Pro Sports

Knicks spoil LeBron's homecoming, 95-90

LeBron James scored just 17 points in his return to Cleveland. He came back to his native Ohio last summer after winning two NBA titles in Miami.


New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

A lot has gone right during the Giants' every-other-year pattern of winning the World Series.

Celebration of Giants' win turns violent, revelers turn on police

San Francisco Giants fans celebrated their teams' World Series victory with a bit too much vigor.


UPDATE: Royals' dream season falls short in World Series

The Royals were 90 feet away from forcing extra innings when Alex Gordon ripped a two-out single in the ninth, and center fielder Gregor Blanco misplayed the ball for an error that put Gordon on third base. But one more time, Madison Bumgarner proved his mettle.

Selig's imprint seen in Game 7 of World Series

Game 7 of the World Series on Wednesday night featured a pair of wild-card teams that had already played during the regular season. In a finale hosted by the club whose league won the All-Star game. With managers able to contest calls by umpires, the final decision coming from a replay room far from the field.

Giants ace Bumgarner wins World Series MVP

The 25-year-old Bumgarner capped off a performance for the ages and earned MVP honors Wednesday night, pitching five scoreless innings of relief in Game 7 as the Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2.

Rams make multiple moves to fill spaces on roster

The St. Louis Rams acquired players such as safety Mark Barron and wide receiver Damian Williams.

Chiefs quarterback Smith to practice after shoulder injury

An injury-prone past forced Smith to worry after landing on his shoulder Sunday, but the Pro Bowler says he's good to go.

Blues score in OT to beat Stars

The Dallas Stars weren't feeling good Tuesday night after Vladimir Tarasenko scored 1 minute, 28 seconds into overtime to complete a hat trick and St. Louis' 4-3 victory.

Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.

Thousands attend Oscar Taveras' Dominican burial

St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak, manager Mike Matheny, second baseman Matt Carpenter and pitcher Carlos Martinez were among the mourners from Taveras' major league team.

Tony Parker helps Spurs edge Mavs 101-100 in opener

Tony Parker had 23 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer, Manu Ginobili added 20 points and the San Antonio Spurs capped an emotional NBA championship commemoration with a thrilling 101-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in their season opener Tuesday night.

Royals hope to light up Giants — and clubhouse deer

The Royals must win two consecutive games at home to take the World Series.

Cardinals stunned by Taveras' death

The Cardinals are grieving the loss of an active player for the third time in 12 years after 22-year-old Oscar Taveras died Sunday in a car crash in the Dominican Republic.

COMMENTARY: Remembering Oscar Taveras and 'everything happy'

The highly touted St. Louis Cardinals prospect was ripped away from us far too soon, before he could fully unleash the potential of his swing and smile.

Chiefs' Alex Smith sustained shoulder injury against Rams

The quarterback sprained his throwing shoulder late in the first half of Sunday's game against the St. Louis Rams. Not only did Smith never miss a snap, he went on to complete 24 of 28 passes for 226 yards in what turned into a 34-7 rout at Arrowhead Stadium.

Rams' Jake Long, Brian Quick out for season

Greg Robinson didn't start until last week. Now, the St. Louis Rams will really be leaning on the No. 2 overall pick of the draft after injuries to offensive linemen Jake Long and Rodger Saffold.

Chivas USA disbands after 10 troubled years

Chivas USA ceased operations Monday after 10 troubled and unsuccessful years in Major League Soccer, with the league planning a new franchise for Los Angeles that will begin play in 2017 with new ownership and a new soccer-specific stadium.

Royals head home trailing 3-2 in World Series

Eight of the past 10 teams that headed home trailing 3-2 in the Series won it all. Kansas City is one of the teams that did it, rallying from a 3-1 deficit to beat St. Louis for the franchise's only championship in 1985.

Giants beat Royals 5-0 for 3-2 World Series lead

After a day off, the Series resumes Tuesday night at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium. In a rematch of Game 2 starters, Jordano Ventura pitches for the Royals and Jake Peavy for the Giants.