1. St. Louis Cardinals: The Week That Was

    Rather than simply recap the past week of Cardinals baseball, I've decided to make this weekly column more about my opinions and thoughts for the week. I'll begin by throwing Todd Wellemeyer under the bus...

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  2. Pocono's Time Has Come and Gone

    Since Richard Petty won the first race at Pocono Raceway in August of 1974, many quality racetracks have been thrown by the wayside. Rockingham is off the schedule, North Wilkesboro sits empty, and Darlington has just one race left...

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  3. St. Louis Cardinals: The Week That Was

    The story of the past week for St. Louis Cardinals fans was twofold: the continued success of the starting pitching and the return of Rick Ankiel and Ryan Ludwick. The week began with a Sunday finale against the in-state rival Kansas City Royals...

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  4. The Art Of A NASCAR Rain Delay

    Any NASCAR official will tell you that they try to have everything planned and organized, down to the smallest details. Despite every effort it may make, NASCAR can never prepare for one thing: rain...

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  5. Craig Sager: Fashionable or Simply Over the Top?

    For years, Craig Sager has stood out, but not because of his considerable talent as a sideline reporter. Instead, Sager stands apart because of his flamboyant wardrobe...

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  6. St. Louis Cardinals: The Week That Was

    The week that ended with a run of pitching few have ever seen began with some of the worst pitching of the season. The Milwaukee Brewers sprayed hard bit balls throughout Busch Stadium and finished off a sweep of the St...

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  7. Thoughts on the NASCAR 2009 Sprint All-Star Race

    The 2009 version of the Sprint All-Star Race was both a boring race and a thriller. The first of four segments started off without much action. It was won by Jimmie Johnson, who started on the pole and led every lap...

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  8. The NFL's Lunacy of Rookie Contracts

    Matthew Stafford will get nearly $42 million, no matter what he does in the NFL. To compare, during the 2008 and 2009 seasons, Larry Fitzgerald, one of the best overall players in the game today, will make a total of around $32 million...

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  9. How Big a Surprise Are the St. Louis Cardinals?

    The NL Central was supposed to belong to the Chicago Cubs. They were the ones with the loaded lineup and enough pitching to carry them to another division crown...

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  10. Fixing Talladega: Reverting Back To The Past?

    After Sunday's spectacular finish to the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, many are questioning the racing style and the safety measures taken to protect both fans and drivers...

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  11. Mizzou Leaves Its Mark On NFL Draft

    The University of Missouri is not known as a school that traditionally churns out NFL stars. There are only two major names who played there, Kellen Winslow and Roger Wehrli, both NFL Hall of Famers...

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  12. Extreme Makeover: Missouri Football

    The past two seasons have arguably been the "golden age" for football at the University of Missouri. Back-to-back Big 12 North titles, 22 wins, Cotton and Alamo Bowl wins, and a Heisman finalist, ...

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  13. Missouri Fans Can Smile Again

    Missouri Basketball was off the radar and possibly beyond repair when Mike Anderson took over for the disgraced Quin Snyder...

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  14. Mizzou Football Roundtable Chat: Eric Hobbs' Q&A

    1.) Looking at the 2008 recruiting class, it has to be a little disappointing that it only ranks fifth in the Big 12 according to Rivals.com...

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  15. Missouri Looks To Build Off 2007 Season

    As a new college football season approaches, the Missouri Tigers find themselves amidst national championship talks. Head coach Gary Pinkel has been doing his best to keep his team's focus on improving from last season...

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  16. Missouri FB: Tigers' Breakout Produces Strong Recruiting Class

    National Signing Day is always a day where coaches and fans alike are filled with hope and optimism about their team's future. Missouri is no different...

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  17. BCS or Bust: 2007 Season Leaves Missouri Wanting More

    The 2007 season was one to remember for the Missouri Tigers.The team won 12 games for the first time in school history, and also won its first Big XII North Division Championship...

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  18. Missouri Tigers Poised for a National Championship

    Missouri came into this season with dreams of winning the Big XII North. Now they have their eyes on a much bigger prize: the National Championship...

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  19. Those Other Tigers: Missouri Belongs in the BCS

    When the average college football fan hears someone talking about the Tigers, he probably first thinks of LSU.However, there are some other Tigers who have quietly snuck into the BCS and National Championship pictures...

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