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A Dahl's house: Dahl homers, Rox take 2nd wild-card spot

Sep. 26, 2018 1:48 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — David Dahl went 3 for 5 on the night. Now, he's thinking 5 for 5 the rest of the way — wins to close out the regular season. That would guarantee the Colorado Rockies a playoff spot. Dahl homered for a second straight game, a three-run shot in the third, and the Rockies vaulted into...

Yelich, Brewers dent Cards' playoff chances with 12-4 win

Sep. 26, 2018 1:28 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Milwaukee's last NL MVP thinks he is about to get some company. Led by Christian Yelich's silky smooth game, the Brewers are closing in on the playoffs. Yelich homered and drove in a career-high six runs, and surging Milwaukee hurt St. Louis' postseason chances with a 12-4 victory over the...

Refurbished, loaded St. Louis Blues hoping it's their year

Sep. 25, 2018 5:36 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One talented Russian winger. Deep lines and pairings. Years of playoff heartache. Months after Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals won the first Stanley Cup title in franchise history, the St. Louis Blues are looking to follow in their footsteps. "They don't give up after a lot of...

Groups with Obama ties help with black voters in 5 states

Sep. 25, 2018 2:32 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Political committees with ties to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and former President Barack Obama are aiming digital messages to black voters in five states with pivotal U.S. Senate races. The Senate Majority PAC, which is run by a close Schumer ally, and Priorities USA Action,...

Quirk resolved: Border Missourians get Missouri addresses

Sep. 25, 2018 2:14 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A quirk in the mail delivery system that forced some rural Missouri residents living along the Iowa and Arkansas borders to have mailing addresses in neighboring states has been fixed, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill said Tuesday. The idiosyncrasy affected just a few people but created problems...

Ex-death row inmate could be free by 2020 in sisters' deaths

Sep. 25, 2018 9:00 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man who admitted to participating in the rape and killing of two sisters who were pushed from an abandoned St. Louis bridge could be released as soon as 2020. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 47-year-old Reginald Clemons has his first parole board hearing next June...

Brewers beat Cardinals 6-4 to open 3-game wild-card lead

Sep. 25, 2018 2:27 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A chuckling Eric Thames said it felt so good he almost ripped third base out of the ground and hoisted it above his head. A lot of that going around for Milwaukee these days. Thames tripled and scored on reliever Bud Norris' throwing error in the eighth inning, and the Brewers improved...

Chiefs spread the wealth on offense during blistering start

Sep. 24, 2018 2:35 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — There was a play midway through the Kansas City Chiefs' 38-27 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in which Patrick Mahomes eluded the pass rush, rolled out to his right and flipped a short, simple pass to running back Kareem Hunt in the flat. He had at least two other wide...

Six Flags St. Louis offers perks for customer coffin time

Sep. 24, 2018 1:12 PM EDT

EUREKA, Mo. (AP) — Six contestants for a promotion at Six Flags St. Louis will compete for a $300 prize, season tickets and other perks, and all they have to do is spend 30 hours in a coffin. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that participants chosen for the ghoulish contest will bide their time in...

Chiefs, 49ers heading in opposite directions through 3 weeks

Sep. 24, 2018 2:27 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are on an upward trajectory, their blistering start spearheaded by a young, transcendent quarterback in Patrick Mahomes who is already setting NFL records. The San Francisco 49ers are the opposite in every way. Not only were they soundly beaten in a 38-27 loss...