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The way of McVay

The way of McVay

Benji Wilton, sports editor

February 3, 2019

Why was six afraid of seven? No, seven didn’t eat nine: six was a St. Louis Rams fan. Seven meant only seven wins, which meant no playoffs for the Rams once again. St. Louisans long suffered under the terrible coaching of Steve Spagnuolo and Jeff Fisher, but something changed only after crooked owne...

Dear former Rams fans…

Dear former Rams fans…

Holden Foreman, web editor

March 12, 2017

We all love to hate. It’s human nature. But what we direct our hatred toward ultimately speaks of our character. The kind of hatred that leads to violence, exclusion and discrimination deserves no place in our world. The kind of hatred that leads St. Louis Rams fans to start a GoFundMe campaign to s...

Dear Commissioner Goodell…

Dear Commissioner Goodell…

Ryan Davidson, editor-in-chief

February 24, 2017

Five years ago, if I’d been told the NFL may soon see its demise, I would’ve said that’s as likely as the Cleveland Browns sticking to one quarterback. Impossible. Could never happen. Now, if I were told the NFL won’t exist in five years, I’d flash the same expression as if I’d been tol...

Rams move to L.A.

Rams move to L.A.

Dom Palombo, sports writer

February 3, 2016

The Rams were voted to relocate the team to Los Angeles, Inglewood specifically, by the NFL owners in a 30-2 decision at the NFL Owners Meetings Jan. 12. Also voted on was the additional option for the San Diego Chargers to move to L.A.; San Diego will have until Jan. 2017 to sign a stadium lease in...

2015 Rams season in review

2015 Rams season in review

Jack Camenzind, photographer

January 19, 2016

Once again, the St. Louis Rams ended the regular season with a record below .500, finishing 7-9. The Rams haven’t had a winning season since 2003 and to make matters worse, they are moving to Los Angeles to bring California a fourth professional football team. Despite all the mediocrity over the pa...

Stan ain’t the man

Stan ain’t the man

Reese Anderson

January 15, 2016

Stan ain’t the man. In fact, over the course of the past few weeks, 'Stan' has become a four-letter word in St. Louis when mentioned in a football context. Named after two Redbird legends, Enos Stanley Kroenke successfully burned every bridge possible in half the state he grew up in and spat in the ...

Rams 2015-16: Infographic

Rams 2015-16: Infographic

Michael Teasdale, sports writer

September 28, 2015

Since the glory days of the early 2000s, experts and fans alike have been touting the Rams as a team to watch. And every single year, they have fallen short of the elusive dark horse status. After the decline of stars Torry Holt and Marshall Faulk as well as the departure of Kurt Warner, the Rams have n...

Should the Rams Stay in St. Louis?

Should the Rams Stay in St. Louis?

Holden Foreman, sports writer

January 29, 2015

Rams Leave St. Louis Struggles for Golden State Glory The St. Louis Rams played their third preseason game against the Cleveland Browns Aug. 23, and all seemed well to the exhausted fan base left in the Edward Jones Dome.  Quarterback Sam Bradford, the team’s alleged savior after a disastrous eight ye...

What’s next for the Rams?

What’s next for the Rams?

David Reynolds, copy editor

August 26, 2014

St. Louis Rams starting quarterback, Sam Bradford, was injured in a preseason game Saturday against the Cleveland Browns. The former first overall pick out of Oklahoma tore his left ACL, causing him to miss the entire 2014 NFL season. It was the same injury Bradford suffered last year against the Caro...

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