2 years ago

Matheny announces Craig will be on World Series roster

(KSDK Sports) -- The Cardinals announced today thatfirst basemanAllenCraig will be on the World Series roster .

Yes, the same Craig that had 97 RBI, and was hitting a major-league leading .454 with runners in scoring position Sept. 4 when he suffered a sprained left foot.

USA Today's Bob Nightengale said, "The Cardinalsactually have the edge at DH: There's no advantage this time for the Red Sox, because the Cardinals' DH happens to be Allen Craig."

On Sunday, Craig declared that he is back, and certainly looked it in the batting cage, spraying the ball to all fields against his teammates, and running fine to first base.

"I'm not a doctor,'' Craig said, "but I feel like I timed it pretty well with the World Series starting this week. I'm starting to feel better.''


2 years ago

What's Your Body Type

You may have heard it said that all men are created equal. As lovely as that thought is, it just isnt true. The men that first made that suggestion might have been better suited to say that all men deserve the same opportunity (even if they are women), but that is another discussion entirely. The fact remains that despite how some people try to convince us otherwise, we are all different. There is no such thing as one size fits all.

If you have been in the fitness world long enough you come to realize that some things may come easier to you than

2 years ago

Minimal Time Training

Time is precious - for some, training 6-8 times a week is entirely do-able. Not everyone however, has the circumstances to do this. Does that mean that fewer sessions mean worthless results? No way! Primarily, this article is designed to appeal to persons with 3 days a week or less to train but all the techniques and exercises can be used by anyone for their own programme. Great results can be achieved via increasing speed, strength and muscle mass with these programs. While training with fewer workouts is not necessarily going to turn you into an Olympian gold medallist, the workout efficiency is very high and the results can be excellent.

Below are options for 1, 2 and 3 da

2 years ago

Vatican takes a modern approach to exorcism and the devil, author says

When veteran Vatican journalist John Thavis interviewed exorcists for his new book, many said right off that exorcism was nothing at all like the movie.

These American and Italian priests were referring to the 1973 movie The Exorcist made from William Peter Blattys novel, which was based on a St. Louis event.

In the late 1940s, Saint Louis University Jesuits professors Father William S. Bowdern and his assistant Father Walter Halloran performed the Catholic rite of exorcism on a young boy (a girl in the movie) at SLUs DuBourg Hall and Alexian Brothers Hospital.

When I talked to exorcists theyd say it is not like the movie, then, after about 10 minutes of saying most were

2 years ago

Siblings reunite at Lambert after 60 years

ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) - It was an emotional sibling reunion at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport Tuesday.

Gloria Gonzalez lives in Fairview Heights, but is originally from Cuba. Her sister came to visit from Cuba on Tuesday, and they haven't seen each other in 60 years.

"Oh I never would have recognized you. You recognized me, but I didn't recognize you. You said Cook-ah and that's the name you used to call me, Cook-cah," said Gloria.

Her sister has a five year visa so she hopes this will be one of many visits.


2 years ago

Recipe: Healthy & Speedy Minestrone Soup

There are as many varieties of Minestrone (literally "BIG SOUP") as there are people who cook it. My version is is created with speedy preparation in mind and avoids using pasta substituting Pearl Barley as the thickener, though wholemeal pasta can be used if you prefer. Also avoided are the use of chicken stock or stock cubes instead adding salt and lots of ground pepper directly. You can easily add/remove vegetables and pulses as availability and taste dictate.

Ingredients 4 large carrots 1 large onion 2 medium leeks 4 sticks celery 2x 400g tinned tomatoes 1x 400g tinned mixed beans 120g dried pearl barley 2 teaspoons sea salt flakes (or any salt) 1 teaspoon ground white pepper 1 teaspoon ground black pepper Any fresh vegetables you like (e.g. runner beans)


2 years ago

Man clocked at 112 mph was headed to court for past speeding

Close up view of a speeding ticket and a car key(Photo: Stockbyte, Getty Images)

ROYALTON, Vt. (AP) - A driver clocked at 112 mph on an interstate in Vermont told police he was heading to traffic court to take care of a speeding ticket.

Trooper Rich Slusser says the 33-year-old man from West Hartford, Connecticut, was also weaving in and out of traffic in Royalton on Interstate 89 before he was pulled over Wednesday afternoon. The speed limit on the interstate is 65 mph.

The driver has been charged with excessive speeding and negligent operation.

Slusser says the man was given a citation ordering him to appear in Vermont Superior Court in White River Junction on Oct. 27.

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