The St. Louis Rams invited all three schools from the Ferguson-Florissant School District to use their indoor practice facility for the remainder of the week. Missouri's high school season begins Friday.
Around Kansas City, Eric Fisher has become a popular scapegoat for the struggles of the offense, part of the burden that comes with being the No. 1 overall draft pick. But there are reasons to believe that he will eventually turn the corner, even if it takes a magnifying glass to see them.
Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam, Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings and the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night.
"It didn't hurt my feelings one bit beating him," right-hander Lance Lynn said after working seven scoreless innings against 15-game winner Johnny Cueto in St. Louis' 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. "You see all the leader boards and you see his name up at the top. I outpitched him tonight, so yeah."
Whether it was San Francisco and Seattle, the league's best rivalry, meeting in the NFC championship game, or the Seahawks posting the most lopsided Super Bowl victory in two decades by routing Denver, the profile of the NFC West is drastically different from a few years ago.
As good as any division a year ago, the AFC West is about to get tested.
Brian Hoyer was named the Browns' starting quarterback over Johnny Manziel.
The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and the team will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
Joe Gibbs Racing announces the addition of Columbia native Carl Edwards.
Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.
Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams' single. After Peter Bourjos ran for Holliday, Jhonny Peralta walked to load the bases. Hoover (1-10) then plunked Jay to force in Bourjos with the winning run.
Matzek (2-9) came into Tuesday with a 9.60 ERA in August but was having his best outing since blanking Pittsburgh over seven innings on July 26 when he ran into trouble with two outs in the seventh. Matzek got the first two outs before allowing a pinch-hit single to Josh Willingham and walking Nori Aoki.
Robinson projects as a main tackle eventually, but being versatile is always a plus. He admits it's been difficult mentally at times.
Jamaal Charles was held out of practice Tuesday after the Pro Bowl running back hurt his foot in a freak accident while moving out of the dorms at Missouri Western last week.
Cleveland first-year coach Mike Pettine still hasn't chosen his Week 1 starting quarterback, and that's not his fault. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't convinced him — or anyone, really — that they deserve the job.
Under the deal, the Vikings will donate an undisclosed sum of money to five gay rights-related charities over the next five years. Kluwe said he won't receive any money as part of the settlement.
The ARRIS Group will sponsor Carl Edwards' No. 19 Toyota for 17 races.
Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez, and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.
Cardinals celebrate Hollywood actor and MU alumnus Jon Hamm at Busch Stadium.
Jamaal Charles was hurt moving out of the dorms. And while all the tests came back negative, coach Andy Reid said Monday that he's unsure just how long the explosive running back will be out.