TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Greg Zuerlein's fourth field goal of the day gave third-string quarterback Austin Davis and the St. Louis Rams a 19-17 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers yesterday. Davis completed 22 of 29 passes for 235 yards with no interceptions in his first NFL start. Zac Stacy had a 2-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.
DENVER (AP) - Terrance Knighton batted away Alex Smith's fourth-and-goal pass to Dwayne Bowe with 15 seconds left to preserve the Denver Broncos' 24-17 win over the scrappy Kansas City Chiefs yesterday. The Chiefs converted 11 of 16 third-down opportunities. Peyton Manning was 21 of 26 for 242 yards and three TDs.
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie Marco Gonzales struck out nine as the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 yesterday for their third straight win. The Cardinals held their 3 1-2-game division lead over Pittsburgh. Colorado lost all six games on its just-completed road trip.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Daniel Nava hit a grand slam as the Boston Red Sox rallied past the skidding Kansas City Royals 8-4 yesterday. Kansas City blew a four-run lead and dropped three of four to the last-place Red Sox. The Red Sox chased Jason Vargas with one out in the sixth after Mookie Betts and Bogaerts singled.
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