Pro Sports

NHL governors approve sale of St. Louis Blues

The Stillman group will become the eighth owner of the Blues since the franchise came into existence in 1967. The group is buying the team from a group headed by Dave Checketts and his Sports Capital Partners Worldwide.


Chen gets first win of season, Royals beat Red Sox

Bruce Chen picked up his first victory of the season, Alcides Escobar drove in the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals held off the Boston Red Sox 4-3 Wednesday night.

Carpenter, Craig get big hits, Cards top Dbacks 7-2

Pinch hitter Matt Carpenter lined a go-ahead double in the sixth inning, Allen Craig homered to cap a four-run burst in the ninth and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Thursday night for a three-game sweep.

Big boppers: A history of 4-homer baseball games

Josh Hamilton's historic slugfest Tuesday night in Baltimore made him the 16th player in major league history with four homers in a game. Here's how his big night stacks up against the rest.

Royals put pitcher Sanchez on disabled list

Royals pitcher Jonathan Sanchez, who was 1-2 with a 6.75 ERA in six starts, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with left biceps tendinitis.

Beltran leads Cardinals over Diamondbacks

St. Louis' Carlos Beltran hit two home runs, including a grand slam, for six RBIs in the Cardinals 6-1 victory Tuesday night at Arizona.

Butler's 3-run shot lifts Royals over Red Sox 6-4

Chris Getz and Humberto Quintero  drove in runs for the Royals, who overcame another lousy performance by their starting pitcher to pick up a confidence-boosting win.

Missouri attorney general says he will release St. Louis Rams dome proposal

Despite the St. Louis Rams' desire to keep renovation plans a secret, the Missouri attorney general said he will make the plans for the Edward Jones Dome public.

Reports say St. Louis Blues sale imminent

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the sale of the team to a group led by St. Louis-area businessman Tom Stillman could close on Wednesday.

Five Cardinals hit home runs in victory over Diamondbacks

The Cardinals' Lance Lynn gave up three hits through five scoreless innings to become the majors' first six-game winner in St. Louis' 9-6 victory over Arizona.

Chiefs sign former Jets defensive end Pitoitua

Pitoitua was a free agent after playing in 22 games over the past two seasons with the Jets. He has 22 tackles and one sack in his career.

Rangers' Hamilton hits four homers in one game

Josh Hamilton has become the 16th player in major league history to hit four home runs in a game. The 18 total bases is a new single-game American League record.

Dealer describes human growth hormone shipment to Roger Clemens house

Kirk Radomski, who provided drugs to major league baseball players, took the stand Tuesday and described a shipment of human growth hormone he sent to Roger Clemens' house about a decade ago.

Athletes and anger: When the passion boils over

How can professionals get so upset that they harm themselves? Sports psychologists say it can happen in the high-pressure world of winning and losing, with people who identify themselves with their performance and, frankly, are supposed to be aggressive.

After breakout season, Blues break down in playoffs

The St. Louis Blues were the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference, and the top team still standing. Hopes were high for a deep Stanley Cup run, but they never got comfortable against the Los Angeles Kings.

Middlebrooks powers Red Sox to 11-5 win at Royals

Will Middlebrooks homered down each of the lines, David Ortiz and Dustin Pedroia also went deep, and the Boston Red Sox pounded the Kansas City Royals 11-5 on Monday night to snap a five-game losing streak.

Pujols hits first home run with Angels

The $240 million slugger finally hit a home run for the Los Angeles Angels, ending the longest power drought of his career Sunday in a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.

Column: Goodell better have goods on 'bad' Saints

The punishment doled out in response to the Saints bounty program ought to have compelling evidence to prove it was organized and vicious. If that's not the case, the punishment has already exceeded the crime.

LA Kings sweep St. Louis Blues, advance to West finals

The Los Angeles Kings became the first No. 8 seed in NHL history to eliminate their conference's top two seeds in the post season. The Kings beat the St. Louis Blues, 3-1 on Sunday, sweeping them.


Cano's slam sends Yankees to 10-4 win over Royals

The New York Yankees roughed up the Kansas City Royals' Luke Hochevar on Sunday on the way to a 10-4 win. The four-game series was split between the two teams, with the Royals falling to 9-18 and the Yankees improving to 15-13.