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Sunday, January 31, 2010

Roger Federer or: Why Sleep is Useless In the Face of Greatness

Posted By on Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 11:21 PM

Do you know, I actually got up out of bed to watch the Australian Open men's final? Yup, 2:30 in the morning, and I'm sitting there on my sofa, blinking owlishly at the television and trying to wake up enough to follow a tennis match. So why, you ask, would...

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Roger Federer or: Why Sleep is Useless In the Face of Greatness

Posted By on Sun, Jan 31, 2010 at 11:21 PM

Do you know, I actually got up out of bed to watch the Australian Open men's final? Yup, 2:30 in the morning, and I'm sitting there on my sofa, blinking owlishly at the television and trying to wake up enough to follow a tennis match. So why, you ask, would...

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Friday, January 29, 2010

Goodbye Kurt Warner, Do You Remember These Greatest Hits?

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 4:33 PM

Didn't hear the news? Kurt Warner retired from the NFL today.While he has been an Arizona Cardinal for longer than he was a Ram, St. Louisans still can't forget about the glory days when Warner led the Rams to a Super Bowl victory in 2000 and, well, victories in...

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Mugshot: Jefferson County Sheriff Deputy, Suspect Hospitalized After Gun Fight

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 3:32 PM

A Jefferson County sheriff deputy was investigating the theft of some 40 guns this morning when he was ambushed outside a home near Falcon Drive and Highway 67/61, according to the sheriff's department.The incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. The sheriff's department says its officers were attempting to search a...

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Feeding Frenzy: Gay Super Bowl Ads Rise to the Top of the Media Fishbowl Again

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 2:59 PM

A representative for ManCrunch said CBS advertising execs told the him that all the ad slots were filled and there was no room for the site's ad. That's a claim ManCrunch questions, insinuating that CBS won't run the ad because it caters to the gays. Another ad, although not...

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The Top 7 Sports Show Themes

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 2:24 PM

Have you not seen the YouTube video of John Tesh performing "Roundball Rock," AKA the "NBA on NBC" theme song, live at Red Rocks? On said video the Teshster -- we've been known to give away *free* tickets to Tesh in concert -- plays the original answering machine recording...

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The Top 7 Sports Show Themes

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 2:24 PM

Have you not seen the YouTube video of John Tesh performing "Roundball Rock," AKA the "NBA on NBC" theme song, live at Red Rocks? On said video the Teshster -- we've been known to give away *free* tickets to Tesh in concert -- plays the original answering machine recording...

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Kurt Warner Retires...

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 2:15 PM

The quarterback who took two teams to the Super Bowl this decade and won a title with the 1999 St. Louis Rams is retiring from the game. Kurt Warner is holding a press conference right now in Arizona. The player says it's time to hang it up after 12...

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Rick Majerus Lets His Billiken Roar on the Wrong Radio Station

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 2:04 PM

The Post-Dispatch's sports media critic Dan Ceasar devoted his latest column to the issue, writing: The issue culminated Monday when he appeared on a Chicago radio station WGN at the same time his local show on WXOS, where the Billikens' games air, was scheduled to run. That led 101.1...

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10 Things to Do This Weekend for Under $10, January 29-31, 2010

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 1:14 PM

With weather like this (in the low 20s), many St. Louisans may find themselves searching the web for airfare discounts to milder climates. But if a flight to the tropics is outside your budget, here are ten inexpensive alternatives guaranteed to warm up your weekend. TGIF. (Here's the weekend concert...

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