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St. Louis hits 3 HRs off deGrom, defeats Mets 8-1

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter, Randal Grichuk and Stephen Piscotty homered off Mets starter Jacob deGrom, powering the St. Louis Cardinals past New York 8-1 Wednesday night. Carpenter set the tone, hitting a leadoff home run

Kansas to compete in Champions Classic three more years

BRISTOL, Conn. – ESPN has announced that the State Farm Champions Classic – the neutral site doubleheader series featuring men’s basketball powerhouses Kansas, Duke, Kentucky and Michigan State – will be renewed for three additional years rotating

Cardinals drop series opener to Mets 7-4

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Wilmer Flores and Justin Ruggiano homered as the New York Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-4 on Tuesday night. Jose Reyes reached four base times and scored three runs. Asdrubal Cabrera had