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Cardinals’ Moss gets game-winning hit for new team

Brandon Moss felt as if he got a new baseball life after he was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.

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Volquez, Royals drop tense series finale to Blue Jays

Kansas City’s Edinson Volquez wasn’t interested in hearing any complaints the Blue Jays had about his inside pitches.

Maclin shows skills at Chiefs camp

Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin stepped onto the practice field Saturday for the first time wearing a Chiefs uniform.

Press Box: Brady, Richardson need to realize they’re hurting themselves

News Tribune Sports Commentary

I don’t want you to think I’m calling either the Jets’ Sheldon Richardson or the Patriots’ Tom Brady a lady, but I can’t help thinking of Shakespeare’s famous line from Hamlet when it comes to these two: “The lady doth protest too much, methinks.”

Jets GM supportive, but noncommittal on Richardson's future

Sheldon Richardson has a lot of making up — and growing up — to do with the New York Jets.

Cole County students take part in world archery tourney

Several Cole County competitors took part in the National Archery in the Schools (NASP) World Tournament and NASP 3D Challenge that were held July 22-25 at the Music City Center in Nashville.

Mason confident there'll be no drop-off while Gurley rehabs

Draft day could not have been a pleasant experience for St. Louis Rams running back Tre Mason. Imagine how jarring it must have been to see his team take Todd Gurley with the 10th overall pick.

First practice gives Chiefs cornerbacks chance to shine

There was already going to be plenty of competition for one of the starting cornerback jobs in Kansas City, even before the Chiefs learned Sean Smith would be suspended for the first three games of the regular season.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Western road trip full of outdoor adventure

Driving more than 3,000 miles from the Midwest to the Rocky Mountains and back in 10 days doesn’t leave a lot of time for sitting still.

Tomsula begins camp doing things his way, with player input

Jim Tomsula walked through the cafeteria on Day 1 and fist-bumped a chef from across the high counter, then asked another member of the kitchen staff about her family.

Mum Brady sharp in Patriots' first padded practice

Two things were certain Saturday when the New England Patriots put on pads for the first time at training camp: The home fans sure do love Tom Brady, and the quarterback's suspension and court case haven't affected his accuracy.

Seahawks finalize contract extension with LB Bobby Wagner

Right on the heels of signing quarterback Russell Wilson to a contract extension, the Seattle Seahawks have locked up All-Pro middle linebacker Bobby Wagner.

Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190

Ronda Rousey defended her bantamweight title by knocking out Bethe Correia only 34 seconds into the first round at UFC 190 on Saturday night.

American Pharoah has final Haskell tuneup

Triple Crown winner American Pharoah had another easy gallop Saturday morning at Monmouth Park, his final serious exercise before the $1.75 million Haskell Invitational.

MWR owner Kauffman wants consolidation with Ganassi

Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman said his purchase in a share of Chip Ganassi Racing was more about consolidation than a sign he's leaving the organization.

Ryan Blaney wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Iowa Speedway

Ryan Blaney finally had the car he needed to claim the win that had evaded him all year.

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Arenado homers as Rockies beat Cardinals 6-2

Nolan Arenado and Ben Paulsen homered, sending Jorge De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night.

Saturday's MLS Capsules

Games played on Aug. 1, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Ignacio Piatti scored a pair of goals and the Montreal Impact spoiled Frank Lampard's MLS debut with a 3-2 victory over New York City FC on Saturday.

Saturday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on Aug. 1, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Troy Merritt shot a tournament-record 10-under 61 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Kevin Chappell after three rounds in the Quicken Loans National.

Kyle Busch wins again, taking checkered flag at Pocono

The NASCAR series makes little difference to Kyle Busch. The hottest driver in the sport always finds a way to victory lane.