Pro Sports

Royals the latest victims in Braves' hot streak

Justin Upton, Jason Heyward and Dan Uggla homered in the eighth inning, and Juan Francisco hit a pair of solo shots earlier in the game to help the Braves win their 10th straight with a 6-3 victory over the Royals on Tuesday night.

Cardinals-Pirates game postponed due to rain

The cancellation allows St. Louis starter Jake Westbrook to reset his ERA to 0.00. The right-hander has struggled against the Pirates in his career, and Pittsburgh turned five consecutive singles in the first inning into four runs.

Cardinals rookie pitcher in fine form coming off gem against Milwaukee

In his first career start in the final game of the 2012 regular season, the hard-throwing right-hander carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning.

Chiefs open three-day voluntary minicamp without Branden Albert

Everyone on the roster was accounted for except the franchise left tackle, who coach Andy Reid said has made the decision to stay away from the team during the offseason program.

Longtime NFL broadcaster Pat Summerall dies at 82

Over four decades, Summerall described some of the biggest games in America in his deep, resonant voice.

Scott beats Cabrera in a playoff at Augusta

The Masters went to a sudden-death playoff for the second year in a row when Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera made matching birdies on the 72nd hole. Scott made a birdie on No. 18 to win.

Gordon sends Royals past Blue Jays with RBI single

Alex Gordon drove home Chris Getz on a walk-off single in the ninth inning Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2.

Blackhawks end Elliott streak, beat Blues

The Blackhawks lead the NHL with 68 points and have won five in a row. They're 3-1 against the Blues, all with Crawford in net.

Lucroy homers in 10th as Brewers defeat Cardinals

Jonathan Lucroy hit a solo homer in the 10th inning as the Brewers rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday and avoided a sweep. The Brewers had been shut out in 32 innings before Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer off reliever Trevor Rosenthal in the eighth that made it 3-2.

Dickey pitches Blue Jays to win over Royals

R.A. Dickey allowed one run and five hits in 6 1/3 innings on Friday in Kansas City, leading Toronto to a 3-2 win.

Wainwright stars on mound, at plate in Cardinals win

Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright pitched a four-hitter and had three hits of his own in his team's 8-0 win over the Brewers.

Elliott, Blues shut out Wild

Blues goalie Brian Elliott notched his third straight shutout in the win.


Cardinals rookie Adams making positive first impression at plate

The 24-year-old Adams is hitting .643 thus far in his rookie season.

Butler, Francoeur homer as Royals beat Twins 3-0

The Royals have won four straight and six of seven to move three-games above .500 for the first time since May 12, 2011, when they were 20-17.

Westbrook throws shutout as Cardinals tee off on Reds

Jake Westbrook led the Cardinals to a win against the Cincinnati Reds, 10-0, on Wednesday.

Guthrie solid in Royals' 7-4 win over Twins

Jeremy Guthrie (2-0) improved to 7-0 in his past 13 starts dating to last Aug. 8. Guthrie, who has a 2.37 ERA during the stretch, allowed four runs on six hits, including three home runs.

Connecticut overwhelms Louisville to win NCAA women's national championship

UConn's 93-60 win Tuesday night was the biggest blowout ever in a women's NCAA title game.

Lynn strikes out 10 in Cardinals victory

Lance Lynn (1-0) retired the first 10 batters with seven strikeouts before the Reds scratched out a run in the fourth on consecutive one-hit singles from Zack Cozart and Joey Votto and a sacrifice fly from Brandon Phillips.

Blues get fifth straight win in Nashville

The Blues extended their winning streak to a season-long five games and strengthened its chances of making the playoffs in the West, while the Predators fell deeper into last place in the Central Division.

Fans welcome home Cardinals, remember Stan Musial

The Cardinals' opener Monday against Cincinnati was the first game at Busch Stadium since Musial died in January at age 92. Fans stood, many with hats over their hearts, during a video tribute.