Pro Sports

Column: Jackson a Hail Mary that might succeed

If there's something James Dolan seems to have finally figured out from his tenure as chairman of the New York Knicks, it's this: It's a lot easier to get people to pay their cable bills every month than it is to build a winning franchise in the NBA.

Chiefs GM Dorsey says Sanders fiasco 'put to bed'

Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said Tuesday the controversial signing of wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by AFC West-rival Denver has been "put to bed" and that he's focused on what he can do during the rest of free agency and the draft.

Red Sox beat Cardinals 10-5

Grady Sizemore had three hits, scored three runs and showed a good glove in the outfield, helping the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-5 Monday.

Backes scores 2, Miller wins again for Blues

With Vladimir Tarasenko and T.J. Oshie both out of the St. Louis Blues lineup, captain David Backes stepped up to fill the void.

Colts owner Jim Irsay has double image in media

Colts owner Jim Irsay is known in NFL circles as a tough businessman and eccentric billionaire who enjoys interacting with fans about his beloved team and favorite songs from bands such as the Beatles and the Grateful Dead.

Columbia's Carl Edwards leads Ford sweep at rain-soaked Bristol

Carl Edwards claimed a rain-soaked win at Bristol Motor Speedway, where weather wreaked havoc on yet another Sprint Cup race this season.

Vargas tires in 5th, Royals edge Padres 9-6 in 10

Jason Vargas cruised through four innings before allowing two home runs in the fifth during the Kansas City Royals' 9-6 victory over the San Diego Padres in 10 innings Sunday.

Niese exits early, Mets top Cardinals 10-4

Jonathon Niese lasted only two innings for a New York Mets split squad Sunday, leaving a 10-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals with a sore left elbow.

Joe Kelly stars in Cardinals' 6-2 baseball win over Braves

Joe Kelly pitched into the sixth inning and had three hits to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Saturday.

NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat Edmonton Oilers 6-2

Alex Pietrangelo started a four-goal third period and Jaden Schwartz scored twice to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-2 on Thursday night.

Lance Lynn fans 10 in Cardinals' 11-0 win against Braves

Lance Lynn rebounded from a bad outing to strike out his final eight batters and 10 overall in four innings Thursday during the St. Louis Cardinals' 11-0 win over the Atlanta Braves.

Darrelle Revis, Darren Sproles highlight Thursday's NFL free agency moves

Darrelle Revis and Darren Sproles found landing spots in the Northeast. Now Steve Smith and James Harrison look for new NFL homes.

Perez, Moustakas shine in Royals win over A's

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 3 for 3 with a solo homer, double and single, and Salvador Perez hit a two-run home run.


Wong hits home run for second straight day; Cardinals top Mets

Wong went 2 for 4 Wednesday and is 7 for 15 with two home runs and six RBIs in four games against the Mets this spring training. He is 0 for 9 with two walks in his other five exhibition games.

Denver Broncos, DeMarcus Ware agree to deal

Ware becomes Denver's latest defensive addition in free agency, agreeing to a three-year, $30 million deal.

Braves sign former Royals pitcher Santana to bolster rotation

The 33-year-old right-hander went 9-10 with a 3.24 ERA in 32 starts for the Kansas City Royals last season and should make a huge impact with the battered Braves, who are facing the prospect of losing Kris Medlen for the season and opening with Brandon Beachy and Mike Minor on the disabled list.

Former NFL player Darren Sharper charged with sexual assault in Arizona

Police reports say two women in their early 20s said Sharper drugged and sexually assaulted them at a Tempe apartment after a group including Sharper went drinking at bars in nearby Scottsdale.

Bonds back in Giants uniform as camp coach

Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.

Cabrera's two homers lead Tigers over Cards 17-5

Miguel Cabrera, two-time American League MVP, hit his first two home runs of spring training, leading the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals 17-5. AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer struck out five in 4 2/3 scoreless innings Monday.

Chiefs expected to be much quieter in free agency

After being active in free agency last year, the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to sign fewer players this time around.