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Max Mandel

Newsdesk contributor

After graduating from Gonzaga University in 2009, Max Mandel has worked in the athletic world, while maintaining his role as a writer for Slipper Still Fits, the Gonzaga University athletics blog on SB Nation. Just months after graduating, Mandel started working for the Portland Trail Blazers as the Sports Reporter Intern. This position allowed him to provide game previews and recaps for the official website of the Trail Blazers, while also contributing to the fansite and message board community. Following that internship, Mandel spent a year at the America East Conference as the Marketing and New Media Intern, where he helped develop the social media and video production for America East. He currently works and resides in Portland, OR. Favorite Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves, St. Louis Rams, Gonzaga Bulldogs, Stanford Cardinal.

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After opening the series against the Chicago Cubs with a victory, the St. Louis bats struggled on Saturday, as it fell 3-2 at Wrigley Field. While the Cardinals have been playing some great...

Olympic Games 2012: USA Off To Strong Start

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With the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates both playing exceptional baseball since the All-Star break, the St. Louis Cardinals knew how important it was to take care of business against the C...

Cubs Vs. Cardinals Score Update: Game Remains Scoreless

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With the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates both playing exceptional baseball, the St. Louis Cardinals know how important staying in the NL Central race will be. After putting an end to their...

Cardinals Vs. Pirates Score Update: St. Louis Avoids Sweep With 5-4 Win

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After dropping the first two games in their key Central Division series against the Pittsburgh Pirates, the St. Louis Cardinals knew it was key to avoid a sweep. Thanks to a gutty performance from J...

Cardinals Vs. Pirates Score Update: St. Louis Falls 7-3

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In a key series that could go a long way to determine the NL Central Division, the St. Louis Cardinals again struggled against the rapidly improving Pittsburgh Pirates. In the second game of the...

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