As the 2014 NFL draft went into its third and final day, Michael Sam says he was afraid his decision to come out publicly would mean he'd never hear his name called. The SEC's Defensive Player of the Year admits he feared his sexuality would stop him from achieving his dream of playing professional ... More >>
After being upstaged in October by the St. Louis Cardinals, "folk humorist" Mary Mack is making a second attempt at performing in our fair city. A former music teacher who now splits her time between LA and Minneapolis, Mack is a veteran comedian who has appeared on the Bob & Tom Show, the Vancouver ... More >>
This Sunday is the Super Bowl, a day that's supposed to be about football but is really a celebration of American excess. If history is any indication, Americans on Sunday will gulp down 50 million cases of beer and devour 104 million pounds of avocados. And its not just the folks watching the game ... More >>
One lucky server is about to get a huge tip. Seth Collins is in St. Louis, and he's looking for a place to eat. The Kentuckian has been on a cross-country road trip to honor his late brother, Aaron, and his last wish: to leave an awesome tip. See also: -Peyton Manning Tips Well, But Lucky Waiter Fi ... More >>
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 >>
The Indianapolis Colts had just scored their third touchdown of the game -- on the way to a 38-3 rout of the Rams on Sunday -- when Fox broadcaster Andrew Siciliano turned to his partner in the booth, Marshall Faulk, and delivered a sermon of sorts about how important it is for St. Louis fans to pac ... More >>
The NFL Draft is tonight, coming to you live from New York City. This promises to be one of the least interesting drafts in recent memory, at least at the very top; there is literally no doubt in anyone's minds about who the first two picks will be. The Indianapolis Colts will begin their rebui ... More >>
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 >>
There's no way the Ram offense can really be this bad, right? I mean, they're just playing for draft position or something. Has to be it. Because otherwise, I just don't understand how the Rams can possibly be dead last in the NFL in points scored, with a truly pitiful 113 points through the firs ... More >>
The gift of life and the gift of winning.October 28-30, 2011, may just go down as the greatest weekend for Missouri sports ever. On Friday the Cardinals won their 11th World Series title in one of the greatest come-from-behind stories ever in sports. On Saturday the struggling Missouri Tigers tra ... More >>
Wow, fantasy football has really gotten complex, hasn't it? I have to tell you, after watching the Rams run roughshod all over the Indianapolis Colts Saturday night, it's tough to remember the preseason mantra. "These games don't count. These games don't count. These games don't count." Repeat it ... More >>
Courtesy the Roberts CompanyInside the new Shula 347 GrillShula's 347 Grill is now open at 411 North Eighth Street, inside the Roberts Tower downtown. The Shula of the restaurant's name, for the non-football fans among you, is Don Shula, the Hall of Fame head coach of the Baltimore Colts and Miam ... 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 viaDon Shula, bringing his steaks to your town.Hall of Fame NFL coach Don Shula will open a branch of his Shula's 347 Grill at 411 North 8th Street in the new Roberts Tower downtown. The restaurant, named for the former Baltimore Colts and Miami Dolphins coach's total number of career victo ... 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 >>
A chip cast in favor of the Rams could pay off at 100 to 1. The Rams began mini-camp last week with the No. 1 pick of the NFL draft in Sam Bradford. And sports bookies the world over are now expecting the Rams to return a.s.a.p. to their former glory, right? Err, wrong. Yesterday the SportingNews ... More >>
The Rams are in play, and everybody's got an opinion.NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed reservations yesterday at the prospects of Rush Limbaugh owning the St. Louis Rams. Speaking at the NFL Fall League Meeting yesterday, Goodell had this to say about Limbaugh: "The comments ... More >>
Now that the Rams' season has progressed from bad to awful to potentially historic depths of abomination, we must confront the question: Is 0-16 likely? www.hoinews.com Die-hard fans -- and, I imagine, the Rams themselves -- can take comfort in the fact that since the NFL went to a 16-gam ... More >>
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