1. Adam Wainwright Key to St. Louis Cardinals in Post-Albert Pujols Era

    How often does a team win the World Series and then get to say it finally gets its ace back the following year? Not often. But I'm willing to bet the St. Louis Cardinals are ecstatic for the opportunity...

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  2. The 5 Most Dysfunctional Teams in the NHL

    The 2011-2012 NHL season has given us many pleasant surprises this year. Who would have thought Brian Elliott would be among the league's best goalies and that the St...

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  3. NHL Trade Rumors: The 7 Best Deals so Far

    The NHL Trade Deadline is 20 days away and so begins the frenzy of players moving around, and teams building up for playoff runs. No trade of major importance has been made so far...

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  4. MLB Free Agency: 5 Low-Key Signings That Will Pay off

    Spring training is just weeks away. The fires of baseball's free agency period have all but died out, and a lot of players have found new homes for 2012...

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  5. Chicago Cubs: The 5 Best Acquisitions This Offseason

    The Chicago Cubs are a much different team than they were in 2011, and the changes are putting grins on the faces of Cubs fans everywhere...

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  6. St. Louis Cardinals: 3 Reasons Team Will Thrive Without Albert Pujols

    The 2012 season is just around the corner as pitchers and catchers report to camp on Feb. 18th. On that day, there will begin to be an onslaught of questions towards the St...

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  7. St. Louis Blues: 4 Things the Team Must Do to Win Central Division

    The St. Louis Blues have just 33 games left in the regular season and they better make them count. The team heads into its first contest Friday night since January 24th. St...

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  8. NHL Trade Rumors: 4 Deals St. Louis Blues Can Make Before Deadline

    The NHL trade deadline is coming fast. Teams have until Feb. 27th to make deals to help their club or blow it up. The St...

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  9. St. Louis Cardinals: 4 Reasons Cards Win NL Central in 2012

    The National League Central division could possibly be the weakest in all of baseball in 2012 after losing the likes of Prince Fielder and Albert Pujols. There's also the possibility of losing Ryan Braun for the season's first 50 games...

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  10. St. Louis Cardinals: 10 Dark Horses to Make Opening Day Roster

    After winning a World Series title, it is easy for a team to overlook the young players they have making their way through the system. And the St. Louis Cardinals may be doing just that...

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  11. St. Louis Cardinals: 10 Players Under the Most Pressure Heading into Season

    The last four months have been a roller coaster for the St. Louis Cardinals . After winning their 11th World Series, the team is now without legendary manager Tony La Russa and superstar Albert Pujols...

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  12. Super Bowl 2012: 7 Players Who Have Something to Prove in Big Game

    Super Bowl XLVI pits the New York Giants against the New England Patriots , giving the world a rematch from 2007 when nearly 97 million people saw one of the greatest Super Bowls in history...

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  13. St. Louis Blues: Why Patrik Berglund Needs to Step Up and Shine

    The St. Louis Blues are playing top-notch hockey, and the buzz surrounding the club is growing after each game. Coach Ken Hitchcock has preached a "total team effort" since taking the reigns from Davis Payne...

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  14. St. Louis Blues: Why Saturday's Contest vs. Buffalo Is Bigger Than You Think

    *Note: Coach Ken Hitchcock has announced Jaroslav Halak will now start instead of Brian Elliott. [2 pm, Friday] The St. Louis Blues have won three straight and have not been beaten in 2012 in regulation...

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  15. NHL Trade Rumors: St. Louis Blues Would Regret Dealing Jaroslav Halak

    Jaroslav Halak is the best goaltender the St. Louis Blues have right now. Yet rumors and speculation about the team trading the Slovakian netminder continue to float around...

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  16. St. Louis Blues: Alex Pietrangelo Quickly Becoming Team's Best Player

    The St. Louis Blues are at the top of the Western Conference for many different reasons. The net-minding duo of Jaroslav Halak and Brian Elliott has been frustrating teams for most ...

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  17. NHL Trade Rumors: Could Zach Parise Be a Blue by Trade Deadline?

    The New Jersey Devils are currently a playoff-bound team, but the future of Zach Parise is still a dark cloud looming over the club. The team has been trying to tie their captain up for some time now...

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  18. St. Louis Blues: The Team's Christmas Wishlist for Santa

    I'm going out on a limb here, but given he lives in the icy North Pole, Santa Claus probably likes his hockey. You know who else is loving their hockey right now? Blues fans. The Blues have been spectacular this season...

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  19. St. Louis Blues: Top Prospect Proving to Be NHL-Ready

    This season has been a fantastic one for the St. Louis Blues . After a poor start, head coach Davis Payne was replaced by the seasoned Ken Hitchcock...

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  20. St. Louis Blues: Keith Tkachuk Inducted, Cemented as Blues Great

    After 19 illustrious NHL seasons, Keith Tkachuk is getting the recognition he deserves. Along with greats Gary Suter, Chris Chelios, Mike Emrick and Ed Snider, the man nicknamed "Walt" has been inducted into the U...

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  21. NHL Realignment: How Will the St. Louis Blues Be Affected?

    The talk of the National Hockey League this week has been the new realignment. If you still aren't clear on the new format, here we go. Say goodbye to the two-conference, six-division system...

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  22. St. Louis Blues: December's 5 Most Important Showdowns

    The Blues ' 14-8-2 start is refreshing. Sporting the top defense in the NHL , St. Louis looks like they can stay competitive all season if the team remains healthy...

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  23. NHL Trade Rumors: Will Chris Stewart Be Next on the Rumor Mill?

    Now over a quarter of the way through the 2011-2012 season, the hockey world has already seen its share of big names being tossed around in trade speculation...

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  24. NHL: First Quarter Awards

    On Tuesday night, the New York Rangers played their 21st game of the season. The last team to do so, the Rangers held off the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 at home...

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  25. NHL Trade Rumors: Bobby Ryan Could Be Answer for St. Louis Blues

    The Anaheim Ducks are off to a horrid 6-13-4 start and haven't done much to make NHL news. Until now. Monday night, Sportsnet's Darren Millard tweeted that Nick Kypreos discovered the Ducks are shopping star forward Bobby Ryan around...

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