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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.

Kratz goes deep to lead Phillies past Cardinals

The Phillies beat the Cardinals 7-3 on Sunday night.

McGinn scores twice as Avalanche beat Blues

The Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 5-3 on Sunday.

Lynn, Beltran power Cardinals past Phillies

Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran has hit homers in the first three games of the four-game series.

Ortiz returns as Red Sox hang on to beat Royals

Daniel Nava hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning to lift the Red Sox in an emotional game at Fenway Park.


Blues' Elliott dominant again in win over Stars

Blues goalie Brian Elliott made 21 saves in his team's 2-1 win.


Phillies' Halladay returns to form in win over Cardinals

After a rough streak leading into the game, Phillies starter Roy Halladay held the Cardinals to two hits in seven innings on Friday.

Alex Smith makes practice debut with Chiefs

Alex Smith, who is preparing for his first season as the Chiefs quarterback, participated in a minicamp with his new teammates Thursday.


Blues' Elliott smothers Coyotes in shootout to cement win

David Perron also scored his first goal in 17 games for the Blues.


Beltran's late homer lifts Cardinals over Phillies

Adam Wainwright also pitched seven innings, giving up three runs and nine hits, in the victory.

Davis, Francoeur lead Royals past Braves 1-0

Kansas City Royals pitcher Wade Davis and right-fielder Jeff Francoeur guided the team to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday.


Burnett flirts with no-hitter, Bucs beat Cardinals 5-0

A.J. Burnett took a no-hitter into the seventh inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 on Wednesday night.