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Blues Challenge Canucks in Stanley Cup Playoffs

(STL.News) The NHL’s stunted season is finally coming toward a close with the start of Stanley Cup Playoffs.  The playoffs began on Tuesday, August 11, with eight teams from the Eastern andWestern Conferences facing off against one another in seeded positions.The Saint Louis Blues, coming off their 2019 first-ever Stanley Cup Final win, began their seven-game series against the Vancouver Canucks last week.  Though the Blues may currently stand at the top of the Western Conference, the team’s journey to the playoffs hasn’t been the smoothest.In fact, the Blues went 0-3 in their qualifying round matches against the Dallas Stars (2-1), Vegas Golden Knights (6-4), and the Colorado Avalanche (2-1).  At the moment, fans are stuck in Saint Louis without the chance to cheer on their team in-person...

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Tiz the Law Increases Triple Crown Hype After Travers Stakes Domination

(STL.News) The Triple Crown is the most coveted achievement in all of North American horse racing.  So difficult is it to achieve, only 13 horses have been able to do so in its 145-year history.The Triple Crown is awarded to any horse that wins the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes – races reserved for three-year-old thoroughbreds – in the same season.Legendary racehorses such as Secretariat, American Pharoah, and War Admiral are among its alumni, and in 2020, Tiz the Law is aiming to become Triple Crown winner No 14.In this the most unique of years for horse racing, the Triple Crown schedule has been adjusted in response to the coronavirus outbreak.  This has meant that the Belmont Stakes – traditionally the final race – has been staged first and will be followed by the...

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