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Army Staff Sgt. Christopher Wilbur, originally from Granite City, died Aug. 12, 2016 on a base in Afghanistan.

"I am going to miss Chris dearly." Wilbur, 36, who grew up in Granite City, died Aug. 12 at Kandahar Air Field in southern Afghanistan.

MLB considers limit on relief pitchers

I've got nothing against relief pitchers, but they do two things to the game: The pitching changes themselves slow the game down, and our relief...

Backes bids fond farewell to Blues

St. Louis Blues center David Backes (left), left wing Alexander Steen and left wing Jaden Schwartz walk back to the locker room after Game 6...

Goold: Cardinals will have their pick of catchers, upside arms in draft

I do get the sense that the Cardinals' packed picks — 23, 33, and 34 — will allow them to take a high-risk, high-upside player...

Blues' offense struggled throughout series

San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones is unable to stop a goal by St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko in the third period during...

Cardinals win in record-setting fashion

Rookie infielder Aledmys Diaz put them ahead in the next inning with a turnaround of an Eric O'Flaherty fastball. And reserve infielder Greg Garcia pinch...

Preview: Blues at Avalanche

St. Louis Blues left wing Alexander Steen takes a shot from the blue line that was redirected by center David Backes into the goal in...

Blue notes: Bouwmeester may have a concussion

St. Louis Blues center Robby Fabbri falls to the ice after a collision in the third period during a game between the St. Louis Blues...

Blues' Steen says he'll play Tuesday

FOXSports.comSt. Louis Blues left wing Alexander Steen (20) controls the puck in front of Tampa Bay Lightning right wing J.T. Brown (23) during the first...

Rays beat Cuba in historic game

In the landmark game, the first visit by a major league team to the communist island since 1999, the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cuban...

Family of Union, Mo., woman who died in Mexico is left with questions

Family members of Tamra Turpin, who died in Cancun, Mexico, hold a picture of her at a lawyer's office in Union, Mo., on Wednesday, March...

Black actors ready for Chris Rock to shake up Oscar show

"When you feel that a section of the art or artists are not being appreciated, there's a need for an award show like this," actor...

MLB notes: Royals extend Yost, Moore contracts

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said he hopes to have a decision by opening day. Rockies claim Wolters, Ottavino to 60-day DL • The Colorado Rockies...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 21-27

Feb. 21: Actor Gary Lockwood ("2001: A Space Odyssey") is 79. Actor Peter McEnery is 76. Record company executive David Geffen is 73. Actress Tyne...

'Spotlight,' Sylvester Stallone win at Critics' Choice

O'Shea Jackson Jr., who played his father Ice Cube in the film, echoed his sentiments, saying that he's "enjoying the ride, enjoying the party." The...

Ice Cube and Kevin Hart are back on the street and out for laughs

As a producer, Ice Cube had a critical and commercial hit last year with “Straight Outta Compton,” a biopic about N.W.A. In the film, set...

Sound off: Matheny was an excellent choice for Cards

Jim Kozlowski • St. Louis. STOP PAMPERING MLB PLAYERS. For those media folks who get drawn into believing that Major League Baseball players have it...

Twisted world of Hieronymus Bosch inspired fellow artists

Joannes van Doetecum the Elder (c.1554-1605) and Lucas van Doetecum (c.1554-c.1589) borrowed from Hameel to produce a Boschian invention called “The Besieged Elephant,” engraved by...

Rams are up 21-6 on the Seahawks with a half to play

He's replaced by third-year pro Chris Givens, who was inactive for the losses to Philadelphia and San Francisco. Other Rams inactives today are third quarterback...

Cardinals fans exhilarated

School superintendent Rob Friesen of Okarche, Okla., and his friend, David Vallerand, an elementary school principal, knew it was going to be a long ride...

Best performances

Tre Moore, John Burroughs (vs Lutheran North, 9/20), 16-39-1, 211, 3. Emilio Monsivais, Holt (vs Vianney, 9/19), 15-32-0, 207 ... Rob Thompson, Webster Groves (vs...

