Found December 07, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with this weekend. Every Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we will help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key storylines to follow this weekend are... Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports CARDS ADD LEFTY SPECIALIST The Cardinals added lefty specialist Randy Choate this week. Check out all the Cardinals action from MLB's winter meetings here. RICK MAJERUS: 1948-2012 A look back at one of college basketball's sharpest minds, Rick Majerus, who passed away on December 1. VIDEO Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports STILL LOCKED OUT It was an up-and-down week for the NHL as negotiations appeared be heading in a positive direction before it's latest setback. FULL STORY
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