May 27, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (2) bats against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fourth inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

St. Louis Sports Link Dump: June 11


Here are some of the best St. Louis sports stories from around the internet for June 11, 2014.

Rams: Ramblin Fan’s Lawrence Pereira debates how big of a role Rams receiver Austin Pettis will have in 2014.

Fox Sports Midwest’s Nate Latsch writes about Tavon Austin’s plans to improve in 2014.

Cardinals: Redbird Rants’ Daniel Solzman talks to two Cardinals draft picks, 2nd-rounder Andrew Morales and 40th-rounder Davis Ward.

MLB.com’s Jennifer Langosch details the roster decision the Cardinals will be forced to make with Matt Adams’ imminent return.

ESPN’s Michael Knisley writes about Adams’ extreme success against the infield shifts of opponents.

Illini: Writing Illini’s Ricky Widmer tells Illini fans how much they should read into ESPN ranking the Illinois football team 73rd heading into the 2014 season.

Scout.com’s Beth Long profiles some standout players from the Illini’s high school football camp tour.

Rivals.com’s Jeremy Werner writes about former Illini basketball star Dee Brown’s plans to enter the coaching ranks.

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