Tiger Fans, Insight.com Bowl Needs Your Support [MIZZOU]

When the college football bowl announcements were released last week and Mizzou had officially been selected to participate in the Insight.com Bowl, coach Gary Pinkel’s message was clear – it’s now on the fans to help sell the program to bowl organizers in the future. “It’s our job to consistently go to bowls, and we’re [...]

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Report: Canadians familiar with “scrappy” and Stubby Clapp hyperbole

As we eagerly anticipate future Cardinals grittiness in players like Ryan Theriot, Brendan Ryan, and Skip Schumaker, it’s important to remember those that have scrapped before us. Stubby Clapp is a godfather of grit in St. Louis and he made national headlines on Thursday.  Well, Canadian national headlines, that’s is. Canada’s major news empire, the [...]

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Ryan Theriot & Lance Berkman picked jersey numbers. [CARDS]

According to Derrick Goold over at the Post-Dispatch, Ryan Theriot will wear #3 this season.  Lance Berkman will wear #12, which should anger the six Aaron Miles fans in the St. Louis Metro area. Nevertheless, let’s return to more pressing matters.  With Theriot selecting #3, our jury has reached an official decision on whether or [...]

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MEDIA: The Blues did some “house-cleaning” yesterday. (First in HD)

As news broke yesterday that Blues C Andy McDonald would miss time one the ice with concussion syndromes, rumors of potential trade options escalated around local/national news outlets.  With several key stars already on the sidelines (e.g., Perron, Oshie and Polak), the Blues need significant scoring help.  Like, now.  These rumors have kept Blues players [...]

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Zip Rzeppa’s version of Moneyball

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Zip Rzeppa’s version of Moneyball

When it comes to laying out analysis on how the Cardinals should go about building their team in today’s financially unique market, no one has a strategy as revolutionary as former KTVI and KMOX sports director Zip Rzeppa.  Zip popped up on the gimmicky “Just Saying” portion of the KSDK newscast last night to give [...]

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The St. Louis Sports Weekend, in Pictures…

We know what you’re thinking. Will it be more fun listening to Mike Shannon mumble “Big Puma” or “Fat Elvis” after a few hours of frosty, cold ones?  Personally, we’re partial to “Big Puma”.  It’s a nice complement to big Phat Albert, Big Mac, and any name you could possible come up with for Dennys [...]

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Thoughts From a Message Board: Lance Berkman edition [CARDS]

After the Cardinals announced the 1-year deal with Lance Berkman and GM John Mozeliak insinuated that the core of the Cardinals lineup is now in place, the local message boards proceeded to light up brighter than the Christmas tree sitting in your living room.  Most of the reaction ranged between skeptical and positive, but as [...]

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Beware, St. Louis.  Loving Ryan Theriot can be an unkind beast.

As you’ve likely noticed, we’ve had some fun with the early Ryan Theriot smooch-fest brought forth by St. Louis Cardinals fans and media.  If not, catch up here and here. Now, we turn our attention towards something a little more serious.  And there’s nothing more serious than a grown man in Los Angeles professing his [...]

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SUTTER jerseys travel in pairs at Scottrade Center.  Duh.  [BLUES]

As my colleague Josh Bacott informed you on Monday, former Blues players Ron and Rich Sutter celebrate their 47th birthdays today.  You see, they’re twins.  Ahhhhhh. Paired with coach Brian Sutter, the Sutter Brothers are arguably one of the most famous families in St. Louis sports history.  But they’ve been out of the spotlight for [...]

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Do YOU want an authentic Dennys Reyes locker nameplate? [CARDS]

Apparently, the St. Louis Cardinals spent the Thanksgiving break cleaning out the bowels of Busch Stadium. They debuted a gaggle of “authentic” memorabilia items on their MLB-affiliate website on Wednesday afternoon, because let’s face it, every Cardinals fan desires a gift of the red and white variety during the holiday season. But not every fan [...]

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