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Phelps secretly took plunge in June, marrying girlfriend

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 08:44:25 -0500

PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps took the plunge in June, secretly marrying his longtime girlfriend two months before the Olympic great completed his last gold-medal haul.

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Freese It! Looking back at Game 6 — a night 'that should not have happened'

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:15:00 -0500

It’s been five years since David Freese’s unforgettable World Series game for the Cardinals: A hometown kid, down to the last strike of the season, ties the game with a triple — and then wins it for his hometown team…

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Tipsheet: Unlike Kroenke, Khan gets tired of losing

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 07:06:00 -0500

Owner Shad Khan called a team meeting to go over the Jaguars' failures this season. Change could be afoot because unlike Stan Kroenke, he won't stand by and watch his team continue to lose.

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Gordo: Red Wings just don't know how to quit

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 06:55:00 -0500

Blues fans know all too well that the Red Wings have remained competitive year after year after year. This season's version is no different.

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US Coast Guard in Hawaii suspends search for Chinese mariner

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 05:30:11 -0500

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Chinese man attempting to set a sailing record after a crew did not find him aboard his boat off the Hawaii islands.

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Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 04:35:40 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jake Arrieta made a brief run at a no-hitter and ended another 71-year pause between celebrations for the Chicago Cubs and their faithful fans.

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The Latest: Coast Guard suspends search for Chinese sailor

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 01:38:58 -0500

HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the search for a missing Chinese mariner (all times local):

View from bench: Former Supreme Court justice roots for Cubs

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:32:55 -0500

A lot of Chicago Cubs fans have waited a long time to see them win the championship. In this case, it feels like forever.

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Goold: Led by Arrieta, Cubs storm back in Series

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:25:00 -0500

Former Cy Young winner takes a no-hitter into the sixth inning and offense gets opportunistic in 5-1 win in Game 2.

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Ortiz: Cubs poised for historic return to Wrigley

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:10:00 -0500

Something has to give as the Cubs attempt to win their first World Series title since 1908 and the Indians look for their first title since 1948.

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Tatum’s injury not considered major

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Duke officials said freshman Jayson Tatum will miss the Blue Devils’ two exhibition games because of a sprained left foot, with the injury apparently being significantly less severe than some earlier reports indicated.

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Missouri district standings

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Best performances

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Best performances (1 Goal Minimum)

Top 10 schedule, results

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Large school schools - 10/261. Marquette (26-3) was idle.2. Troy Buchanan (30-3) was idle.3. Holt (25-4) was idle.4. Seckman (22-5) was idle.5. Hillsboro (20-6) was idle.6. Oakville (21-6) was idle.7. Hazelwood West (20-3) was idle.8. Summit (17-10) was idle.9. Francis…

Area top 10 schedule

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Large schools

Top 10 schedule, results

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Large school schools - 10/261. Edwardsville (14-2) was idle.2. De Smet (17-2) was idle.3. Summit (24-2) vs. St. Mary's (11-16), 6 p.m.4. Ladue (28-1) vs. MICDS (15-6) at Clayton, 4:30 p.m.5. Marquette (17-5) was idle.6. CBC (19-6) was idle.7. Fort…

Missouri top 10 schedule

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Class 6

Hitting performances

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Best performances (1 Hit Minimum)

Top 10 schedule, results

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Large school schools - 10/261. St. Joseph's (26-3) was idle.2. Lafayette (30-6) was idle.3. Eureka (32-3) was idle.4. Francis Howell (35-1) was idle.5. Edwardsville (29-6) was idle.6. Timberland (26-7) was idle.7. Nerinx Hall (25-9) was idle.8. O'Fallon (30-6) was idle.9.…

Pitching performances

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Best performances (1 IP Minimum)

UP: Cubs starter Jake Arrieta

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:30:00 -0500

Fear the bearded one. Jake Arrieta's no-hitter through the first 5 1/3 innings of Game 2 was the longest no-hit bid in a World Series game since Jerry Koosman of the Mets took one six innings against the Orioles in…

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UP: Indians pitcher Danny Salazar

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:30:00 -0500

Cleveland righthander Danny Salazar (above) made his first appearance since a forearm issue sidelined him Sept. 9. The All-Star starter came out of the bullpen in the sixth inning and retired Kris Bryant (line out) and Anthony Rizzo (ground out)…

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Honorable mention: Cubs reliever Mike Montgomery

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:30:00 -0500

The Cubs' lefty reliever built a two-inning bridge between Arrieta and closer Aroldis Chapman. It was paved with curveballs and changeups. He entered with a runner on first in the sixth inning and immediately ended things with a Jose Ramirez…

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DOWN: Indians right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:30:00 -0500

Where to start with Lonnie Chisenhall (shown above in Game 1)? There was the Cleveland right fielder's throw to second base after an Anthony Rizzo double in the first inning that allowed Kris Bryant to score from third. Then came…

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DOWN: Indians second baseman Jason Kipnis

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:30:00 -0500

Cleveland second baseman Jason Kipnis made a costly mistake when he tweaked his ankle celebrating his club's ALCS clinch jumping around with teammate Francisco Lindor. His most recent errors happened during the game. Wilson Contreras reached on a fielding error…

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UP: Heart of the Cubs' order

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:30:00 -0500

First baseman Anthony Rizzo, left fielder Ben Zobrist and designated hitter Kyle Schwarber (above) combined to go five-for-11 with four RBIs in Wednesday night's Game 2 win. They drew four walks and struck out just twice.

