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Since 2006, I have argued that the Super Bowl should be moved to SATURDAY.  And whether you want the Monday afterward made into a national holiday, which will never happen, or to move the game to Saturday – it just makes sense to move the game from Sunday. But let’s cut to the chase about [...]

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The NFL is investigating the possibility of eliminating the extra point after touchdowns in favor of something a bit more dramatic.  As league commissioner Roger Goodell recently stated, “Any dolt can hit a short kick – even the Raiders.”  One very popular idea?  Replace the PAT try with a physical challenge selected at random using [...]

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Cubs committed to mascot with no pants

13
Jan
2014
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The Cubs now have an official mascot named “Clark”.  Clark is a “bear-cub mascot”, and Clark does not wear pants.  Possibly ever.  This seems like a really odd way to promote a more family friendly environment at Wrigley, but that’s not my call.

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Springfield, MO gets Shelby Miller, Joe Kelly, and Kolten Wong.  Illinois gets Matt Adams and Shane Robinson in one lineup and Kevin Siegrist with Oscar Taveras in another.  Dyersburg and Memphis, TN?  They get Keith Butler, Randal Grichuk, Al Hrabosky, and Rick Horton.  What did those fans do to deserve such a fate?

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Redbird Abbey

10
Jan
2014
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Imagine Mike Matheny as Robert Crawley, Earl of Grantham or Tony Cruz as Mrs. Patmore the cook at Downton Abbey.  Granted, Allen Craig is no Michelle Dockery, but that’s not to take anything away from how good he looks in a sleeveless plum colored dress.  Now imagine most of your favorite Cardinals as Downton Abbey [...]

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TheRiot ends TOOTBLAN era

07
Jan
2014
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TOOTBLAN – Thrown out on the basepaths like a nincompoop.  The acronym was created just for Ryan Theriot, and the standard bearer of TOOTBLANs has decided to walk away from the game after 8 thrilling years of mediocre baseball.

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Last week’s Braggin’ Rights game notwithstanding, fans of the Fighting Illini know a thing or two about choking. In basketball, no team has more NCAA tournament wins (40) without ever winning a national title. The last time the football team won a bowl game on New Year’s Day, Jeff George was considered a promising future [...]

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“Cardinals” You’ve never seen a diamond like at Busch. We laugh at broken fields of dreams like at Wrigley. But we’re proud of the street address, In a jacked-up town, no chalk outline around me.

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A three-year, $17.5 million contract extension buys a lot of Puppy Chow.  It also gives Alexander Steen a lot of time to burst ovaries as a member of the St Louis chapter of “Hockey Players and Puppies” club.

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Rally Squirrel finishes Chasing Tail

10
Dec
2013
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Seeking to cash in during his 15 minutes of fame, Rally Squirrel has released an extremely detailed and sordid autobiography that will shock and awe you.  Tales of crazed groupies and working sessions involving ice cold frosty Bud Lights with a certain broadcaster prove both enlightening and provocative.

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