Greg Biffle took the points lead at the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday after leader Jimmie Johnson left the track because of engine trouble.
Sam Bradford threw touchdown passes on his first two drives and the St. Louis Rams showed marked improvements in a 31-17 preseason victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the annual Governor's Cup game Saturday night.
Mike Moustakas hit a three-run shot, Billy Butler had three RBIs and the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 9-4 on Saturday night.
Yadier Molina, who missed the past three games with a sore back, had three hits and two RBIs in his return to the lineup to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday.
Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt and Chris Young hit home runs on consecutive pitches from Jason Motte with one out in the ninth inning, leading the Diamondbacks over St. Louis 2-1 Thursday night.
Kansas City's Luke Hochevar (7-11) gave up three runs and four hits, including home runs to Coco Crisp and Yoenis Cespedes, in seven-plus innings in a 3-0 loss to the A's on Thursday night.
Quarterback Sam Bradford said the No. 1 goal for the preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs was simple: score some points.
Left-hander Will Smith went seven strong innings, Chris Getz doubled home the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Wednesday night.
After beating Arizona 5-2 on Wednesday, the Cardinals are 5-0 against the Diamondbacks this year and have won seven straight in the series dating to last year.
St. Louis rookie running back Isaiah Pead committed a costly fumble as the Rams lost to Indianapolis 38-3 on Sunday.
While going 7-9 in 2011, the Chiefs were one of only 11 teams in the NFL with neither a kickoff return or punt return for a touchdown.
Rookie right-hander Joe Kelly pitched into the seventh inning of what could be his final start before Jaime Garcia comes off the disabled list, and the St. Louis Cardinals got home runs from Matt Holliday and Jon Jay in an 8-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
Guthrie allowed only three singles in seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals rolled to a 5-0 win over the Athletics on Tuesday night.
Right tackle Jason Smith, who has had concussion and other injury issues, has started just 26 of a possible 48 games.
The Rams will go ahead with plans to play a home game against the New England Patriots at London's Wembley Stadium on Oct. 28.
Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer and Jake Westbrook won his fifth straight start to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday night.
Jamaal Charles took a solid hit to the left knee on his very first carry, then bounced right up and helped the Kansas City Chiefs score touchdowns on their first two possessions en route to a 27-17 preseason victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Friday night.
Jeff Fisher has conveyed cool, calm leadership from the start of his first training camp with the St. Louis Rams, which can't hurt a team coming off a 2-14 season.
The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Cardinals on Friday night after Roy Halladay pitched eight innings and Chase Utley hit a two-run homer in the eighth giving the Phillies a 3-1 victory.
The Orioles defeated the Royals on Friday, helped by Manny Machado hitting two homers and driving in four runs. Machado became the 12th youngest major leaguer since 1918 to hit at least two home runs in a game.