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    September 24, 2014

    Bass Drum of Death, Lagwagon, Misery Index and More in This Week's Show Announcements

    Here again is 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 of artists you may not be familiar with. Page two contains our complete listing of new shows, so you can do some digging of ... More >>

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    August 7, 2014
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    March 27, 2013

    Lil Wayne, John Mayer, Animal Collective, Pokey LaFarge 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 >>

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    December 27, 2012

    The Ram Defense By the Numbers

    The final game of the 2012 NFL regular season is upon us, as the Rams will travel to Seattle this week, into the maw of that nightmare the Seahawks call a homefield advantage. It's been a good season for the Rams, to be honest. Better than I personally expected. I wasn't particularly sanguine a ... More >>

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    August 15, 2012

    Gregg Williams, Barred from Coaching the Rams, Heads to Thailand

    Gregg Williams was supposed to be in St. Louis right now, preparing the Rams' defense for a march toward respectability, or at least some semblance of competence. Instead, Williams was banned from contact with the team by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for the season for his role in the New Orleans ... More >>

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    June 22, 2012

    Bountygate: Rams Fullback Mike Karney Was Targeted

    Mixed in with a cache of documents released to the public this week is evidence that the Rams, and in particular fullback Mike Karney, were targeted by the New Orleans Saints in what's been dubbed the NFL Bountygate scandal. A truly boneheaded PowerPoint slideshow was recovered from computers belon ... More >>

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    May 15, 2012

    New Orleans Saints Fans Are Kinda Pissed About the Bounty Thing

    Redditor Fslandry was at New Orleans' famous JazzFest and noticed this poster of former Saints/briefly Rams/currently banned from the NFL defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. Saints fans have apparently learned their lesson; you'll notice there's no bounty offered for Williams.

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    April 26, 2012

    The Rams' Draft Options: Who Does The Team Take First Tonight?

    The NFL Draft is tonight, coming to you live from New York City. This promises to be one of the least interesting drafts in recent memory, at least at the very top; there is literally no doubt in anyone's minds about who the first two picks will be. The Indianapolis Colts will begin their rebui ... More >>

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    March 21, 2012

    Gregg Williams: Rams' New Defensive Coordinator Banned for the Season

    ​[UPDATE: Rams coach Jeff Fisher says he's not going to name a new defensive coordinator, and that defensive coaches Dave McGinnis and Chuck Cecil will jointly run the defense under Fisher.]NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell dropped the hammer on St. Louis Rams Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams for ... More >>

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    February 7, 2012

    Knock It Out the Park Like Albert Pujols: Top 25 Wale Sports References

    ​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 >>

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    December 5, 2011

    Independence Bowl: Who the Hell is AdvoCare v100?

    We were similarly disappointed when discovering just what AdvoCare v100 is.​If you're like us, you woke up this morning scratching your head on news that the Missouri Tigers would face off against the North Carolina Tar Heels in the AdvoCare v100 Independence Bowl.Your confusion wasn't why these t ... More >>

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    November 4, 2011

    Three Keys to Victory: Rams at Cardinals

    Fourth thing to watch Sunday: The impressive half-time show.​Hallelujah, the Rams won a game! Oh, and now they have to go out and try to win another one this weekend as they begin divisional play for the 2011 season with a trip out into the Arizona desert. It seems odd to say this about a 1-6 ... More >>

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    November 2, 2011

    The Preseason Rams Arrive Midseason

    Steven Jackson, still the engine for the Rams' offense after all these years. ​Something odd happened on Sunday, something folks around these parts just aren't used to seeing. See, there was this football game held at the Edward Jones Dome, which isn't all that weird, and the St. Louis Rams played ... More >>

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    October 31, 2011

    Miracle Weekend for Missouri Sports: Is God to Thank?

    The gift of life and the gift of winning.​October 28-30, 2011, may just go down as the greatest weekend for Missouri sports ever. On Friday the Cardinals won their 11th World Series title in one of the greatest come-from-behind stories ever in sports. On Saturday the struggling Missouri Tigers tra ... More >>

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    July 27, 2011

    A Remarkably Good Day for the Rams

    Steve Holt is excited about the Rams' big Tuesday, and you should be too. ​The Rams may have just had one of the best days in their long history as a franchise yesterday. In fact, I would go so far as to say it was a day any fan of the Rams should remember as a day for celebration from now until t ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    February 10, 2011
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    February 3, 2011
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    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 >>

