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Rangers left wing Steve Vickers sneaks the puck past Bruins goalie Jacques Plante during a 1973 game at the Boston Garden. The Rangers have won seven straight, their longest winning streak since 1973. Meanwhile, the Bruins have won six straight and seem to be over their Stanley Cup hangover. (Tony Triolo/SI)

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Rangers left wing Steve Vickers sneaks the puck past Bruins goalie Jacques Plante during a 1973 game at the Boston Garden. The Rangers have won seven straight, their longest winning streak since 1973. Meanwhile, the Bruins have won six straight and seem to be over their Stanley Cup hangover. (Tony Triolo/SI)
POWER RANKINGS: Find out where the Rangers and Bruins stack upGALLERY: Iconic photos of the Bruins | Adventures of Sean Avery

A scene from the stands in Busch Stadium at Thursday’s Cardinals-Rangers World Series game. It’s good to be in St. Louis today. (REUTERS/Jim Young)

A scene from the stands in Busch Stadium at Thursday’s Cardinals-Rangers World Series game. It’s good to be in St. Louis today. (REUTERS/Jim Young)

Cardinals 3B David Freese rounds first as the dugout celebrates his game-winning solo home run against the Rangers in the eleventh inning of Thursday’s World Series Game 6. Game 7 is tonight in St. Louis. (REUTERS/Jim Young)

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GALLERY: Memorable WS Moments | Classic Game 7s

Cardinals 3B David Freese rounds first as the dugout celebrates his game-winning solo home run against the Rangers in the eleventh inning of Thursday’s World Series Game 6. Game 7 is tonight in St. Louis. (REUTERS/Jim Young)
LEMIRE: Local kid Freese comes up big for CardinalsVERDUCCI: Can Texas recover from Cruz’s miscue?VIDEO: Game 6 Report | Players react to Game 6GALLERY: Memorable WS Moments | Classic Game 7s

This week’s SI cover, featuring St. Louis’ Jon Jay and Texas’ Yorvit Torrealba. (Al Tielemans/SI)

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This week’s SI cover, featuring St. Louis’ Jon Jay and Texas’ Yorvit Torrealba. (Al Tielemans/SI)
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St. Louis pitcher Chris Carpenter dives to cover first base and put out Texas’ Elvis Andrus during the first inning of Wednesday’s game. Carpenter pitched six innings and gave up two earned runs in the Cardinals’ 3-2 victory. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes)

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REITER: LaRussa outmanages Washington in Game 1
VIDEO: Carpenter bucks postseason trend | Game 1 highlights

St. Louis pitcher Chris Carpenter dives to cover first base and put out Texas’ Elvis Andrus during the first inning of Wednesday’s game. Carpenter pitched six innings and gave up two earned runs in the Cardinals’ 3-2 victory. (REUTERS/Jeff Haynes)
VERDUCCI: Carpenter pitches like ace as Cards take Game 1REITER: LaRussa outmanages Washington in Game 1VIDEO: Carpenter bucks postseason trend | Game 1 highlights

This week’s SI covers, featuring Albert Pujols and Nelson Cruz. (Pujols: John Biever/SI; Cruz: Greg Nelson/SI)

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The White Sox hired Robin Ventura to be their new manager. Let’s hope his tenure is more successful than this 1993 fight against Nolan Ryan in which Chicago’s new skipper was punched six times by the 46-year old before teammates came to his rescue. (AP)

VIDEO: David Wells on White Sox decision to hire Ventura
SI VAULT: It’s a season of bench-clearing brawls (8.16.93)

The White Sox hired Robin Ventura to be their new manager. Let’s hope his tenure is more successful than this 1993 fight against Nolan Ryan in which Chicago’s new skipper was punched six times by the 46-year old before teammates came to his rescue. (AP)
VIDEO: David Wells on White Sox decision to hire VenturaSI VAULT: It’s a season of bench-clearing brawls (8.16.93)