Pro Sports

Chiefs' Berry, Charles and Moeaki look good coming off knee injuries

Taken together, the knee injuries that took out the Pro Bowl running back, Pro Bowl safety and promising tight end before the 2011 season probably had more to do with last year's dismal campaign than any other factor.

Jason Vargas allows one hit in eight innings to beat Royals

Vargas (11-7) allowed just a fourth-inning double during his eight innings, while striking out five and walking three.

Rams rookies practice to prepare for arrival of veterans

Trumaine Johnson provided the final piece of the rookie class when he arrived a bit later than scheduled. A cornerback out of Montana, he slept through his alarm and missed his flight Wednesday morning after being the last rookie to come to terms with the team.

Cardinals record season-high 18 hits, beat Dodgers 7-4

The Cardinals answered the Dodgers' four-run fifth with four runs in the bottom half and Matt Holliday added his 17th homer in the sixth. They're 5½ games back in the NL Central but answered a 1-5 trip to open the second half with a combination of strong starting and offense that scored seven or more runs in four of the wins.

Furcal walkoff leads Cardinals to 3-2 win over Dodgers in 12 innings

Rafael Furcal singled home the winning run with two outs in the 12th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals dampened the Dodgers debut of Hanley Ramirez, beating Los Angeles 3-2 Wednesday night.

Angels beat Royals 11-6 behind Weaver, Trout

Jered Weaver won his seventh straight start to tie a career-best, Mike Trout and Torii Hunter homered, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 11-6 on Wednesday.

Smith throws well in Royals' victory over Angels

Will Smith (2-3) allowed a run, struck out four and walked four in a 4-1 victory Tuesday night over the club that drafted him in 2007 and traded him to Kansas City in 2010.

Cardinals call up lefty Brian Fuentes

The Cardinals purchased the contract of 36-year-old lefty Brian Fuentes from Double-A Springfield in time for Wednesday night's game against the Dodgers.

Wainwright keys Cardinals past Dodgers 8-2

The Cardinals beat the Angels 8-2, ending Los Angeles' five-game winning streak.

NBC to feature 5,535 hours of Olympic TV coverage

The Summer Olympics, which begin Friday, will feature 5,535 hours of coverage, but even more will be available through online streaming.

Royals can't hold off Angels

Los Angeles rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to beat Kansas City 6-3 on Monday night in Anaheim, Calif. 

Chiefs players Charles, Berry, Moeaki to return for training camp

Kansas City Chiefs players Charles, Berry and Moeaki will attend training camp after injuries kept them from competing last season.


Billingsley strong, Dodgers beat Cardinals 5-3

Cardinals lost to the Dodgers 5-3.

Fisher has Rams thinking positive heading into training camp

After winning only 15 games in the past five seasons, the Rams have a new coach who hopes to instill in his players optimism for the road ahead.

Doumit homers from both sides; Twins beat Royals

Ryan Doumit became the third Twins player to go deep both right-handed and left-handed in a game.

Lynn wins 12th; Cardinals top Cubs 7-0 for sweep

It's just the Cardinals' second series sweep overall at home, where they're 26-20.

Baseball, softball agree to merge in Olympic bid

Baseball and softball have agreed to merge into a single international federation in a joint bid in hopes of being reinstated in the Olympics by 2020.


Cardinals jump on Cubs with a dozen runs in seventh

St. Louis tied a 76-year-old major league record with seven doubles in the seventh inning of a 12-0 victory over Chicago on Saturday night.

Cain powers Royals to win over Twins

Lorenzo Cain delivered run-producing singles in the first and fifth innings, and he had an RBI double in the seventh in Kansas City's 7-3 win over Minnesota on Saturday.

Joe Mauer leads Twins to 4-3 win over Royals in 11 innings

Joe Mauer went 3-for-4 and scored the winning run in the 11th inning to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.