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    December 28, 2010

    Rams Report Card, Week 17: More A's than D's

    ​The Rams had a chance to put their collective foot on the throat of the San Francisco 49ers a month ago, but couldn't get the job done. At the time San Fran was barely relevant in the NFC West playoff picture, the Rams were looking more and more like a team emerging as a serious playoff threat, a ... More >>

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    December 17, 2010

    Kyle Turley Back in St. Louis -- This Time as a Musician, Not a Football Player

    courtesy of Gridiron EntertainmentKyle Turley​Remember ex-Rams offensive lineman Kyle Turley? The long-haired, tattooed guy with all those anger-management issues? The man who once got so pissed off, he tore the helmet off a guy's head and flung it across the field? Oh yeah, that Kyle Turley ... More >>

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    May 25, 2010

    "Everybody" Wants Stan Kroenke to Own the Rams; Oh Really?

    Mr. Benson, meet Mr. Khan.​Did you see the comment from New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson in today's Post-Dispatch? The NFL owners are in Dallas this week for their annual May meeting and yesterday met with Rams minority owner Stan Kroenke.  Kroenke wants the league to temporarily suspend i ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    April 7, 2010
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    February 2, 2010

    Bill Cardwell Represents St. Louis Rams at Super Bowl XLIV "Taste of the NFL"

    Image viaBill Cardwell​It might be a long time before the St. Louis Rams return to the Super Bowl. (If we're lucky, they'll still be the St. Louis Rams when they do.) But St. Louis will have a presence during the Super Bowl XLIV festivities: Chef Bill Cardwell of Cardwell's at the Plaza and BC's K ... More >>

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    January 22, 2010

    After Reading This Post, You'll Be Glad the Rams Aren't In the Playoffs

    This weekend's NFC Championship game features the Minnesota Vikings facing off against the New Orleans Saints. The former's performance was so inspiring in recent weeks, it inspired Mpls legend Prince, who penned a song in their honor called "Purple and Gold." The Fox affiliate in Minneapolis receiv ... More >>

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    November 16, 2009

    Game Notes: Saints 28, Rams 23 -- The Great Leap Forward

    Okay, Rams fans, now you should be excited. ​Two weeks ago, after the Rams beat the Detroit Lions for their first victory in over a year, I played the role of buzzkill, trying to explain why it wasn't all that encouraging the Rams won. Sure, it was nice to finally erase that big ugly zero fro ... More >>

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    November 13, 2009

    10 Things to Do Under $10 in St. Louis This Weekend, November 13-15

    Remain non-broke all the way through Monday with the following suggestions for having fun on a budget this weekend. Looking for live music? We have that for you too, with our weekend concert calendar. It's also one of the best weekends all year long to see a movie in St. Louis.​Everything is Terri ... More >>

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    November 2, 2009

    Rams Win! Rams Win! The RAAAMMMS WIIINNN!​It finally happened: The 2009 St. Louis Rams ran into a team worse than them. It wasn't pretty (only this team could turn an interception into a safety) but the Rams finally came through when it counted. Steven Jackson finally broke the touchdown jinx that hounded him all seaso ... More >>

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    March 3, 2009

    One Piece at a Time: Building the Rams' Defense

    You know, if you had told me just a couple of years ago that signing Ron Bartell was going to be of paramount importance for the Rams to have any chance of being competitive, I probably would have laughed in your face.

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    October 30, 2007
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    October 30, 2007

    Will the Rams Lose Them All? (Inaugural Edition)

    Now that the Rams' season has progressed from bad to awful to potentially historic depths of abomination, we must confront the question: Is 0-16 likely? Die-hard fans -- and, I imagine, the Rams themselves -- can take comfort in the fact that since the NFL went to a 16-gam ... More >>

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    September 12, 2007

    End Zone

    Battered by the pounding they took on the gridiron, former players say the National Football League has abandoned them.

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    October 13, 2004

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    September 4, 2002

    The Battle of the Paddle

    Loot dreams, pre-teen stars, Russian immigrants and (cough) very old men have the St. Louis table-tennis scene popping off

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    January 30, 2002

    This Is Not God's Team

    Love the Rams, but let's keep it earthly

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    December 19, 2001

    Urge to Submerge

    One of St. Louis' favorite bands calls it quits

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    September 26, 2001
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    May 10, 2000

    Promised Land

    Ever since the city of St. Louis' airport authority wiped out much of Kinloch, the remaining residents have been hoping for a miracle to save the town. Others have been trying to turn a fast buck.