Pro Sports

Cardinals' farm system produces World Series team

The Cardinals are in the postseason for the 10th time in 14 years and the pitching staff is deep, thanks to the farm system.


Rams quarterback Sam Bradford out for season with torn ACL

St. Louis Rams' quarterback Sam Bradford will miss the rest of the 2013 NFL season. Bradford will have season-ending surgery for a torn ligament in his left knee after getting hurt in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 30-15 loss at Carolina that dropped the Rams to 3-4.

Jim Leyland steps down as Detroit Tigers manager

After eight seasons managing the Detroit Tigers, including three division titles and two American League pennants, Jim Leyland stepped down Monday.


Late field goals are becoming a sure thing in NFL

The numbers say kickers are more dependable than ever, both overall and when the outcome is on the line. Consider this: Only one field goal attempt for the lead in the final two minutes of a game or in overtime this season has been missed, by Houston's Randy Bullock from 46 yards on Sept. 15. The Texans still won the game, in overtime against Tennessee.

Chiefs are the lone remaining unbeaten after Broncos loss

Following a 17-16 victory Sunday and a Denver Broncos loss, the Kansas Chiefs are the only NFL team without a loss.


Boston beats Detroit 5-2 to advance to the World Series

After six games, Boston clinches the AL championship series to set up a World Series rematch with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Chiefs hold on to beat banged-up Texans 17-16

Running back Jamaal Charles finished with 123 yards from scrimmage, joining O.J. Simpson as the only players in NFL history with at least 100 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown in the first seven games of a season.

Newton, defense lead Panthers past Rams 30-15

The Rams (3-4) lost their cool with several personal foul penalties — and then lost quarterback Sam Bradford to an apparent left knee injury late in the fourth quarter.

Young arms key to Cards' World Series appearance

Michael Wacha capped a nearly untouchable month by being selected the NL championship series MVP after outpitching Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw for the second time in a 9-0 win in Game 6 Friday night.

Cardinals knock out Kershaw, advance to World Series

St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three seasons by roughing up the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game 6 of the NL championship series Friday night.

Jets down Blues in shootout

Jacob Trouba's injury in the second period slowed down the Blues in a 4-3 loss to the Jets.

Blues edge Blackhawks in shootout

David Backes scored a power-play goal for St. Louis, while Alexander Steen was credited with an even-strength score in regulation in the Blues' first road game. Chicago's Marian Hossa scored on a breakaway and set up Brandon Pirri's first NHL goal in regulation. All but one of the Blackhawks' (4-1-2) first seven games have been decided by one goal.


Dodgers beat Cardinals 6-4 to extend NLCS

Adrian Gonzalez homered twice, and Zack Greinke came through with the clutch performance Los Angeles needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis' lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven playoff.

Jackson leads revamped Detroit lineup to 7-3 win

A revitalized Austin Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland's revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built a big lead and held on this time, beating the Red Sox 7-3 Wednesday night to even the AL championship series 2-all.

Alec Ogletree steps up quickly in Rams defense

Outside linebacker Alec Ogletree has been a big-play guy from Day 1.

Fearsome Chiefs pass rush terrorizes NFL quarterbacks

Justin Houston and Tamba Hali have the Kansas City Chiefs defense on pace set the NFL record for sacks.


Cardinals homer twice to beat Dodgers 4-2 in NLCS

Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane Robinson connected for the first home runs of the NLCS, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Tuesday to take a 3-1 lead.

Sharks stay unbeaten with 6-2 win over Blues

Joe Thornton had a goal and three assists and Patrick Marleau had a goal and two assists and the Sharks downed the St. Louis Blues 6-2 Tuesday night.

Cardinals can't hit for Wainwright in Game 3 loss

Adam Wainwright yielded six hits and two runs in seven innings, but the Cardinals couldn't score a run for their ace in their third straight awful offensive game, losing 3-0 to the Dodgers in Game 3 on Monday night.

World doping agency to probe Jamaica

A year after Usain Bolt made history at the London Olympics and declared himself "a living legend," a bombshell dropped largely unnoticed in The Gleaner, the Caribbean's oldest newspaper: A former director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission alleged the island didn't drug-test its athletes for entire months before they dazzled at the Summer Games.