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Cool as ice

Cool as ice

November 15, 2013 at 7:11 pm 0 comments

Racing down the ice, junior center Andrew Greene swiftly passes the puck to fellow junior left wing Curran Eigelberger. Eigelberger handles the puck effortlessly on either side of his stick, beating a defender and launching a shot past the goalie and into the net for a Billiken goal. Unfortunately, most […]

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How long until opening day?

How long until opening day?

November 11, 2013 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

As I look forward to another break from school for Thanksgiving break, I begin thinking about those hard-hitting questions that my relatives will throw at me during our turkey-day festivities. “So, do you have a boyfriend yet?” “What’s new with school?” “What’s it like being the editor-in-chief of a college […]

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Club rowing makes waves

Club rowing makes waves

October 31, 2013 at 6:19 pm 0 comments

9 a.m. on the dot. Your alarm blares and the clock blinks impatiently. It seems far too early to begin the day, but you grudgingly step out of bed. One group of SLU students has already been up for hours, about five to be exact, in order to be ready […]

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Running & gunning for the Heisman

Running & gunning for the Heisman

October 25, 2013 at 4:18 pm 0 comments

The Heisman Memorial trophy is the single- most celebrated and sought-after award in American collegiate athletics. Its mission states: “The Heisman Memorial Trophy annually recognizes the outstanding college football player whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity”. Awarded each year since 1935, it is one of the […]

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Red Sox vs. Cardinals: A 2004 World Series Rematch

Red Sox vs. Cardinals: A 2004 World Series Rematch

October 25, 2013 at 4:15 pm 0 comments

In a rematch of the 2004 World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals will represent the National League against the Boston Red Sox of the American league in the 2013 World Series. In 2004, the Red Sox swept the Cardinals four games to none to end their 86-year World Series drought […]

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Fried chicken, golden thongs and no-hitters

Fried chicken, golden thongs and no-hitters

October 11, 2013 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

As the October Classic heats up, St. Louis moves into fall and Halloween is right around the corner, it only makes sense to take a look at one of the best parts of the game: superstition. In baseball, superstitions take on a wide variety of forms: curses, batting rituals, random […]

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Thirty-five seconds to naptime

Thirty-five seconds to naptime

October 11, 2013 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

College basketball has a scoring problem, and it’s losing fans because of it. Last season, teams scored an average of 67.5 points per game, the lowest point total since the 1951-1952 season. Because of this sustained drop in scoring and overall blandness of the college game, many fans care only […]

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Club Lacrosse begins practice

Club Lacrosse begins practice

October 4, 2013 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

This week, the Saint Louis University Men’s Club Lacrosse team began practice for their fall exhibition season. Club lacrosse plays their regular season in the springtime, but the condensed fall schedule offers teams the opportunity for additional practice time and more game experience. Lacrosse has seen a spike in popularity […]

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Cardinals, Clemens and $6 cotton candy

Cardinals, Clemens and $6 cotton candy

September 26, 2013 at 9:46 pm 0 comments

“Cold beer! Eight dollars! Get your cold beer right here!” The sounds and smells of “America” filled the crisp fall air; hot dogs, $8 Budweiser, and the sharp crack of a bat. I went to my first Major League Baseball game this past week, a 4-3 Cardinals’ win over the […]

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The things we don’t talk about

The things we don’t talk about

September 19, 2013 at 9:58 pm 0 comments

This is not another commentary about the NCAA. This is a commentary about the institutions that perpetuate the stranglehold of power that the NCAA has on America’s “amateur” athletes and college sports. Another piece of “investigative journalism,” this time from Sports Illustrated, has apparently lifted the curtain on rampant impropriety […]

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