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Chiefs' No. 1 pick Fisher ready for debut

The Kansas City Chiefs had offensive tackle Eric Fisher rated No. 1 on their draft board. The Jacksonville Jaguars had fellow offensive tackle Luke Joeckel rated first on their board.

Both of the teams got what they wanted in April.

Bradford: Rams offense ready to roll

The St. Louis Rams expect to have a much more dangerous offense given Sam Bradford's familiarity with the system in year two with coordinator Brian Schottenheimer. Plus, they've got Tavon Austin, Jared Cook and Jake Long now.

Perez sends Royals to victory over Mariners

Kansas City survived after blowing a three-run lead to beat Seattle 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Cincinnati's Hamilton gets first major league steal in Cardinals loss

The Cardinals were shut out for the third time in their last six games. By taking the first two in the four-game series, the Reds snapped the Cardinals' streak of winning seven straight series between the NL Central rivals.

Royals victory spurred by solid batting in fifth

Danny Duffy allowed one run on five hits and four walks, while striking out four before being replaced by Will Smith.

Reds hit Wainwright hard again, beat Cardinals 7-2

The Reds quickly got to Adam Wainwright. Shin-Soo Choo opened the first with a single and scored on Ryan Ludwick's two-out single.

Jaguars quarterback Gabbert could start against Chiefs on Sunday

Blaine Gabbert threw passes in practice Monday and after suffering a hairline fracture of the thumb on his throwing hand in the team's second preseason game against the New York Jets.

Chiefs use waiver wire as roster overhaul goes on

The Kansas City Chiefs claimed seven players off waivers in preparation for the upcoming season. The Chiefs open the season Sunday at Jacksonville.


Heavyweight boxer Tommy Morrison dies at 44

Former heavyweight boxing champion Tommy Morrison died Sunday night. Morrison was suspected to have contracted the HIV virus in the mid 90s but denied it ever since.

Cardinals top Pirates 7-2, tie for NL Central lead

After the offense went silent in a three-game losing streak, the St. Louis Cardinals' bats broke out Sunday in a 7-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that brought them back into a tie for first place in the NL Central.

Shields strong as Royals beat Blue Jays

Starting pitcher James Shields got the Royals off to a good start in September, allowing three hits in seven innings as the Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Sunday.

Chiefs' new leadership putting stamp on final roster

After former Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli failed in his goal of "finding the right 53" last season, new general manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid are confident they made the right cuts when they trimmed their roster to 52 players Saturday. 

Rams subs rally to beat Ravens subs 24-21

The Rams (1-3) avoided their first winless preseason since 2002 on Chase Reynolds' lone reception of the game.

Chiefs beat Packers 30-8 in preseason finale

The Chiefs' third-string quarterback Tyler Bray outplayed Chiefs backup QB Chase Daniel and Packers backups Vince Young and B.J. Coleman.

Royals beat Twins, sweep series for 5th win in row

The Royals outscored Minnesota 17-3 in the three-game set to finish the season series with a 15-4 record against their AL Central rival.

Perez homers twice, leads Duffy, Royals past Twins

Danny Duffy (2-0) pitched 6 2-3 shutout innings hours after being promoted from Triple-A. Minnesota lost its fourth in a row.

Wainwright struggles in Cards' 10-0 loss to Reds

The St. Louis Cardinals had their ace going for a sweep over the Cincinnati Reds, but Adam Wainwright was way out of character in a 10-0 loss on Wednesday night.

Joe Kelly, Matt Holliday lead Cards to 6-1 win over Reds

Joe Kelly tossed six strong innings and Matt Holliday drove in a run for a seventh straight game, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

UPDATE: Topping-off event marks Ballpark Village milestone

The final piece of structural steel was put in place Tuesday. The development will open next year with restaurants and drinking establishments.

Royals rout Rays 11-1 in makeup of May snow-out

Salvador Perez hit a three-run homer, Billy Butler also went deep and the Royals romped to an 11-1 victory over Tampa Bay on Monday.