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Longtime Blues D Jackman signs with division rival Predators

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Nashville Predators signed former St. Louis Blues defenseman Barret Jackman to a two-year free-agent deal worth $4 million. Jackman, 34, had played his entire career with the Blues since reaching the NHL in 2001-02. He has 28 goals and 153 assists in 803 career games. Jackman has missed just eight games over the last four seasons, and he has been an alternate...
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Nick Foles ready to lead dynamic Rams offense

By Evan MasseyThe St. Louis Rams have been slowly rebuilding their team over the last couple of seasons, and they are very happy with where they are at heading into the 2015 season. They were able to add two very important pieces to their offense this offseason, and to say that the Rams have a chance to be dynamic would be an understatement.Nick Foles was acquired by the Rams this...
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Nick Foles ready to lead dynamic Rams offense

By Evan MasseyThe St. Louis Rams have been slowly rebuilding their team over the last couple of seasons, and they are very happy with where they are at heading into the 2015 season. They were able to add two very important pieces to their offense this offseason, and to say that the Rams have a chance to be dynamic would be an understatement.Nick Foles was acquired by the Rams this...
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Nick Foles ready to lead dynamic Rams offense

By Evan MasseyThe St. Louis Rams have been slowly rebuilding their team over the last couple of seasons, and they are very happy with where they are at heading into the 2015 season. They were able to add two very important pieces to their offense this offseason, and to say that the Rams have a chance to be dynamic would be an understatement.Nick Foles was acquired by the Rams this...
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Cardinals turn to Lackey to avoid two-game sweep at hands of ChiSox

Chris Sale mowed through the St. Louis lineup on his way to entering the record books and helping the Chicago White Sox snap a pair of Cardinals winning streaks. Another left-hander now looks to help the White Sox accomplish something no team has done at Busch Stadium all season. Jose Quintana takes the mound Wednesday night as Chicago seeks a two-game sweep of St. Louis. Sale matched...
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Cardinals' home winning streak ends with 2-1 loss to White Sox

ST. LOUIS -- Chris Sale forced another avalanche of swings and misses. Helping at the bat, was an unexpected bonus. The Chicago White Sox lefty matched a major league record by striking out at least 10 in eight straight starts. In his 100th start he also got his first career hit and scored his first career run. "I got to do a few things I normally don't do," Sale said after the White...
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Three reasons to watch the Cardinals in 2015

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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Andy Strickland tours memorabilia-packed basement of Blues captain David Backes

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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Offensive awakening not enough for Blues to win at Vancouver

A long-awaited offensive explosion couldn't help the Blues grab an elusive road win against one of the Western Conference's top teams. It took a remarkable comeback for St. Louis to even earn a point in a 6-5 shootout loss at Vancouver, which moved back into fifth place with its fourth straight home win. As a result, the Blues fell to 0-7-1 away from home against the West's top five...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Elliott rises to occasion in Winnipeg as Blues snap losing streak

The Blues might not be out of the woods just yet, but their goaltenders keep proving they can be saviors. Winnipeg native Alexander Steen put the finishing touches on a 2-1 shootout win over his hometown team, moments after goalie Brian Elliott got a glove on Andrew Ladd's long wrist shot only to see it trickle into the net. That may have been the only error made all night by the...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New Rams QB coach Weinke offers unique combination of skill and experience

ST. LOUIS -- The Rams' new quarterbacks coach could provide just the right combination of energy and confidence needed to boost a floundering offense. Chris Weinke offers coach Jeff Fisher and his staff a unique set of skill and experience, one cultivated through a long and winding road that included a six-year detour in minor league baseball. He won a Heisman and national championship...
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February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Slow start, defensive lapses cost Blues against Montreal

ST. LOUIS -- Two nights after the Oscars, the Blues did everything but lay out the red carpet for Montreal's forwards on their direct path to the net. St. Louis didn't offer much resistance to the Eastern Conference leaders and fell 5-2 to cap off their first two-game home losing streak all season. Far too many mistakes on both sides of the red line left coach Ken Hitchcock searching...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Cardinals' starting pitchers 'set the tone' with early wake-up call

