COLUMN: NFL Schedule Release is like unwrapping presents (4/17/19)The time is here. No, not Christmas. That's only 251 days away, but who's counting. It's time for the NFL schedule. It was released Wednesday, and for fans who still watch, they were gifted with their team's 16-game slate after a few months of hibernation...
Jets score in OT, even series with Blues (4/17/19)ST. LOUIS -- Kyle Connor scored 6:02 into overtime and the Winnipeg Jets beat the St. Louis Blues 2-1 on Tuesday night to tie their best-of-seven Western Conference playoff series at two games apiece. Mark Scheifele also scored and Connor Hellebuyck made 31 saves for the Jets, who arrived in St. Louis down 2-0. It is the only first-round series in which the home team has failed to win a game...
New QB Kelly Bryant will be on display at Missouri's spring game (4/13/19)COLUMBIA, Mo. -- By the end of last season, Missouri fans were enjoying quarterback Drew Lock's final days running the Tigers' offense and wondering who would take over this fall. The answer came in a Twitter post the night of Dec. 4 when Kelly Bryant announced he was transferring to Missouri. ...
Sundqvist scores twice as Blues edge Jets 4-3 to take 2-0 series lead (4/13/19)Sundqvist scores twice asBlues edge Jets 4-3 to take 2-0 series lead WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Oskar Sundqvist scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night in Game 2 of their Western Conference opening-round playoff series...
Cardinals complete four-game sweep of Dodgers (4/12/19)ST. LOUIS -- Matt Wieters made the most of his chance. Wieters drove in three runs and stole a base for just the third time in six years, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Los Angeles Dodgers 11-7 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the NL champions...
Carpenter, Cardinals agree on contract through 2021 season (4/11/19)ST. LOUIS -- Three-time All-Star infielder Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals agreed to a contract that adds $37 million in guaranteed money for 2020 and '21, a deal that includes an option for 2022. The 33-year-old has a $14.5 million salary this season, part of a $52 million, six-year deal that included an $18.5 million club option for 2020 with a $2 million buyout...
Blues score late goal to capture Game 1 of first-round series (4/11/19)WINNIPEG, Manitoba -- Tyler Bozak scored with 2:05 left in the third period to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference opening-round playoff series. Pat Maroon sent a backhand pass from behind the net out to Bozak in the slot, and Bozak's quick shot went by Winnipeg's Connor Hellebuyck for the go-ahead goal...
Cardinals beat Dodgers 7-2 to extend winning streak to four games (4/11/19)ST. LOUIS -- It took 14 pitches before Jack Flaherty finally got Justin Turner to ground into a double play that ended the first inning Wednesday night. Flaherty didn't think such an early tussle was all that important to his entire outing, but his manager begged to differ...
Blues' Binnington will get first taste of playoff hockey tonight (4/10/19)Jordan Binnington is about to get a crash course in what Connor Hellebuyck faced last season. The St. Louis Blues' rookie goaltender will make his playoff debut against Hellebuyck and the high-powered Jets in Game 1 of their first-round series tonight in Winnipeg. If Binnington can match what Hellebuyck did last year in his first taste of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the Blues could continue their surprising run after going from last in the NHL in January all the way to the postseason...
Cardinals extend winning streak to three games with 4-0 win over Dodgers (4/10/19)ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals manager Mike Shildt praised Marcell Ozuna for his effort. It definitely was a memorable performance. Ozuna misplayed Kike Hernandez's drive in the eighth inning, but Yadier Molina drove in three runs and Paul Goldschmidt homered to lead St. Louis to a 4-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night...
Cardinals fall to Padres in home opener (4/6/19)ST. LOUIS -- San Diego rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. knew all about the passionate St. Louis fan base -- he was given a heads-up by his father, Fernando Sr., who played three seasons for the Cardinals. Even with that scouting report, the 20-year-old Tatis couldn't believe his ears Friday when he received a loud ovation from the crowd in his first at-bat, as a visitor...
Goldschmidt blast three HRs in Cardinals ' 9-5 win over Brewers (3/30/19)MILWAUKEE -- Paul Goldschmidt hit three home runs and then was intentionally walked in the ninth inning with a chance to tie the major league record, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 Friday night. Brewers manager Craig Counsell signaled for the free pass with one out and a runner on second. Cardinals fans behind the visiting dugout cheered as Goldschmidt approached the plate and booed loudly when Counsell made the move...
Blues whiff on first chance to secure playoff spot, blow 2-goal lead in 4-2 loss to Rangers (3/30/19)NEW YORK -- The St. Louis Blues had a chance to clinch a postseason berth on their own terms, but a stubborn goaltender stood in their way. Alexandar Georgiev made 44 saves, and Jimmy Vesey scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, helping the New York Rangers beat the Blues 4-2 on Friday night...
Cardinals drop season opener in dramatic fashion (3/29/19)MILWAUKEE -- Lorenzo Cain fired the ball high into the air and jumped up and down in the outfield, yelling and shaking his head from side to side. "I let them know. Not today," a grinning Cain said. Not today, indeed. Cain soared above the wall to rob Jose Martinez of a tying home run for the final out, lifting Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Thursday...
Playoffs within reach Blues finish off perfect homestand with 3-1 win over the Las Vegas Golden Knights (3/26/19)ST. LOUIS -- Ivan Barbashev, Zach Sanford and Ryan O'Reilly scored to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 on Monday night. Jordan Binnington made 24 saves for his 21st victory of the season. He is one win short of matching Jake Allen's record set in 2014-15 for the most by a Blues rookie goaltender...
Cards announce IL players (3/26/19)JUPITER, Fla. -- The St. Louis Cardinals placed five players on the injured list as they began to shape their roster for Thursday's opener at the Milwaukee Brewers. St. Louis said Monday the official reason for Brett Cecil's designation is carpal tunnel syndrome, though the left-hander also is dealing with arm fatigue and erratic mechanics. Right-hander Carlos Martinez is out with a strained rotator cuff and Luke Gregerson with a right shoulder impingement...
Pro Sports Schedule
BASEBALLKansas City at Tampa Bay, 12:10 p.m.
Miami at Cleveland, 12:10 p.m.
Milwaukee at St. Louis, 12:15 p.m.
Washington at Colorado, 2:10 p.m.
Texas at Oakland, 2:37 p.m.
Seattle at San Diego, 2:40 p.m.
San Francisco at Toronto, 3:07 p.m.
Atlanta at Cincinnati, 5:40 p.m.
Chicago White Sox at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m.
Arizona at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m.
Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m.
Detroit at Boston, 6:10 p.m.
Minnesota at Houston, 7:10 p.m.
L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m.
N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Angels, 9:07 p.m.
NBA PLAYOFFSUtah at Houston, 7 p.m.
L.A. Clippers at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.
NHL PLAYOFFSCarolina at Washington, 6:30 p.m.
MLSChicago at New York City FC, 6 p.m.
D.C. United at Columbus, 6:30 p.m.
Montreal at New England, 6:30 p.m.
LA Galaxy at Minnesota United, 7 p.m.
San Jose at Seattle, 9:30 p.m.