Pro Sports

Shields, Davis come to Kansas City as Royals

Former All-Star James Shields arrived in Kansas City along with Wade Davis on Wednesday after a blockbuster trade with Tampa Bay over the weekend that should instantly upgrade the Royals' rotation.

Bradford leads Rams to 15-12 win over Bills

On a cold, wet day in Buffalo, the Rams were able to steal a victory from the Bills and keep their playoff hopes alive. 

Browns win third straight game, roll Chiefs 30-7

A pair of Trent Richardson touchdowns and a 93-yard punt return by Travis Benjamin lead the Browns past the Chiefs. 

Rams' Bradford impressed by receiving core

After two seasons with some of the least impressive receiving corps in the league, the third-year quarterback sees his options increasing with each week.

Chiefs victory overshadowed by tragedy

Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn is coming off one of the best games of his career, helping his team win for only the second time this season. But as with the rest of the Chiefs, everything in Quinn's world has been cast in shadow by last week's tragedy.


Chiefs beats Panthers at somber Arrowhead Stadium

Brady Quinn threw for 201 yards and two touchdowns, and Jamaal Charles ran for 127 yards in the Chiefs' 27-21 victory over their Carolina Panthers.

Rams avoid second tie, edge 49ers in overtime

For the second time this season, the Rams-49ers game was forced into overtime. Rams rookie kicker Greg Zuerlein clinched the victory with a 54-yard field goal with 26 seconds left in overtime

Police: Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher kills girlfriend, self

Police did not release a possible motive for the murder-suicide. Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra M. Perkins, 22, had a 3-month-old daughter.

Chiefs' offensive line has been solid despite tough season

The Broncos came into Sunday's game against the Chiefs with a league-leading 35 sacks, but the only ones allowed by the Chiefs were to Von Miller and Wesley Woodyard, and only Woodyard's was for a significant loss. The offensive line is rarely a sexy topic. Even more rarely is it the one thing that coaches, players and fans can feel good about.

Rams' Amendola wearing protective boot, still hopes to play Sunday

Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola has been wearing a walking boot since picking up a heel injury last week. Amendola, who has 51 catches and an 11.3-yard average, was optimistic about playing Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.

Jenkins returns two picks for touchdowns, Rams win 31-17

St. Louis dominated the second half to hand the Arizona Cardinals their seventh loss in a row.

Manning's two touchdowns leads Broncos past Chiefs, 17-9

The loss was partly caused by Chiefs' Brady Quinn unable to get his team into the end zone.

LaRussa will appear at MU Bookstore

The former Cardinals' manager will sign copies of his book, "One Last Strike."

Rams-49ers tie draws ire around the league

The Rams-49ers game Sunday finished at 24-all, the first tie in four years and only the fifth since 1990. So the rule right now that limits regular-season overtime to one period is likely to stay the same for a while.

Chiefs fall to Steelers in overtime

Pittsburgh escaped with a 16-13 victory over Kansas City at chilly, rainy Monday night at Heinz Field.

Rams, 49ers play to 24-24 tie

The St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers played the NFL's first tie game in four years as kickers from both teams missed overtime field goals Sunday.

Mark McGwire to become new Dodgers hitting coach

Mark McGwire was hired Wednesday by the Los Angeles Dodgers to replace Dave Hansen and improve an offense that struggled last season when All-Star slugger Matt Kemp was hobbled by injuries. The Dodgers were 13th in the National League in runs scored and RBIs and 15th in home runs.

Chiefs' Quinn recovers from concussion, will sit out another game

Quinn has been ruled out for Kansas City's game Monday night at Pittsburgh. It will be the second straight game he's missed since becoming the starting quarterback.

Rams players returning from injury in time for key matchups

The Rams (3-5) are getting a lot healthier on offense heading into the second half of the season, with wide receiver Danny Amendola also expected back from injury and center Scott Wells returning to practice for the first time since the opener

Chiefs' Crennel removes himself as D-coordinator

Crennel had been juggling head coaching and coordinator duties since taking over on an interim basis when Todd Haley was fired last December. Gary Gibbs will take over as defensive coordinator.