St. Louis' pride and joy, Jon Hamm, is starring in a Disney movie where he plays a desperate sports agent who goes to India to find cricket players who can play baseball. In the process, the kids teach him stuff about life, he falls in love with a nice and intelligent woman, and then he drinks a fif ... More >>
The World Series Trophy traditionally goes on tour after the winning team spends some time hoisting it overhead, visiting locations across the country and spreading good will towards the game. It's currently touring the Cards' minor league affiliates. The trophy spent this past weekend with the Spri ... More >>
Getty ImagesThe entire city is buzzing about a certain local sportsball team, and we're no exception. It's our job to write about music, however. But the two intersect on "Cardinal Rules," a crimson call to arms from Missouri's native sons Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin. The Cardinals ... More >>
Ha! I'll bet you were expecting me to go with the Schwarzenneger version of Mr. Freeze, but instead I threw you a curve and went old school! That's why I'M a very important internet columnist and you're, well, probably doing something better with your time. Sigh.I wrote earlier today about the pe ... More >>
You know what they say: If there's snow in the branches...This morning, the Cardinals announced that they're also postponing a baseball game between University of Missouri and University of Illinois that had been scheduled for tonight at Busch Stadium. Cold temperatures and a forecast for evening ... More >>
Robin WheelerBaseball's best burger? Um, not any more.And you thought Baseball's Best Burger would be hard to top. The Gateway Grizzlies are proud of their concessions, and we respect that. Last year we respected 'em so much that we sent a writer out to compare three of their offerings head ... More >>
9 p.m. Tuesday, January 11. The Old Rock House, 1200 South Seventh Street.
On weather.gov, it's a balmy 32 degrees outside. By this link, the Cardinals' pitchers and catchers don't report for spring training for another three weeks. Yet Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin -- which is playing tonight at the Billiken Club with Flaming Death Trap -- conjures warm summer nig ... More >>
A mudcat is a type of catfish that lives in the Spoon River in west-central Illinois. So it would make some sort of sense that Spoon River College, a community college with four campuses along said river, would adopt the mudcat as its mascot.Well, okay, it would make sense if you ignore the fact tha ... More >>
5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 2. GCS Ballpark, 2301 Grizzlie Bear Boulevard, Sauget, Illinois.
6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 7. GCS Ballpark, 2301 Grizzlie Bear Boulevard, Sauget, Illinois.
Week of January 26, 2006
Friday, July 8; GMC Stadium (Sauget Industrial Park Drive and Goose Lake Road, Sauget, Illinois)
Almost-Blues and faded Stars