Pro Sports

Jets concerned about stopping Chiefs' Charles

The Kansas City Chiefs' workhorse has the best rushing average (5.52 yards) in the history of the league, even better than Hall of Famer Jim Brown, whose career average was 5.22 yards per carry. That alone says a lot.

Robinson ready to step in at left tackle for Rams

The 6-foot-5, 332-pound Robinson just made his first start of the season in the Rams' fifth game, which was against San Francisco. He played left guard in that game against the 49ers. In last week's 34-7 loss to the Chiefs, veteran left tackle Jake Long tore the same ACL he did in 2013 and he is out.

Royals look toward next season after dream run

Kansas City has decisions to make on extending contracts of several key players.

Nielsen: 23.5 million saw Game 7 of World Series

If not for a Game 7 boost, the 2014 World Series would have been the least watched one.


Knicks spoil LeBron's homecoming, 95-90

LeBron James scored just 17 points in his return to Cleveland. He came back to his native Ohio last summer after winning two NBA titles in Miami.


New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

A lot has gone right during the Giants' every-other-year pattern of winning the World Series.

Celebration of Giants' win turns violent, revelers turn on police

San Francisco Giants fans celebrated their teams' World Series victory with a bit too much vigor.


UPDATE: Royals' dream season falls short in World Series

The Royals were 90 feet away from forcing extra innings when Alex Gordon ripped a two-out single in the ninth, and center fielder Gregor Blanco misplayed the ball for an error that put Gordon on third base. But one more time, Madison Bumgarner proved his mettle.

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series

Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night featured a pair of wild-card teams that had already played during the regular season. In a finale hosted by the club whose league won the All-Star game. With managers able to contest calls by umpires, the final decision coming from a replay room far from the field.

Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVP

The 25-year-old Bumgarner capped off a performance for the ages and earned MVP honors Wednesday night, pitching five scoreless innings of relief in Game 7 as the Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2.

Rams make multiple moves to fill spaces on roster

The St. Louis Rams acquired players such as safety Mark Barron and wide receiver Damian Williams.

Chiefs quarterback Smith to practice after shoulder injury

An injury-prone past forced Smith to worry after landing on his shoulder Sunday, but the Pro Bowler says he's good to go.

Blues score in OT to beat Stars

The Dallas Stars weren't feeling good Tuesday night after Vladimir Tarasenko scored 1 minute, 28 seconds into overtime to complete a hat trick and St. Louis' 4-3 victory.

Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.

Thousands attend Oscar Taveras' Dominican burial

St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak, manager Mike Matheny, second baseman Matt Carpenter and pitcher Carlos Martinez were among the mourners from Taveras' major league team.

Tony Parker helps Spurs edge Mavs 101-100 in opener

Tony Parker had 23 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer, Manu Ginobili added 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs capped an emotional NBA championship commemoration with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in their season opener Tuesday night.

Royals hope to light up Giants — and clubhouse deer

The Royals must win two consecutive games at home to take the World Series.

Cardinals stunned by Taveras' death

The Cardinals are grieving the loss of an active player for the third time in 12 years after 22-year-old Oscar Taveras died Sunday in a car crash in the Dominican Republic.

COMMENTARY: Remembering Oscar Taveras and 'everything happy'

The highly touted St. Louis Cardinals prospect was ripped away from us far too soon, before he could fully unleash the potential of his swing and smile.

Chiefs' Alex Smith sustained shoulder injury against Rams

The quarterback sprained his throwing shoulder late in the first half of Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. Not only did Smith never miss a snap, he went on to complete 24 of 28 passes for 226 yards in what turned into a 34-7 rout at Arrowhead Stadium.