Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Hull Was Right; but Silence Is Golden, Brett

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Hull Was Right; but Silence Is Golden, Brett

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I watched a hockey game Saturday night and an episode of "Star Trek" broke out. Enough with the high-tech, glow-in-the-dark gimmick puck. Hockey fans have no problem in seeing the real puck. And if American TV producers want to learn how to stage an entertaining hockey game, all they need to do is get some tapes of "Hockey Night in Canada."

Chris Pronger is the Shawn Bradley of the NHL.

For those who think the Post-Dispatch went kooky with Rams coverage this season, check this out: The Dallas Morning News is sending 35 writers and photographers to Super Bowl 30.

What a weird, unsettling afternoon of basketball in Ames, Iowa, for Missouri. Let's hope that this isn't the start of the annual Psychodrama, which can lead to a Mizzou nervous breakdown.

John Madden didn't forget Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce, who was named to the All-Madden Team. And Larry Champagne - the St. Louis schoolkid who stopped the runaway bus - was named All-Madden MVP.

There was some loose chatter concerning realignment at the major-league baseball meetings last week. One idea being tossed around would have the Cardinals switching leagues with Texas and being slotted in a division with Kansas City.

I guess Lawrence Phillips wouldn't have lasted too long playing for Bob Knight.

Charlie Spoonhour is becoming the Jerry Jones of St. Louis; now he's wearing the Nike emblem on his turtleneck.

Brett Hull was 100 percent correct in what he said about Mike Keenan over the weekend . . . but how will the words help the strained Hull-Keenan relationship? I enjoy hearing what Brett has to say. Still, wouldn't it be nice if the Blues just hushed and played hockey?

More tough talk about Ozzie Smith from Tony La Russa. In an interview with the Baltimore Sun, La Russa said: "The guy who plays the best (at shortstop) will play the most. …

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