Chiefs wide receiver Dexter McCluster won't play Sunday because of an infection in a small cut on his ankle.
Rams honor Johnny Hekker on Friday. Heleads the NFL in net punting, averaging 43.9 yards. He doesn't hit it the longest, ranking ninth overall, but the average return is a pedestrian 2.9 yards.
Dexter McCluster, who has already brought back two punts for touchdowns this season, was listed as questionable Friday for the Raiders game after a small cut on his ankle that he picked up in the mud and snow last week against Washington got infected.
The Chargers defeated the Broncos 27-20 Thursday night, the first regular-season defeat at home in 14 tries.
This game was Toronto's third loss in a row.
New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson, chairman of the rules committee, announced at the winter meetings that Major League Baseball intends to eliminate home-plate collisions by 2015 at the latest.
Robert Griffin III will be the inactive third quarterback for Washington's final three games, behind starter Kirk Cousins and backup Rex Grossman. Coach Mike Shanahan's reasoning is that he fears Griffin, who has taken a pounding in recent weeks, will get hurt, and that would ruin the franchise player's offseason.
Kellen Clemens is set to make his seventh start as Sam Bradford's stand-in Sunday against the New Orleans Saints, his most action by far since making eight starts for the Jets in 2007.
Former professional basketball player Jason Collins and tennis great Martina Navratilova on Tuesday urged world sports bodies like the International Olympic Committee and FIFA to take gay rights into consideration when awarding major sporting events.
IOC President Thomas Bach said Russia will set up public protest zones in Sochi during the Winter Olympics, a move unlikely to defuse criticism of the country's human rights record and a recent law banning gay "propaganda."
Kevin Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal at 16 minutes, 58 seconds of the third period to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
Reigning Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek announced Tuesday that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in Sochi. After two months of aggressive treatment, doctors told Lysacek last week the injury was not going to improve and he was risking permanent damage if he kept training.
The IOC is finalizing a letter to Olympic athletes reminding them to refrain from demonstrations or political gestures during the Winter Games in Sochi, including any protests against Russia's law banning gay "propaganda."
All three won more than 2,000 games and were selected unanimously when the committee met Sunday ahead of baseball's winter meetings. Induction ceremonies will be held July 27 in Cooperstown, N.Y.
The 2013 Rams have clinched the franchise's 10th consecutive non-winning season after a 30-10 loss at Arizona on Sunday.
A win over Washington broke the Chiefs' three-game losing streak and brings them one step closer to clinching a playoff spot.
After retiring from baseball after the 2011 season, Tony La Russa said he would be willing to come back to the game at some point.
The Chiefs (10-3), who lost two to the Denver Broncos sandwiched around a defeat to the San Diego Chargers, went back to doing what they did so well during their 9-0 start — beat up on a bad team.
Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer completed 27 of 32 passes to snap the Cardinals' eight-game losing streak against NFC West foes.
Blowing snow so obscured the yard markers during games yesterday that television networks superimposed the yard lines and numbers for viewers at home who couldn't see them.