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The story of how the Cardinals pursued Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds might have broken Hank Aaron’s career home run record as a member of the Cardinals, not the Giants, if he and the Redbirds had been able to agree on a compensation package. 940 more words


Boo Ferriss had role in Cardinals World Series controversy

If Red Sox ace Boo Ferriss would have started Game 6 of the 1946 World Series against the Cardinals, would Boston have won the championship? In retrospect, probably not, but at the time the decision by Red Sox manager Joe Cronin to hold Ferriss for a possible Game 7 created controversy and second guessing. 965 more words


Ralph Branca produced pair of gems against Cardinals

Ralph Branca came close to pitching two no-hitters against the Cardinals within a span of a month. Instead, he earned a one-hit shutout in one of those games and he had another one-hitter when he departed with two outs in the ninth inning of the other game. 972 more words


How Brett Cecil fared against Cardinals

Before he became a premier reliever coveted by the Cardinals, Brett Cecil was a promising starting pitcher for the Blue Jays. In 2010, he earned 15 wins as a starter, but his path to a successful season hit a rough spot against the Cardinals. 454 more words


Trump hires two net neutrality opponents to oversee FCC transition

(Source: arstechnica.com)

President-elect Donald Trump has appointed two outspoken opponents of net neutrality rules to oversee the Federal Communications Commission’s transition from Democratic to Republican control. 567 more words


Jakarta leader questioned after violent hardline demo

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

JAKARTA: Indonesian police on Monday (Nov 7) questioned Jakarta’s Christian governor for allegedly insulting Islam, after the accusations sparked a violent mass protest by hardliners in the Muslim-majority country. 353 more words

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Pre-Electoral Mountain West Roundup

This has been the most dispiriting election most of us have ever lived through, and the Mountain West conference is a perennial disappointment. Can’t wait to get the results of both over with! 592 more words

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