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The MLB season is over. This much we know. There are other undisputed facts on the table and a lot to sift through about the 2012 season. It's tough for bloggers like us to rationale the madness, which is why we bring in someone with years of experience and sources as plentiful as his for days. Skeeter Rosin.

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It's been a full year since we posted audio of Ron Washington's Game 7 speech to the Texas Rangers. Since then, it's racked up nearly a half-million collective listens. As we longingly wait for the return of baseball, we figured it was worth revisiting.

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The 2012 presidential election was the most tweeted event in U.S. political history, which is pretty monumental considering there’s only been one presidential election since Twitter’s inception in 2006, and next to no one was on Twitter in 2008. Social media: Always fertile ground for overstating accomplishments. It should come as no surprise that many [...]

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Next year, Mayor Slay is set to run for his third consecutive term as the Mayor of St. Louis, but we think the Gateway to the West can do better. Namely, with a current or former St. Louis athlete to run against him; challenge Slay on tough issues that face our City, kiss some babies and smile for the cameras. It's your call.

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It’s a rare occasion when the BFIB are outgunned in a demonstration of fanaticism that revolves around someone wearing the Birds on the Bat.  We are after all, the Best Fans in Baseball.  If you don’t believe it, just ask one of us.  But there comes a time when another obsession takes center stage – [...]

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RIP Ernie Hays

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Longtime St. Louis Cardinals organist Ernie Hays passed away at the age of 77 late last night. Undoubtedly, for those that consider Jack Buck as the voice of their childhood documentary, certainly Ernie Hays would be providing the soundtrack.

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The idea behind How They See It is to take a look at how St. Louis area sports issues are playing out in national media circles. But the Rams recent face-off across the pond with the New England Patriots allows us to broaden our horizons even further and get an international perspective. I know, exciting [...]

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In case you hadn’t heard from the littany of blogs and tweets that centered around the topic yesterday, Mizzou is selling t-shirts to commemorate their victory over the Kentucky Wildcats this weekend, despite the fact that Kentucky is atrocious enough at the sport that the Tigers – winless in the SEC to that point – [...]

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We've been known to unearth the underbelly of St. Louis fan legends on the JoeSportsFan Show and Busch Stadium's "Sign Guy" is at the top of that pyramid. We're happy to have him this week, to learn a little more about the man behind the magical Sharpie markers.

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Prior to the start of both Cardinals playoffs series, Mayor Slay made bets with the mayors of opposing cities. It turns out that he is terrible at winning and losing bets. We would have never guessed that.

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