The Blues will be in San Jose tonight, continuing their first round playoff series against the Sharks, with the series tied up at one game apiece. The first game took over 80 minutes to be decided, finally ending in the second overtime period when the Sharks snuck a goal past Jaroslav Halak to steal ... More >>
Wale is Grandmaster of the sports reference. No musical artist brings as much wit, depth and knowledge to the craft. For instance, in the recently released ode to the former St. Louis baseball hero, "Albert Pujols," Wale slangs this gem: "John Rocker, Atlanta Bravest knows that I'm awesome/ Bett ... More >>
Ah, the only Monday Night Football crew worth caring about. Quite a long fall from here to the current crew. There was just enough hype surrounding the Rams coming into this season that the breakdown the team suffered in week one against the Eagles was actually noticed. By pretty much everyone. S ... More >>
It's a Scout. On a completely off-topic note, I really wish I had one of these. I admit, I am an obsessive watcher of sports. I love our hometown teams, of course, but I can watch a game I have no rooting interest in almost as easily. In fact, I would say close to 90% of my television viewing is ... More >>
Image viaLook at them now; look at them now; look at them now--they're subverting implicit stereotypes about race and gender! In the last month, Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now" has gone from a hilarious street single by a disgraced-and-then-undisgraced ex-teen-star to the progenitor of an unli ... More >>
Okay, so that title probably doesn't make any sense at all to you just yet, but I promise it will. I'd like to play Janus for a bit this morning, and I hope you'll indulge me. A little over halfway through the football season, the Rams' rookie sensation quarterback, Sam Bradford, is turning ... More >>
So the Tigers won their biggest game of the season, their biggest game in years, and knocked off the number one ranked Oklahoma Sooners last week. Their prize? A number six BCS ranking and the opportunity to travel to Lincoln, Nebraska to play their new biggest game of the season against the Corn ... More >>
Don't worry, guys. I think the day just might be coming when you can take those bags off. Okay, hold your hand up in front of your face. Extend your index finger. Now, take your thumb and hold it about half an inch away from you finger. Resist the temptation to pretend you're crushing someone's h ... More >>
Image viaThis Justice League does not endorse dogfightingYou have just been convicted of taking part in a dogfighting conspiracy and sentenced to sixteen months in federal prison. You feel that the trial was a miscarriage of justice and that the judge's punishment was excessive. Do you: A: Have ... More >>
So I'm sure everyone has heard by now that Ben Roethlisberger has received a conditional six game suspension from the NFL for violating the league's behaviour and conduct policy. Personally, I'm shocked Commissioner Roger Goodell came down as hard as he did on Roethlisberger. I was expecting ... More >>
Vick is currently the backup quarterback in Philadelphia.Michael Vick was a recent guest on 101 ESPN St. Louis in which the disgraced quarterback discussed the possibility of joining the St. Louis Rams. Vick said he's "confident" he could be a "difference maker" as the team attempts to recover f ... More >>
commons.wikimedia.orgIf you've ever wondered what, exactly, makes a man like Michael Vick tick, today is your lucky day. Tonight, Black Entertainment Television will air the first of a ten-part documentary series about the embattled quarterback. It will focus on his fall from grace, his ... More >>
www.dailyrft.comFour of the five Eastern Missouri men involved in a massive dog-fighting ring got prison sentences today. Teddy Kiriakidis, of Leasburg, and Ronald Creach, of Leslie, owner of the Hard Goodbye Kennel, will each do eighteen months in the pen. Robert Hackman, of Foley, owner of the ... More >>
Years from now we'll remember this as nothing more than a really strange dream.Score one for that "vast liberal conspiracy" and the "state-run media media scum." Yesterday, Dave Checketts announced that he was dropping Rush Limbaugh from his investment group that is attempting to purchase th ... More >>
Photo: Jennifer SilverbergMeet Junior. He's an eleven-year-old American Pit Bull Terrier who was handed over to Broken Hearts, Mended Souls Rescue. See more photos of rescued dog-fighting dogs.Six dogs rescued from the largest dog-fighting ring in U.S. history were put up for adoption this week w ... More >>
See, it's both a snarky way of making fun of the Rams' ineptitude and a way to remind us of better days. Nice, huh? Well, hopefully this (and by this, of course, I mean the unceremonious 28-0 ass kicking we all witnessed yesterday), will put to an end all that hopeful speculation people come up w ... More >>
Hey, you know what I like? Jokes. How about you guys? You do? Well that's just great. Have I ever got a treat for you. Have you heard the one about the little girl who was kidnapped, tossed into some dude's yard, raped repeatedly, impregnated, forced to give birth in a shed, and kept im ... More >>
Vick gives a "Philly Hello" to his new teammates.Personally I was hoping Michael Vick would be picked up by the Cleveland Browns. Can you imagine anything better than the a man convicted of operating a dog-fighting ring jumping into the Brown's "Dawg Pound" after a touch down? The scene would&nbs ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007
Snag part of Unreal's crapucopia of gifts for your office gift exchange!
Sit back and marvel as Rick Majerus hoists SLU basketball from the morass of mediocrity. (Just don't let him near your pizza.)
Joe theorizes why the Cards have gotten so many "Get Out of Jail Free" cards.
But is Joe's half empty or half full?
Joe takes a hands-off approach to the ladies.
Joe growls at the Michael Vick dogfighting scandal.
African-American ballplayers are getting rarer than a triple play.