Johan Santana pitched a no-hitter for the New York Mets last Friday, the first in the franchise's history. Perhaps you heard the rumblings of rejoicing and self-satisfaction rolling out of New York over the weekend?
It's OK if you didn't -- the losing team was the Cardinals, after all, and, as the ... More >>
(c) 2012 ToppsAnd take your restaurant with you, mang!Pujols 5 Westport Grill (342 Westport Plaza, Maryland Heights; 314-439-0595) is no more. With Albert Anaheim-bound, the owners of the restaurant bearing his name and number announced today that, effective immediately, it will be known as t ... More >>
Earlier today we mentioned that St. Louis isn't having an anti-GMO rally this weekend, despite rallies happening around the country. No one locally stepped up to organize.
That doesn't mean everyone's apathetic. Frank LeBeau of Brick City Gardens is trying to do his part. You might remember him fr ... More >>
Ken Burns: Someday Barry Bonds will be in the Hall of Fame.Ken Burns, the nation's most prolific documentarian, has chosen for his next opus baseball's steroid era as a postscript to his 1994 landmark Baseball series. Entitled The Tenth Inning, a two-part, four-hour documentary that will a ... More >>
Who's got a softball question? You, with Fox News. Tiger Woods is preparing his return to golf following his self-imposed exile to deal with, um, domestic issues. ESPN is reporting that Woods has hired PR maven Ari Fleischer (George W. Bush's former press secretary) to help smooth his return to t ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgWell, it was inevitable, I suppose. Finally, after years of little passive-aggressive asides and snarky jabs being tossed surreptitiously toward Tony La Russa, someone came out and said it straight up: La Russa doesn't belong in the Hall of Fame. Thom Loverro, of ESPN 98 ... More >>
Mark Twain and his jockey enter the on-ramp of I-70, circa 1880.I'm not sure which of his quotes on foolishness Mark Twain would choose to comment on the recent actions in the Missouri Senate where legislators are attempting to rename a stretch of Interstate 70 through St. Louis. Back in 1999, st ... More >>
Here in St. Louis we like to think we clap for the other team when they make a good play. We're gracious and forgiving of our pro athletes (fans here give needle-in-the-butt guys like Mark McGwire minutes-long standing ovations.)
We love them, even when they're not talking about sports a ... More >>
Todd OwyoungGreg Puciato of Dillinger Escape Plan at Pop's, 12/12/09. More photos here.(Via metalinsider.net) As everyone knows by now, Mark McGwire admitted on Monday that he tried steroids throughout his baseball career. On the surface, this doesn't have much to do with the music industry. ... More >>
RamirezI would be remiss if I didn't at least mention the reception of one Manfred Ramirez. (I wish his name really were Manfred. That would be awesome.) Manny was, of course, quite roundly booed every time up in last night's game between the Cardinals and Dodgers, and really, I don't think anyon ... More >>
Missouri State Treasurer's OfficePill boxes, salad tongs and a lint brush: Who would ever leave such treasures in a safe deposit box ? It's that time of year again: The Missouri State Treasurer's Office is trying desperately to clean out its vault full of unclaimed loot. (These are items that folks ... More >>
Stupid goddamned Houston Astros. Wikipedia.orgBerkman before his "Fat Elvis" period, when he was known as "Pudgy Elvis."Normally, I have a pretty good relationship with the Houston Astros. I hate Astros players, I hate their crazy owner, and I hate that glorified amusement park they call a stad ... More >>