St. Louis football fans would welcome Michael Sam to the Rams, according to a new study out of Emory University. But Sam better hope he isn't the Rams pick, or the Kansas City Chiefs', for that matter. In Missouri, there's no rule prohibiting businesses from firing employees because they're gay. S ... More >>
Bow-chicka-wow-wow, Cardinal birds! 2013 was the year the St. Louis Cardinals were named the best-looking team in major league baseball, and we couldn't agree more. The Redbirds are responsible for seven of Daily RFT's ten most-read articles in sports this year. Here are the top ten St. Louis spo ... More >>
Football is a dangerous sport, and not just for the players. The man behind the KC Wolf mask was seriously injured last week in a zip line accident during rehearsal at Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium, and his attorney is blaming the company that installed the rigging. Dan Meers, 46, worked as the ... More >>
Live in St. Louis? Don't like sports? Still want to have a social life? Here's why everyone in town has athletics on the brain lately: 1. Rams: After the St. Louis Rams lost the game and their quarterback to an injury Sunday, the NFL Network says the team could be eyeing Tim Tebow, also a Heisman T ... More >>
You know it's bad when the politicians turn against strippers. But football fans?! Surely they don't have a beef with naked ladies, right? Enter Angela Lukenbill and her fiance Chad Smith of the north Kansas City suburb of Gladstone. The couple was planning to attend the Kansas City Chiefs home op ... More >>
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 >>
To quote a newsroom colleague, sometimes it feels like there should be the equivalent of a driver's test in order to qualify for an account on Twitter. Whoever is running the account for the Kansas City Chiefs seriously wrecked himself before he checked himself yesterday after angrily responding to ... More >>
With the 2012 draft behind us, many NFL teams are taking stock of what they got, and possibly experiencing a touch of buyer's remorse. One such team is the Jacksonville Jaguars who already have their hands full with rookie wide receiver Justin Blackmon's DUI. Blackmon was once a prospect for the Ram ... More >>
Cue the "Rocky" theme song. It's time to celebrate another fictional athlete.Rex Sinquefield is making his mark in Missouri in more than just politics these days. The gazillionaire best known for shoveling millions of dollars into political campaigns is also one of our state's greatest athletes. ... More >>
Up yours, Jaguar! The Rams are coming down to the end of the preseason now, with their final tuneup tonight in Jacksonville. Ordinarily, the fourth game of the preseason isn't much to watch unless you're specifically interested in certain roster battles taking place. The starters don't play, with ... More >>
The Union Buster, preparing to take a swipe at the NFLPA Game and, possibly, Tim Barnes' future.Tim Barnes, former center for the Missouri Tigers, is garnering some attention this week as he plays in the NFLPA Game. That's the National Football League Players' Association, better known as the Pla ... More >>
The Rams had a chance to put their collective foot on the throat of the San Francisco 49ers a month ago, but couldn't get the job done. At the time San Fran was barely relevant in the NFC West playoff picture, the Rams were looking more and more like a team emerging as a serious playoff threat, a ... More >>
courtesy of Gridiron EntertainmentKyle TurleyRemember ex-Rams offensive lineman Kyle Turley? The long-haired, tattooed guy with all those anger-management issues? The man who once got so pissed off, he tore the helmet off a guy's head and flung it across the field? Oh yeah, that Kyle Turley ... More >>
Ever wondered what happened to Rams' offensive lineman Kyle Turley?Courtesy of Gridiron RecordsKyle Turley: Yep, he's a badassYou know you have! And RFT Staff Writer John H. Tucker has the scoop over at our sister blog, A to Z. Check out his interview, which delves into such fascinating topics as ... More >>
Larry Johnson was given his walking papers yesterday by the Kansas City Chiefs, after they had finally had enough of his antics. The latest incident involved him criticising the Chiefs' head coach, Todd Haley, and using gay slurs to attack both members of the KC media and commenters on his Twitter p ... More >>
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? http://www.detroitlions.com/This pre-grame graphic on the Detroit Lions web site seems to promise helmet-smashing footbal ... More >>
Self portrait via cnsnews.comMark MullerRemember Mark Muller? He's the owner of Max Motors outside Kansas City who made headlines this summer for giving away an assault rifle with the purchase of any truck from his dealership.Muller is now back in the news. This time he's publicly airing his grip ... More >>
So the NFL owners yesterday voted to make the NFL just a little bit shittier. They added four more rules, and modified one other, and I have to say, the modification is the worst of the group. All of the rule changes, of course, deal with the way that players can hit each other. Two are fairly ... More >>
The most important bit of news over the weekend was the big deal that took place in the NFL, when the Kansas City Chiefs acquired quarterback Matt Cassel and linebacker Mike Vrabel from the New England Patriots for a second-round pick.Now, that's pretty newsworthy just by itself, of course; Cassel w ... More >>
At some point in time, I honestly have to wonder if the Rams are throwing these games. Not completely just going in the tank, mind you; obviously, I think there's a real component of true ineptitude here. Yes, I realize that is a pretty serious understatement, and that this group largely looks ... More >>
"Oh God," the bartender at Nadine's Gin Joint muttered yesterday afternoon. "It's time for the Rams again." Then the boys in blue and gold promptly met everyone in the bar's lowest expectations, getting stomped 34-10 by Arizona, the unlikeliest of NFC West champions. Talk eventually turned to the ... More >>
www.kcchiefs.com So I feel kinda bad for posting that giant picture of the cheeseburger in a can yesterday. And I rarely give vegans and vegetarians much attention. (Sorry. If there were more vegan/vegetarian restaurants out there, I'd write about them.) Thankfully, Jeanette sent along this Wall ... More >>
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