Pro Sports

As he heads to the Hall of Fame, La Russa hopes for club exec job

After retiring from baseball after the 2011 season, Tony La Russa said he would be willing to come back to the game at some point.

Chiefs thump Redskins 45-10 to break 3-game skid

The Chiefs (10-3), who lost two to the Denver Broncos sandwiched around a defeat to the San Diego Chargers, went back to doing what they did so well during their 9-0 start — beat up on a bad team.

Cardinals beat Rams 30-10 to end NFC West skid

Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer completed 27 of 32 passes to snap the Cardinals' eight-game losing streak against NFC West foes.

Nasty weather hits several NFL games

Blowing snow so obscured the yard markers during games yesterday that television networks superimposed the yard lines and numbers for viewers at home who couldn't see them.

Blues score 5 to hand Islanders 8th straight loss

St. Louis won for the sixth time in eight games. The Islanders have lost eight straight overall (0-6-2) and eight in a row on the road.

Chiefs revolving offensive line finally hits its stride

Despite all the shuffling caused by a spate of injuries, the front five has played perhaps its best football of the season the last three weeks, which just so happen to have coincided with the offense's best performances of the season — and a frustrating three-game losing streak.

Jared Cook leads Rams receivers in catches, yards

The 26-year-old tight end is leading the Rams this season in both catches (40) and yards receiving (557).

Missouri alum set to make first career start with Rams

Rams center Tim Barnes is set to make his first career start Sunday at Arizona in place of injured Scott Wells.

Arrowhead parking lot death ruled a homicide

Police said it could still take weeks before they know what killed a Missouri man in an Arrowhead Stadium parking lot during Kansas City's game this weekend. It was ruled a homicide Wednesday.

Dropped passes a problem for stumbling Chiefs

The Chiefs have finally started to put up some offense the last three weeks, but an issue of bobbled balls and dastardly drops has kept them from putting more points on the board — maybe even kept them from becoming the first NFL team to start 9-0 and then lose three straight.

NFL fines Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000

The NFL fined Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 on Wednesday for interfering with Baltimore's Jacoby Jones on a kickoff return in the third quarter of a 22-20 loss to the Ravens on Thanksgiving night.

Lindsey Vonn: Knee 'stable' after World Cup training run

Closing in on competing for the first time in 10 months, Lindsey Vonn was pleased to be back on the elite ski racing scene Wednesday, completing a safe training run and declaring her surgically repaired right knee "stable."

5 former Chiefs sue team over head injuries

The lawsuit was filed in Jackson County Circuit Court on behalf of former players Leonard Griffin, Chris Martin, Joe Phillips, Alexander Louis Cooper and Kevin Porter, all of whom played on defense.

Man who died outside Arrowhead Stadium had returned to Jeep similar to his, cops say

Police released the additional details in the death of Kyle A. Van Winkle, 30, of Smithville. He died Sunday after a struggle in Kansas City's Arrowhead Stadium parking lot.

Dome owners fight to keep Rams in St. Louis

The Rams can break their 30-year lease after the 2014 season — a decade early — but have said little about their plans beyond expressing an interest to stay. That isn't keeping stadium boosters from hoping for the best.

British diver Daley says he is dating a man

Olympic diver Tom Daley says he is in a relationship with a man.

US Hockey Hall of Fame inductions held

Doug Weight and Bill Guerin began their friendship before they were in the NHL and grew closer while playing together for the Edmonton Oilers, St. Louis Blues and New York Islanders.

11 penalties doomed Rams against 49ers

St. Louis' two-game winning streak was snapped in Sunday's 23-13 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.


Drop hurts Redskins more than chain gang gaffe

The glaring error by the officiating crew didn't cost the Redskins in their 24-17 loss Sunday night. Some of the same mistakes that have plagued the team all season did.

Chiefs try to regroup after 3 straight losses

The Chiefs became the first team in NFL to win its first nine games and then lose three in a row.