Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings

Sports Minute: Here is the latest Mid-America sports news from The Associated Press

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Holliday hit his third home run in two games and broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run single to rally the St. Louis Cardinals past the Chicago Cubs 9-6 yesterday. Holliday had three hits and four RBIs for the Cardinals. St. Louis second baseman Kolten Wong left in the top of the eighth after falling backward when he tried to catch a popup in short right field.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended due to rain with the Indians leading 4-2 heading into the bottom of the 10th inning. The game will resume on September 22nd in Cleveland. That's before the start of a three-game series between the AL Central rivals.

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) - Amy Rodriguez scored twice as FC Kansas City won the National Women's Soccer League title with a 2-1 win over Seattle Reign FC at Starfire Stadium yesterday. It's the first title for Kansas City. Rodriguez got behind the defense in the 21st minute and beat Reign keeper Hope Solo with her left foot to open the scoring.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith has agreed to a four-year, $68 million extension that includes $45 million in guaranteed money. The team will keep Smith in Kansas City through the 2018 season. Smith and his representatives had been discussing an extension with the Chiefs for several months.

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