1. Cardinals-Cubs: Umpires Ruin Chance at Comeback

    It was the quintessential Cardinals-Cubs game: hotly contested until the end. Although the final outs weren’t recorded without a bit of anger from Cardinals hitters, Cubs closer Kerry Wood preserved the 2-1 win...

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  2. Top 3 Teams With Legit World Series Title Chances

    Halfway through the major league baseball season, I believe that three teams outshine the rest with respect to making a World Series appearance...

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  3. St. Louis Cardinals-New York Mets: Pitching Lackluster Again, Cards Lose 11-1

    The storyline following Thursday's game was pretty simple: Cardinals pitcher Mitchell Boggs was awful. Boggs tossed six innings, but allowed ten runs on ten hits, and committed a costly error ...

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  4. Cardinals-Mets: Troy Glaus Ends Night in Style With Walk-Off Blast

    Chris Duncan was the most unlikely of heroes for the St. Louis Cardinals, on a night when their bats were in top form and their pitching was less than stellar...

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  5. Todd Wellemeyer Loses Game, All-Star Votes As Well

    With the division-leading Chicago Cubs out to such a hot start, the St. Louis Cardinals need to win as much as possible to stay in contention in the tough NL Central...

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  6. Mark Mulder Looks Decent in Comeback, Will Help Cardinals

    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Kyle Lohse compiled his tenth win of the season, but the minds of Cardinal Nation were elsewhere this evening. That's because Mark Mulder made his 2008 debut, after sitting out the better part of 18 months...

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  7. St. Louis Cardinals Find Groove, Put Nine Runs on The Board

    After putting up six combined runs in four losses against the Kansas City Royals this season, the St. Louis Cardinals have tallied fourteen runs in their last their last two games against the Royals, both resulting in Cardinal wins...

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  8. Euro 2008: Spain Reigns Supreme, Wins 1-0

    The two pre-tournament favorites, Germany and Spain, ended up fighting through their respective draws to clash in the Euro 2008 final. Spanish striker Fernando Torres played beautifully all day, getting behind the German defense on numerous occasions...

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  9. The St. Louis Cardinals Must Find Their Stroke Fast

    Sure the St. Louis Cardinals won 5-1 tonight against the Kansas City Royals, but it was just another mediocre offensive game for the Redbirds.Although, the Cardinals tacked on five runs, they got plenty of help from the home Royals who made two errors...

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  10. Albert Pujols' Return Should Spark St. Louis Cardinals

    After a 13-game injury hiatus, Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols was back in the lineup Thursday as the designated hitter...

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  11. St. Louis Cardinals: Mike Parisi Is Downright Awful

    Take one glance at St. Louis Cardinals reliever Mike Parisi's statline, and it is pretty mind-boggling as to why he would be in the major leagues. However, not only is Parisi in the majors, but he's actually making appearances...

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  12. Albert Pujols Is the League's Best Player

    Many people consider Yankees' third baseman Alex Rodriguez to be the best player in baseball. Well, I'm here to tell you that they are all wrong—St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols actually holds that title...

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  13. Bleacher Report Radio: A Big Move For Our Site

    Bleacher Report is becoming more established by the day, and now B/R is moving to other media. Tonight was the debut of Bleacher Report Radio, hosted by senior writer and radio personality Adam Amick...

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  14. Euro 2008: Germany Gets Outplayed, Reaches Finals With 3-2 Win

    In easily one of the most dramatic games of this year's Euro 2008 competition, Germany's Philipp Lahm scored a 90th-minute goal to put the favored Germans into the finals. Although the Germans were outshot and outplayed, they continued to be resilient...

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  15. All-Around Solid Performance Gives Cardinals 45th Win of Season

    The St. Louis Cardinals pounded out fourteen hits en route to an 8-4 win in the opener of a three-game set against the Detroit Tigers Tuesday night at Comerica Park...

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  16. St Louis Cardinals Still in Line to Get NL Wild Card Berth

    Personally, I don’t care if the St. Louis Cardinals are 4.5 games back of the Chicago Cubs for the NL Central division lead. At this point, the most important number for the Redbirds is 1...

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  17. Cardinals-Tigers Preview: The Showdown in Motown

    After a heartbreaking extra-inning loss, the St. Louis Cardinals had a much-needed day-off before a three game set in Detroit. The Cardinals are 2-4 midway through their twelve game stretch against AL opponents...

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  18. Becoming a Successful Sports Journalist

    I thought for years that my only career path would be business. I thought about being a journalist, then I realized that newspapers are being replaced by magazines, and more often, internet sites such as this...

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  19. Cardinals Roundtable: Week Three

    This week, the St. Louis Cardinals panelists will discuss three historical questions. 1) If Albert Pujols were to keep up this pace, when he is retired, who will be considered the ...

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  20. MLB: Willie Randolph To Join ESPN's Baseball Tonight Crew

    Just days after Willie Randolph was fired by Mets general manager Omar Minaya, ESPN has hired Randolph to help analyze games. The suggestion was made by Steve Phillips, who was a general manager for the Mets and now works for Baseball Tonight...

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  21. MLB: Q&A With Ben Weixlmann

    Here are some questions I figured I'd pose, and answer, halfway through the season: 1) Who has been the most surprising player in baseball thus far? Joe Saunders...

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  22. UNC Basketball: Starting Lineup Preview

    Now that three of the best players from last year's UNC Men's Basketball team have decided to return to Chapel Hill, I will preview what the starting lineup will look like...

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  23. Euro 2008: Russia Pulls Second Quarterfinal Surprise, Shocks Holland

    It was pretty clear through the group stage who the most dominant team in Euro 2008 was: The Netherlands. However, as Yahoo!'s Martin Rogers assessed the situation the best, the Netherlands ...

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  24. Cardinals-Red Sox: Early 8-0 Lead Propels Cardinals to Victory

    The St. Louis Cardinals showed their brute strength in the first two innings, clubbing out eight runs on seven hits...

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  25. Open Mic: Greatest Accomplishment in Sports

    Imagine the excitement that fills a baseball player's parent's body when their son captures a World Series title. Now imagine being Gladys Matta and Benjamin Molina...

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