Category: Sports

U.S. Supreme Court decision paves way for sports betting in Missouri

WASHINGTON — Missouri has the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports, following a Monday decision by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck down a federal law that barred sports gambling in most states. The Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act was struck down in a 6-3 U.S. Supreme Court ruling. The law, enacted in 1992, banned sports gambling — animal races were not included — in most states. Exceptions were made for Nevada, Montana, Oregon, and […]

Board President Reed introduces resolution seeking answers for why minority groups weren’t paid after effort to keep Rams in STL

St. Louis Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed introduced a resolution Friday seeking to get to the bottom of why three minority firms who worked to help keep the Rams in St. Louis haven’t been paid. In 2015, the St. Louis Regional Convention and Sports Complex Authority Board (RCSA) voted unanimously on a resolution authorizing the chairman and executive director to, “engage professionals, enter into contracts, and take actions necessary for the planning, development, financing, and […]

RELEASE: Cardinals team with Kolten Wong to help Hawaii disaster victims

The St. Louis Cardinals, in collaboration with second baseman Kolten Wong and his wife, Alissa, announced the team will sell specially-priced $15 tickets to the Sunday, May 20, game against the Philadelphia Phillies to help those impacted by the Kilauea volcanic eruptions and earthquakes in Kolten?s native state of Hawaii.  Fans can purchase the specially-priced tickets now at cardinals.com/Hawaii. For every specially-priced $15 ticket purchased, $10 will be donated to the Wong’s relief efforts aiding […]

Clayton High School proposes plan to upgrade Adzick Field with synthetic turf

PHOTO: An artist’s rendering of the proposed updates to Adzick Field at Shaw Park in Clayton. Clayton school and city officials will consider plans for major upgrades to one of the high school’s athletic facilities. According to updated plans filed with the City of Clayton Friday, Clayton High School plans to upgrade Adzick Field at Shaw Park from grass to synthetic turf, with additional updates to the entire facility. The multi-purpose artificial turf field will allow Adzick […]

RELEASE: 2018 Cardinals Hall of Fame Class announced

Five-time 20-20 member Ray Lankford & two-time All-Star speedster Vince Coleman voted in by fans, 11-year starting pitcher and two-time World Champion Harry “The Cat” Brecheen also to be enshrined. In a television special on FOX Sports Midwest this evening, the St. Louis Cardinals announced that Ray Lankford, Vince Coleman and Harry Brecheen will be inducted into the St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame presented by Edward Jones on Saturday, August 18, at FOX Sports Midwest […]

RELEASE: Cardinals 2018 Hall of Fame induction class to be announced Friday on FOX Sports Midwest

The fifth elected St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame induction class will be revealed on FOX Sports Midwest in a 30-minute special on Friday, May 4, at 6 p.m. CT. FOX Sports Midwest play-by-play announcer Dan McLaughlin hosts the show, joined by Cardinals President Bill DeWitt III. Fans selected two players for induction from a ballot composed of Vince Coleman, Keith Hernandez, Jason Isringhausen, Ray Lankford, Scott Rolen, Lee Smith and John Tudor. In addition, […]

RELEASE: Cardinals Yadier Molina to host fundraising dinner in STL to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico

Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and Foundation 4, a non-profit organization founded by Yadier and his wife Wanda Torres in 2010, will host a charity dinner event called Rums of Puerto Rico presents Flavors of Puerto Rico in St. Louis, Mo. on Thursday, June 14, 2018 starting at 6 p.m. at Windows on Washington. The proceeds from this event will benefit victims of hurricane María in Puerto Rico. “We have been very active in helping hurricane […]

RELEASE: Cardinals homestead highlights (Friday, April 20—Thursday, April 26)

After a winning road trip in Cincinnati and Chicago, the Cardinals return to Busch Stadium for their second homestand of the season.  The six-game homestand kicks off with a three-game series against the Cincinnati Reds (April 20-22) and concludes with three games versus the New York Mets (April 24-26).  The homestand is highlighted by six promotional giveaways, including a Dexter Fowler bobblehead and a Kids Yadier Molina “Player’s Weekend” jersey, and five theme nights. Friday, […]

RELEASE: World’s largest chess piece unveiled at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — The World Chess Hall of Fame unveiled the newest world record for the largest chess piece, certified by Guinness World Records. The record-breaking king chess piece stands 20 feet tall with a base of 9 feet, 2 inches, and is an exact scale replica of the black Staunton King piece used in the inaugural Sinquefield Cup held at the Saint Louis Chess Club annually since 2013. “This year marks the 10th anniversary of […]

RELEASE: Cardinals launch #completegamer campaign to honor Bob Gibson

The St. Louis Cardinals are using today’s 59th Anniversary of Bob Gibson’s first Major League game to launch the #CompleteGamer fan engagement campaign to honor the first-ballot Hall of Famer who played his entire 17-year career with the Cardinals picking up more career complete games (255) than his franchise leading number of victories (251). “Bob Gibson is one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history,” said Bill DeWitt III, President of the St. Louis Cardinals. […]