If you want to get someone's attention, whisper. That old investment brokerage ad is the opposite of what is going on regarding shootings in Ferguson and Tower Grove. When people threaten violence or blankly label one as a racist, it's very hard to listen. The same holds true for those who sum up the plight of impoverished black communities as "that's how those people are."
A pair of injured Cardinals will avoid surgery for now. Catcher Yadier Molina and pitcher Adam Wainwright will try to heal their ailments with offseason rest. Molina suffered an oblique injury during the playoffs, while Wainwright dealt with elbow stiffness at times throughout the season.