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Kitty Ratcliffe, president of Explore St. Louis speaks at the XFL announcement.
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August 20, 2019 - 3:30 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — While the speculation continues on what the St. Louis MLS team name will be, the same speculation for St. Louis's XFL team will come to an end Wednesday. The league will announce the team names and logos for all eight cities at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. The announcement will be...
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August 13, 2019 - 3:03 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - This week was the start of high school football practice in Missouri and two St. Louis-area teams have just learned they will be playing in front of a national audience next month. The CBC Cadets and De Smet Spartans matchup on Sept. 20 was selected as one of just 11 games in the...
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July 02, 2019 - 1:44 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been charged with jumping out of a window with marijuana in his pocket as officers served a search warrant at a Missouri home late last year. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the misdemeanor marijuana possession and...
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Chris Long
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May 19, 2019 - 12:46 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long has announced his retirement from football, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Long posted his decision Saturday night on Twitter , saying it has "been...
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May 08, 2019 - 2:08 pm
(KMOX) - The tragic shooting death of a highly-talented local football star got the attention of St. Louis-native and current NFL running back Ezekiel Elliott, who has offered to pay for the 14-year-old's funeral. The Dallas Cowboys All-Pro player contacted the family of Jaylon McKenzie, who on...
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May 06, 2019 - 8:12 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) - Authorities say at least 18 people were shot over the weekend in more than 10 separate incidents in St. Louis, three of them fatally. A middle school student with a brght future in sports was among the dead. Sports Illustrated called 14-year-old Jaylon McKenzie of Belleville...
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April 29, 2019 - 8:22 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — No arrests have been made in a Kansas shooting that killed a Washburn University football player and wounded a former player who was drafted by the New York Giants just hours earlier. Police in Topeka, where the university is located, say they have no new information to release...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2019, file photo, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves his seat during an NBA basketball game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Miami Heat, in New York. Attorneys for two Florida massage parlor employees plan to ask a judge to hold police and prosecutors responsible for the possible unauthorized release of video that they say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
April 23, 2019 - 1:01 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A video that police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying a masseuse for sex at a massage parlor should not be publicly released for now, a judge ruled Tuesday. Palm Beach County Judge Leonard Hanser accepted arguments by Kraft's attorneys that...
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March 25, 2019 - 5:44 pm
COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMOX) - The University of Missouri is has sent a 64-page appeals brief to the NCAA Committee on Infractions over the "overly-harsh sanctions" announced by college athletics governing body in January. "We believe that the penalties our programs received were a clear abuse of the...
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