Counting one playoff game, the series that used to be a battle of California is tied 62-62-3, with both the Rams and 49ers at .500 at home and on the road entering Thursday night's matchup.
The Royals, down four games in the loss column to Cleveland, need to win every game and hope that both the Indians and the Rangers completely collapse.
Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha lost his no-hit bid on Ryan Zimmerman's infield single with two outs in the ninth inning. St. Louis beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 Tuesday night to close in on the NL Central title.
Jonathan Toews and Co. are all set to go for their second consecutive NHL title and a historic third in five seasons. There was no salary-cap purge this summer, leaving the Blackhawks largely intact as they try to become the first team to repeat since the Detroit Red Wings won it all in 1997 and 1998.
Kansas City moved within three games of idle Cleveland for the second AL wild card with six remaining — all on the road.
Carlos Beltran ended his drought with a tiebreaking shot, Adam Wainwright earned his 18th win, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Washington 4-3, eliminating the Nationals from playoff contention.
Manning and the Denver Broncos rolled over the Oakland Raiders 37-21 Monday night. Denver's 127 points lead the league and are 31 more than second-place Green Bay.
Maybe everything went haywire when Tony Stewart broke his leg Aug. 5. That's when co-owner Gene Haas went rogue, seizing the opportunity while Stewart was incapacitated to finalize a deal to hire the seemingly untouchable Kurt Busch.
Heading into Oakland's visit to Denver on Monday night, there have been 97 sacks in Week 3, five short of the record set in 1986's 11th week. The New York Jets led the way with eight on Buffalo rookie E.J. Manuel.
Larry Bird is spending most of his time these days trying to ensure Indiana's budding star sticks around for the next few years.
Derrick Rose believes he's ready to dominate again and help his team contend for a championship.
The St. Louis Rams only have a few days to recover from Sunday's loss before San Francisco comes to town on Thursday.
The team is scoring at quicker rate and is forcing more turnovers compared to the 2012 campaign.
The Sacramento Kings announced Monday that Shaquille O'Neal has acquired a minority stake in the team under new owner, Vivek Ranadive.
The Cardinals were uncharacteristically sloppy Sunday night in a 6-4 loss to the Brewers with three errors.
Quarterback Sam Bradford was sacked six times in the Rams' second loss of the season.
Justin Maxwell hit a game-winning grand slam in the 10th inning to lift the Royals over the Texas Rangers, bringing Kansas City within 3.5 games of a wild card playoff berth.
St. Louis slipped past Milwaukee with a 10th-inning sacrifice fly by Carlos Beltran for a 7-6 win.
It has been said that sports is the universal language, and that's the key to an effort to improve lives of those suffering from early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Baseball is the trigger mechanism for the Cardinals Reminiscence League. Their love of this proud franchise helps them in many ways.
An impressive 26-16 victory over the Eagles in coach Andy Reid's return to Philadelphia on Thursday night left the Chiefs 3-0 for just the second time in a decade. The Chiefs have won their first three games only eight times ever, and six of the previous seven ended in the playoffs.