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76ers anthem singer says 'We Matter' shirt got her the boot

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:14:59 -0500

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers national anthem singer Sevyn Streeter said she was told by the team she could not perform because of her "We Matter" jersey.

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Preview: Blues vs. Red Wings

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:15:00 -0500

Detroit has won five straight since starting the season 0-2 and has outscored opponents 19-7 in that run.

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NFL notes: Cowboys' Romo returns to practice

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:10:00 -0500

Tony Romo is participating in throwing drills at practice for the first time since the Dallas quarterback broke a bone in his back in a preseason game at Seattle in August.

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Thursday's sports on the air

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:00:00 -0500



Wed, 26 Oct 2016 22:28:03 -0500

Cubs 5, Indians 1

MLB: Cubs win Game 2, even World Series as it heads to Chicago

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 22:29:11 -0500

(ESPN) - On a frigid night on the shore of Lake Erie, Jake Arrieta?s bid for history came up short. The Chicago Cubs? bid for history, on the other hand, remains very much alive in large part because of the…

Arrieta deals, Cubs awaken, top Indians to even Series at 1

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 22:26:58 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jake Arrieta made a teasing try at history, Kyle Schwarber drove in two runs and the Chicago Cubs brushed off a shutout to even the World Series with their first Fall Classic win in 71 years, 5-1…

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Pattonville wins first district title since 1997 by blanking Hazelwood West

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 21:36:00 -0500

MARYLAND HEIGHTS • Jeremy Fechtman came agonizingly close to scoring off a corner kick with 16 minutes to play Wednesday night.

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Resurgent Cytron leads Ladue to fifth successive district title

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:30:00 -0500

CLAYTON • Ladue High senior forward Will Cytron continued his postseason break out in a big way on Wednesday.

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Kaylee Anderson • Warrenton softball

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:00:00 -0500

A senior, Anderson pitched Warrenton to its second consecutive Class 3 state championship with a 3-0 victory against Sullivan in the title game. Anderson allowed just four hits and struck out 10 in notching her third successive shutout. In the…

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Samantha Brinkmann • Lutheran South volleyball

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:55:00 -0500

A 5-foot-8 senior libero, Brinkmann came up big in the sectional and quarterfinal rounds to help lead the Lancers to the Class 3 state tournament this weekend in Cape Girardeau. In a three-set win over Dexter in the quarterfinals, Brinkmann…

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Harvard condemns lewd 'scouting report' by 2012 soccer team

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:53:16 -0500

BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University has condemned a sexually explicit document that members of the 2012 men's soccer team called their "scouting report" of the women's soccer team.

Joseph Laughlin • St. Louis U. High cross country

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:50:00 -0500

A senior, Laughlin won the individual title at the Class 4 District 3 meet in 16:26.69 to help lead SLUH to the team title at Koch Park. Laughlin ran with a group of five runners, including his teammates, before breaking…

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Jayson Love • MICDS football

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:45:00 -0500

A 6-foot, 180-pound junior middle linebacker, Love is among the area leaders in tackles with 106 (74 solo, 32 assisted). He had a monster game in the Rams’ regular-season finale against Hillsboro, racking up 20 solo tackles and five assists…

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Southwestern all-conference

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:45:00 -0500

Southwestern 2016 girls golf all-conference (grade classifications not submitted):

Kiersten Nixon • Troy softball

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:40:00 -0500

A sophomore pitcher, Nixon led the Trojans to the Class 4 state championship. In the semifinals against Lee’s Summit West, she tossed a no-hitter with eight strikeouts in a 1-0 win. Nixon fell just one hitter short of a perfect…

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Meg Rice • Kirkwood field hockey

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:35:00 -0500

A sophomore left winger, Rice led the Pioneers to a pair of victories to begin the Midwest Field Hockey State Tournament. In the first round against Oakville, she had a hand in three of the four Pioneers’ goals with a…

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Franky Romano • Edwardsville cross country

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:30:00 -0500

A junior in his second year running cross country, Romano has won his last three meets, including a first-place finish in the Class 3A Quincy Regional at Bob Mays Park, where he covered the 3.05-mile course in 15 minutes, 52…

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Arand comes full circle in leading Borgia back to state

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:15:00 -0500

WASHINGTON • Audrey Arand has a special appreciation for volleyball after it was taken away from her.

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Heyward sits again as Cubs look to even World Series

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:11:00 -0500

Soler starts in right and Schwarber remains at DH, leaving Heyward as a good glove for late in the game (maybe).

