Pro Sports

Offenses contributing to high NFL sacks totals

Heading into Oakland's visit to Denver on Monday night, there have been 97 sacks in Week 3, five short of the record set in 1986's 11th week. The New York Jets led the way with eight on Buffalo rookie E.J. Manuel.

Pacers hope to sign George contract before season

Larry Bird is spending most of his time these days trying to ensure Indiana's budding star sticks around for the next few years.

Former MVP Derrick Rose ready to lead Bulls again

Derrick Rose believes he's ready to dominate again and help his team contend for a championship.

Rams need to get rid of bad taste quickly

The St. Louis Rams only have a few days to recover from Sunday's loss before San Francisco comes to town on Thursday. 

Chiefs getting off to fast start this season

The team is scoring at quicker rate and is forcing more turnovers compared to the 2012 campaign. 

Shaquille O'Neal joining Kings ownership group

The Sacramento Kings announced Monday that Shaquille O'Neal has acquired a minority stake in the team under new owner, Vivek Ranadive.

Cardinals clinch playoffs but lose to Brewers 6-4

The Cardinals were uncharacteristically sloppy Sunday night in a 6-4 loss to the Brewers with three errors.

Bradford sacked 6 times in 31-7 loss to Cowboys

Quarterback Sam Bradford was sacked six times in the Rams' second loss of the season.

Maxwell's slam in 10th lifts Royals over Rangers

Justin Maxwell hit a game-winning grand slam in the 10th inning to lift the Royals over the Texas Rangers, bringing Kansas City within 3.5 games of a wild card playoff berth.

Carlos Beltran lifts Cardinals past Brewers

St. Louis slipped past Milwaukee with a 10th-inning sacrifice fly by Carlos Beltran for a 7-6 win.

Club, Cardinals help fans with Alzheimer's

It has been said that sports is the universal language, and that's the key to an effort to improve lives of those suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Baseball is the trigger mechanism for the Cardinals Reminiscence League. Their love of this proud franchise helps them in many ways.

Chiefs off to perfect start under Andy Reid

An impressive 26-16 victory over the Eagles in coach Andy Reid's return to Philadelphia on Thursday night left the Chiefs 3-0 for just the second time in a decade. The Chiefs have won their first three games only eight times ever, and six of the previous seven ended in the playoffs.


Reid's return a success as Chiefs top Eagles 26-16

A dynamic Chiefs defense forced five turnovers and sacked a harried Michael Vick five times.

Rockies outlast Cardinals in 15-inning marathon

Corey Dickerson's RBI triple with one out in the bottom of the 15th inning gave the Rockies a 7-6 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.

Wainwright lifts Cards to 4-3 win over Rockies

Adam Wainwright (17-9) gave up two runs in the first and then found his groove to earn his 17th win, second-most in the NL this season.

Matt Holliday leads Cardinals to 11-4 win over Rockies

Matt Holliday had four hits, including a two-run homer, to help the St. Louis Cardinals take over sole possession of the NL Central with an 11-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.

Indians rally off bullpen for 5-3 win over Royals

Asdrubal Cabrera drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and Cleveland rallied off the stingy Kansas City Royals bullpen for a 5-3 victory Tuesday night that evened their series.

Royals topple Indians 7-2

Bruce Chen worked five innings and Salvador Perez doubled home two runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Wednesday night.

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton dies

He was the second man to beat Muhammad Ali, breaking Ali's jaw and sending him to the hospital in their 1973 heavyweight fight. Ken Norton frustrated Ali three times in all, including their final bout at Yankee Stadium where he was sure he had beaten him once again.

Rams tackle Barksdale steps in for injured Saffold

Joe Barksdale will replace Rodger Saffold as a starter on the offensive line for the Rams this week as they travel to play the Dallas Cowboys.