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Talks Over Rams Lease Have St. Louis on Edge

Fans are wondering about the fate of football in St. Louis as a deadline approaches for a plan to upgrade the home of the Rams. Next Wednesday, Feb. 1, is the deadline for the St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission to outline how it will transform the Edward Jones Dome into a "first-tier" stadium by 2015. If it fails to do so, the Rams can break their lease %u2014 and potentially move %u2014 after the 2014 season.

10 Star Athletes Who Excelled at Losing Millions

We learned last week that former NFL star Chris McAlister, a three-time Pro Bowler, is broke and living with his parents after just a year out of the league. But he's hardly the first sports icon to blow through the cash in a flash. In his honor, here are our 10 favorite professional asset-annihilating athletes.

10 Things You'll Be Paying More for This Year

Expect to pay more this year for many consumer goods -- from diapers to toothpaste to Big Macs. Just as the typical American family will finally have a few more dollars to spend, inflation will take a chunk of that extra cash.

Washington Post Takes Hard Line on Twitter Prankster

The immediacy of social media is a hazard for some old-school journalists. Like Washington Post sports columnist Mike Wise, who posted a phony news story on Twitter in a misguided attempt to demonstrate how easy it is to start rumors there. Now he's been suspended from his job for a month.