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Blues-Canadiens Preview

(AP) – The NHL-leading Montreal Canadiens and St. Louis Blues had been cruising along before getting shut out in their last game. Both teams will try to bounce back Thursday night in Montreal, where St. Louis has won six of seven. The Canadiens (14-5-1) outscored opponents 23-7 during a six-game winning streak before falling 4-0 to Pittsburgh on Tuesday. Montreal ...

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Hansbrough Carries Mizzou Over Texas A&M 34-27

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) – Russell Hansbrough ran for a career-high 199 yards and two touchdowns to help Missouri to a 34-27 win over Texas A&M on Saturday night. Missouri (8-2, 5-1 SEC) scored 28 points in the third quarter to erase a seven-point halftime deficit and take a 34-20 lead. The Aggies got within a touchdown early in the fourth ...

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Sasser, Mauk Lead Missouri Past Vanderbilt 24-14

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) – Bud Sasser scored two touchdowns and Russell Hansbrough added another to lead Missouri past Vanderbilt 24-14 Saturday and end a two-game home losing streak. After scoring twice apiece on special teams and defense last week at Florida, the Tigers (6-2, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) used three touchdowns by their offense against the Commodores (2-6, 0-5). Missouri gained 385 ...

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Wainwright Undergoes Elbow Surgery

ST. LOUIS (AP) – After getting a second opinion, Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright had what the team described as minor elbow surgery on Friday. The operation was an arthroscopic procedure to trim a small piece of cartilage from the right elbow, according to the Cardinals. The 33-year-old Wainwright is expected to begin physical therapy in two weeks and resume his ...

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Rams Cut Ray Ray Armstrong

ST. LOUIS (AP) – One day after St. Louis’ special teams struggled in a loss at Philadelphia, Rams coach Jeff Fisher took steps to rectify the situation by releasing linebacker Ray Ray Armstrong. “We’re disappointed in our special teams production,” Fisher said Monday. “It’s the first time I’ve ever said that.” The Eagles scored on a blocked punt just 23 ...

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Cardinals Announce Roster for NL Division Series

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Veterans Jason Motte, Mark Ellis and A.J. Pierzynski have been left off the St. Louis Cardinals’ 25-player roster for the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The team announced its roster Thursday, when the Cardinals worked out in 95-degree heat at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers have yet to release their roster. The deadline is ...

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Blues Sign Jaden Schwartz to 2-Year Contract

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Restricted free-agent left wing Jaden Schwartz signed a two-year contract with the St. Louis Blues on Saturday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited to have Jaden in the fold for the next two seasons,” general manager Doug Armstrong said in a statement. “He is an exciting young talent that will play a ...

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