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  • Happy Days by Bob Ryan  This weekend was the ol’ Happy Days of Milwaukee all over again…I was looking for Richie Cunningham, Fonzie, Al Delvecchio, Mom & Pop Cunningham and the entire crew again ..things always worked out for them … somehow… despite the dire circumstances of the early minutes of the show…it all fell in line and had a ...
  • Real Season – What Do You Expect by Bob Ryan The Real Season began this week in the NHL….what are YOUR real expectations of the Blues— let’s try to think of it as must of us do…with our hearts, mind and eyes. ….With our hearts ….of course we all have high hopes…the team has played much better with Yeo as coach and actually have improved since ...
  • Tracking Down the Tiger Coach by Bob Ryan The Missouri basketball program will be looking for a new head coach following news that Kim Anderson is stepping down after three seasons. I feel that considering that he had absolutely NO idea that the school was under investigation when he signed his contract that the school should create a temporary position for him as ...
  • Madness in Sports by Bob Ryan Madness around the sports world…. ….Kevin Garnett set off many basketball folks when he said  “AAU has killed our league” recently…I will grant you that the very, very good players have improved with all the traveling, competition, etc as they play spring & summer AAU ball. For the many “good” players, it seems to me that ...
  • Spring Winds of Sports by Bob Ryan The Spring winds  of sports come blowin in ….with the temp breaking into the 60’s-70’s comfortably, sun shining, winds blowing in from across the sea (thank You Francis Albert Sinatra)…man…it’s like spring….and Spring has also blown in all kinds of stuff for the sports world… ….OK…I’m eating my crow pie….the Blues DO look like a different ...
  • Hack … was it enough by Bob Ryan The Cardinals were handed down a punishment for one of their employees “hacking” the Houston Astros data base….this is like stealing the St. Peter’s bones from the Vatican!  The MLB Comish fined them $2mil and they were forced to hand over the #2 and #3 round picks of 2017 to Houston…..oh…btw…Chris Correa is behind bars ...
  • Cards down to Florida by Bob Ryan The Cards will move down to Florida to begin prep for the 2017 season. As they unload their truck loads of equipment…they’ll also be unloading other things….like plenty of questions…That’ll be a time to begin sorting out some answers to these questions..some heavy …some light…as all teams do in spring training…I’m sure you could make ...
  • NCIS by Bob Ryan NCIS of sports…no this isn’t a review of the TV show–Naval Criminal Investigative Service which has been extremely popular …ever since season 7 (in its 14th season) NCIS has been the most watched scripted show on American television.actually surpassing Sunday Night Football last year… this NCIS is an acronym… No Change in Sports…sure some of the size ...
  • Frozen-in some way! by Bob Ryan The Holidays seem to make time get “frozen”….most of our daily concerns, worries, etc seem to be frozen as we indulge in the joy of family, friends and fun over the Holidays….but all good things do come to an end…so here we go taking a look forward and backward… …the joy experienced by many of the ...
  • 2017 Resolutions by Bob Ryan For some reason, many people feel compelled to make New Year’s resolutions….to make determined decisions to change one’s life is good…but it doesn’t have to be limited to New  Years Day….so in the spirit of the season….here we go…some may include writers’ liberty…  ….Manifesto has resolved NOT to use Yadi in more than 135 games….this is ...
  • Top Stories of 2016 by Bob Ryan The top Local Sports stories of 2016…..those that seemed to generate the most discussions and debates…. 1st–Local Lou Sports Stories… #1 Departure of R_ _ _–this story still percolates…most StL folks fall into 1 of 3 tents—a)  have complete apathy towards R_ _ _ and often the entire NFL b) total revulsion towards the R _ _ ...
  • Dear Santa 2016 by Bob Ryan It’s that time of year….Santa is getting deluged by thousands and thousands of letters….we were able to peek at a few prior to dropping them back into Santa’s “in-box”…. …..Dear Santa, Please send us another Matt Holliday…..Cardinal Glennon Hospital ….Dear Santa, Please send me some more Blues goals…the “Towel Man” ….Dear Santa, Please send me better weather…..I haven’t ...
  • ‘Tis the Season by Bob Ryan ‘Tis the Season…..all the annual hustle/bustle  of Christmas  begins as Christmas decorations begin appearing inside & outside…..holiday shoppers appear in larger numbers… Holiday parties flourish …since Christmas parties aren’t allowed…MLB winter meetings bring player movements….bowl matchups are announced…so a quick look at the sports news of the “Season”   Some reactions to the baseball winter meetings & ...
  • Fabulous 5th by Bob Ryan Dec 5….maybe you never realized how important of a day it is in our history… …it was on this date that Columbus discovered Haiti in 1492… …Walt Disney was born on this date in 1901 ….…I mean how could we have ever survived without his cartoons, animation and Disneyland (which led to other theme parks) ? …or the ...
  • Better Sooner than Later by Bob Ryan The old adage of….it’s better late than never…is sometimes true….sometimes its sooner rather than later and sometimes it’s better not at all than late…but anyway….consider… …I read an article that the NY Yankees who had accumulated a plethora of prospects in the Aroldis Chapman  & Andrew Miller trades were considering packaging many of them in a ...