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Albert Pujols, Mike Trout bat Angels past Royals

Albert Pujols and Mike Trout homered to back Jered Weaver and help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Thursday.

Cardinals lose to Miami Marlins 4-3

Miami second baseman Derek Dietrich broke his nose when he was struck in the face by a bad-hop single during the Marlins' 4-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.

Before opening day, ballparks rush to thaw fields

Groundskeepers all over baseball are scrambling to help their ballparks recover from months of snow and freezing temperatures that left fields looking more ready for cross-country skiers than bats and balls.

Blackhawks blank Blues at United Center

Duncan Keith, Andrew Shaw, Marcus Kruger and Ben Smith scored as Chicago ended the league-leading Blues' nine-game point streak (8-0-1) and dealt St. Louis its first regulation loss against a Central Division opponent this season.

Royals game called off after Reds pitcher Chapman struck in the face by line drive

Reds manager Bryan Price said Chapman was conscious and talking as he was taken off the field during their game against the Kansas City Royals.

Carlos Martinez sharp in start, Cardinals beat Twins 3-1

St. Louis' Carlos Martinez and Minnesota's Kyle Gibson vied for spots in their teams' rotations during the Cardinals-Twins game Wednesday. The Cardinals beat the Twins 3-1.

NFL owners to review playoff expansion, video replay

Owners of NFL teams will discuss expanding playoffs by two teams and modifying the post-touchdown extra point rule, but whether a vote will occur is uncertain.

Column: Jackson a Hail Mary that might succeed

If there's something James Dolan seems to have finally figured out from his tenure as chairman of the New York Knicks, it's this: It's a lot easier to get people to pay their cable bills every month than it is to build a winning franchise in the NBA.

Chiefs GM Dorsey says Sanders fiasco 'put to bed'

Chiefs general manager John Dorsey said Tuesday the controversial signing of wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders by AFC West-rival Denver has been "put to bed" and that he's focused on what he can do during the rest of free agency and the draft.

Red Sox beat Cardinals 10-5

Grady Sizemore had three hits, scored three runs and showed a good glove in the outfield, helping the Boston Red Sox beat the St. Louis Cardinals 10-5 Monday.

Backes scores 2, Miller wins again for Blues

With Vladimir Tarasenko and T.J. Oshie both out of the St. Louis Blues lineup, captain David Backes stepped up to fill the void.

Colts owner Jim Irsay has double image in media

Colts owner Jim Irsay is known in NFL circles as a tough businessman and eccentric billionaire who enjoys interacting with fans about his beloved team and favorite songs from bands such as the Beatles and the Grateful Dead.

Columbia's Carl Edwards leads Ford sweep at rain-soaked Bristol

Carl Edwards claimed a rain-soaked win at Bristol Motor Speedway, where weather wreaked havoc on yet another Sprint Cup race this season.

Vargas tires in 5th, Royals edge Padres 9-6 in 10

Jason Vargas cruised through four innings before allowing two home runs in the fifth during the Kansas City Royals' 9-6 victory over the San Diego Padres in 10 innings Sunday.

Niese exits early, Mets top Cardinals 10-4

Jonathon Niese lasted only two innings for a New York Mets split squad Sunday, leaving a 10-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals with a sore left elbow.

Joe Kelly stars in Cardinals' 6-2 baseball win over Braves

Joe Kelly pitched into the sixth inning and had three hits to help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Saturday.

NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat Edmonton Oilers 6-2

Alex Pietrangelo started a four-goal third period and Jaden Schwartz scored twice to help the NHL-leading St. Louis Blues beat the Edmonton Oilers 6-2 on Thursday night.

Lance Lynn fans 10 in Cardinals' 11-0 win against Braves

Lance Lynn rebounded from a bad outing to strike out his final eight batters and 10 overall in four innings Thursday during the St. Louis Cardinals' 11-0 win over the Atlanta Braves.

Darrelle Revis, Darren Sproles highlight Thursday's NFL free agency moves

Darrelle Revis and Darren Sproles found landing spots in the Northeast. Now Steve Smith and James Harrison look for new NFL homes.

Perez, Moustakas shine in Royals win over A's

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas went 3 for 3 with a solo homer, double and single, and Salvador Perez hit a two-run home run.