Scottrade Center http://news.stlpublicradio.org en NCAA Taps St. Louis To Host Eight Championships http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ncaa-taps-st-louis-host-eight-championships <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-size: 14pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">The NCAA is bringing eight sports championships to the St. Louis area over the next five years. The collegiate athletic association announced a package of playoffs Wednesday that St. Louis will host between 2015 and 2018.</span></p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 00:39:03 +0000 Joseph Leahy 32180 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NCAA Taps St. Louis To Host Eight Championships Stillman officially takes ownership of the St. Louis Blues http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stillman-officially-takes-ownership-st-louis-blues <p>A former college hockey player who says he&#39;s been a Blues fan since moving to St. Louis 20 years ago is the new lead owner of the franchise.</p><p>The St. Louis Blues officially unveiled Tom Stillman, the chairman and CEO of Summit Distributors, on Thursday. The National Hockey League approved the sale on Tuesday, and the deal closed on Wednesday.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 18:54:03 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3670 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stillman officially takes ownership of the St. Louis Blues Blues beat Sharks 3-1, win first playoff series in 10 years http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/blues-beat-sharks-3-1-win-first-playoff-series-10-years <p>Jamie Langenbrunner&nbsp;and David Perron scored two goals in 45 seconds, and Andy McDonald added an empty-net insurance tally late in the third period as the St. Louis Blues won their first playoff series in a decade, beating the San Jose Sharks 3-1 in front of a standing-room-only crowd at the Scottrade Center.</p> Sun, 22 Apr 2012 03:23:13 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & The Associated Press 3547 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Blues beat Sharks 3-1, win first playoff series in 10 years St. Louis to host first sold-out NCAA Wrestling Championships this weekend http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-host-first-sold-out-ncaa-wrestling-championships-weekend <p>This weekend&#39;s NCAA Wrestling Championships at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis sold out for the first time in the event&#39;s 82-year history. The event is expected to break its all-time attendance record with over 110,000 fans in attendance.</p><p>This is the sixth year St. Louis has hosted the tournament. NCAA associate director of championships Jeff Jarnecke&nbsp;says St. Louis is a great place to host the event.</p> Wed, 14 Mar 2012 21:45:56 +0000 Alex King 3268 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis to host first sold-out NCAA Wrestling Championships this weekend St. Louis' status as mid-level market possible factor in Blues sale http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-status-mid-level-market-possible-factor-blues-sale <p>The <a href="http://blues.nhl.com/">St. Louis Blues</a> are for sale for the second time in six years, and a local economics professor says St. Louis&#39; status as a mid-level market may have contributed to the move.</p><p>Team chairman Dave Checketts put the team up for sale Wednesday night when he could not reach a deal to purchase the 70 percent owned by an investment management firm.</p> Thu, 17 Mar 2011 23:27:46 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 753 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis' status as mid-level market possible factor in Blues sale