  Michael Wacha was late for work Sunday morning. Well, not technically late, but late according to a new routine introduced by Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright — and late enough that pitching coach Derek Lilliquist noticed Wacha speeding to the team’s training complex on Military Trail, a nearby road. Wacha arrived at 6:17 a.m. “Oh,” Lilliquist told him later, “that was...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Let bygones be bygones: Ray and Sims have become friends since SEC Championship Game

The last time Missouri defensive end Shane Ray and Alabama quarterback Blake Sims collided on the gridiron, Ray was ejected for targeting. That was last December at the SEC Championship game in Atlanta. In the two months since, the two have actually become friends, bonding with one another in Boca Raton, Florida, of all places. "Me and Blake train together so I talk to him every...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues look to continue their dominance over the Penguins

Frustrations appear to be taking their toll on the sputtering Pittsburgh Penguins, who haven't been able to stop the bleeding. Still, they know they're more than capable of turning things around. The visiting Penguins will try to do just that Saturday night against the St. Louis Blues, who own the league's best record over the last seven weeks. While Pittsburgh (32-17-9) sits comfortably...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

For Cardinals, so few spring questions -- yet we have answers

ST. LOUIS -- Their lineup is set and their roster is almost set. So what does that leave for the Cardinals to figure out during spring training about their position players? The batting order, of course. Last season, it was all about finding a successor in the two-hole for Carlos Beltran. This spring, manager Mike Matheny has two other issues to focus on: • How to split up his...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues' Fourteen Fund Casino Night

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February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Turnover-prone Tigers fall to Razorbacks

An 84-69 loss at No. 18 Arkansas Wednesday night makes it official: Missouri is enduring a historically bad season. The Tigers' 12th straight loss matched the school record last set in 1966-67. Missouri fell to 7-19 overall and dropped farther into the SEC cellar at 1-12. No other SEC team has fewer than four conference wins. 3-POINTERS First-half woes Though they stayed close early...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Team Preview: St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardinals and success go hand-in-hand. Not only have they made the postseason for four-straight years, but they’ve made it to the World Series four times in the past 11 years. Also, in the last four seasons, St. Louis either won the championship or they lost to the eventual champ. ALSO SEE: TEAM PREVIEWS ARCHIVES Key additions: Jason Heyward, Mark Reynolds, Jordan Walden, and...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mozeliak's pre-spring training Cardinals outlook

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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Lehtera scores winner, Blues beat Panthers 2-1 in shootout

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Jori Lehtera scored the winning goal in the fifth round of a shootout, and the St. Louis Blues beat the Florida Panthers 2-1 on Sunday. Vladimir Tarasenko also scored for St. Louis in the shootout, and Brad Boyes converted for Florida. Lehtera beat Roberto Luongo with a shot between the pads. Jaden Schwartz scored in regulation for the Blues, who are 15-3 in their...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Matheny, Maddon disagree on collision rule -- fuel for Cards-Cubs fire?

ST. LOUIS -- No one in baseball is a bigger proponent of the rule aimed at eliminating home-plate collisions than Cardinals manager Mike Matheny. No one in the game is a bigger opponent of the same rule than Joe Maddon, the new manager of the Cardinals' longstanding rival in Chicago. Might their difference of opinion bring a little more zing to the Cardinals-Cubs rivalry? Well, say...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Strong start and solid defensive performance give Blues edge over Coyotes

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues finally got a chance to play as the better-rested team, following a day off after back-to-back losses and three games in four days. Their energy looked better and stayed more consistent, though they still found themselves holding on for dear life at the end of Tuesday night's 2-1 win over Arizona, which was playing its third game in four days. Only some tremendous...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Tired Tigers worn down in worst home loss since 2006

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Keanau Post tipped in a basket for the other guys. Deuce Bello, in his first start, took three starts and two of them were air balls. Jakeenan Gant tried to save a ball from going out of bounds but instead tossed it into the back of the backboard. And the Tigers let the other guys shoot 70.4 percent in the second half. Yes, the disappointments continued for Missouri...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues look to re-establish winning ways with victory over Blackhawks

With the Chicago Blackhawks mired in their worst scoring drought in years, not surprisingly Patrick Kane brought them out of it. They can build more momentum Sunday before going back to Chicago after a long trip if they can beat a division rival which rarely loses at home, facing a St. Louis Blues team looking to re-establish its winning ways after its worst defeat of the season...
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February 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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