Pro Sports

Owners to decide on 2018 Super Bowl site

NFL owners will vote Tuesday on the site of the 2018 Super Bowl, choosing among New Orleans, Indianapolis and Minneapolis.

Duffy delivers; Royals hold on to beat Orioles

Danny Duffy carried a perfect game into the seventh inning, Billy Butler drove in the only run, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Saturday night.

Cardinals take advantage of speed in 4-1 win over Braves

Rookie Kolten Wong scored on a short sacrifice fly to tie the Cardinals with the Braves on Saturday, one of many big plays St. Louis made with its legs in a 4-1 victory.

Heat, Pacers eager for next playoff battle

Indiana and Miami spent a whole season hearing about the rematch. On Sunday, the two Eastern Conference heavyweights will meet in the most intriguing fight of the year.

Arizona hires La Russa to run baseball operations

The Arizona Diamondbacks hired La Russa as their chief baseball officer Saturday, hoping the Hall of Fame manager can help turn around the team after one of the worst starts in franchise history.

Michael Phelps prepares for comeback to sport's greatest stage

Michael Phelps has his regimen ready for a comeback in Rio, home of the 2016 Olympic games.

Michael Sam saga apt to expand NFL's gay fan base

Now that the NFL has its first openly gay player in Michael Sam, it can further expand and market to gay and lesbian fans all over the country.

Kings, Blackhawks set for Western Conference final

The Kings take on the Blackhawks on Sunday afternoon in a short turnaround from their series-clinching 6-2 victory over Anaheim.

Arsenal ends 9-year title drought with FA Cup win

For the fifth time in manager Arsene Wenger's 14 years, the Gunners are FA Cup winners.

New York Rangers rout Montreal Canadiens in Game 1 of Eastern Conference finals

Martin St. Louis, who will attend his mother's funeral with his teammates on Sunday, scored the opening goal of the Eastern Conference finals to pace New York's suddenly high-powered offense in a 7-2 rout of the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday.

Wade Davis, former NFL player, works with Rams and others on gay rights

The head of an advocacy group for gay and lesbian athletes said he spent a full day this week helping the St. Louis Rams prepare for the arrival of Michael Sam, who hopes to become the first openly gay player in the NFL.

Former Missouri forward Laurence Bowers named Rookie of the Year in Israeli league

Laurence Bowers averaged 12.9 points and 6.2 rebounds in his first professional season with Hapoel Holon.

Aaron Hernandez indicted in 2 more shooting deaths

Aaron Hernandez, a former tight end for the New England Patriots, allegedly ambushed and gunned down two men in 2013.

Cards' DeWitt leads panel for Selig's successor

The Cardinals' chairman will lead a seven-member panel to search for and select Bud Selig's successor as MLB commissioner.

Royals drop 2-1 to first-place Baltimore Orioles

Nelson Cruz homered and the first-place Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

Indiana Pacers best Washington Wizards for Eastern Conference finals spot

For all their mysterious slumps and chemistry curiosities, the Indiana Pacers are back where they were last season: the Eastern Conference finals.

Cardinals rack up four runs in second inning to beat Cubs 5-3

Cubs starter Jason Hammel gave up four runs in the second inning and Chicago lost to the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 Thursday.

UPDATE: Oprah, Michael Sam agree to documentary deal over lunch

The Oprah Winfrey Network says it plans to produce a documentary series following the life of Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

Hit by pitch in 12th sends Cardinals over Cubs

Pinch-hitter Greg Garcia was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and one out in the 12th inning, sending the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 4-3 Tuesday night.

Canadiens beat Bruins 3-1 in Game 7 to advance

Pacioretty scored the winner, and Carey Price made 29 saves to give the Canadiens a spot in the conference finals against the New York Rangers. Game 1 will be in Montreal on Saturday, with the rest of the schedule to be announced.