Pro Sports

Chiefs hold on to beat banged-up Texans 17-16

Running back Jamaal Charles finished with 123 yards from scrimmage, joining O.J. Simpson as the only players in NFL history with at least 100 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown in the first seven games of a season.

Newton, defense lead Panthers past Rams 30-15

The Rams (3-4) lost their cool with several personal foul penalties — and then lost quarterback Sam Bradford to an apparent left knee injury late in the fourth quarter.

Young arms key to Cards' World Series appearance

Michael Wacha capped a nearly untouchable month by being selected the NL championship series MVP after outpitching Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw for the second time in a 9-0 win in Game 6 Friday night.

Cardinals knock out Kershaw, advance to World Series

St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three seasons by roughing up the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 in Game 6 of the NL championship series Friday night.

Jets down Blues in shootout

Jacob Trouba's injury in the second period slowed down the Blues in a 4-3 loss to the Jets.

Blues edge Blackhawks in shootout

David Backes scored a power-play goal for St. Louis, while Alexander Steen was credited with an even-strength score in regulation in the Blues' first road game. Chicago's Marian Hossa scored on a breakaway and set up Brandon Pirri's first NHL goal in regulation. All but one of the Blackhawks' (4-1-2) first seven games have been decided by one goal.


Dodgers beat Cardinals 6-4 to extend NLCS

Adrian Gonzalez homered twice, and Zack Greinke came through with the clutch performance Los Angeles needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals on Wednesday that trimmed St. Louis' lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven playoff.

Jackson leads revamped Detroit lineup to 7-3 win

A revitalized Austin Jackson delivered in manager Jim Leyland's revamped lineup as the Detroit Tigers built a big lead and held on this time, beating the Red Sox 7-3 Wednesday night to even the AL championship series 2-all.

Alec Ogletree steps up quickly in Rams defense

Outside linebacker Alec Ogletree has been a big-play guy from Day 1.

Fearsome Chiefs pass rush terrorizes NFL quarterbacks

Justin Houston and Tamba Hali have the Kansas City Chiefs defense on pace set the NFL record for sacks.


Cardinals homer twice to beat Dodgers 4-2 in NLCS

Matt Holliday and pinch-hitter Shane Robinson connected for the first home runs of the NLCS, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Tuesday to take a 3-1 lead.

Sharks stay unbeaten with 6-2 win over Blues

Joe Thornton had a goal and three assists and Patrick Marleau had a goal and two assists and the Sharks downed the St. Louis Blues 6-2 Tuesday night.

Cardinals can't hit for Wainwright in Game 3 loss

Adam Wainwright yielded six hits and two runs in seven innings, but the Cardinals couldn't score a run for their ace in their third straight awful offensive game, losing 3-0 to the Dodgers in Game 3 on Monday night.

World doping agency to probe Jamaica

A year after Usain Bolt made history at the London Olympics and declared himself "a living legend," a bombshell dropped largely unnoticed in The Gleaner, the Caribbean's oldest newspaper: A former director of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission alleged the island didn't drug-test its athletes for entire months before they dazzled at the Summer Games.

Philip Rivers, Nick Novak lead Chargers to 19-9 win

Philip Rivers threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to rookie Keenan Allen and Nick Novak kicked four field goals to give the Chargers a 19-9 victory against the Colts on Monday night.

Michael Waltrip Racing cutting to two full teams

Michael Waltrip Racing will run only two full-time cars next season because of the loss of sponsor NAPA, part of the fallout from its attempts to manipulate a race to get Martin Truex Jr. into the Chase.

Chiefs getting touchdowns from defense, special teams

Nearly a quarter of the Chiefs' points during a blistering 6-0 start have come from touchdowns and safeties produced by their defense and special teams. The percentage of scoring rises to 46.1 when Ryan Succop's 11 field goals are factored into Kansas City's point total.

Cardinals try to extend Dodgers' World Series drought

The St. Louis Cardinals are looking to extend the Dodgers' World Series drought, just as they did to Pittsburgh, Washington and Texas in recent years.


Cards, Dodgers, Red Sox, Tigers sport longtime logos

Unlike college football, where a team may alter its uniform on week-by-week basis, the four teams left in the major league playoffs wear uniforms with logos that rarely change.

Confidence key to St. Louis Rams' turnaround

Now that they've bounced back to win two in a row, Rams coach Jeff Fisher says his club's ability to stay on an even keel through the bad beginning played a key role in the turnaround.