Brain Dump on Things Too Short to Be a Post

The Moonrise Hotel is great for the Loop, but horrible for Delmar. The street just can’t handle it. If one person heading east wants to turn in to the Moonrise it backs up traffic all the way through the Loop. The Cardinals aren’t going to re-sign Matt Holliday. Deal with it. Batman couldn’t really get around very well in St. Louis in his usual rooftop style. There are too many breaks in the buildings. [Read More]

The ESPN Mothership Turns on WXOS

Yesterday was a big St. Louis sporting news day! Tony LaRussa made his decision to return to manage the Cardinals for at least 2010 official and confirmed the rumor that Mark McGwire would be on board as the team’s new hitting coach! This is a major local news story that broke through the bounds of St. Louis and got national coverage. Obviously the network synonymous with sports, ESPN, picked up and story and when they needed that local view they turned to the obvious radio station choice…KMOX? [Read More]

101 ESPN’s Randy Karraker to Buy Rams?

First off, let me do a little finger wagging at 101 ESPN for not including the mighty Punching Kitty on their press release list. Secondly, here’s their new publicity stunt. Its so obviously as stunt we normally wouldn’t report on it, but we really like Randy Karraker around here, so what the hell… Here’s the part the matters: WXOS-FM’s Randy Karraker announced that he is stepping up to the plate in a bid to purchase the St. [Read More]

Sara Dayley Might Get Benched at 101 ESPN

This isn’t something we are happy to report, but we are hearing that Sara Dayley, the morning sports update reporter for the FM Sports station, may be on her way out, with reports varying between her getting let go and her leaving on her own. There has always been a contingent that wasn’t a fan of her updating skills and still others believe that she was hired based on her looks rather than other, more radio-appropriate. [Read More]