1. Euro 2008: Netherland Clobbers Italy 3-0

    They called it the "Group of Death," but after Monday's first match, it was clear who the best team in Group C was. The Netherlands destroyed the Italian team, scoring three goals in remarkable fashion...

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  2. Ken Griffey, Jr. Hits Historic 600th Home Run against Marlins

    It finally happened, Ken Griffey Jr. hit his 600th home run tonight in the first inning off of Florida Marlins' starter Mark Hendrickson. After numerous games in which Griffey Jr...

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  3. St. Louis-Houston: Big Inning Keys 5-4 Cardinal Victory

    The St. Louis Cardinals were helped by a huge inning Saturday afternoon. Sunday was no different. The Cardinals put up five runs in the top of the seventh to gain a two-run lead over ...

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  4. Euro 2008: Germany Wins First Game as Striker Podolski Finds Net Twice

    The German national team was coming off two sub-par performances, but they showed no signs of it on Sunday evening's 2-0 win over Poland. Polish-born striker Lukas Podolski found the back of the net against his homeland twice to defeat the Poles...

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  5. Cowboys' Tony Romo Holds Own at Torrey Pines, Still Proves Talent of Pros

    Quite frankly, I think it is pretty amazing that Tony Romo is this good at two sports. We already know how good he is at football; after all, he's a Pro Bowl-caliber quarterback...

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  6. Cardinals-Astros: Big Second Inning Is Key to 8-4 Win

    St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Skip Schumaker has had a nice couple of games down in Houston. Last night, in a 6-1 loss, Schumaker went 2-for-4 in the leadoff spot. Tonight, he had a near-cycle, going 3-for-5, with a single, double, and a triple...

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  7. Horse Racing: Nick Zito Does It Again As Da' Tara Upsets Big Brown

    Midway through the afternoon, approximately three hours before race time, I heard an interview with trainer Nick Zito on ESPN. He noted that one of his two horses in the Belmont field, Da' Tara, would get out quick early...

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  8. Big-Time Contracts: How Professionals Milk Them For What They Are Worth

    Major League Baseball (MLB) is notoriously-known for its players receiving huge contracts after proven success. The problem with most of these contracts is, that after they are signed, the players' ...

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  9. If He Does It: Why Big Brown's Triple Crown Isn't That Impressive

    If Big Brown completes the Triple Crown later today with a win at The Belmont Stakes, he will have broken the longest Triple Crown drought in horse racing history, 30 years...

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  10. World Football: A Preview of Germany-Poland on June 8

    As stated in a previous article, Germany has been labeled the 4-1 favorite to capture the Euro 2008 title. That quest starts Sunday with a 2:45 ET start against Poland...

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  11. Rays Pick Up Beckham Brothers in 2008 MLB Draft

    Tim Beckham, the top-rated high school player in the 2008 MLB Draft, was selected first overall by the Tampa Bay Rays Thursday afternoon...

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  12. St. Louis Cardinals Attempt Comeback, Lose in Extra Innings

    After spotting the Washington Nationals a seven-run lead early in the second game of a doubleheader Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals attempted to make a comeback. They slowly chipped away, helped by none other than their pitching staff...

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  13. Top Three: Woods, Mickelson, Scott Paired Together For First 2 Rounds Of US Open

    After receiving a few fiery e-mails, and a couple angry comments about my article tabbing Tiger Woods as the favorite in the 2008 U.S. Open, we won't have to wait long to find out...

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  14. Brett Wallace: Player Profile

    Brett Wallace, a junior at Arizona State University, was selected with the 13th overall pick by the St. Louis Cardinals. Wallace was listed as high as sixth on draft boards, so he should be a great player for the Cardinals...

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  15. Wellemeyer's Arm, Pujols Pinch-Hit HR Sparks 4-1 Cardinals' Victory

    Todd Wellemeyer looked brilliant, allowing only five hits over six innings. In the process, Wellemeyer's ERA has now dropped to 2.92 after 12 starts...

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  16. St. Louis Cardinals Gain a Half-Game Without Playing

    While the St. Louis Cardinals sat idle after a night of heavy rain, they still gained a half-game on the Chicago Cubs, as the Cubbies lost 2-1 to San Diego. This is pretty much the dream situation in baseball: sit around and watch your opponents lose...

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  17. Germany: Despite Being 4-1 Euro 2008 Favorites, Skepticism Surrounds Team

    The German national team has a great squad, and pool play group it should bulldoze. That's probably the most logical reason why bookmakers have the Germans as the odds-on favorite to hoist the Euro 2008 trophy...

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  18. Milwaukee Brewers: Bill Hall Wants a Trade, but Who Wants Him?

    He's a power hitter with incredible defensive versatility, but he has struggled mightily this season. Bill Hall, yeah, the same guy who hit 35 HRs in 2006, has only hit nine thus far, while hitting an abysmal ...

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  19. Albert Pujols: Cardinals Hope Calf Tightness Isn't Serious

    The St. Louis Cardinals have had the Chicago Cubs as their main nemesis all season, but after Tuesday night, they may just have another: Albert Pujols' calf...

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  20. Tim Melville: The St. Louis Cardinals Solution in The 2008 MLB Draft

    The city of Saint Louis is not generally known for their high school baseball talent, but in the past year, they have produced two first-round picks...

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  21. 2008-2009 CBB: Preseason All-American First and Second Teams

    These teams are predictions based on some assumptions: namely, all the players in the draft as of today will not come back the college ranks...

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  22. Summerville, S.C. Basketball: The Tragic Story With a Fairy-Tale Ending

    Being the sports enthusiasts that you are, it is very possible that you saw the story of the Summerville, S.C. boys' basketball team covered in a terrific piece on ESPN. If not, I will do my best to forward the deep message, because it was quite the story

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  23. Cardinals Kicking Themselves for Tonight's Loss

    I, along with every other member of the Cardinal organization, have a sour taste in their mouth right now. The Redbirds just gave a game away, losing 5-4 to the Pittsburgh Pirates...

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  24. Chaifetz Arena: What Effect Will It Have on Saint Louis Basketball?

    Saint Louis University has invested a fair amount of money in the past five years into athletics. First, they hired big-name Rick Majerus to coach the men's team...

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  25. Todd Wellemeyer: NL Pitcher of the Month

    The St. Louis Cardinals may have found a legitimate second starter behind Adam Wainwright. Todd Wellemeyer has been pitching beautifully this season, especially in the month of May— so much so, that he was voted NL Pitcher of the Month today...

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