Pro Sports

Chiefs remain on top of AP Pro32 power rankings

The unbeaten Chiefs barely held onto the top spot Tuesday in voting by a 12-member media panel that regularly covers the league. Kansas City, off last week, earned 374 points and five first-place votes, while the second-place Seahawks had 373 points and five No. 1 nods.

Bucs hold off Dolphins 22-19 for first victory

Rookie Mike Glennon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tackle Donald Penn and led a long fourth-quarter touchdown drive to put the Buccaneers ahead for good in a 22-19 victory over the embattled Miami Dolphins on Monday night.

Bad day at worst time ruins Kenseth's season

Matt Kenseth did his best to put on a brave face following his worst performance of the season, which just happened to come at the worst possible time in his championship battle with Jimmie Johnson.

Rookies of the Year: Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers

Fernandez stood out in a very deep National League class, and Myers took home the American League prize after putting up impressive offensive numbers in barely half a season.

13 free agents turn down qualifying offers

Thirteen $14.1 million qualifying offers were turned down Monday, as baseball's general managers began their fall meeting Monday.


Alderson: Stacking money, but Mets have only 5s

After two offseasons of cutting payroll, the Mets are ready to spend now that Johan Santana, Jason Bay, Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes and Francisco Rodriguez all are off the active books.


Rams at best entering bye week

The Rams built such a huge cushion against the heavily favored Indianapolis Colts that they didn't need any late-game scores to end a three-game losing streak.

MRI shows no damage to Manning's ankle

Peyton Manning is expected to play Sunday when the 8-1 Broncos take on the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs.


Chiefs back to work as Broncos showdown awaits

The Chiefs spent their bye week preparing to face their AFC West rivals, the Denver Broncos. 


Austin leads Rams to 38-8 blowout at Indianapolis

St. Louis (4-6) won for the first time since Kellen Clemens replaced the injured Sam Bradford.

Steen, Elliott lead Blues over Flames

Alexander Steen scored his NHL-leading 14th goal in 14 games, Brian Elliott stopped 18 shots for his 100th career win and the St. Louis Blues beat the Calgary Flames 3-2 Thursday night.

Leadership vacuum to blame in Dolphins case?

A leadership vacuum may have contributed to the troubled relationship between Miami Dolphins offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and Richie Incognito, which has left both players sidelined and the team in turmoil.

Two Cardinals claim Silver Slugger awards

St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina and second baseman Matt Carpenter received their first Silver Sluggers.

Dynamo, Sporting KC to meet in soccer conference final

Sporting KC advanced to meet Houston in the conference final with a 3-1 win over the New England Revolution on Wednesday, with Claudio Bieler scoring the series-clinching goal in the 23rd minute of extra time.

Rams leaning on 5th-rounder at running back

The St. Louis Rams thought enough about Zac Stacy's potential that they traded their last two draft picks to ensure they landed the Vanderbilt career rushing leader in the fifth round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

Chiefs, Broncos in heated race out West

The Chiefs (9-0), Broncos (7-1), Chargers (4-4) and Raiders (3-5) have a combined 23-10 record for a .697 winning percentage. That's the highest percentage by a division through nine weeks of the season since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.

Ponder possibility of RG3 paired with Peterson

Two years ago, in the second-to-last game of the season, Adrian Peterson tore ligaments in his left knee. Toby Gerhart and backup quarterback Joe Webb rallied the Vikings to a victory that ensured their record was better than Indianapolis or St. Louis.

T.J. Oshie lifts Blues to shootout win

T.J. Oshie scored in the shootout to give the St. Louis Blues a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Tuesday night.

Other NFL players cite lack of leaders in Miami

Eleven seasons into his football career, Washington Redskins linebacker Nick Barnett figures he has a pretty good sense of the sort of teasing and hazing and horsing around that happens in the typical NFL locker room, especially when it comes to rookies.

Record scoring pace alters strategies

NFL teams are lighting up scoreboards like never before as the game is flooded with bigger, faster receivers, dual-threat quarterbacks and a rule book that puts defenders at a decided disadvantage.