Best performances

Rob Thompson, Webster Groves (vs Parkway South, 9/6), 19-27-2, 271, 4. Andrew Jehle, Timberland (vs Holt, 9/6), 16-28-0, 270, 2 ... Naeem Moore, Cardinal Ritter...

Minor league roundup: Sun comes out, and Kaminsky shines

Johnson City split its twin-bill with Kingsport, former first round pick Rob Kaminsky shined for Peoria and State College, fresh off its Fresh Prince-themed jersey...

Ballmer brings cheer, competitiveness to Clippers

"He'd be so loud, calling out to see if anyone wanted to play," childhood friend Rob Mason told the author. In the game, he ...

Minor league roundup: 3 more hits apiece for Taveras, Grichuk

At Low-A, last year's first round draft pick Rob Kaminsky settled for his third straight no-decision, but the lefty out of New Jersey continues to...

Wall Street finds new subprime with brokers pitching 125 percent loans

OnDeck Capital Inc., a lender with funding from Google's venture-capital arm and PayPal Inc. co-founder Peter Thiel, sold $175 million of notes backed by business...

Indy field set Saturday, pole winner Sunday

“I think that's going to be critical to get three cars in that Fast Nine, Fast 10.” Ed Carpenter had the fastest speed in practice...

Jack Flach dies; political columnist in the days of a two-newspaper town

Another person who called upon Mr. Flach was G. Duncan Bauman, publisher of the Globe-Democrat. He bragged about Mr. Flach's ability to get exclusive stories,...

Steen will play tonight as Blues face Capitals

Alexander Steen-David Backes-T.J. Oshie. Patrik Berglund-Vladimir Sobotka-Jaden Schwartz. Brenden Morrow-Derek Roy-Steve Ott. Chris Porter-Maxim Lapierre-Ryan Reaves. Defense. Jay Bouwmeester-Alex Pietrangelo. Barret Jackman-Kevin Shattenkirk.and more » ...

Goold: What's in sight for Wainwright

Wainwright's 3.11 currently ranks 18th in club history. Right ahead of him are Steve Carlton (3.10), Pete Alexander (3.08), Chris Carpenter (3.07), Howie Pollet (3.06),...

Blues 'take step back' in loss to Dallas

Alexander Steen scored both of the Blues' goals Saturday. Although each came on the power play, it extended a run in ... The line of...

Hat-tricks are still a big deal, particularly in Blues' system

BLUES' PROJECTED LINEUP. Forwards. Alexander Steen-David Backes-T.J. Oshie. Patrik Berglund-Vladimir Sobotka-Jaden Schwartz. Brenden Morrow-Derek Roy-Steve Ott. Chris Porter-Maxim Lapierre-Ryan Reaves. Defensemen. Jay Bouwmeester-Alex ...and more » ...

Cardinals rich with young arms

The development influence of former pitching coordinator Brent Strom, now Houston's pitching coach, and the big-league expertise of longtime pitching coach Dave Duncan coexisted. In...

Live: Blues 1, Penguins 0 (Final)

Philly.com The Blues, who also received help from David Backes and Alexander Steen on the kill, allowed only three shots on goal. They were all ...

Jury awards $7.5 million to ex-St. Louis officer who claimed harassment ...

“It's absolutely huge for this type of case,” said John Eccher, one of the lawyers who represented Tanisha Ross-Paige, in an interview after the verdict.

Jury awards $7.5 million to former St. Louis officer who claimed sexual ...

“It's absolutely huge for this type of case,” said John Eccher, one of the lawyers who represented Tanisha Ross-Paige, in an interview after the verdict.

Martinez making his sales pitch

Former pitching coach Dave Duncan and former manager Tony La Russa always differed on what was more important — the late-inning reliever, usually the closer,...

Blues have chance to claim top spot in NHL standings

"To be honest, I don't think we look at the standings," Blues forward Alexander Steen said. "We just play. It's the ... There were plans...

Washington state has highest minimum wage — and robust job growth

Now, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, a Democrat elected in November, is following SeaTac's lead as he also promotes raising the city's minimum to $15. A...