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Gordon, Shields lead Royals past Indians 6-2

The Royals, who entered Wednesday trailing Tampa Bay by three games, moved a game closer to the Indians. Cleveland came in 1½ games behind the Rays.

Tight end Jared Cook coming off huge debut for Rams

Coming off a huge debut, the big-body tight end with getaway skills said it was every bit as important that the defense be good enough to give him a chance when he signed with the Rams this offseason.


Cowboys, Chiefs renewing rivalry at Arrowhead

Ever since 1998, the "Preston Road Trophy" has been presented to the winning side on the rare occasions that Dallas plays Kansas City — as is the case this Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium.

Mayweather lives the life with $41 million payday

US beats Mexico 2-0, clinches World Cup berth

The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan.

Jeremy Guthrie, Royals may have 'a chance' in AL after defeating Indians

Jeremy Guthrie got a major assist from his defense in pitching six innings, Alcides Escobar hit a rare home run and the Royals snapped a six-game losing streak in Cleveland on Tuesday.

Back to work: NHL training camps open Wednesday

Training camps open around the league Wednesday, just 79 days after the Chicago Blackhawks wrapped up the lockout-shortened 2013 season by winning the Stanley Cup.

Pirates have first winning season in 2 decades

The Pirates earned their 82nd victory, ensuring their first winning record in 21 seasons, with a 1-0 victory Monday night at Texas against Yu Darvish.

Broncos linebacker pledges no repeat of gaffe

Denver's second-year linebacker blames excitement over his first NFL start for his premature celebration of a sure pick-6 that resulted in a touchback instead of a touchdown in the Broncos' Week 1 rout of the Ravens.

Jimenez, 3 homers lead Indians past Royals 4-3

Jimenez strikes out 10 over seven innings of work to lead Indians past Royals on Monday.


Rams win home-opener for first time since 2006

St. Louis Rams win first home-opener since 2006 with 27-24 comeback win over the Arizona Cardinals.


Chiefs off to winning start under Reid, Smith

The emphatic 28-2 result Sunday was the Chiefs' most lopsided season-opening win since beating Denver 59-7 in 1963. It also made Andy Reid their first coach to win his opener since Frank Gansz in 1987.

Chiefs score early, dominate Jaguars in 28-2 win

The last time Kansas City won its opener by such a wide margin was 1963, a 59-7 victory against Denver.

Zuerlein lifts Rams past Cardinals 27-24

Jared Cook caught two touchdown passes and had a key reception in the drive that led to Greg Zuerlein's tiebreaking field goal with 40 seconds to go.

Chen goes 7 strong, Royals top Tigers 5-2

Bruce Chen broke up a bad string of starts by Royals pitchers on Sunday, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits in seven innings Sunday. 

Wacha's arm, bat lead Cards to sweep over Pirates

The Pirates arrived at Busch Stadium this weekend with a 1½-game division lead and a chance to cement their first winning season since 1992. They left trailing the Cardinals by 1½ games and still stuck on 81 victories.

Carl Edwards wins in Richmond

Carl Edwards beat out Kurt Busch and Ryan Newman in Saturday's race.

Wainwright moves Cardinals into first in NL Central

Adam Wainwright bounced back from back-to-back sub-par outings with seven shutout innings and David Freese homered to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night.

Royals slip past Tigers 4-3

Salvador Perez hit a two-run homer off Justin Verlander and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday night.

Mike Moustakas' home run in 13th lifts Royals past Mariners

Kansas City led 6-5 in the ninth inning before Raul Ibanez homered off Greg Holland into the Mariners' bullpen with two outs to tie the score. It was Holland's first blown save since May 6 to end his streak of 31 consecutive saves.