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Chiefs focus on defense in final day of NFL Draft

The Chiefs selected Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson in the fourth round and Georgia defensive back Sanders Commings in the fifth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday.

Rams trade up to grab Zac Stacy in NFL Draft

Vanderbilt running back Zac Stacy was selected by the Rams in the fifth round Saturday.

Four-run seventh inning propels Pirates past Cardinals

The Pirates scored four runs in the seventh inning to rally and beat the Cardinals 5-3 on Saturday.

Sheldon Richardson heads to the Jets, gets mixed reactions

Missouri's Sheldon Richardson was picked 13th to the New York Jets in the first round of the NFL draft but the decision has been met with some criticism. 

Lynn, Beltran lead Cardinals over Pirates

Lance Lynn pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his winning streak to nine games and Carlos Beltran homered from both sides of the plate to lead St. Louis to a 9-1 win over Pittsburgh on Friday night.

Royals-Indians game rained out in Kansas City

The game will be made up on Sunday as a day-night doubleheader. The Royals, who lead the American League Central, have had six off days in the past 12 days.


Reaves scores twice as Blues topple Flames

Blues goalie Brian Elliott earned his NHL-leading 10th win in April Thursday night, making 18 saves in the game.

Chiefs open NFL Draft by choosing offensive tackle Eric Fisher

The Kansas City Chiefs chose offensive tackle Eric Fisher of Central Michigan with the first overall pick of this year's NFL Draft.

Rams snag receiver Austin, linebacker Ogletree in NFL Draft

The St. Louis Rams traded up to the No. 8 pick in the NFL draft and selected West Virginia's Tavon Austin, before trading down to take Alec Ogletree at No. 30.

Former pitcher Saberhagen auctions off Royals memoribilia

The list of Saberhagen memorabilia includes two Cy Young awards, a 1985 World Series ring and a World Series MVP trophy. 

Royals capitalize after Verlander's injury to top Tigers

Justin Verlander left the game with a blister, and the Royals went on to score six runs in the next three innings en route to an 8-3 win.

Cardinals beat Strasburg, Nationals 4-2 for sweep

The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Wednesday afternoon, completing the three-game sweep.

Chiefs could make rare choice of offensive tackle at No. 1

Since the AFL-NFL merger in 1970, only twice has an offensive lineman been selected first overall in the draft — Orlando Pace in 1997 and Jake Long in 2008.

Tigers top Royals and Valverde returns

With the return of Jose Valverde, Detroit rallied to beat Kansas City 7-5.

Blues top Avalanche 3-1, clinch playoff spot

The Blues have now made the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2003-04.

Decision day draws near as Chiefs hold No. 1 pick in draft

After going 2-14 to match the worst finish in franchise history, the Chiefs will have the top pick in the NFL draft for the first time.

Royals-Tigers game postponed by rain

No makeup date has been announced, so the two teams will play two games instead of three this week.

Wainright propels Cardinals over the Nationals in Washington shutout

Adam Wainwright (4-1) lowered his ERA to 1.93 by going 8 1-3 scoreless innings, allowing only five hits.

Griffin III deal fuels Rams' rebuilding effort

The Rams gave up the second overall pick in 2012 for a quarterback they did not need to move down just four spots, in return receiving future considerations galore. After additional jockeying during the draft, the Rams came away with starting defensive tackle Michael Brockers and cornerback Janoris Jenkins, plus promising running back Isaiah Pead and offensive guard Rokevious Watkins.

Royals sweep doubleheader against Red Sox

Ervin Santana pitched seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals ended Boston's seven-game winning streak with a 4-2 win over the Red Sox in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Sunday.