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Giants' protest of rain-shortened game succeeds

The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and the team will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.

Carl Edwards joins Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing announces the addition of Columbia native Carl Edwards.

FIFA, Russia relations hit rough spot

Relations between FIFA and its next World Cup host, Russia, are under strain.

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

Matt Holliday drew a leadoff walk to start the winning rally. He advanced to third on Matt Adams' single. After Peter Bourjos ran for Holliday, Jhonny Peralta walked to load the bases. Hoover (1-10) then plunked Jay to force in Bourjos with the winning run.

Infante has 3 doubles to lead Royals past Rockies

Matzek (2-9) came into Tuesday with a 9.60 ERA in August but was having his best outing since blanking Pittsburgh over seven innings on July 26 when he ran into trouble with two outs in the seventh. Matzek got the first two outs before allowing a pinch-hit single to Josh Willingham and walking Nori Aoki.

Greg Robinson has double duty on Rams offensive line

Robinson projects as a main tackle eventually, but being versatile is always a plus. He admits it's been difficult mentally at times.

With Chiefs' Charles out, Davis, Gray get chances

Jamaal Charles was held out of practice Tuesday after the Pro Bowl running back hurt his foot in a freak accident while moving out of the dorms at Missouri Western last week.

Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

Cleveland first-year coach Mike Pettine still hasn't chosen his Week 1 starting quarterback, and that's not his fault. Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel haven't convinced him — or anyone, really — that they deserve the job.

Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

Under the deal, the Vikings will donate an undisclosed sum of money to five gay rights-related charities over the next five years. Kluwe said he won't receive any money as part of the settlement.

Gibbs hires Columbia's Carl Edwards to drive Sprint Cup car in 2015

The ARRIS Group will sponsor Carl Edwards' No. 19 Toyota for 17 races.

Kratz, Vargas lead Royals over Twins 6-4

Erik Kratz homered twice after replacing an ailing Salvador Perez, and Jason Vargas pitched seven strong innings to lead the first-place Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

Actor Jon Hamm being honored by Cardinals, cut teeth at MU theater

Cardinals celebrate Hollywood actor and MU alumnus Jon Hamm at Busch Stadium.


Chiefs' Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill

Jamaal Charles was hurt moving out of the dorms. And while all the tests came back negative, coach Andy Reid said Monday that he's unsure just how long the explosive running back will be out.

Wainwright, Carpenter lead Cardinals over Padres

Matt Carpenter homered, doubled and drove in three runs and Adam Wainwright tied for the major league lead with his 15th win in a 7-6 victory over the San Diego Padres 7-6 on Sunday.

Cardinals beat Reds 6-5 in 10 innings

For the second straight game, the St. Louis Cardinals picked up their young closer. The Redbirds beat Cincinnati 6-5 in 10 innings.

Manziel struggles in Cleveland's loss to Washington

Manziel struggled to hit open receivers and added another gesture to his repertoire — a middle finger apparently aimed at the Washington bench.

Simms, Dungy likely not to use Washington nickname on TV

Two influential NFL voices — including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game — said Monday they likely won't use the term when discussing the franchise.

Army grad Coach K takes Team USA to West Point

Rams hope healthy line boosts running game

St. Louis plays Cleveland in another preseason game Saturday.

NFL games taking over Thursday nights on CBS

Despite already dominating in the ratings, CBS couldn't resist adding the NFL to weekday roster.