Playoffs

Vikings take Bradford off IR for playoffs; 4th QB on roster

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn/January 13, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— The Minnesota Vikings have activated quarterback Sam Bradford from injured reserve, putting their original starter this season on the roster before their first playoff game. The Vikings waived tight end Kyle Carter on Saturday to make room for Bradford, who last played at Chicago on Oct. 9 and returned to … Continue reading Vikings take Bradford off IR for playoffs; 4th QB on roster

Patriots ride Gronkowski to 9th straight AFC East title

PITTSBURGH / December 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — The Pittsburgh Steelers still can’t figure out how to cover Rob Gronkowski. The AFC East still can’t figure out how to catch up with the New England Patriots. And now any AFC team that wants to do it in the playoffs will likely have to do it in … Continue reading Patriots ride Gronkowski to 9th straight AFC East title

Soon you can watch the NFL free on your phone on Yahoo

NEW YORK / December 11, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Watching NFL football games on your phone used to be mainly limited to Verizon customers. Soon anyone will be able to watch football games on the go for free on Yahoo’s app, now that Verizon owns Yahoo. But people who want to watch football through online-TV services … Continue reading Soon you can watch the NFL free on your phone on Yahoo

Girardi fired as Yankees manager, leaving with ‘heavy heart’ – MLB

October 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) – MLB:  Joe Girardi was fired as New York Yankees manager Thursday after a decade that produced just one World Series title for a team that expects to win every year. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced the move five days after New York lost to Houston in Game 7 of … Continue reading Girardi fired as Yankees manager, leaving with ‘heavy heart’ – MLB

Kershaw, Dodgers beat Astros 3-1 in hot World Series opener – MLB

LOS ANGELES/October 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — MLB World Series:  No sweat, Clayton Kershaw. Changing jerseys to beat the 103-degree heat, the Dodgers ace with a checkered playoff history delivered a signature performance, pitching Los Angeles past the Houston Astros 3-1 Tuesday night in the World Series opener. Boosted by Justin Turner’s tiebreaking, two-run homer in … Continue reading Kershaw, Dodgers beat Astros 3-1 in hot World Series opener – MLB

Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS – MLB

HOUSTON/October 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — MLB, Astros:  Jose Altuve embraced Justin Verlander as confetti rained down. An improbable thought just a few years ago, the Houston Astros are headed to the World Series. Charlie Morton and Lance McCullers Jr. combined on a three-hitter, Altuve and Evan Gattis homered and the Astros reached the World Series for only the second time … Continue reading Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS – MLB

Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS – MLB

NEW YORK/October 18, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — MLB:  Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and the New York Yankees finally solved Houston Astros nemesis Dallas Keuchel, beating the ace lefty 5-0 on Wednesday for a 3-2 lead in the AL Championship Series. Gary Sanchez hit an RBI single off Keuchel and later homered to … Continue reading Tanaka, Yankees top Keuchel, Astros 5-0 for 3-2 lead in ALCS – MLB

Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1 – MLB

NEW YORK/October 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — MLB, Judge, Sabathia:  Back in the Bronx, the big guys delivered. Greeted by an array of “All Rise” signs in a ballpark that fits their style, Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer and made a pair of sparkling catches, leading CC Sabathia and the New York Yankees over the Houston Astros … Continue reading Judge, Sabathia help Yankees beat Astros 8-1, trail ALCS 2-1 – MLB