In this week's music feature for the print edition of the Riverfront Times, we address the link between music and adrenaline in the sports world. Chemists and biologists have proven that music and other stimuli can have a major effect on sparking adrenaline, which in turn may boost both athleticism ... More >>
Over the past month, we've reported on the latest controversies of Saint Louis University, first with the high-profile resignation of the theology chair and most recently with the departure of the interim law dean over inappropriate comments. At the center of much of the conflict at SLU is Father La ... More >>
Yes, it may be a bit self-centered of us to think, as soon as we heard the news yesterday of Pope Benedict XVI's impending resignation, which St. Louisan should replace him? But really, isn't it high time there was a Pope from the Western Hemisphere? And why not from St. Louis, the most Catholic of ... More >>
The Alabama Crimson Tide, and fans of the same, have had a pretty good 24 hours. A third national championship in four years last night, achieved by stomping an over-hyped Notre Dame team into the turf, and a future that looks to hold preseason number one status for next year as well. No doubt about ... More >>
What's Daily RFT gonna do without Todd Akin in the Senate? After breathing a sigh of relief for our state's integrity, we've gotta admit we'll miss the man who has given us so much in mortifying entertainment, from "legitimate rape" to "at the heart of liberalism really is a hatred for God" to the p ... More >>
Number five Missouri beats number three Baylor, 89-88. Number four Duke loses to Florida State. Number one Syracuse loses to Notre Dame. Number two Kentucky pulls out a victory over an unranked Alabama team. All those things happened on Saturday, and if you're keeping score at ... More >>
Jay BevenourRev. Raymond BurkeYesterday Pope Benedict XVI promoted former St. Louis archbishop Raymond Burke to the rank of cardinal -- the fourth-highest status in the Catholic church. In honor of Burke's ascension up the hierarchy, here are a few of the cardinal's actions over the years that we ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/justin_caseCalendar says it Friday, time for another round of Ass Clown candidates. You know the deal, vote for your favorite ignominious boob of the week. Back at you Monday with the results. 1. Maliea Martin: The 20-year-old resident of Hannibal, Missouri, made headlines this wee ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsRaymond BurkeFormer St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke, now head of the Vatican's supreme court, is determined to stop President Barack Obama from delivering the commencement speech May 17 at University of Notre Dame. On Friday, Burke told Catholics at a prayer breakfast: "The propo ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/markoweIt was at the Lindenwood University cycling team's second meet of the season at DePauw University that Paddy Kilmurray, the team captain, first butted heads with his coach, Adrienne Murphy."After the meet," recalls team member Addison Bain, 19, "she took us to a pub. She ord ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsWish you were here!An article in Sunday's New York Times touts the university campus as the hot new tourist destination. Universities, you see, usually have at least one picturesque corner or impressive building (fit for the cover of the admissions catalog), some sort of historical ... More >>
So what if March is still two months away? It certainly hasn't stopped ESPN's Joe Lunardi from updating his highly addictive Bracketology feature and projecting the entire 65 team NCAA tournament field despite the fact that most teams have only played one or two conference games and perhaps a pushov ... More >>
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For alumni of America's most prestigious film festival, winning is less than half the battle.
Glory Road relives the season college hoops smashed the color barrier
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Commentary published the week of June 14-20, 2000
At the finish of a 28-year career that includes 248 victories and four state titles, Sumner Bulldogs coach Larry Walls takes some parting shots at deseg -- which he claims has decimated the city's once-mighty Public High League