Pro Sports

Rams' Amendola wearing protective boot, still hopes to play Sunday

Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola has been wearing a walking boot since picking up a heel injury last week. Amendola, who has 51 catches and an 11.3-yard average, was optimistic about playing Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers.

Jenkins returns two picks for touchdowns, Rams win 31-17

St. Louis dominated the second half to hand the Arizona Cardinals their seventh loss in a row.

Manning's two touchdowns leads Broncos past Chiefs, 17-9

The loss was partly caused by Chiefs' Brady Quinn unable to get his team into the end zone.

LaRussa will appear at MU Bookstore

The former Cardinals' manager will sign copies of his book, "One Last Strike."

Rams-49ers tie draws ire around the league

The Rams-49ers game Sunday finished at 24-all, the first tie in four years and only the fifth since 1990. So the rule right now that limits regular-season overtime to one period is likely to stay the same for a while.

Chiefs fall to Steelers in overtime

Pittsburgh escaped with a 16-13 victory over Kansas City at chilly, rainy Monday night at Heinz Field.

Rams, 49ers play to 24-24 tie

The St. Louis Rams and San Francisco 49ers played the NFL's first tie game in four years as kickers from both teams missed overtime field goals Sunday.

Mark McGwire to become new Dodgers hitting coach

Mark McGwire was hired Wednesday by the Los Angeles Dodgers to replace Dave Hansen and improve an offense that struggled last season when All-Star slugger Matt Kemp was hobbled by injuries. The Dodgers were 13th in the National League in runs scored and RBIs and 15th in home runs.

Chiefs' Quinn recovers from concussion, will sit out another game

Quinn has been ruled out for Kansas City's game Monday night at Pittsburgh. It will be the second straight game he's missed since becoming the starting quarterback.

Rams players returning from injury in time for key matchups

The Rams (3-5) are getting a lot healthier on offense heading into the second half of the season, with wide receiver Danny Amendola also expected back from injury and center Scott Wells returning to practice for the first time since the opener

Chiefs' Crennel removes himself as D-coordinator

Crennel had been juggling head coaching and coordinator duties since taking over on an interim basis when Todd Haley was fired last December. Gary Gibbs will take over as defensive coordinator.

Fisher's comeback season with Rams skids into halfway point

The Rams' bye week comes halfway through the season, and coach Jeff Fisher uses the analogy that it's halftime. There is still plenty of time left.

Chargers extend Chiefs' losing streak to five

Four Chiefs turnovers helped San Diego beat Kansas City 31-13 on Thursday night.

Injured Rams returning at right time

Wide receiver Danny Amendola said he'll definitely be in the lineup at San Francisco next week, and offensive tackle Rodger Saffold is hopeful of playing. Amendola and Saffold got limited work Wednesday, and Jeff Fisher said they appear to be on track, if there are no setbacks.

Chiefs head to San Diego looking for first win since week 3

Already prime-time flops twice this year, the Chargers (3-4) will try to get it right against the staggering Chiefs (1-6), arguably the NFL's worst team. Although the Chiefs have the same record as Jacksonville and Carolina, their issues run deeper than that.

Royals acquire veteran pitcher Ervin Santana in trade with Angels

Veteran pitcher Ervin Santana will join the Royals next year in a trade Wednesday that sends minor league prospect Brandon Sisk to the Los Angeles Angels. Santana has been a fixture in Los Angeles' rotation since 2005, going 96-80 with a 4.33 ERA while starting at least 23 games in eight consecutive seasons.

St. Louis Blues coaches work with Missouri club hockey team

Darren Pang, the announcer for the Blues and a former NHL goaltender, has a son, Tyler, who is a senior on the Missouri team. 

Nine players earn first Gold Glove awards

Strong-armed St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina won a Gold Glove for the fifth straight year, and Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon was also on the list.

Giants beat Tigers in 10 innings for World Series sweep

Pablo Sandoval, who hit three homers in Game 1, was selected Series MVP. He was 1 for 5 in Game 4, dropping his Series average to .500 (8 for 16).

Brady, Patriots rout Rams 45-7 at Wembley

The Patriots become the first team to win two games in London since the international series began in 2007.