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'Strong odor' of alcohol on Jose Fernandez after fatal crash

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:59:00 -0500

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends who perished in a violent boat crash off of South Beach last month all had a strong odor of alcohol on them when their bodies were recovered by divers, according…

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C.J. Anderson to miss a few weeks, possibly more

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:44:35 -0500

(NFL) - Two days after getting their struggling ground attack back on track in a victory over the Texans, the Broncos are bracing for the absence of their starting running back. C.J. Anderson is expected to miss at least a…

Jose Fernandez, friends reportedly had strong odor of alcohol after deadly boat crash

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:42:44 -0500

(ESPN) - Miami-Dade County authorities say the strong odor of alcohol was found on Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two other men in a boat when they died in a crash last month, according to a search warrant affidavit…

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown cleared to play Sunday, Cody Kessler still in concussion protocol

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:08:00 -0500

While it's still uncertain which quarterback will be under center for the Browns on Sunday versus the Jets, Josh McCown has been medically cleared for action with Cody Kessler still in the concussion protocol.

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At least 11 identified in damage after Penn St.'s upset win

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:06:17 -0500

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police say they have identified at least 11 people who may face charges in widespread damage following Penn State's upset victory over No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday night.

Game 2 will be played — as long as the rain's not too bad

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:35:00 -0500

CLEVELAND • As a light drizzle dampens Progressive Field about three hours before Game 2 of the World Series, it’s important to remember that Major League Baseball requires all World Series games to be played through nine innings.

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Report: Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson missing Wednesday practice to get second opinion on knee injury

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:30:00 -0500

Following his best game in more than a month, C.J. Anderson will miss Wednesday's practice as he seeks a second opinion on his right knee injury sustained during Denver's Monday night victory versus Houston.

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The Way We Hear It: Chargers could still remain in San Diego without approval of downtown stadium

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:28:00 -0500

On November 8, San Diegans will vote on Proposition C, whether or not to generate up to $1.2 billion in new tax revenue to expand convention facilities and build a new downtown stadium for the San Diego Chargers.

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GAC North all-conference

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:01:00 -0500

Gateway Athletics, North Division, 2016 football all-conference:

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:56:00 -0500

Welcome to our NFL Week Eight Power Rankings. Please keep in mind as you read them they have nothing to do with who we think will be in the playoffs and Super Bowl in 12-15 weeks, nor do they…

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Tony Romo makes appearance at Dallas Cowboys practice, doing individual drills without pads

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:44:00 -0500

Tony Romo was back on the Cowboys practice field Wednesday for the first time since suffering a compression fracture in his back in a preseason game in late August.

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New York Jets place QB Geno Smith on injured reserve

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:24:00 -0500

The Jets officially placed quarterback Geno Smith on injured reserve Wednesday after he sustained a torn ACL during Sunday's win over the Ravens.

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Fantasy football: Week 8 matchups to exploit and avoid

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:21:00 -0500

With six teams on a bye and the injuries mounting, fantasy owners might find themselves scrambling to put together a lineup in Week 8. The good news is that four of the six teams (Ravens, Rams, Dolphins, 49ers) are largely…

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Gibault turns up offense for return to state tournament

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0500

GRANITE CITY • Gibault struck early Tuesday in its Class 1A super-sectional against Beardstown and then piled on in the second half for a 5-0 victory that earned the program's first state tournament trip since winning the title in 2013.

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Francis Howell's title aspirations get a boost from family ties

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:30:00 -0500

WELDON SPRING • Makenzie Thoman can enjoy this week with her father much in the same way Kennedy Cordia and Alexa Brugere get to with their older sisters.

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Blom's flick lifts De Smet past Lafayette in double overtime

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:15:00 -0500

WILDWOOD • Scott Caraway stretched his 5-foot-11 wingspan to its limits as he fell backward into the goal.

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BenFred: Gordon's SLU commitment another sign Ford is ahead of schedule

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:05:00 -0500

Mizzou and Illinois must realize their new reality. SLU's Travis Ford can and will convince their targets to stay home.

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Carte'Are Gordon commits to SLU over Mizzou, KU

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:02:00 -0500

Carte'Are Gordon, who is rated as high as the No. 9 junior in the country by ESPN, announced on Twitter this morning that he has committed to play basketball at St. Louis University.

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Tipsheet: Cubby-Come-Lately fans draw scorn

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:45:00 -0500

That Cubs bandwagon was dangerously overcrowded when it rolled into Cleveland for the World Series. Where did some of these people come from?

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Timeline: The legendary life of Brazilian soccer hero Carlos Alberto Torres

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:30:00 -0500

Carlos Alberto Torres, the captain of Brazil's World Cup-winning team in 1970 and scorer of one of the sport's most memorable goals, died on Tuesday. Here's a look back at his life.

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Ortiz: Perez is unlikely hero for Indians

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:10:00 -0500

Indians catcher only had three homers in regular season before hitting two in Game 1 of the World Series.

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Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:44:51 -0500

Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a great start and Roberto Perez finished off the Chicago Cubs in their first World Series game since 1945.

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Commissioner: Still no timeline for end of Cardinals investigation

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:15:00 -0500

During an impromptu news conference with a handful of reporters Wednesday, Manfred touched on a number of topics.

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Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:31:34 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner.

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