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Selling the Rams

The Rams seemed poised to skip town and move back to the West Coast. Local leaders have proposed plans for a new outdoor stadium on the riverfront, requiring roughly $500 million of public money. Frankly, we can think of better uses for that cash. more »

Jan 16, 2015 9:24 AM Sports

Illustration by Todd Detwiler

Curling Isn't Just for Canadians

You’ve probably seen curling at the Winter Olympics: People slide heavy stones across ice, as teammates sweep the way toward a target. It’s like bowling mixed with bocce, only on ice. To learn the basics, we took a Learn to Curl class. more »

Dec 19, 2014 9:07 AM Sports

Photography by Katherine Bish; gear provided by The Alpine Shop

What It's Like to Be a Champion Showboarder

Tom Boldt didn’t learn to snowboard in St. Louis. But at some point during family vacations in Colorado, the kid got good. more »

Nov 14, 2014 9:23 AM Sports

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Johnny Hekker Is the Most Interesting Punter in the World

While I explain the ground rules, Johnny Hekker talks smack. We’ve lured the St. Louis Rams punter to the city’s Tilles Park early on a fall afternoon. more »

Nov 14, 2014 9:15 AM Sports

Inside the World of Competitive Cheerleading

Want to start a fight? Get a bunch of couples together and ask, innocently over dinner, whether everyone believes that cheerleading is a real sport, on par with football or basketball... more »

Nov 13, 2014 6:36 AM Sports


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