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Cardinals sign Matheny to 3-year extension

The St. Louis Cardinals gave manager Mike Matheny a three-year contract extension Wednesday, rewarding him for deep postseason runs in his first two seasons on the job.

DT Kyle Love gets another chance with Chiefs

The Kansas City Chiefs signed defensive lineman Kyle Love this week and released Anthony Toribio. Love had success with the New England Patriots before being diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes.

Bye refreshing for Rams rookie running back Stacy

Zac Stacy, the fifth-round pick, regularly gets 20-plus touches on game day, followed by rest early in the practice week to help preserve him for another game.

Seahawks edge Broncos in AP Pro32 power rankings

The Seahawks took over the top spot in the poll on Tuesday with 379 points. The Broncos had 377 points and the other five first-place votes, while the Chiefs dropped to third with 354 points from the 12-member panel that regularly covers the league.

Former UCI president questions Lance Armstrong's credibility

Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen says he has nothing to fear from an investigation after an interview published Monday in Britain's Daily Mail revealed Lance Armstrong claims Verbruggen instigated a cover-up of his doping in 1999.

Harassment investigation has Dolphins on edge

Bryant McKinnie, a 12th-year pro, was among the Miami Dolphins still waiting Tuesday to be interviewed by New York attorney Ted Wells and his staff in the bullying scandal surrounding the team.

Argentina tops Bosnia-Herzegovina in St. Louis exhibition

Argentina outshot Bosnia 5-1 in a 2-0 win on Monday night in St. Louis+.-, so Sergio Romero, the Argentine goalkeeper, wasn't pressed in the shutout against a country that's a first-time World Cup qualifier for next year.

Ronaldo's hat trick sends Portugal to World Cup

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo came out on top against fellow superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic to win 3-2 over Sweden on Tuesday, sending Portugal to the 2014 World Cup finals.

Cam Newton lifts Panthers over Patriots 24-20

Cam Newton threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Ted Ginn Jr. with 59 seconds left and the Carolina Panthers held off the New England Patriots 24-20 Monday night for their sixth straight victory when officials picked up a penalty flag on the final play.

Lance Armstrong: UCI head planned to cover-up Tour doping

Lance Armstrong claims former International Cycling Union president Hein Verbruggen instigated a cover-up of his doping at the 1999 Tour de France.

Fundamental breakdowns pile up in Chargers' loss

The Chargers (4-6) lost their third straight game, 20-16 on Sunday, thanks to a litany of blunders that included 10 penalties for 76 yards.

Chiefs forced to bounce back from first loss

Chiefs focus on upcoming game against San Diego Chargers after first loss of the season Sunday against the Denver Broncos.

Johnson makes case as one of the all-time greats

It took Jimmie Johnson just 13 races into his rookie season with Hendrick Motorsports to prove to his team he was a rare talent.

Bears' defense showing signs it's coming together

The Chicago Bears' defense is coming together after being nagged by injuries at the start of the season.

 

Manning leads Broncos to 27-17 win over Chiefs

The Chiefs, who came into the game with a league-leading 36 sacks, barely breathed on Peyton Manning, who finished 24 for 40.

Steen continues streak in Blues win over the Hurricanes

Alexander Steen extended his scoring streak to 13 games, the longest for a Blues player since Pierre Turgeon had a 15-game streak in 1999-2000.

Chiefs-Broncos game not one-dimensional affair

Controlling time of possession may be the formula for Kansas City to defeat Denver and the Broncos' explosive offense.

 

Wide receiver Williams joins Chiefs, hopes to play in Denver

The Kansas City Chiefs believe Kyle Williams will be able to contribute on special teams when they travel to Denver for their big showdown Sunday night.

Cabrera repeats as AL MVP; McCutchen wins NL award

Tigers third basemen Miguel Cabrera won the American League MVP award while Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen claimed the National League prize.

Former Missouri pitcher Max Scherzer wins Cy Young

Former Missouri All-American pitcher Max Scherzer won the AL honor after leading the majors in wins while going 21-3. He received 28-of-30 first-place votes.

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