A win tonight would put the Blues in the conference finals for the first time in 15 years. St. Louis last reached hockey's third round in 2001.
The Cardinals begin a six-game California road trip tomorrow night in Anaheim. They'll play the Angels for three games and then head over to Los Angeles for three more with the Dodgers.
The Cardinals are currently third in the NL Central at 16-and-16. That puts them a game-and-a-half behind the Pirates and nine games behind the first-place Cubs.
John Jaso and Gregory Polanco homered to power the Pirates to a 10-5 win over the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Michael Wacha gave up four runs in six innings to fall to 2-and-3.
Nyquist proved why he was the favorite to win the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby, overtaking Gun Runner at the top of the stretch to win the first jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown.
One big swing for Matt Carpenter put it away for the St. Louis Cardinals. This time, the Pittsburgh Pirates had no chance for another rally.
Dmitrij Jaskin scored the go-ahead goal in his first appearance of the postseason as the Blues downed the Stars, 4-1 in Dallas to take a 3-2 series lead.
Kirkwood at Washington for a doubleheader at Ronsick Field....
Game 1-Kirkwood 6 Washington 3
Game 2-Washington 3... more
NJCAA Region 16 Division II Tournament at East Central College in Union....
St. Louis Community College 9 ECC 1.
The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Sophomore Lauren Gerlemann from New Haven High School.
Our nation's founders were well versed in the lessons of the history that preceded them. They knew of power's natural tendency to escalate into greater power.
So they included the Bill of Rights, based on the notion of individual self-determination.
Never talk about Sex, Religion or Politics.
Honey draws more flies than vinegar.
These adages seem to have gone by the wayside in today's world of the social-network connected.
Intolerance and groupthink are not the domain of a single party, candidate or ideology.