Pro Sports

Scott beats Cabrera in a playoff at Augusta

The Masters went to a sudden-death playoff for the second year in a row when Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera made matching birdies on the 72nd hole. Scott made a birdie on No. 18 to win.

Gordon sends Royals past Blue Jays with RBI single

Alex Gordon drove home Chris Getz on a walk-off single in the ninth inning Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2.

Blackhawks end Elliott streak, beat Blues

The Blackhawks lead the NHL with 68 points and have won five in a row. They're 3-1 against the Blues, all with Crawford in net.

Lucroy homers in 10th as Brewers defeat Cardinals

Jonathan Lucroy hit a solo homer in the 10th inning as the Brewers rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday and avoided a sweep. The Brewers had been shut out in 32 innings before Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer off reliever Trevor Rosenthal in the eighth that made it 3-2.

Dickey pitches Blue Jays to win over Royals

R.A. Dickey allowed one run and five hits in 6 1/3 innings on Friday in Kansas City, leading Toronto to a 3-2 win.

Wainwright stars on mound, at plate in Cardinals win

Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright pitched a four-hitter and had three hits of his own in his team's 8-0 win over the Brewers.

Elliott, Blues shut out Wild

Blues goalie Brian Elliott notched his third straight shutout in the win.


Cardinals rookie Adams making positive first impression at plate

The 24-year-old Adams is hitting .643 thus far in his rookie season.

Butler, Francoeur homer as Royals beat Twins 3-0

The Royals have won four straight and six of seven to move three-games above .500 for the first time since May 12, 2011, when they were 20-17.

Westbrook throws shutout as Cardinals tee off on Reds

Jake Westbrook led the Cardinals to a win against the Cincinnati Reds, 10-0, on Wednesday.

Guthrie solid in Royals' 7-4 win over Twins

Jeremy Guthrie (2-0) improved to 7-0 in his past 13 starts dating to last Aug. 8. Guthrie, who has a 2.37 ERA during the stretch, allowed four runs on six hits, including three home runs.

Connecticut overwhelms Louisville to win NCAA women's national championship

UConn's 93-60 win Tuesday night was the biggest blowout ever in a women's NCAA title game.

Lynn strikes out 10 in Cardinals victory

Lance Lynn (1-0) retired the first 10 batters with seven strikeouts before the Reds scratched out a run in the fourth on consecutive one-hit singles from Zack Cozart and Joey Votto and a sacrifice fly from Brandon Phillips.

Blues get fifth straight win in Nashville

The Blues extended their winning streak to a season-long five games and strengthened its chances of making the playoffs in the West, while the Predators fell deeper into last place in the Central Division.

Fans welcome home Cardinals, remember Stan Musial

The Cardinals' opener Monday against Cincinnati was the first game at Busch Stadium since Musial died in January at age 92. Fans stood, many with hats over their hearts, during a video tribute.


Santana works eight innings to lead Royals over Twins

Ervin Santana pitched eight strong innings, Alcides Escobar doubled home the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Monday in their home opener.


Cardinals score 9 runs in fourth against Matt Cain, beat Giants

The Cardinals chased Cain (0-1) while scoring nine times in the fourth inning. The last two runs came home on Carlos Beltran's single off reliever Jose Mijares.

Butler hits grand slam, drives in 7 for Kansas City in win

Billy Butler's fifth-inning homer, the first slam of his career and the first ever allowed by Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels, put Kansas City ahead 6-4.

Blues' Elliott blanks Red Wings 1-0

Chris Porter scored the game's only goal in the St. Louis Blues' 1-0 win over the Detroit Red Wings. With the win, St. Louis moved into a tie with Minnesota for sixth place in the Western Conference.

Holland, Royals squander late lead in loss to Phillies

Royals closer Greg Holland walked three in the ninth inning and gave up three runs in the Royals' 4-3 loss Saturday night.