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Albert Pujols

LONG BALL

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — Derek Holland kept Albert Pujols in the ballpark and the Texas Rangers in this World Series. In a title matchup that's getti...

World Series Power Outage

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 12.22.2011 | Sports

ARLINGTON, Texas — A blown call by first base umpire Ron Kulpa and a throwing error by first baseman by Mike Napoli led to a four-run fourth tha...

Lone Star Statement: Rangers Comeback To Win Game 2

Posted 12.21.2011 | Sports

Just when it looked like Allen Craig had parlayed a pair of pinch-hitting appearances into a stranglehold on the World Series MVP Award, the Texas Ran...

Pujols Miscue Hurts Cardinals In Messy Ninth

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.20.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Jason Motte faltered for the first time in the postseason. Albert Pujols closed his glove on air. The St. Louis Cardinals couldn't ...

World Series: Rangers And Cardinals Match Up

AP | By MIKE FITZPATRICK | Posted 12.19.2011 | Sports

-- A position-by-position look at the Texas Rangers and St. Louis Cardinals going into the World Series, starting Wednesday night at Busch Stadium: ...

Cardinals Take Wild Ride To World Series

AP | By COLIN FLY | Posted 12.17.2011 | Sports

MILWAUKEE -- Left behind in the postseason race, the St. Louis Cardinals decided that they'd focus on small goals in September. Now, the ultimate one ...

Cardinal Direction: St. Louis Leads Milwaukee In NLCS

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 12.12.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols hit an RBI double during a four-run first inning and the St. Louis bullpen bailed out Chris Carpenter as the Cardinals...

Cards Crush Brew Crew In Game 2

AP | CHRIS JENKINS | Posted 12.10.2011 | Sports

MILWAUKEE — Albert Pujols had one of the biggest postseason nights of his career in Game 2 of the NL championship series, going 4 for 5 with a h...

Pujols: MLB Treats Yankees Best

Posted 12.05.2011 | Sports

Not long after the Philadelphia Phillies took back home field advantage in the NLDS with a Game 3 victory in St. Louis on Tuesday night, Cardinals slu...

Brewers Outfielder Rips Pujols On Twitter After Ejection

Posted 11.08.2011 | Sports

Baseball fans have grown accustomed to the eccentric behavior of Milwaukee's Nyjer Morgan over the last few seasons. Whether he's getting into fights,...

Fiery Brewers Player Erupts

AP | Posted 11.07.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- ST. LOUIS (AP) – With two outs to go Wednesday night in what has been a spirited season series, Milwaukee's Nyjer Morgan added one ...

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Len Berman | Posted 10.17.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Is cleaning up college sports hopeless? A convicted Ponzi schemer claims he gave all sorts of stuff to University of Miami athletes.

Pujols Goes To 11

AP | Posted 10.17.2011 | Sports

PITTSBURGH -- Albert Pujols made another bit of history on Tuesday night but there was no post-game celebration in the St. Louis Cardinals' clubhouse....

Pujols Hits Longest Home Run In Busch Stadium

AP | Posted 10.15.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS -- Albert Pujols' National League-leading 29th home run in the first inning Sunday night was also the longest at 6-year-old Busch Stadium. ...

No Sweep For Rockies

AP | By R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 10.15.2011 | Denver

ST. LOUIS -- Albert Pujols' 465-foot home run got the St. Louis Cardinals started. The bullpen made sure the longest drive at six-year-old Busch Stadi...

Pujols Reaches Major Milestone

AP | Posted 09.29.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Ryan Theriot regained his hitting touch at the expense of his old teammates. Theriot, who broke a 2-for-38 slump with two hits afte...

Jordan Schultz

Behind The Scenes With Albert Pujols, Tony La Russa and Mark McGwire

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.25.2011 | Sports

The Huffington Post recently caught up with the St. Louis Cardinals, going all-access inside the clubhouse and in the dugout during their series with ...

Jordan Schultz

MLB News And Notes: Tony LaRussa Talks Albert Pujols Contract Negotiations, McCuthen Named All-Star

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

I recently caught up with St. Louis Cardinals Manager Tony LaRussa -- the truest of baseball men -- last week to speak about Albert Pujols' contract talks (or lack thereof), his ongoing relationship with Colby Rasmus and the importance of Chris Carpenter in the second half.

Jordan Schultz

Explaining MLB's Lack Of Hitting, Rise Of Pitching

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 09.10.2011 | Sports

In a meticulous sport where inches (sometimes centimeters) make all the difference between a win and a loss, over the past decade we've seen an influx...

Ahead Of Schedule

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 09.04.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols is more than just one of the best players in baseball. He's also an incredibly rapid healer. The St. Louis Cardinals ...

Pujols Coming Back Early?

AP | R.B. FALLSTROM | Posted 09.04.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols could be back in the St. Louis Cardinals' lineup as early as Tuesday night, beating the initial timetable for his retu...

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Len Berman | Posted 08.21.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Here's an Australian sports story that deserves the raspberry. Seven-year-old girls in a kickboxing match. The match ended in a draw, but it may be the last of its kind. The Queensland government is investigating.

Albert Pujols Injured, Out 4-6 Weeks

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.20.2011 | Sports

ST. LOUIS — St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols will be out for 4-6 weeks with a fractured left forearm, a devastating blow for a fr...

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Len Berman | Posted 08.06.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Today's the day that former Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress gets out of prison. He served 20 months for shooting himself in the leg. The media is speculating where he'll wind up.

The Biblical Implications Of Albert Pujols' Hug

Rabbi Joshua Hess | Posted 07.13.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Joshua Hess

When Albert Pujols hugged Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry during batting practice a couple of days ago, the encounter was quickly dubbed, "the hug heard around the world."