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Ricky O'Donnell

Newsdesk contributor

Ricky O'Donnell is the founder and editor of the Chicago sports blog Tremendous Upside Potential, which has updated daily since 2007. He has worked and written for the Chicago Sun-Times. He also wrote a weekly White Sox column at the Beachwood Reporter. O'Donnell lives in Bucktown and is a journalism graduate of Columbia College Chicago. He likes Derrick Rose, tacos, and Radiohead, pretty much in that order.

MOST RECENT POSTS

2012 MLB Futures Game Rosters: St. Louis Cardinals Prospects Oscar Taveras And Kolten Wong Named To Team

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The St. Louis Cardinals will be represented at the 2012 MLB Futures Game by Oscar Taveras and Kolten Wong.

Cardinals Vs. Tigers Preview: Kyle Lohse Meets Jacob Turner In Rubber Match

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The St. Louis Cardinals moved above .500 on Wednesday night by defeating the Detroit Tigers 3-1 behind a complete game from starter Jake Westbrook. On Thursday, St. Louis' veteran right Kyle Lohse...

Cardinals Vs. Tigers Final Score: Jake Westbrook's Complete Game Lifts St. Louis Over .500

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After back-to-back losses that dropped the team to .500 on the season, the St. Louis Cardinals needed a big effort from Jake Westbrook on Wednesday against the Detroit Tigers. Westbrook was able to...

2012 NHL Awards: St. Louis Blues' Ken Hitchcock Wins Jack Adams Award, Doug Armstrong Wins 'GM Of The Year'

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The St. Louis Blues finished with the second best record in the Western Conference last season, and much of their success can be tied directly to coach Ken Hitchcock. Hitchcock took over for Davis...

Cardinals Vs. Tigers Preview: Jake Westbrook Takes The Mound In Detroit

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The St. Louis Cardinals will try to get back over .500 on Wednesday when Jake Westbrook gets the start against the Detroit Tigers and their 23-year right-hander Rick Porcello. The Cards fell in the...

Cardinals Vs. Tigers Final Score: Detroit Earns 6-3 Win As Justin Verlander Bests Lance Lynn

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The Detroit Tigers never trailed during a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Comerica Park on Tuesday night. The highly-anticipated pitching matchup between Detroit's Justin Verlander and L...

Cardinals Vs. Tigers Preview: Lance Lynn Faces Justin Verlander

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The St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers begin a three-game series on Tuesday.

U.S. Open Golf 2012 Leaderboard: Tiger Woods Still Lurking At Olympic Club

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Second round action is underway at the Olympic Club, with the many of Thursday's leaders getting ready to start their round. All eyes will be on Tiger Woods, who hasn't won a major since a major...

White Sox Vs. Cardinals Preview: Jake Westbrook Meets Gavin Floyd In Rubber Match

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The St. Louis Cardinals will send 34-year old righty Jake Westbrook to the mound against the Chicago White Sox and starter Gavin Floyd on Thursday in the series rubber match. The Sox took the first...

White Sox Vs. Cardinals Final Score: Lance Lynn Shines In St. Louis' 1-0 Victory

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Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko came to the plate with one out and runners on the corners in the top of the ninth inning, but St. Louis Cardinals closer Jason Motte forced a double...

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