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Defense takes blame for loss to Titans

The Rams defense gave up 198 years rushing in 28-21 loss to the Tennessee Titans.


Cardinals will make qualifying offer for Beltran

The Cardinals are offering outfielder Carlos Beltran a one-year, $14.1 million qualifying deal, but they don't expect him to return.


Imperfect Chiefs carry perfect record into bye

Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith dismisses criticism that his undefeated team is the worst to ever start 9-0.


Chiefs stay perfect with 23-13 win over Bills

Sean Smith's interception and linebacker Tamba Hali's 11-yard fumble return for a touchdown aided the Chiefs in overcoming a pedestrian offense and their own leaky defense in securing a 23-13 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Titans beat Fisher, Rams 28-21

Rams coach Jeff Fisher again downplayed the matchup against the franchise he coached for 16 years, saying it was "another week for me," though he expected the loss to hurt more for former Titans players now in the St. Louis lineup.

Chiefs' Andy Reid most focused on Bills

Chiefs coach Andy Reid is focused solely on Sunday, when the Chiefs travel to play the Bills (3-5), a team that similarly went through an offseason transition and is also off to a better-than-expected start under first-year coach Doug Marrone.

Connolly scores tiebreaker as Lightning top Blues

Alex Killorn had a goal and two assists and Steven Stamkos also scored for the Lightning, who have won all five games this season against West teams. Tampa Bay is off to a 10-4-0 start.

Fisher says Titans matchup just another game

When the Titans (3-4) play the Rams (3-5), be sure to watch out for five things: short rest, the road ahead, sliding Titans, ignoring Finnegan and a run to glory.

Rams' Lance Kendricks gets it done receiving, blocking

This season, the St. Louis tight end has 20 catches for 159 yards and three touchdowns. Eleven of his receptions have been for first downs. He had a season-high five catches against Dallas.

Elliott, Steen lead Blues over Panthers

St. Louis beat Florida 4-0 with the help of Brian Elliott stopping 31 shots for the first win of the season.

Clutch hitting eluded Cardinals in World Series

The St. Louis Cardinals lineup, which was highly efficient on offense during the regular season, failed to present a problem to the Boston Red Sox in the World Series.

Red Sox win World Series title, beat Cards 6-1 in Game 6

David Ortiz and the Boston Red Sox, baseball's bearded wonders, capped their remarkable turnaround by beating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-1 in Game 6 on Wednesday night to win their third World Series championship in 10 seasons.

Wilkinson's late goal gives New Zealand 1-1 draw with U.S.

Hannah Wilkinson, twice denied on near goals, chipped in a 15-yard shot in the 87th minute to allow New Zealand to forge a 1-1 draw with the United States in a friendly Wednesday night at Crew Stadium.

Farrell's steady hand leads Red Sox to World Series

John Farrell failed in his last managerial job. The Boston Red Sox had their worst record in nearly a half century. After a dismal 2012 season for both, they're together now and that past seems so far away.


Chiefs only concerned with final score, not appeal factor

The 8-0 Kansas City Chiefs don't care how the team's wins look, as long as those wins keep coming.

Grounded Cardinals hope to fly high with Wacha

The Red Sox are trying to clinch a World Series title on their own field for the first time since 1918. Anticipation is high in Boston, and prices on the secondary market for even a standing-room ticket were approaching $1,000.

Rams not blaming Kellen Clemens for loss to Seahawks

Coach Jeff Fisher wasn't placing blame on backup quarterback Kellen Clemens for falling 1 yard shy of upsetting the Seattle Seahawks. The Rams (3-5) were held to three field goals in a 14-9 loss on Monday night.

UPDATE: Lester leads Red Sox past Cardinals in Game 5

Jon Lester smothered St. Louis on four hits into the eighth, David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in a two-run seventh inning off Adam Wainwright, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cardinals 3-1 Monday night to take a 3-2 World Series lead.

From La Russa to Matheny, winning is constant

Almost always, Mike Matheny keeps his cool. That's what you might notice at first about Tony La Russa's successor as St. Louis Cardinals manager, the inner fire without the bombast. It's what you see right now in the glare of October, when the moves pay off big time or fail miserably, and are endlessly dissected either way.

Seahawks' stand preserves 14-9 win over Rams

Russell Wilson threw two touchdown passes to Golden Tate, and the Seahawks made a dramatic goal-line stand in the final minute to preserve a 14-9 victory over the Rams on Monday night — less than an hour after the Cardinals lost to the Red Sox in the World Series just up the street.