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Pujols vs. Young? Beltre vs. Freese? Advantage, whom?

A position-by-position look at the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals going into the World Series, starting Wednesday night at Busch Stadium:First baseCardinals: Albert Pujols. The three-time NL...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

The overARCHing question: Will anyone watch this World Series?

ST. LOUISA big star who’s overcome personal adversity. A popular band that everyone counted out. A crazy critter with a cute nickname.Turn on the TV this week, and you can see top talent, neat plot...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Wilson is cold, cool and chilled out

ST. LOUIS – The coolest person at the World Series is C.J. Wilson.The Texas Rangers pitcher chilled out as he prepared to face the St. Louis Cardinals in Wednesday night’s opener. He spent two...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Berkman offers mea culpa to the state of Texas

ST. LOUIS – Lance Berkman knew he couldn’t run from the cameras. So the Cardinals outfielder looked straight into the first one that zoomed in on his face and offered a mea culpa to the entire...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Is this Pujols’ farewell tour?

ST. LOUIS – If this is Albert Pujols’ farewell tour with the St. Louis Cardinals, it’s coming on the grandest of stages.The three-time National League MVP consistently has avoided discussing free...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

2012 Tour: Anybody’s game

PARIS – Tour de France riders will face steeper mountain climbs and longer time trials, making for a wide-open race aimed to give stars like defending champion Cadel Evans and Alberto Contador...

DATE: Oct. 18, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Going, going, gone to the Gateway

ENGLEWOOD – Tim Tebow lost his top target even before making his first start of the season.The Denver Broncos traded Pro Bowl receiver Brandon Lloyd, the league’s leading receiver last year, to the...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

A perfect storm in Las Vegas

The perfect storm: A high-banked oval crowded with the largest field of the season. Inexperienced or impatient drivers racing at more than 220 mph. Absolutely no room for error.What was supposed to...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Return to Revis Island

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – For a team in turmoil, this was one therapeutic win.It certainly wasn’t pretty or convincing. But it did the job for Rex Ryan and his feuding New York Jets.Darrelle Revis...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rangers, meet the Cardinals

ARLINGTON, TexasThe Texas Rangers know who they’re playing in the World Series.Yet, the American League champions don’t really know the St. Louis Cardinals.“They don’t know much about us other than...

DATE: Oct. 17, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Driver killed in fiery crash

LAS VEGAS – Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway after his car became ensnarled in a fiery 15-car pileup on Lap 13, flew over another vehicle and landed in a...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Sports Extra

starsQuarterbacksAaron Rodgers, Packers, helped Green Bay remain unbeaten by throwing for 310 yards and three TDs in a 24-3 victory over St. Louis.Josh Freeman, Buccaneers, was 23 of 41 for 303...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2011 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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