the Block?

    ​For most of the offseason it's been a poorly-kept secret the Cardinals are trying to move Kyle McClellan. They signed him back in January to a $2.5 million contract for the 2012 season, and pretty much from the moment the ink dried on the deal K-Mac's name has been floating around as potential tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    Repeat DUI Arrestee Dan McLaughlin Keeps Job as Cardinals Broadcaster

    ​Good news, sports fans. The glory days of baseball broadcasting -- when a commentator could be forgiven for a bit of misbehavin' -- are alive and well. Why's that? Because this week Fox Sports Midwest announced it will retain Cardinals play-by-play broadcaster Dan McLaughlin for the 2012 season. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Improving the Edward Jones Dome

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2011

    Handicapping the Cardinals' Managerial Search

    The Cardinals appear to be entering the home stretch of their managerial race. ​The Cardinals have been conducting interviews and tossing around names in their search for a new manager, and it looks now as if they're likely entering the endgame portion of the process. I have to admit, while I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Dan McLaughlin: Police Report Suggests He Wet His Pants, Name-Dropped Job in First DWI

    McLaughlin's mugshot for his August 2010 DWI.​Cardinals' announcer Dan McLaughlin is fighting for his career after getting his second DWI in a little over a year last month. Both arrests occurred in Chesterfield, and the police report from that first DUI in August 2010 paints a very unflattering p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Dan McLaughlin: Broadcaster's Fate Sealed After 2nd DWI Arrest

    ​Mark my words. Dan McLaughlin's career is finito in St. Louis. That's a shame. He was a decent broadcaster, but that's just the way it is. He will not survive his latest PR blunder, and he has no one to blame but himself.On Sunday night, the 37-year-old McLaughlin was arrested for driving under t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2011

    Last Night's Cardinals Game Breaks Viewership Record

    ​The Cardinals' improbable entrance into the playoffs yesterday wasn't just one for the MLB record books. It was also a record-setting day for St. Louis television. At the risk of stepping on Dan Caesar's toes, Fox Sports Midwest just tweeted Daily RFT to report the news: Yesterday's Cardinals-Ast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Jeremy Maclin Healthy Again, Illness Was Inflammatory Virus

    Good news for Jeremy Maclin.​Doctors have given Jeremy Maclin, the former standout at Kirkwood High and Mizzou, the okay to return to professional football.Maclin, 23, was struck by mysterious illness this spring that caused rapid wight loss, iron anemia and irregular blood results. On his birthda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Kyle Lohse Impersonates Ailing Cardinals' Manager, Tony La Russa

    A younger, goateed version of La Russa?​Cardinals' manager Tony La Russa remains away from the club this week recovering from shingles. Yesterday at Wrigley Field, though, La Russa was there in spirit as pitcher Kyle Lohse impersonated the skipper prior to the game. Fox Sports Midwest has a video ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2011

    May We Suggest a Six-Pound Reuben and a Bud Select? Stadium Sports Bar Opens at Lumiere Place

    image via​Media preview nights are a chance for restaurants to pull out all the stops and impress. Last Thursday night marked the preview of the new Stadium Bar and Grill at Lumière Place Casino. Stadium, which replaced Hubert Keller's steak house, SLeeK, is the epitome of a modern sports ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2011

    Sweet Jesus! What Happened to Tony La Russa's Face?

    Image via Fox Sports Midwest La Russa of his pinkeye: It's like bad makeup in a horror movie.​Did you happen to catch one of the post-game press conferences yesterday with Tony La Russa following the Cardinals' double-header against the Washington Nationals? If not, you missed a real fright ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    So Much For That New, Loveable La Russa; Cardinals Manager Gets Pissy After Six Games

    How could this guy be such a jerk? ​When he re-signed with the Cardinals last October, Tony La Russa vowed to be more "loveable" in 2011 following criticism that he often acted like a haggard, old sourpuss when addressing the media -- especially during post-game interviews. Now, just six games int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Reason to Rejoice: Cardinals' Pre-Season Begins Today

    Crocus Cardinals = Spring around the corner.​With temperatures plunging back into the 30s today we here at Daily RFT were desperate for some kind of sign that this miserable winter will one day end. We think we've found it. Just as the first crocus blooms suggest the thawing of the spring, so too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    The Five Best Cardinals Games of 2010 in Half-Hour Segments

    Ahh, summertime. ​If you haven't seen it yet, Fox Sports Midwest recently embarked on a contest asking Cardinals fans to rank their five favorite games of last year. FSM will then cut down the five winners into half-hour segments to run on the station during March. Of the fifteen games nominated, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    Dan McLaughlin Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving; Settles Daily RFT Poll

    ​Well, that settles that. Yesterday an attorney for Cardinals' television broadcaster Dan McLaughlin confirmed his client was driving under the influence when he was pulled over on Highway 40 in Chesterfield last August. McLaughlin has been placed on two-year probation and already completed commun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Good News DISH Network Subscribers: Missouri's Attorney General Has Your Back

    Your DISH isn't broken, it's just blacked out.​Since October 1, Missouri subscribers to DISH Network have been without one of the most popular stations on the local broadcast dial: Fox Sports Midwest. DISH and FSM (which airs the St. Louis Cardinals, Blues and Missouri Tigers) have been in a pissi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Dan McLaughlin: Wasted or Not? [MUGSHOT]

