Tom Ackerman

Starting pitcher Adam Wainwright #50 of the St. Louis Cardinals delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 22, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

ACKERMAN: 5 Quick Keys to the Cards Beating the Dodgers

Sports Director Tom Ackerman breaks down the 5 keys to the Cardinals beating the Dodgers.

10/03/2014

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ACKERMAN: Top 5 Sports Items to Monitor this Weekend

5) Who will bounce back in the NFC? With the Rams (1-2), Seahawks (2-1) and Cardinals (3-0) all getting bye weeks in the NFC West, it’s a good time for the division to pay attention to the 49ers (1-2), who have disappointed thus far.

09/25/2014

The St. Louis Blues brought new players Chris Butler and Paul Stastny to their Alma Mater, Chaminade College Preparatory School for an event where they answered questions, interacted with students and put on the Blue Note sweater for the first time. (Credit: KMOX)

ACKERMAN: Top 5 St. Louis Sports Stories to Follow This Weekend

5) Can Missouri improve to 4-0 and avoid looking ahead to next week’s showdown against South Carolina? You would certainly hope so.

09/18/2014

TUCSON, AZ - SEPTEMBER 08:  Quarterback Wes Lunt #11 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys throws a pass during the college football game against the Arizona Wildcats at Arizona Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Tucson, Arizona. The Wildcats defeated the Cowboys 59-38. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

ACKERMAN: Top 5 Reasons Why College Football is Better Than the NFL

Every Saturday, it’s the playoffs in college football. Lose at any time and you might have cost yourself a national championship.

09/11/2014

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WATCH: Jack Buck’s 9/11 Poem

Video of Jack Buck’s 9/11 poem at Busch Stadium.

09/11/2014

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Top 5 Cardinals To Watch In September

KMOX Sports Director Tom Ackerman breaks down the 5 Cardinals you need to keep an eye on as the season winds down.

08/28/2014

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5 Most Important Games For Mizzou This Season

With all respect to Fiesta Bowl champion Central Florida, Big Ten foe Indiana and a host of SEC opponents…here are the five important match-ups for the Tigers this season, in chronological order.

08/21/2014

Maty Mauk #7 of the Missouri Tigers attempts to break away from Dontavis Sapp #41 of the Tennessee Volunteers in the first quarter on November 2, 2013 at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Top 5 Things To Know About Mizzou’s Upcoming Season

On the heels of Mizzou football’s first practice of fall training camp on Monday, we take a look at the top 5 things you need to know about their upcoming season.

08/06/2014

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Top 5 Places To Park For A Cardinals Game

KMOX Sports Director Tom Ackerman shares his secrets to finding the best parking spot in downtown St. Louis when you’re headed to Busch Stadium.

07/31/2014

ST. LOUIS:  Ozzie Smith of the St. Louis Cardinals slides during an MLB game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. Smith played for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1982-1996. (Photo by Ron Vesely/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

Top 5 Cardinals Hall of Famers

How do I pick the five best Cardinals Hall of Famers? I’ll be leaving some amazing players off the list, won’t I? Here goes…

07/24/2014

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