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    September 15, 2014

    The Best (and Worst) High School Mascots in Missouri

    We've had enough with the prototypical St. Louis question, "Where'd you go to high school?" After looking at the Missouri State High School Activities Association's list of every school mascot in the state, we think a much more entertaining question would be, "What was your high school mascot?" Mis ... More >>

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    June 18, 2014

    Milwaukee Brewers' All Star Game Ad Proves Everyone is Jealous of the St. Louis Cardinals

    The Milwaukee Brewers just can't take it anymore. After five consecutive years of watching St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina win a spot on the National League All Star roster, Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is fighting back in a mudslinging video worthy of a political campaign:

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    October 23, 2013

    Here's What a GWAR Super Bowl Halftime Show Would Be Like, According to GWAR

    By Jason Roche Recently a petition to have GWAR play the 2015 Super Bowl Halftime Show went live on It's got over 44,000 signatures, but let's be honest: Even if it had 44 million, we doubt the NFL would let the costumed metallers perform on their biggest event of the year. (Too much ... More >>

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    June 7, 2013

    Does Free Streaming Help Album Sales? It Worked for Daft Punk, At Least.

    On Wednesday, May 29, Steve Knopper of detailed Daft Punk's domination of the Billboard album chart with the release of its eagerly awaited Random Access Memories. The article moves into territory deeper than simple retail numbers, though. Knopper dug into the number of Spotify spin ... More >>

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    January 4, 2013

    Brandon Gibson, The Underrated Ram

    You know, it's a pretty common refrain around Ramsland: this offense just kind of, well, sucks. And I say kind of mostly to be nice. For the last few years, in fact, the Rams have struggled mightily to put together any kind of offensive attack that can consistently put points on the board, or e ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012
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    October 15, 2012

    [VIDEO] Joe Buck's Fantastical Trolley Journey

    Sportscaster Joe Buck did some very unusual  double-duty yesterday in San Francisco: He first announced the 49ers' win over the the New York Giants at Candlestick Park, then left at 4:32 p.m. and hustled over to AT&T Park by 5:04 pm to announce the Cards' NCLS Game 1 victory over San Franci ... More >>

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    September 24, 2012

    The Rams' Offense Can't Get the Job Done

    The first two weeks of the NFL season were relatively encouraging for the St. Louis Rams. Under new coach Jeff Fisher, the Rams were competitive in week one, losing a tight game to the extremely talented (and extraordinarily nasty), Detroit Lions, then pulled out a close contest against the Washingt ... More >>

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    January 17, 2012

    New England Witches: Officially Stronger Than Tim Tebow's Jesus

    Seriously. Tim Tebow has no shot against that. ​I know we tend to forget around these parts, considering how rarely we've had reason to pay attention the past few years, but the NFL playoffs are going on at the moment. You may have noticed ESPN and the rest of the 24-hour sports media frothing eve ... More >>

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    January 4, 2012

    Spagnuolo and Devaney: What Went Wrong

    These guys had it right all along. ​Steve Spagnuolo, head coach of the St. Louis Rams, gone. Billy Devaney, general manager of the St. Louis Rams, gone. The two architects of this most recent era of Rams football were both fired Monday. It should come as no surprise to anyone, really, co ... More >>

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    November 10, 2011

    Rams' Center Jason Brown to Ride the Pine

    Jason Brown's new home. (Though, honestly, this bench might be a little nicer than he really deserves.)​The Rams will take on the Cleveland Browns this weekend, looking to rebound from an absolutely crushing loss to the Arizona Cardinals this past Sunday. Of course, that's really nothing new for t ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    Ron Bartell Done For the Season; No Word Yet on Amendola

    ​All the work I did trying to talk people (and maybe myself, a little), off the ledge following the Rams' ugly week one loss to the Philadelphia Eagles may very well have been for naught. Not that the game itself now means any more than it did the moment it was over, of course; it's still just one ... More >>

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    August 19, 2011

    Jeremy Maclin Healthy Again, Illness Was Inflammatory Virus

    Good news for Jeremy Maclin.​Doctors have given Jeremy Maclin, the former standout at Kirkwood High and Mizzou, the okay to return to professional football.Maclin, 23, was struck by mysterious illness this spring that caused rapid wight loss, iron anemia and irregular blood results. On his birthda ... More >>

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    August 3, 2011

    Rams: Let's Hope the Season is as Good as Free Agency

    ​Training camp for NFL franchises is well underway, and the most frantic part of free agency is now past. That's not to say there aren't still moves to be made and players to be signed, but the bulk of the important deals have already happened. We can look around and get at least a fair idea of wh ... More >>

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    July 20, 2011

    Should the Cardinals Be In On Ubaldo Jimenez?​The latest scuttlebutt all over the baseball trade landscape has Dan O'Dowd, manager of the Colorado Rockies, shopping his young ace Ubaldo Jimenez. Unsurprisingly, the Yankees have been mentioned prominently, along with pretty much every other big-time contending team with a ... More >>

