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Cavaliers not clicking, off to rough 1-3 start

Just a week into the season, the Cavaliers have major chemistry issues, a motionless offense and defensive holes they might not be able to address without making a trade or two.

Ex-brewery executive, lawyer to weigh options for St. Louis football stadium

Remodeling the St. Louis football stadium to meet NFL standards could cost as little as $2oo million or as much as $700 million.

SEC loaded with talented, sizable running backs

The SEC is full of large bodies this season to carry the ball down the field.

Chiefs sign fullback Sherman to extension

The Kansas City Chiefs have extended Anthony Sherman's contract, which will pay the fullback $7 million.

Rams' Robert Quinn picks up 5 sacks in 3 games

The St. Louis Rams mustered just one sack in their first five games. In the last three contests, they've piled up 14 — and Quinn has six of them.

Sports Illustrated makes Michael Sam a Sportsman finalist

Former Missouri football player Michael Sam is surprised by the nomination.

Royals win 3 Gold Gloves, Molina earns 7th

All those snazzy plays by Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez earned them more than tips of the hat from their Kansas City teammates. The Royals trio wound up snagging Gold Gloves, too.

Blues win 6th straight, beat Devils 1-0

Red-hot Vladimir Tarasenko scored a power-play goal early in the third period, and the St. Louis Blues extended their winning streak to six games with a 1-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.

Vikings' Peterson avoids jail in plea agreement

It is not clear how the plea deal will affect his playing status or whether he might be subject to a new NFL policy that calls for a unpaid, six-game suspension for a first domestic violence offense.

U.S. prosecutors: A-Rod paid cousin to be quiet

Federal prosecutors said Rodriguez made four wire payments totaling $900,000 between June 2013 and September 2013 to settle a threatened lawsuit by Yuri Sucart, who had worked as Rodriguez's personal assistant.

Blues outlast Rangers, win 5th straight

Vladimir Tarasenko scored in the third round of the shootout, and the St. Louis Blues stretched their winning streak to five with a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Monday night.

Defense gets Rams back on their feet

A disruptive defense St. Louis had been waiting for all season led the way in an unexpected 13-10 victory at San Francisco on Sunday. The Rams had eight sacks and came up with the big goal-line stand at the finish, making up for an offense that mustered just 193 yards.

Kansas City Chiefs' Jamaal Charles hopes to follow in Priest Holmes' footprints

Priest Holmes was inducted into the franchise Hall of Fame two weeks after Jamaal Charles passed him for first place on the Chiefs' career rushing list.

COMMENTARY: Are there double standards for Keselowski?

For the second time in four races, Brad Keselowski was attacked in a post-race fracas because his aggressive driving upset someone.

Kaepernick fumbles into end zone as Rams win 13-10

St. Louis (3-5) remains in last place, but the Rams have had plenty to say about the division race, upsetting Seattle and San Francisco in the past three weeks.

Alex Smith leads Chiefs past Mike Vick in 24-10 over the Jets

Alex Smith finished with 199 yards and two touchdowns passing, and Jamaal Charles ran for another score for the Chiefs (5-3), who won for the fifth time in six games. New York has not won at Arrowhead Stadium since 1998.

Royals decline 2015 option on Billy Butler

On Saturday, the Royals declined their option on Billy Butler for next season, making the former All-Star designated hitter a free agent for the first time in his eight-year major league career.

Jets concerned about stopping Chiefs' Charles

The Kansas City Chiefs' workhorse has the best rushing average (5.52 yards) in the history of the league, even better than Hall of Famer Jim Brown, whose career average was 5.22 yards per carry. That alone says a lot.

Robinson ready to step in at left tackle for Rams

The 6-foot-5, 332-pound Robinson just made his first start of the season in the Rams' fifth game, which was against San Francisco. He played left guard in that game against the 49ers. In last week's 34-7 loss to the Chiefs, veteran left tackle Jake Long tore the same ACL he did in 2013 and he is out.

Royals look toward next season after dream run

Kansas City has decisions to make on extending contracts of several key players.

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