Pro Sports

NFL players union files grievance in 'pay for pain' bounty case

The NFL players union doesn't believe Commissioner Roger Goodell has the authority to suspend players who participated in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal between 2009 and 2011.

Bedard, Pirates set team mark with 17 strikeouts against Cards

Erik Bedard struck out a season-high 11, including a team-record seven in a row, and the Pittsburgh Pirates set a club mark by fanning 17 batters Thursday in a 6-3 win over the Cardinals.

Royals beat Yankees 4-3 after Rivera hurts knee

Mike Moustakas matched a career high with three RBIs and made a defensive gem in the ninth, helping the Kansas City Royals to a 4-3 victory Thursday night over the New York Yankees, who were anxiously awaiting news on injured closer Mariano Rivera.

New faces getting up to speed for Kansas City Chiefs

Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli is hoping a flurry of free-agent acquisitions will bolster an offense that struggled throught last season.

NFL suspends four players for Saints' bounty system

Jonathan Vilma, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Scott Fujita were punished Wednesday for participating in the team's cash-for-hits bounty system.

Beltran powers Cardinals to 12-3 rout of Pirates

Carlos Beltran drove in a career-best seven runs with a pair of three-run home runs, leading the way as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-3 on Tuesday.

Blues captain glad to be on road for Game 3

Down 2-0 in their second-round playoff series, the Blues know Game 3 on Thursday night at Los Angeles is vital. Only three teams have overcome a 3-0 deficit and advanced.

Royals beat Tigers in the 9th for 3-2 victory

Chris Getz's infield single in the ninth inning put Kansas City ahead and allowed the Royals to beat Detroit 3-2 Wednesday for their seventh victory this year.


Pujols, Guillen among biggest April storylines

Baseball's first month of the season sure provided plenty to talk about.

Bodemeister is early 4-1 favorite for Kentucky Derby

Trained by three-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, Bodemeister drew the No. 6 post. Six horses have won from that position, the last being Sea Hero in 1993.


Wainwright wins first game in Cardinals' victory over Pirates

Adam Wainwright earned his first win since 2010, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-7 on Tuesday.

Royals can't recover from Tigers' early scoring burst

Austin Jackson had four hits and Rick Porcello pitched eight strong innings to lead the Detroit Tigers past the Kansas City Royals 9-3 on Tuesday night.

Kings roll home with impressive playoff lead against Blues

After two losses to start their second round series with the Los Angeles Kings, the St. Louis Blues find themselves closer to elimination.

St. Louis Rams submit plan to upgrade Edward Jones Dome

The Rams can legally break its 30-year lease after the 2014 season if the dome is not deemed among the top tier of NFL stadiums.

Kings blitz Blues early, win 5-2

Anze Kopitar scored twice in a four-goal, first-period blitz as the Los Angeles Kings embarrassed the Blues from the opening faceoff, whipping St. Louis 5-2 Monday night for their fifth straight road win this postseason.

Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock up for NHL's Adams Award

The award honors the head coach who has contributed the most to his team's success. 

Dome lease lets Rams keep renovation plan private, commission says

The St. Louis Convention and Visitors Commission, a public agency that operates the Dome, has said it will release records only if the Rams say it's OK.

Blues could be without Pietrangelo for Game 2

Unlike the first round, the St. Louis Blues have serious injury issues heading into Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Los Angeles Kings.

Carl Edwards questions NASCAR decisions at Richmond

Carl Edwards and Tony Stewart both believed a victory was taken from them at Saturday's Sprint Cup race.

St. Louis Blues lose 3-1 to L.A. Kings in Game 1

Matt Greene scored his first career playoff goal short-handed late in the second period and rookie Slava Voynov also got his first of the playoffs as the Kings beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 in the opener of a Western Conference semifinal series on Saturday night.