NFL http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Economy Rundown: Sports, The Economy And Economists http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/economy-rundown-sports-economy-and-economists <p>Football season is over. The Cardinals are still in Spring Training. St. Louis has no NBA to entertain us. The Olympics were fun while they lasted, but they took St. Louis Blues hockey away from us (until Wednesday). And we still don’t have a Major League Soccer team here. It's fair to say, the region is in a bit of a professional sports slump right now. And what have we been doing to endure the lull?</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 04:03:07 +0000 Shula Neuman 33958 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Economy Rundown: Sports, The Economy And Economists Morning headlines: Friday, April 27, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-april-27-2012 <p><strong>Rams trade down, draft Brockers</strong></p><p>The St. Louis Rams drafted LSU defensive tackle Michael Brockers in last night&#39;s first round of the NFL Draft.</p><p>The Rams traded back from the sixth pick to the number 14 pick with the Dallas Cowboys after the Jacksonville Jaguars traded up to the fifth pick to draft wide receiver Justin Blackmon. The Rams also got a second round pick from the Cowboys in the trade.</p> Fri, 27 Apr 2012 13:03:58 +0000 Alex King & The Associated Press 3587 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, April 27, 2012 Rams to play NFL games in London for next three years http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rams-play-nfl-games-london-next-three-years <p>The NFL announced the St. Louis Rams have agreed to play regular season games in London for the next three years. The first game will be against the New England Patriots in 2012.</p><p>The Rams will play the Patriots Oct. 28 at Wembley Stadium. This will be the sixth straight year the NFL has played regular season in the British capital.</p> Fri, 20 Jan 2012 15:39:11 +0000 The Associated Press 2901 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Rams to play NFL games in London for next three years NFL players, owners appeal labor dispute in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nfl-players-owners-appeal-labor-dispute-st-louis <p>Adversaries in the contentious pro football labor battle convened in a Federal Appeals Court in St. Louis on Friday.</p><p>The National Football League is appealing an April injunction from a Minnesota Judge that temporarily lifted the lockout.</p><p>The NFL Players Association is in the process of suing the league, claiming that the lockout in violation of federal anti-trust laws.</p><p>Paul Clement is an attorney for the NFL team owners; he told a three-judge panel that the issue before them is one for labor laws to decide.</p> Fri, 03 Jun 2011 21:43:59 +0000 Adam Allington 1363 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NFL players, owners appeal labor dispute in St. Louis