If you were to look back a few weeks at the Missouri Tigers, you would think things were going really well for them. They had an historically great season, they won the Big XII conference tournament, and were looking at a top seed in the NCAA Tournament. They had perhaps the best guard corps ... More >>
Ah, March Madness. It's the period of time when gamblers around the world have hopes and dreams crushed by random, random schools. Basketball sometimes gets lost in the pomp and circumstance of college sports. It's become increasingly commonplace, for instance, for fans of schools to go a little o ... More >>
What the city of Norman, Oklahoma should look like to the Mizzou players flying in. On Saturday evening the Missouri Tigers won perhaps their biggest game of the year. Well, okay, biggest of the year so far; the games really only get bigger from here on in. Such is the life of a top five college ... More >>
Beth Farrow ClaussJust west of Washington, Missouri, is the tiny town of Lyon. Hidden in the back of a white-washed country store built in the late 1800s is the facility for the Farmers' Larder, a pork-production company owned and operated by the Matoushek family. View a full slideshow of ... More >>
In the words of the immortal Hank Williams Jr.: "Are your ready for some football!?" We here at Daily RFT are, especially college football which starts in just one month's time. Speaking of which, ESPN.com is running a fun little feature called House of Pain recalling the 50 "most painful o ... More >>
You know, at heart, I'm really an optimistic person. It's hard to spot, I know, as there is this very thick, crusty layer of bitterness and hatred for mankind slathered over that gooey center, but it is there.And then something happens that really shakes that optimism, that makes me think that maybe ... More >>
Larry Johnson wants big bucks for a crime he never committed
The year in review: A quiz (For answers, see last page)
Baseball coach Jim Brady has been fighting his bosses in the UMSL athletic department for seven years. And he thought colon cancer was a pain in the ass.
Week of April 16, 2003
Developers like the Sansone Group are using a state law to rake in millions of tax dollars for retail projects in the burbs. Trouble is, the legislation was designed to help blighted inner cities.