Broncos kick with 'D'
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career. Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers quarterback Cam Newton all game Sunday, and the Broncos made enough big plays for a 24-10 victory, Manning's 200th and perhaps his last before retirement...
Lehtera, Elliott lead Blues past Wild 4-1
ST. LOUIS -- Jori Lehtera had a goal and an assist, and Brian Elliott made 38 saves as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 4-1 on Saturday night. Vladimir Tarasenko, Paul Stastny and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Blues, who got their first regulation win in four tries against the Wild and improved to 8-3-1 in their last 12 at home...
Blues outlast Predators on late goal
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Troy Brouwer scored with 1:05 remaining in the third period and Brian Elliott made 16 saves to give the St. Louis Blues a 1-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. St. Louis has won all four matchups between the teams this season...
St. Louis Blues will return from extended NHL break tonight against Predators
ST. LOUIS -- Kevin Shattenkirk spent much of an extended, week-long All-Star break catching some rays on the beach in Mexico. The St. Louis Blues defenseman reported back Monday for a rigorous workout feeling refreshed for the stretch drive. The Blues are fourth overall in the NHL standings and will be looking to strengthen their position starting tonight at the Nashville Predators...
Blackhawks get back on track at Blues' expense
CHICAGO -- Following a pair of listless losses, the Chicago Blackhawks and Corey Crawford slammed the door defensively and returned to their winning ways. Crawford stopped 25 shots for his league-leading seventh shutout, rookie Artemi Panarin and Andrew Shaw scored and the Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 2-0 on Sunday night to end a two-game losing streak...
MacKinnon ties it, Varlamov great in shootout; Avs top Blues
DENVER -- Nathan MacKinnon has made it a habit of scoring big goals late against the St. Louis Blues. MacKinnon tied the game late in the third period, Semyon Varlamov made 33 saves and stopped all three attempts in the shootout and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Blues 2-1 on Friday night...
Elliott, Jaskin lead Blues to 2-1 win over Red Wings
DETROIT -- Brian Elliott stopped 29 shots in the St. Louis Blues' latest win, though he didn't face many great chances. Elliott came within less than 2 1/2 minutes of handing Detroit its first shutout in 69 games, Dmitri Jaskin scored a key third-period goal, and the Blues beat the Red Wings 2-1 Wednesday night...
Blues upend Penguins 5-2
ST. LOUIS -- Paul Stastny and the rest of the Blues' top line turned in a clutch performance Monday night. Stastny had a goal and three assists, and linemates Alexander Steen and Troy Brouwer each added a goal and an assist for St. Louis in a 5-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins...
DeWitt calls Cardinals' offseason 'productive' despite misses in free agency
ST. LOUIS -- Bill DeWitt says it's been a very productive offseason for the St. Louis Cardinals, even though they missed out on David Price and lost Jason Heyward. Crowds have been typically heavy at the annual three-day Winter Warmup, with fans snaking through long lines to pay triple-digit sums for an autograph from Adam Wainwright, Yadier Molina or 2006 World Series star David Eckstein...
Lehtera scores in OT, Blues beat Canadiens 4-3
ST. LOUIS -- Jori Lehtera scored 2:04 into overtime, Brian Elliott made a career-high 46 saves and the St. Louis Blues beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 on Saturday night. Ty Rattie tied it with 5:25 left for St. Louis, and Robby Fabbri and Paul Stastny also scored. The Blues have won three of four after enduring a five-game losing streak...
Cardinals confident they've had a nice offseason, too
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals say their rivalry with the Chicago Cubs already had more than enough spice before their NL Central rivals signed Jason Heyward and John Lackey. "Would it have been nicer to see Lackey end up in Australia? Sure," general manager John Mozeliak said Saturday at the team's annual Winter Warmup. "But it didn't happen. I certainly look at what we have and we'll adjust accordingly."...
Former Southeast Missouri State football player, Robinson, hired as Titans GM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Former Southeast Missouri State defensive lineman Jon Robinson was hired as general manager of the Tennessee Titans, the team announced Thursday night. Robinson, who played three seasons for Southeast from 1995 to 1997, had been Tampa Bay's director of player personnel...
Hurricanes extend winning streak with 4-1 win over Blues
Carolina players show off for their fathers.
Ex-NFL running back Lawrence Phillips found dead in prison
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Lawrence Phillips, a star running back at Nebraska and first-round NFL draft pick whose pro career quickly unraveled amid disciplinary problems, was found dead in his California prison cell early Wednesday, and officials said they suspect suicide...
St. Louis Cardinals adding big video board at stadium
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals could not help but notice the size and the clarity of the video boards at refurbished Wrigley Field during the NL Division Series last fall. For the upcoming season, their 10th at Busch Stadium, the Cardinals will be adding some of the same wow factor for fans: St. Louis announced details Tuesday of a multimillion-dollar investment in high-definition LED video boards that just might make the stadium feel brand new all over again...
Berglund leads Blues to 5-2 win over Devils
ST. LOUIS -- Patrik Berglund scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the second period, and Ty Rattie netted his first NHL goal to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-2 win over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Scottie Upshall and David Backes also scored for St. Louis, which converted on its first two power-play attempts. The Blues won in regulation for the first time since Dec. 22...
Tigers lose by 33 points on home floor
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Moses Kingsley had 24 points, five rebounds and four blocks as Arkansas defeated Missouri 94-61 Tuesday night. Kingsley was a perfect 8 of 8 from the field and converted on 8 of 10 free-throws. He also had three assists, matching a career high...
Mozeliak confident rest of organization not involved in hack
The Cardinals likely will be penalized by MLB for the crime committed against the Astros.
Cardinals import Korean pitcher to bolster bullpen
Seung Hwan Oh has 357 saves in his professional career.
NFL owners meet to resolve issue about relocation to LA
NFL owners will try again to settle the issue of relocation to Los Angeles, this time knowing that commissioner Roger Goodell has declared the stadiums inadequate in Oakland, St. Louis and San Diego. Two days of meetings in Houston start today, six weeks after owners delayed a vote because they wanted more information on possible moves involving the Raiders, Rams and Chargers. Any move would involve one or two teams...
Blues end five-game skid with OT victory vs. Kings
LOS ANGELES -- The St. Louis Blues must be getting used to extra time. Saturday night, they finally put one in the win column after three frustrating losses in a row. Alex Pietrangelo tied it in the second period and Troy Brouwer got the deciding goal in the seventh round of the shootout, giving the Blues a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings...
Kesler, Getzlaf lead Ducks past St. Louis in shootout
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Kesler tied the score on a power play with his second goal of the game early in the third period, Ryan Getzlaf got the deciding goal in the fourth round of the shootout, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 Friday night...