Pro Sports

Giants manager rejects retaliation talk entering NLCS Game 3 against the Cardinals

Giants second baseman Marco Scutaro has a strained left hip after Cardinals slugger Matt Holliday plowed into him sliding to break up a double play Monday night. Scutaro is expected to play Wednesday in Game 3.

Giants beat Cardinals in Game 2 to even NLCS

The San Francisco Giants got their first home win this postseason 7-1 over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night.

Chiefs stagger into bye week at 1-5

Every loss but one has been a blowout. The offense has not scored a touchdown in the past eight quarters. Their lone victory came on an overtime field goal in New Orleans. Not once has Kansas City been ahead on the scoreboard when the ball was snapped.

Fisher blames second quarter mistakes in Rams' loss to Miami

The Rams (3-3) had six of their 16 double-digit offensive gains in the second quarter, but didn't score while giving up a 6-0 lead.

Cardinals, Giants each pulled off remarkable rallies

The past two World Series winners are showing their championship mettle in mid-October. They'll meet in the NL championship series Sunday.

Beltran, Freese homer; Cards beat Giants

The Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL championship series.

Tannehill helps Dolphins edge Rams 17-14

Despite some mishaps Sunday, including a backward pass by Rayn Tannehill that flew out of bounds for a 7-yard loss, the Dolphins were able to hold off the Rams 17-14.

Buccaneers shut down Quinn-led Chiefs 38-10

In Quinn's first start in nearly three years, the Bucs crippled the Chiefs offense, limiting them to just 260 yards. 

Rams' progress to be determined in Sunday's game

The Rams (3-2), led by new coach Jeff Fisher, have climbed above .500 for the first time since 2006 thanks to consecutive victories.

Chiefs and Buccaneers both eager for win

The Chiefs (1-4) and the Buccaneers (1-3) will face off Sunday. When the sixth-year quarterback Brady Quinn makes his first start in three years, replacing the injured Matt Cassel, the Chiefs will be counting on him to be effective in throwing the ball.

Cardinals score 4 in ninth, beat Nationals 9-7, reach NLCS

The never-give-up St. Louis Cardinals erased the biggest deficit ever overcome in a winner-take-all postseason contest and beat the Washington Nationals 9-7 in Game 5 of the NL division series.


Werth's home run for Nationals forces Game 5 against Cards

Jayson Werth led off the bottom of the ninth inning by driving a ball into the left-field stands to give the Washington Nationals a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals and force a Game 5 in their National League division series.

Carpenter pitches Cards past Nats for 2-1 lead in NLDS

Chris Carpenter pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, rookie Pete Kozma delivered a three-run home run, and the defending champion Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 Wednesday to take a 2-1 lead in their NL division series.

Rams need team effort to replace wide receiver Amendola

Danny Amendola is eighth in the NFL in receptions, averaging 12.2 yards with two touchdowns. He could be out six weeks with a collarbone injury.

Coach Crennel shares Chiefs fans' frustrations

"The majority of the Chiefs fans are not going to cheer a player getting hurt. I think the majority of Chiefs fans support the Chiefs," coach Romeo Crennel said. "Are they frustrated? Yes, they're frustrated, just like we're frustrated."

Chiefs' Quinn might make season debut against Tampa Bay on Sunday

Matt Cassel has not been cleared by doctors to participate in practice this week, so the Chiefs are planning on Brady Quinn to start Sunday at Tampa Bay. It will be the first time that he's started a game in the NFL since the 2009 season, when he was still with the Cleveland Browns.

Without Strasburg, Nats will use Jackson against Cards' Carpenter for Game 3

Chris Carpenter will be on the mound for the Cardinals Wednesday afternoon for Game 3 of the NL division series, facing Washington's Edwin Jackson. The best-of-five series is tied at 1.

Cardinals rout Nationals to tie NLDS

St. Louis chased an ineffective Jordan Zimmermann early in a 12-4 rout of the Washington Nationals on Monday that tied their National League division series at one game apiece.

Chiefs likely to start Quinn as quarterback next week

Kansas City starting quarterback Matt Cassel was hit by the Ravens' Haloti Ngata while completing a pass in the fourth quarter of the Chiefs' 9-6 loss and suffered a concussion.

Nationals rally past Cardinals in Game 1

The Nationals, who had never come close to making the playoffs since moving from Montreal for the 2005 season, overcame a wild start by 21-game winner Gio Gonzalez to beat the Cardinals 3-2 in an National League playoff opener.