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Helped by errors, Royals beat Rangers in 10 innings

Texas had threatened in the 10th, loading the bases with one out. But shortstop Alcides Escobar made a diving catch to his right of Mitch Moreland's line drive for the second out and Greg Holland struck out Mike Olt on a 3-2 pitch.

Lohse, Descalso power Cardinals to 3-0 win over Brewers

Kyle Lohse picked up his 12th win, Daniel Descalso had a season-high three hits and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers to complete a three-game sweep.

Gordon wins rain-shortened race at Pocono, Edwards seventh

Gordon earned his 86th career victory Sunday, winning for the first time since September 2011 at Atlanta Motor Speedway to thrust himself into wild-card contention in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

Wainwright propels Cardinals to 6-1 win

Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game five-hitter and also had an RBI double Saturday in St. Louis' 6-1 victory over Milwaukee. 

Royals lose at hot hand of Rangers' Feldman

Texas pitcher Scott Feldman held Kansas City to six hits Saturday in a 4-2 Rangers victory.

Chiefs counting on experienced defense

Kansas City Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel one of the most experienced defensive units in the NFL, especially in terms of repetitions in his 3-4 defense.

Rams practice at Edward Jones Dome

The 2½-hour practice Saturday in St. Louis gave an announced crowd of 12,753 an opportunity to watch the Rams under coach Jeff Fisher, in his first year with St. Louis. The team did individual drills, 1-on-1s and 7-on-7s before ending practice with situational scrimmages.

Kelly breaks streak, Cardinals beat Brewers 9-3

Rookie right-hander Joe Kelly broke a three-start losing streak and drove in the go-ahead run to help the St. Louis Cardinals to a 9-3 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night.

Chase Daniel sees no competition for Saints' No. 2 quarterback position

New Orleans Saints and former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel sees no competition from Luke McCown to be the top backup to Drew Brees.

Harrison, Moreland lead Rangers over Royals

Matt Harrison gave the beleaguered Texas pitching staff a strong start, Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and the Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Friday night.

Cardinals put Lance Berkman on 15-day disabled list

The St. Louis Cardinals placed first baseman Lance Berkman, still not fully recovered from surgery in late May, on the 15-day DL because of inflammation in his right knee.

Rams lineman Rokevious Watkins wins by losing

St. Louis Rams lineman Rokevious Watkins is in better shape and is being rewarded with practice time at training camp.

Linemen, including Chiefs' Roaf, become the stars on Hall of Fame weekend

Four linemen, including former Kansas City Chiefs' star Willie Roaf, will be among the six players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night.

Royals survive rally by Indians, win 7-6 in 11 innings

Alcides Escobar's two-strike hit scored Eric Hosmer, who led off the 11th inning with a single.

Rockies avoid sweep, beat Cardinals 8-2

Wilin Rosario hit his first career pinch-hit homer, a two-run shot off reliever Brian Fuentes in the eighth inning, and Jordan Pacheco went 3 for 3 with two doubles and two RBIs to help the Rockies snap a five-game losing streak. It was their first win in their last eight games at Coors Field.

Holliday hits 2 homers as Cardinals beat Rockies

Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in five runs and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 9-6 on a rain-soaked Wednesday night.

Rams rookie Michael Brockers enjoys first practice with full pads

The Rams practiced for just over two hours and will have a similar session Friday in preparation for a scrimmage Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome. It provided the first glimpse of rookie defensive end Michael Brockers in gear and gave everyone a better idea about his transition to the NFL.

Mendoza pitches Royals past Indians, 5-2

Luis Mendoza pitched into the eighth inning, Lorenzo Cain and Jarrod Dyson stroked two hits each and drove in a run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Rams going young at kicker, punter

New St. Louis Rams general manager Les Snead said measured expectations of a franchise that totaled just 15 victories in the last five seasons factored into the decision to cut ties with veteran kicker Josh Brown and punter Donnie Jones in favor of promising young legs.

Cardinals activate Mujica, option Rosenthal

The St. Louis Cardinals activated newly acquired right-hander Edward Mujica on Wednesday and optioned righty Trevor Rosenthal to Triple-A Memphis.

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