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    May 3, 2011

    George Vecsey on "Prince of New York" Stan Musial

    ​Veteran New York Times sports columnist George Vecsey will be at O'B Clark's in Brentwood next Thursday night, May 12, for a signing party of his new book Stan Musial: An American Life. (The event is sponsored by Left Bank Books.) Yesterday he took some time out from his tour to talk to Daily ... More >>

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    March 11, 2011

    Are the Rams Really Gunning for Plaxico Burress?

    commons.wikimedia.orgBrandon Gibson has taken some flak as a member of the Rams' much-maligned receiving corps. How easy would it be to upgrade? ​Okay, so before I really even get into this I have to admit the title is really kind of a stretch. See, I'm really writing about two troubled wide recei ... More >>

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    January 18, 2011

    What the Rams Can Learn From the Jets Defeat of Patriots

    commons.wikimedia.orgBill Belichick is still the smartest coach in the NFL. He doesn't make many plays on the field, though. ​It wasn't supposed to end like this for the New England Patriots. It wasn't supposed to be this way at all. They were the unbeatable playoff monster, the team that put up 3 ... More >>

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    January 11, 2011

    Rams Could Greatly Improve Secondary with Acquistion of Nnamdi Asomugha

    commons.wikimedia.orgI'll be honest: I really only put this picture here to help me remember how to spell Asomugha while writing this article. ​It isn't very often that one of the top two players at a given position becomes available in the NFL, but that's just what has happened with cornerback Nn ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Sam's Rams or The Vick-y Suh Show?

    ​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 >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Five Things to Watch: Rams at Lions

    ​I remember a time, not so long ago you see, when a Rams/Lions matchup would have been a complete joke. There would have been quips about the loser being kicked out of the league. There would have been jokes about the winner being kicked out of the league and the loser relegated to playing in the ... More >>

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    October 1, 2010

    Five Things to Watch: Rams vs. Seahawks

    ​After their inspiring, exciting win over the Washington Redskins last week, the Rams take on the surprising Seattle Seahawks this Sunday. I write "surprising" because the Seahawks find themselves at 2-1 on the season and well ahead of the pack in the NFC West thanks to the disastrous st ... More >>

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    September 21, 2010

    Down to The Wire on Vincent Jackson

    Sure, it doesn't have anything to do with football, but Vincent Price is the best Vincent I could think of associated with St. Louis. Plus, he's awesome. So there. ​The deadline to acquire the services of Vincent Jackson is fast approaching. Well, not a deadline, exactly, as any team wanting to de ... More >>

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    September 2, 2010

    Scouting the Rams' Wide Receivers

    ​Normally by the time the final preseason game rolls around for an NFL team most of the decisions have been made already. Sure, there will be a marginal spot or two, down on the depth chart somewhere, but the big spots have pretty much all been decided in camp and games. Not so with the Rams ... More >>

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    January 28, 2009

    The Ghosts of St. Louis Football, Part 2

    I barely remember the St. Louis football Cardinals. I was only eight years old when they left; the extent of what I really have of them is an old nylon backpack in burgundy and a glass mug with the gridbird logo on the side. Even so, the team has a special little place in my heart. I suppose it prob ... More >>

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    November 24, 2008

    RIP: Donnie Avery's Fantasy Value

    He was hyped by optimistic, shortsighted pundits as the "2008 fantasy football sleeper at wide receiver," now the promising fantasy career of Rams rookie Donnie Avery has officially flamed out. It was a brief, meteoric rise to prominence that lasted just five weeks before ending with a whimper yeste ... More >>

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    November 3, 2008

    Rams Update: Bulger's Bleeps and Haslett's Headache

    All along, I've tried to avoid getting in on the Jim Haslett bandwagon. I really have. Games like the one that took place yesterday ("Cardinals Rout Rams," "Cardinals Crush Rams," "Kurt Warner Leads High-Flying Cardinal Offense") are the reason why. See, I actually really like Jim Haslett; I think ... More >>

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    October 31, 2008

    Card of the Week: 1981 Bill "Parallel Lines" Buckner

    Just consider this one an addendum to what I like to call the Mustache Show. See, while I was rounding up the various 'staches that I wanted to feature, I came across this little gem, and just absolutely fell in love with it. The only problem was that as I pared down the list to the final ten, ... More >>

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    September 7, 2007

    Rick Ankiel: Bambino or Bonds?

    In the Busch Stadium press box yesterday, the Cardinals' game-day notes contained an interesting factoid. Since Babe Ruth transitioned from the pitcher's mound to the outfield in 1918, just two other players in major league history -- Clint Hartung and Rick Ankiel -- have homered first as a pitcher ... More >>

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    September 7, 2007

    Rick Ankiel: Bambino or Bonds?

    In the Busch Stadium press box yesterday, the Cardinals' game-day notes contained an interesting factoid. Since Babe Ruth transitioned from the pitcher's mound to the outfield in 1918, just two other players in major league history -- Clint Hartung and Rick Ankiel -- have homered first as a pitcher ... More >>