In the wake of a dispiriting 34-31 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said the team took a step forward and remained a franchise on the rise.
Faced with the prospect of a 0-3 start, the injury-plagued team rallied for a 34-15 win Sunday in Miami. Not only did it enhance the Chiefs' postseason prospects, at least when put in historical context, it also gave them a boost of confidence heading into what could be the toughest stretch of games they will play this season.
Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti refuted a report suggesting he and other team officials tried to persuade the NFL to be lenient on Ray Rice after the running back was arrested in February for assaulting his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City elevator.
Alex Smith shook off five sacks to throw three touchdown passes and help the Chiefs beat the Miami Dolphins 34-15 on Sunday.
The Royals avoided a three-game sweep and moved within 1 1/2 games of the AL Central-leading Tigers.
St. Louis secured its fourth consecutive postseason appearance when Milwaukee lost to Pittsburgh earlier in the day. But the Cardinals' lead in the Central was sliced to 2 1/2 games over the Pirates.
The win tied the Cowboy's biggest comeback in the team's history, but gave the St. Louis Rams its second loss of the season.
Tony Cruz hit a three-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals connected three times, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 on Saturday night and moving closer to their fourth consecutive playoff berth.
James "Big Game" Shields came up just short in the Kansas City Royals' biggest game of the season.
Former Missouri star Ian Kinsler hit a two-run home run to key what turned into a blowout.
The NFL commissioner said he never considered resigning amidst the Ray Rice scandal and its ugly aftermath.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced Friday that changes will be made to the way the the NFL handles players accused of crimes. He admitted that mistakes have been made in the handling of the recent domestic violence cases and said that the NFL will make sure they are not repeated.
Jamaal Charles practiced in a limited capacity Friday for the second straight day, raising hopes that the Chiefs' Pro Bowl running back will be available for Sunday's game in Miami.
Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.
Even while attending the birth of a daughter earlier this week, James Laurinaitis had DeMarco Murray on the brain. To be fair, it's tough to blame anyone on the defense for spending too much time studying tendencies of a running back they're chasing in their dreams.
The results Wednesday night allowed Kansas City to claw within a half-game of Detroit in the AL Central, and sets up arguably the biggest series at Kauffman Stadium in decades.
When Reid was hired by the Eagles in 1999, he told Tammy to focus on a couple of charities where they could devote their attention. Laurel House was one of them, a comprehensive domestic violence agency that serves families and communities in the Philadelphia area.
Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.
Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2 1/2-game edge in the National League Central.