    ​So, Fox Sports Midwest broadcaster Dan McLaughlin is due in court today for a hearing regarding his August arrest on suspicion of drunk driving. McLaughlin was driving down Highway 40 when Chesterfield police pulled him over in response to a 911 call for an erratic driver. McLaughlin, the play-by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Jack Clark Ends TV Commentary on Cardinals "Poopy" Season

    Jack Clark has ended his post-game analysis on Fox Sports Midwest. The former Cardinal, turned broadcast commentator, was supposed to do a show on the station on Monday and a few more telecast this month. According to the Post-Dispatch, Clark says he's too busy to commit to FSM but hopes to return t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Carp Comes Back In a Big Way

    commons.wikimedia.org​One start isn't really enough to make any determinations about a player's overall health, you know. We can't just look at this one game and conclude Chris Carpenter is just fine and ready to dominate in the second half of the season. That being said, Chris Carpenter is b ... 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

    January 26, 2010

    Question to Cardinal Nation: Is Mark McGwire the Next Thomas Eagleton?

    ​With each passing day, the St. Louis Cardinals' decision to hire Mark McGwire as hitting coach is becoming a PR disaster of epic dimensions. Current ballplayers and Hall of Famers alike have turned against him, in many cases, quite bitterly. Ex-Cardinal great and Fox Sports Midwest an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Joe Buck Owns Jet -- That He Shares with Marc Bulger?

    flightaware.comRaytheon Hawker jet​That's what website Sports By Brook is reporting today. The site has unearthed documents showing that the Fox Sports announcer Joe Buck owns a Raytheon Hawker jet that it values at around $12.6 million. Big deal, right? Buck flies enough and demands a big enough ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2009

    Dan 'n Al Forever, Apparently

    ​So it looks as if Al Hrabosky will continue to pollute the airwaves for at least one more season. He is apparently close to signing a deal with Fox Sports Midwest to once again broadcast games alongside Dan McLaughlin for the 2010 season. Thus the circle remains unbroken, and we are all forced to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2009

    Become a True Baseball Nerd in One Easy Step!

    Every year, the day after the All Star Game in the host city, there takes place an event which is, in my ever so humble opinion, quite a bit more interesting that the game itself. The Annual Symposium on Statistics in Sports is just what it sounds like- a gathering of some of the biggest nerds you'v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Joe Buck, Fox Colleagues, Got Free Government Escorts

    Joe Buck, Tim McCarver and Troy Aikman got free U.S. Marshal Service rides and escorts to sporting events, according to Web site The Smoking Gun. In a report issued late last week, the Department of Justice's inspector general found that an attorney for the marshal service, David Band, arranged for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    The Winter Meetings, Day One: A.J. Burnett, Anyone?

    My father called me just a little while ago, all excited. Apparently, Fox Sports is reporting that the Cardinals are going to major players for A.J. Burnett. He heard in on the radio on his way in to work; a cursory search of the Fox Web site leads us to Ken Rosenthal's story. Rosenthal usually has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    Boxer Jamie O'Hare: The Multimedia Edition

    Below is a video of St. Louis' Jamie O'Hare -- the city's only professional female boxer -- taking on opponent Carrine Hamlett on March 8 in St. Louis. RFT staff writer Kristen Hinman profiles O'Hare in this week's cover story. We're trying to get footage of the fight from Fox Sports Midwest, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2008

    Boxer Jamie O'Hare: The Multimedia Edition

    Below is a video of St. Louis' Jamie O'Hare -- the city's only professional female boxer -- taking on opponent Carrine Hamlett on March 8 in St. Louis. RFT staff writer Kristen Hinman profiles O'Hare in this week's cover story. We're trying to get footage of the fight from Fox Sports Midwest, bu ... More >>

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    March 19, 2008
  • Dining

    May 23, 2007

    Hendrick's Martini

    Lester's Sports Bar & Grill, 9906 Clayton Road, Ladue; 314-994-0055.

  • Music

    March 14, 2007

    Local rappers ink major-label contracts, only to be left wondering: Deal or no deal?

    And some St. Louis hip-hop artists take their future into their own hands.

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2006

    This Bud's for You, and You and You and You

    Unreal isn't much for press conferences, but throw in free beer and we're there faster than you can say "media junket." So it was this afternoon that we arrived thirsty at Anheuser-Busch headquarters for the unveiling of Budweiser's 2006 Cardinals World Series bottles. Per the company's press relea ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2005

    Finally!

    No tickets? You can weep outside the Edward Jones Dome -- or you can take our advice for Final Four fun.

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    Dirt Track Nation

    At Tri-City Speedway they don't mess around with "race cars." They race cars.

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Compliance Techniques & Frosted Tips

    Brian McKenna bares it all, Dick Gephardt runs a new campaign ad, the Sanford-Brown Indians keep up the fight, and Blake Ashby ruminates on Euro-dance; plus, the battle over the Famous Gerber wakes up Grandma

  • News

    September 4, 2002

    The Battle of the Paddle

    Loot dreams, pre-teen stars, Russian immigrants and (cough) very old men have the St. Louis table-tennis scene popping off

  • News

    February 27, 2002

    Nasty Boys

    The women screwed by Rent-A-Center are threatening to take the company to the cleaners. But Ernie Talley and the rest of his Texas bubbas are trying to have the last laugh.

  • News

    January 30, 2002

    Ya Gotta Be a Player

    Names change, but the games of the elite go on

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    April 7, 1999
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