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    February 5, 2014

    Pig Destroyer, Styx, Angel Olsen, James Taylor and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again: every newly announced show for the week! On page one you'll find a quick list of shows that particularly caught our attention, followed by embedded YouTube videos; there, you can check out some of the artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new sho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2013

    PHOTOS: Argentina Wins at Busch Stadium, Bosnians Celebrate Anyway - With Flare

    Their team may have lost, but St. Louis Bosnians went wild watching a world-class soccer friendly last night in a game largely overshadowed by America's love for Monday Night Football. Nearly all of the 30,000 fans at the game were loud-and-proud Bosnians, some even setting of flares in Busch Stadi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    Rams Lose Large in London

    The bad news is this: the Rams lost yesterday, and lost big. They looked flat-out awful. The Patriots put an old style same-old-sorry-ass-Rams beatdown on Jeff Fisher's squad. The final score was 45-7, a score more appropriate for a team's low point in a sports comedy than an actual, real life NFL g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    7 Foods the St. Louis Rams Shouldn't Eat in London

    Early Tuesday morning the St. Louis Rams touched down at Heathrow Airport in London. On Sunday the team faces off against the New England Patriots in the annual NFL game in fabled Wembley Stadium. Sure, there isn't a lot of European interest in American football -- perhaps the Rams should consider ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2012

    [VIDEO] British Reporter to Rams Cheerleaders: "So What's Your Shelf-Life?"

    Oy! Those blokes in Britain are a right cheeky lot, yeah? The English website Sportsvibe just published a video interview with three Rams cheerleaders on the eve of our football squad's match-up against the New England Patriots in London on Sunday. And we have to say, these St. Louis women were real ... More >>

  • News

    October 4, 2012
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    September 7, 2012

    Top Five: The Five Greatest Moments in St. Louis Rams History

    The 2012 season will kick off this weekend for the St. Louis Rams, as they take on the Detroit Lions in the burned-out ruins of an abandoned auto plant, kind of a Thunderdome situation. It's going to be awesome. Okay, so the game will actually take place at Ford Stadium in Detroit, which is onl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2012

    Wait. St. Louis Is Getting Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill?

    Talk about burying the lede: Today's Post-Dispatch article on developer Centrum's plans for mall-turned-public-art-space-turned-abandoned-mall Crestwood Court (Watson Road & Sappington Road, Crestwood) drops this bomb in the fifth paragraph: On the east side, what was a Dillard's garage would be st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    The Super Bowl Commercial Post, 2012 Edition

    ​Oy. Every year I keep hoping for a great return to form, and every single year I am disappointed. The Super Bowl was played yesterday -- you may have heard something about it -- and it turned out to not only be a rematch of the 2008 game between the Patriots of New England and the New York G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 3, 2012

    St. Louis is Still in Super Bowl XLVI, Even Though the Rams Suck

    The Rams may not be taking the field on Sunday at Super Bowl XLVI, but someone from St. Louis will be: Nick Smarrelli, chief operating officer at St. Louis IT firm GadellNet Consulting Services. He'll be helping to escort Madonna on the field for her halftime show, as reported yesterday in an articl ... More >>

  • News

    January 26, 2012
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Not the Start the Rams Were Looking For

    Aw, c'mon guys. It was just one game. No need to break out the bags just yet. ​As Saturday came to a close, there was a sense of optimism and excitement in the air. The buzz was the result of a Cardinal victory over the Atlanta Braves, combined with the imminent opening of the NFL season. The Rams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2011

    Single Best Voltron Reference Ever: Laurence Maroney Lectures New Englanders

    Once upon a time, before St. Louis native Laurence Maroney was arrested for (and acquitted of) marijuana possession, he played running back for the New England Patriots. In November, 2009, he compared himself and his four of his star teammates to St. Louis-based Voltron (see our feature here). ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2011

    5 Keys to Free Agency for the Rams

    Aren't you ready for some football?​It's 120 degrees outside, maybe more. I saw a bird burst into flames a little while ago as it flew past the window, and the soles of my shoes are gummy, sticking to the pavement with every step. So, of course, the thing at the very top of my mind is America's fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2011

    Loosecannon Celebrity Game Will Feature Miles, not Maroney

    Maroney will skip this year's 'cannon-fest.​Local boy Darius Miles, the one-time wonder from East St. Louis, will return to the hardwood later this month to join fellow provocateurs from the sports world for the "Loosecannon Celebrity Basketball Game" at the Chaifetz Arena. Other athletic wild ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2011

    Day Two of The Rams' Draft Offers Surprises Galore

    It was either this or a picture of Pussy Galore. I stand by my decision. ​First things first: Surprises Galore is the worst Bond Girl name ever. You know it, I know it, the American people know it. So don't be afraid to say so. Anyhow, rounds two and three of the NFL have come and gone, and t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Laurence Maroney Charged With Marijuana Possession, Escapes Weapons Charge

