Category: ESPN 101 in St Louis

Chris Long Feels the Rams have Confidence Under Jeff Fisher, Claims he’s Learned to ‘Work Smarter’ as a Veteran Player

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

The St. Louis Rams may sit at 6-7-1 heading into the final two weeks of the NFL regular season, but this organization is brewing with much more confidence than it has in the past. Just look at how the Rams have played against the NFC West-leading San Francisco 49ers and ...

Carlos Beltran: “I am a man of no excuses. I’m here every day at the ballpark at the cage working hard.”

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

The St.Louis Cardinals had a road trip to forget last week when the team lost three of four at Nationals Park and five of six overall. The Cards are trying to hold off Pittsburgh for the final NL wild-card spot. Carlos Beltran has been trying to find a solution up at ...

Cortland Finnegan Feels Like the St. Louis Secondary Is a Work in Progress

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

This offseason, Cortland Finnegan signed a five year, $50 million free-agent deal with the St. Louis Rams. Finnegan was brought to St. Louis to help out the secondary that struggled mightily lasts season. The pesky and feisty cornerback has a reputation for playing with an edge and his toughness will be a ...

Chris Long and the Rams Have High Hopes for the 2012 NFL Season

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

After nearly making the playoffs in 2010, the St. Louis Rams had high expectations for 2011.  With Sam Bradford at the helm, they looked like a team that was ready to take the next step in their development. That wasn’t exactly the case, however, in St. Louis last season. In ...

Greg McDermott on winning MVC for Two different schools: “I’m not sure anybody has taken quite the career path I have taken.”

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Greg McDermott has made history becoming the first head coach in Missouri Valley Conference history to win the conference tournament with more than one school. The first title coming in 2004 at Northern Iowa. The second title coming as head coach of No.19 Creighton, who punched their ticket to the ...

Jeff Fisher Is Ready To Coach The Team That Crushed His Super Bowl Dream

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

After a lone year away from the NFL, Jeff Fisher, the recently introduced head coach of the St.Louis Rams, says his batteries are recharged and he's ready to go taking on the challenge of reviving a 2-14 football team that tied for the NFL's worst record. Fisher opted for the ...

John Mozeliak Kept Quiet about Tony La Russa’s Retirement Plans Since August

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

Well that was quick. After a mere two days of enjoying winning the 11th World Series Championship in the St.Louis Cardinals' storied history, general manager John Mozeliak has been summoned back to work sooner than expected following Tony La Russa's decision to ride into the sunset on top and retire ...

Brandon Lloyd Says the Transition to St.Louis has been “smooth”, Questions whether Tim Tebow can Hack it Against “Formidable Opponents.”

Thursday, October 27th, 2011

After being traded from Denver to St. Louis during the NFL trading deadline last week, Brandon Lloyd hauled in six receptions for 74 yards against the Dallas Cowboys despite having had just three days of practice with the Rams. When you compare Lloyd's numbers to when he was in Denver ...

Charlie Manuel Knows What It’s Like To Lose A Superstar, Believes Albert Pujols Presence In Clubhouse Can Rally The Troops

Friday, June 24th, 2011

The Philadelphia Phillies were the overwhelming favorite to win the World Series going into this season after signing Cliff Lee to an already stellar rotation and they haven't batted an eyelash so far. Philadelphia sits in first place in the NL East with a record of 47-29, which is also ...

David Vobora On NFL Drug Testing: “You’re guilty until proven innocent rather than innocent until proven guilty.”

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011

St. Louis Rams linebacker David Vobora was recently awarded $5.4 million dollars in his lawsuit of suing a Florida supplements maker. As significant as the financial remuneration was, Vobora is equally relieved to finally have his and his family's reputation restored.  Vobora allegedly used a Florida company's "Ultimate Sports Spray," in ...