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.
A dynamic Chiefs defense forced five turnovers and sacked a harried Michael Vick five times.
Corey Dickerson's RBI triple with one out in the bottom of the 15th inning gave the Rockies a 7-6 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dmitrij Jaskin scored twice for St. Louis, and Jaden Schwarz had the other goal for the Blues, who missed both attempts in the shootout.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.