    Police HandoutLaurence Maroney as "Pippi Bongstocking"​The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office yesterday charged NFL player Laurence Maroney with marijuana possession following a January 17 arrest outside a Rick Ross concert.Maroney, 26, was pulled over in an Infiniti SUV that police said was bloc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2011

    Five Alive! Five New Concepts for Pujols 5 If Albert Leaves

    Image viaAlbert Pujols might be running out on us, but Pujols 5 could still survive!​Of course, the big news in St. Louis this week was that the Cardinals and Albert Pujols couldn't come to terms on a new contract before El Hombre's spring training deadline. As you might have heard, the slugger's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    The Unfortunate Franchising of The Rams' Future

    I would like to suggest to any other NFL teams out there that perhaps they would be interested in this sort of franchising, rather than continuing to deplete the pool of players the Rams can choose from. ​It's unfortunate, really, that the rest of the NFL doesn't seem at all worried about the Rams ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 24, 2011

    Jay Cutler: The Most Hated Man in Chicago; Vindication for Josh McDaniels?

    Jay Cutler, shown here lounging on a plaid blanket during the Bears' playoff loss. ​We all know the story on the Rams' new offensive coordinator, Josh McDaniels. Young prodigy offensive coordinator for the Patriots, runs offense during Greatest Offensive Season Ever, snatched up by Denver Broncos, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2011

    The Rams Got Their Man. Now What?

    commons.wikimedia.orgNow tell me that's not a face that you just want to fall in love with. Go ahead. Can't do it, can you? ​It turned out to be much more interesting and convoluted than most of us had expected, with a negotiations breakdown and last-minute rumors of Seattle involvement, but in th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    UPDATE: Laurence Maroney Reportedly Arrrested on Weapons, Drug Suspicion

    St. Louis Metropolitan Police DepartmentLaurence Maroney​Updated 3:28 p.m. with mugshotUpdated 10:34 a.m. with information from St. Louis policeThe St. Louis Police Department says that last night's incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. following the Rick Ross concert at the Chaifetz Arena. Police s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Thoughts on Pat Shurmur's Imminent Departure

    Pat Shurmur is expected to be named the Cleveland Browns' next head coach in the very near future.​The announcement is expected to come sometime today that Pat Shurmur, current Rams' offensive coordinator and former Most Hated Man in St. Louis will be the new coach of the Cleveland Browns. (He got ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 22, 2010
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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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Bradford Dazzles in Surprisingly Exciting Pre-Season Game​For a moment last night I thought I was watching the 2008 Big 12 Championship game -- the one in which the soon-to-be Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford led his Oklahoma Sooners to 63-21 trouncing over Mizzou. Okay, so perhaps Bradford wasn't quite as dominating last night in his f ... More >>

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    August 3, 2010

    Cards Fans Rank as Nation's Tenth Best? WTF?

    image viaThis kind of devotion is only worth a number 10 ranking?​It had to happen. They've already ranked everything else (and by "they" we mean The Media), so why not sports fans? Is it really possible to give an objective rating to a city's sports fans? Can you say that the citizens of one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2010

    Rams Chances to Win the Super Bowl? Ehh, Not Good.

    A chip cast in favor of the Rams could pay off at 100 to 1. ​The Rams began mini-camp last week with the No. 1 pick of the NFL draft in Sam Bradford. And sports bookies the world over are now expecting the Rams to return a.s.a.p. to their former glory, right? Err, wrong. Yesterday the SportingNews ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2009

    7 Coaches Who Should Replace Charlie Weis at Notre Dame

    Notre Dame head coach Charlie Weis could be out at the end of the season. But should replace him?​As we near the end of another college football season, one of America's favorite subjects rises again: What happens to Notre Dame? Why is this non-story a story? Yu don't have to look far -- whether i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    Missouri Loves Company: St. Louis and Detroit Sadly Aren't so Different

    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? pre-grame graphic on the Detroit Lions web site seems to promise helmet-smashing footbal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    The Patriots' Smell Floats to Kansas City

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    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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    February 2, 2008
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    February 2, 2008
  • Music

    April 20, 2005

    Gone, Daddy, Gone

    We say goodbye to a rock & roll forefather, talk sports with Mr. Lif and get religion at the new Gearbox

  • News

    April 30, 2003

    No Such Thing as a Free Throw

    When a squad of St. Louis Rams plays ball for a local church, everybody benefits

  • News

    March 13, 2002

    A League of Their Own

    The Missouri Prowlers are tilting more at windmills than at blocking sleds