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Wainwright lifts Cards to 4-3 win over Rockies

Adam Wainwright (17-9) gave up two runs in the first and then found his groove to earn his 17th win, second-most in the NL this season.

Matt Holliday leads Cardinals to 11-4 win over Rockies

Matt Holliday had four hits, including a two-run homer, to help the St. Louis Cardinals take over sole possession of the NL Central with an 11-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night.

Indians rally off bullpen for 5-3 win over Royals

Asdrubal Cabrera drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and Cleveland rallied off the stingy Kansas City Royals bullpen for a 5-3 victory Tuesday night that evened their series.

Royals topple Indians 7-2

Bruce Chen worked five innings and Salvador Perez doubled home two runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 on Wednesday night.

Former heavyweight champion Ken Norton dies

He was the second man to beat Muhammad Ali, breaking Ali's jaw and sending him to the hospital in their 1973 heavyweight fight. Ken Norton frustrated Ali three times in all, including their final bout at Yankee Stadium where he was sure he had beaten him once again.

Rams tackle Barksdale steps in for injured Saffold

Joe Barksdale will replace Rodger Saffold as a starter on the offensive line for the Rams this week as they travel to play the Dallas Cowboys.

 

Lightning top Blues in shootout 4-3

Dmitrij Jaskin scored twice for St. Louis, and Jaden Schwarz had the other goal for the Blues, who missed both attempts in the shootout.

What to watch for in Chiefs-Eagles game

All eyes are on Andy Reid as the Kansas City Chiefs head to Philadelphia on Thursday night. Reid coached the Eagles for 14 seasons until he was fired last year.

Baseball resumes near site of Navy Yard shooting

Baseball was played in the nation's capital Tuesday, just a short walk from where a gunman killed 12 people at the Navy Yard military instillation. It was another attempt from the world of sports to restore normalcy when things really aren't normal.

Royals top Indians 7-1 to open critical 3-game set

James Shields wound up going six innings Monday night, and Salvador Perez led a scrappy Kansas City offense that eventually pulled away for a 7-1 victory in the opener of a pivotal three-game series.

Rockies keep Cardinals tied for first with 6-2 win

Charlie Blackmon had three hits and drove in three runs for the Rockies, who prevented the Cardinals from taking over sole possession of first place in the NL Central. They remained tied with the Pittsburgh Pirates, who lost 2-0 to San Diego.

Braves-Nationals game postponed following Navy Yard shooting

The Washington Nationals postponed Monday night's game against the Atlanta Braves following shootings at the nearby Navy Yard. The game was rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on Tuesday.

NASCAR's SpinGate spun out of control early

That spin started as the well-intentioned desire to help a teammate earn a valuable spot in NASCAR's version of the playoffs, and with a little honesty, a few deep breaths and some clear thinking, it might have ended there.

No joke: Seinfeld to broadcast Mets game

Jerry Seinfeld will join the broadcast crew Tuesday for the New York Mets, a team that is 15 games below .500 and with little to laugh about this season.

Chiefs off to winning start but focusing on next game

Despite winning on Sunday, the Chiefs are facing a quick turnaround as they prepare to face Coach Andy Reid's old team, the Philadelphia Eagles, on Thursday.

Todd Helton ready to leave game after 17 seasons

The 40-year-old Todd Helton, who announced his retirement over the weekend, holds virtually every offensive record for the Rockies, the only club he's ever known. But he remains on the bubble for the Hall of Fame, mainly because he spent his career playing half his games in the friendly confines of Coors Field.

Rams fall to Falcons as Jones has huge day

The St. Louis Rams were unable to capitalize on a string of injuries suffered by the Falcons on Sunday and suffered their first loss of the season, 31-24.

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.

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