• St. Louis Cardinals' John Lackey throws a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

    Diamondbacks lose 3-1 to Cardinals after Corbin leaves

    PHOENIX (AP) — Patrick Corbin kept Arizona in the game against baseball’s best team.

  • Baltimore Orioles' Jonathan Schoop, front right, celebrates with teammates Ryan Flaherty (3) and Steve Pearce (28) after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Trio of 2-run shots power Orioles to 8-5 win over Royals

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Orioles had managed a measly 15 runs while losing six straight games, and were preparing to face Johnny Cueto and the streaking Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.

  • Middle Tennessee’s 3-game deal with Missouri starts in 2016

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee has agreed to a three-game deal with Missouri with the series starting in 2016 and featuring a trip by the Southeastern Conference team to Tennessee in 2022.

  • St. Louis Rams quarterback Nick Foles, right, follows through on a pass as defensive tackle Aaron Donald defends during training camp at the NFL football team's practice facility Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

    Rams WR Quick back from significant shoulder injury

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — It’s been a long road back for Brian Quick. The finish line is in sight for the St. Louis Rams wide receiver.

  • Lawmaker opposition casts doubt on new St. Louis stadium

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri’s legislative budget leaders said they oppose spending taxpayer money on a new St. Louis football stadium, casting serious doubts on whether supporters can cobble together enough money for the facility before an approaching NFL vote on whether to relocate the Rams.

  • In this Aug. 15, 2015, file photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Knile Davis (34) runs against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Glendale, Ariz. The success of Jamaal Charles in the Chiefs offense this year could be indirectly tied to the success of his backup, Knile Davis. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)

    Chiefs’ Knile Davis could hold key to running success

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There may be no more valuable player on the Kansas City Chiefs than Jamaal Charles, the game-breaking running back with the slick moves and world-class speed.

  • Kansas City Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales hits a solo home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Miguel Gonzalez during the second inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

    Royals rely on bullpen to squeak by Orioles, 3-2

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kendrys Morales hit a solo homer, Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer also drove in runs and the Kansas City Royals leaned on their bullpen to beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday night.

  • Orioles’ Clevenger goes on paternity list, becomes papa

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have placed catcher Steve Clevenger on the paternity list and purchased the contract of infielder Paul Janish from Triple-A Norfolk.

  • Chiefs dealing with mounting number of nagging injuries

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have not had that moment in training camp or preseason when everyone notices a player hobbling to the sideline or flat on the field, and there is a collective gasp.

  • Devrin Weathers, of Webb City, Mo., pitches during the first inning of a consolation baseball game against Canada at the Little League World Series, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, in South Williamsport, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

    Missouri beats Canada 18-6 in LLWS consolation game

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Devrin Weathers pitched into the fifth inning and hit a two-run homer on Tuesday, leading Webb City, Missouri to an 18-6 victory over Canada in a consolation game at the Little League World Series.