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1997 Cardinals had worst start in franchise history

Struggling to score, the Cardinals opened the 1997 season by losing a franchise-record six in a row.

From April 1-6, the 1997 Cardinals scored a total of 12 runs in losing three to the Expos at Montreal and three to the Astros at Houston. 948 more words


Man Utd star embarrasses opponents: You don’t get this impression - Martin Keown

Marcus Rashford has earned himself a massive fan at Manchester United in the form of Arsenal legend Martin Keown.
The player-turned-pundit has hailed United’s young forward ahead of his return to the senior England team . 216 more words


Bill Hands and a 1969 showdown between Cubs, Cardinals

Bill Hands, whose effective starting pitching helped transform the Cubs from losers to contenders under manager Leo Durocher, was a familiar opponent of the Cardinals in the late 1960s and early 1970s. 827 more words


How Mike Caldwell recovered from Cardinals rejection

In his spring training stint with the Cardinals, Mike Caldwell appeared to be a pitcher whose career was in decline. Shelled early and often, Caldwell showed no signs of developing into what he would become: a 20-game winner who would torment the Cardinals in the World Series. 983 more words


Outworking your opponents 

As I have said in an earlier blog post, competition from others can be such a positive thing for anyone looking to succeed. It can make you work much harder than you ever think. 437 more words


Camara elected to FIFA council after opponents unexpectedly withdraw

As reported by Reuters, Almamy Kabele Camara of Guinea has been elected unopposed to the council of FIFA, a week before African elections for the post were to be held, after both his rivals pulled out hours before FIFA announced the results of background investigations on prospective candidates. 276 more words