Pro Sports

Fundamental breakdowns pile up in Chargers' loss

The Chargers (4-6) lost their third straight game, 20-16 on Sunday, thanks to a litany of blunders that included 10 penalties for 76 yards.

Chiefs forced to bounce back from first loss

Chiefs focus on upcoming game against San Diego Chargers after first loss of the season Sunday against the Denver Broncos.

Johnson makes case as one of the all-time greats

It took Jimmie Johnson just 13 races into his rookie season with Hendrick Motorsports to prove to his team he was a rare talent.

Bears' defense showing signs it's coming together

The Chicago Bears' defense is coming together after being nagged by injuries at the start of the season.


Manning leads Broncos to 27-17 win over Chiefs

The Chiefs, who came into the game with a league-leading 36 sacks, barely breathed on Peyton Manning, who finished 24 for 40.

Steen continues streak in Blues win over the Hurricanes

Alexander Steen extended his scoring streak to 13 games, the longest for a Blues player since Pierre Turgeon had a 15-game streak in 1999-2000.

Chiefs-Broncos game not one-dimensional affair

Controlling time of possession may be the formula for Kansas City to defeat Denver and the Broncos' explosive offense.


Wide receiver Williams joins Chiefs, hopes to play in Denver

The Kansas City Chiefs believe Kyle Williams will be able to contribute on special teams when they travel to Denver for their big showdown Sunday night.

Cabrera repeats as AL MVP; McCutchen wins NL award

Tigers third basemen Miguel Cabrera won the American League MVP award while Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen claimed the National League prize.

Former Missouri pitcher Max Scherzer wins Cy Young

Former Missouri All-American pitcher Max Scherzer won the AL honor after leading the majors in wins while going 21-3. He received 28-of-30 first-place votes.

Kyle Williams lands with unbeaten Chiefs

Wide receiver and return man Kyle Williams was claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday, one day after his release from the San Francisco 49ers.

Peyton Manning missing from practice

With the undefeated Chiefs next on the schedule, Manning sat out of the week's first practice to give his tender ankles — which make him feel like the James Caan character in the movie "Misery," as Jim Nantz recounted Manning telling him — a bit of a rest.

Chiefs' Bowe to start against Denver after arrest

Dwayne Bowe, who was cited for possession of marijuana, will play for Kansas City against Denver Sunday.


SEC teams scramble to salvage, upgrade bowl hopes

SEC teams are working to spruce up their bowl resumes for better-paying games in the season's final weeks.

Blues fall to Coyotes 3-2 in overtime

Phoenix's Oliver Ekman-Larsson made the overtime goal to secure a 3-2 over St. Louis on Tuesday night.

Dolphins case puts GM, coaching jobs in jeopardy

The Dolphins' harassment scandal is threatening the season and job security, leaving the future of coach Joe Philbin, his assistants and general manager Jeff Ireland in doubt.

Rams' defensive core was in place when Fisher arrived

On Sunday, the Rams (4-6) totaled four interceptions with three against the Colts' quarterback Andrew Luck, matching his season total the previous eight games. The Colts never threatened another comeback effort they've been known for, and were held to just 18 yards rushing and 2 for 12 on third down.

Kansas City's Dwayne Bowe arrested for speeding, marijuana possession

Chiefs' wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was pulled over for going about 48 mph in a 35 mph zone, police in suburban Riverside said Tuesday.

Peyton Manning, Denver prepare for Kansas City's defensive attack

Peyton Manning's battered body is forcing the Broncos to consider a plan of protection as they head into Sunday's game against the undefeated Chiefs. Kansas City has collected 36 sacks this season.

Chiefs remain on top of AP Pro32 power rankings

The unbeaten Chiefs barely held onto the top spot Tuesday in voting by a 12-member media panel that regularly covers the league. Kansas City, off last week, earned 374 points and five first-place votes, while the second-place Seahawks had 373 points and five No. 1 nods.