• St. Louis Rams running back Todd Gurley (30) eludes the reach of Arizona Cardinals outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley (56) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

    Rams enjoy breakout game from rookie running back Gurley

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Rams have been trying to get their run game going and have been waiting to see what first-round pick Todd Gurley can do.

  • Blues sign Scott Gomez to 1-year contract

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues signed forward Scott Gomez to a one-year contract Wednesday.

  • Proposed NFL stadium in St. Louis secures naming rights deal

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The proposed riverfront stadium in St. Louis has a naming rights deal worth $158 million that hinges on the city having an NFL team when the facility opens.

  • Police: Partially-clothed intruder found sleeping in home

    WENTZVILLE, Mo. (AP) — A 53-year-old man has been charged with burglary and harassment after he was found asleep in an empty bedroom of someone else’s Missouri home.

  • Josh Harris, left, co-owner of the New Jersey Devils NHL hockey team, poses for photographs with former Devils goalie Martin Brodeur after it was announced that Brodeur's number will be retired, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Newark, N.J. The retirement celebration will be held on Feb. 9, 2016, when the team faces the Edmonton Oilers. A statue will be unveiled during the celebration. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    New Jersey Devils to retire Martin Brodeur’s No. 30

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Shortly after Martin Brodeur was selected by the New Jersey Devils with the 20th pick in the 1990 NHL draft, the 18-year-old goaltender was confused.

  • A look at some underground fires in recent US history

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Underground fires like the one smoldering at a St. Louis-area landfill are not unprecedented. Here are some other notable fires in recent U.S. history:

  • In this May 22, 2013, file photo crews works to contain odors from a slow-burning underground fire smoldering near a cache of nuclear waste at the Bridgeton Landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. Authorities have quietly adopted an emergency plan in case the smoldering embers ever reach the waste, a potentially "catastrophic event" that could release radioactive fallout in a plume of smoke over a densely populated area of suburban St. Louis.  (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Roland Klose, File) MANDADORY CREDIT; EDWARDSVILLE INTELLIGENCER OUT; THE ALTON TELEGRAPH OUT

    Disaster plan developed in case fire reaches nuclear waste

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Beneath the surface of a St. Louis-area landfill lurk two things that should never meet: a slow-burning fire and a cache of Cold War-era nuclear waste, separated by no more than 1,200 feet.

  • Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore talks to the media while manager Ned Yost looks on during a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals face the winner of tonight's AL wildcard game Thursday in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

    Royals head into postseason with newfound expectations

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals were just happy to be invited to the party last year, ending a 29-year postseason drought before squeaking through a dramatic wild-card game against the Athletics.

  • Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Royals to give Ventura start in Game 1 of ALDS

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals will start hard-throwing youngster Yordano Ventura in Game 1 of the AL Division Series, regardless of whether Kansas City plays the Yankees or Astros on Thursday night.

  • St. Louis Cardinals' John Lackey delivers a pitch during the first inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

    Despite injuries, Cardinals in postseason 5th straight year

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Since 2011, the bill for clubhouse carpet cleaning and/or replacement has been high for the St. Louis Cardinals. It’s a price willingly paid for all those champagne fests, every step of the way.