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Chiefs start 2-0 after beating Cowboys 17-16

Alex Smith threw for 223 yards and two touchdowns, and the Chiefs' defense held up against the Cowboys as Kansas City moved to 2-0 on the season with a 17-16 victory over Dallas.

Molina's home run, 4 hits lead Cardinals past Mariners

The Cardinals offense woke up from a two-game slump and routed the Seattle Mariners 12-2 on Sunday. The win keeps them in a tie with the Pittsburgh Pirates atop the NL Central.

Avila's 2 home runs lead Tigers over Royals 3-2

Two home runs by Detroit's Alex Avila sunk the Royals on Sunday, as Kansas City lost 3-2 and lost ground in the American League Wild Card race.

Cardinals take back NL Central lead with win over Mariners

With a 2-1 win over the Seattle on Friday, St. Louis leads the division by one game. The Cardinals are 6-1 on a nine-game homestand.

Tigers prove to be too much for Royals

Detroit's Prince Fielder and Justin Verlander helped propel the Tigers to a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.

Brewers win to end Cardinals' 5-game streak

St. Louis fell into a tie with Pittsburgh for the top spot in the NL Central. Both teams are 85-61 with 16 games remaining. The idle Cincinnati Reds are 2½ back.

Cardinals get big hit, beat Brewers 4-2

Cardinal outfielder Matt Holliday's two-run homer broke up Wily Peralta's no-hit bid in the sixth inning of a 4-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.

Matt Adams' homer lifts Cardinals over Brewers

Matt Adams had a two-run home run and the Cardinals broke open a tight game with four in the eighth to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-1 on Wednesday night.

Test for Klinsmann will be at the World Cup

Qualifying for the World Cup competition might prove to be the easy part as winning the prestigious event will be the real test for Jurgen Klinsmann, a former German star player and now coach of the U.S. team.

Gordon, Shields lead Royals past Indians 6-2

The Royals, who entered Wednesday trailing Tampa Bay by three games, moved a game closer to the Indians. Cleveland came in 1½ games behind the Rays.

Tight end Jared Cook coming off huge debut for Rams

Coming off a huge debut, the big-body tight end with getaway skills said it was every bit as important that the defense be good enough to give him a chance when he signed with the Rams this offseason.


Cowboys, Chiefs renewing rivalry at Arrowhead

Ever since 1998, the "Preston Road Trophy" has been presented to the winning side on the rare occasions that Dallas plays Kansas City — as is the case this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

Mayweather lives the life with $41 million payday

US beats Mexico 2-0, clinches World Cup berth

The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan.

Jeremy Guthrie, Royals may have 'a chance' in AL after defeating Indians

Jeremy Guthrie got a major assist from his defense in pitching six innings, Alcides Escobar hit a rare home run and the Royals snapped a six-game losing streak in Cleveland on Tuesday.

Back to work: NHL training camps open Wednesday

Training camps open around the league Wednesday, just 79 days after the Chicago Blackhawks wrapped up the lockout-shortened 2013 season by winning the Stanley Cup.

Pirates have first winning season in 2 decades

The Pirates earned their 82nd victory, ensuring their first winning record in 21 seasons, with a 1-0 victory Monday night at Texas against Yu Darvish.

Broncos linebacker pledges no repeat of gaffe

Denver's second-year linebacker blames excitement over his first NFL start for his premature celebration of a sure pick-6 that resulted in a touchback instead of a touchdown in the Broncos' Week 1 rout of the Ravens.

Jimenez, 3 homers lead Indians past Royals 4-3

Jimenez strikes out 10 over seven innings of work to lead Indians past Royals on Monday.


Rams win home-opener for first time since 2006

St. Louis Rams win first home-opener since 2006 with 27-24 comeback win over the Arizona Cardinals.