1. Cardinals-Red Sox: St. Louis Rebounds, Beats Boston 5-4

    After a pathetic sweep at the hands of the Kansas City Royals, the St. Louis Cardinals were looking to bounce back when they headed to the tough confines of Fenway Park to face the Boston Red Sox...

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  2. 2008 Edition: Top 5 Players in The NBA

    Now that the 2007-2008 NBA season is over, I thought it would be appropriate to make a list of the top five players of the season...

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  3. Bastian Schweinsteiger Comes Up Big in Euro 2008 Win

    German midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger put on quite the display, scoring a goal and assisting on two others, giving Germany a 3-2 win over Portugal in the quarterfinals of Euro 2008...

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  4. Open Mic: Athletes Delving into Other Sports

    Many star athletes excelled in multiple sports growing up, forced to narrow their focus to one sport when that decision meant a chance at a lucrative contract. For example, Phoenix Suns All-NBA point guard Steve Nash is an amazing soccer talent...

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  5. St. Louis Cardinals' Bullpen Spoils Another Great Start

    St. Louis Cardinals' starting pitcher Braden Looper cruised through seven innings, allowing just one run and five hits. Looper left with a 2-1 lead, when manager Tony LaRussa turned the ball over to reliever Kyle McClellan...

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  6. Euro 2008: Germany-Portugal Preview

    The quarter final match up between Germany and Portugal has the early indications that it will be nothing like the pre-tournament expectations. In fact, many experts are giving Portugal the edge...

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  7. St. Louis Cardinals Begin 12 Game Stretch Against American League

    Luckily for the St. Louis Cardinals, they will be starting and ending a brutal 12-game stretch against the Kansas City Royals...

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  8. Cardinals Roundtable: Week Two

    This week, we welcome experienced Bleacher Report writer, John Lewis, to the panel. Week Two features writers Ben Weixlmann, Peter Fleischer, Derek Coffelt, and the aforementioned Lewis...

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  9. Euro 2008: Germany Wins 1-0, Moves On to Face Portugal

    It was simple for the Germans: they had to win or tie to move on, and a loss would send the favorites home after the group stage at Euro 2008...

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  10. Tiger Woods Needed 91 Holes to Win 14th Major, and Succeeded

    It ended just as I predicted two weeks ago—Tiger Woods won the 108th U.S. Open. It didn't much matter that he needed 91 holes rather than the customary 72, Tiger just scored his 14th career major championship...

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  11. St. Louis-Philadelphia: Resilient Cardinals Win, but Suffer Big Loss

    After an ugly 20-2 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night, the St. Louis Cardinals pulled out the next two games to win the series...

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  12. Tiger Woods Is Simply Incredible

    You just knew it would happen. After trailing by one shot and heading for his ball on the 18th green, Tiger Woods looked as though he was wearing blinders. Tiger rammed home a dramatic fifteen-foot putt to tie Rocco Mediate atop the leaderboard...

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  13. 2008 U.S. Open: Tiger Woods Grabs The Lead With Late Heroics

    Tiger Woods has never lost a major championship when leading after 54 holes. Judging by that fact, the competition might as well look forward to next year, when the U.S. Open returns to Bethpage in New York...

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  14. Mitch Harris: Navy Alum and MLB Prospect

    Mitch Harris, a Navy alum, had one of the best right arms in college baseball this season. Too bad he won't be able to show off his talent in the Major Leagues. The Navy released a statement Friday outlining Harris' duty to his country...

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  15. 2008 U.S. Open: Tiger Woods Shakes off Rust, Fires 68

    The world's best golfer, Tiger Woods, hadn't walked eighteen holes until Thursday's first round at Torrey Pines. You sure wouldn't have been able to tell that after witnessing his second round performance...

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  16. Ben Weixlmann's 100th Article

    When I was advised to join Bleacher Report just over a month ago by friend and fellow writer Peter Fleischer, I knew I had the ability to write at a relatively high level...

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  17. Ben's Afternoon Delight: The Top Five Golfers of All-Time

    In the spirit of major championship golf, I have attempted to compile the list of the top five greatest golfers of all-time. Hope you like this list! 5) Gary Player The South African was one of the greatest ambassadors the golf game has seen...

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  18. 2008 U.S. Open: Tiger Woods Returns, Shoots 1-Over 72

    It was the return many waited for, and boy did they get a show. Tiger Woods displayed his old form of brilliance at several points throughout the round, but also had two major hiccups...

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  19. Euro 2008, Germany-Croatia: Germany Suffers Important Loss

    It simply wasn't Germany's day at Euro 2008. Although they dominated possession, to the tune of 59%-41%, the favorite Germans lost 2-1 to Croatia...

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  20. Euro 2008: Germany versus Croatia

    A German victory would send them into the quarter final round, but a loss would mean winning a crucial game against Austria. The second game is set for the favorite Germans, against 1-0 winners over co-host Austria, Croatia...

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  21. Cardinals-Reds: All-Around Good Game For Cards in Win

    If I were to write about tonight's 10-0 win over the Cincinnati Reds in terms of good, bad, and neutral, the good would heavily outweigh the rest. The St...

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  22. Euro 2008: Switzerland Could Have Performed Much Better

    A touch here, a touch there. That is the story for the Swiss soccer team at Euro 2008. After an unfortunate loss to the Czechs in their first game, they lost tonight against Turkey 2-1 in stoppage time...

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  23. St Louis Cardinals: Week One of the Roundtable

    As a Co-Community Leader for the St. Louis Cardinals with high school friend Peter Fleischer, we have decided to start up a weekly roundtable discussion...

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  24. Cardinals-Reds: Ryan Ludwick's Big Night Takes Back Seat to Albert Pujols' Calf

    Cardinal slugger Ryan Ludwick went 4-for-5 at the dish tonight in a 7-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. However, after the game, Ludwick wasn't talking about his night...

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  25. St. Louis Cardinals: Another Pitcher to The DL

    It probably isn't surprising news to hear that another St. Louis Cardinals' pitcher is headed to the DL. This time, however, it is the staff ace, Adam Wainwright...

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