>>Rams May Owe State Of Missouri Tax Money
(St. Louis, MO) — The NFL’s Rams may owe the state of Missouri some tax money. The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled that an administrative hearing committee was mistaken when it previously said the Rams did not have to pay state sales tax on a special city entertainment fee added to tickets from 2007 to 2013. The Rams may owe as much as 352-thousand-dollars.
>>Lester Leads Cubs In Drubbing Of D’backs
(Chicago, IL) — Jon Lester hit his first career homer as the Cubs lit up the Diamondbacks 16-4 in the opener of a three-game set in Chicago. Lester also struck out nine to reach 2,000 for his career. However, Lester was pulled in the fifth, allowing Hector Rondon to earn the win. Anthony Rizzo went deep twice for the Cubs, who are 14-and-3 in their last 17 games.
>>Cardinals Can’t Overcome Brewers’ Three-Run First
(Milwaukee, WI) — Carlos Martinez gave up three runs in the first inning and the Cardinals never recovered in a 3-2 loss to the Brewers at Miller Park. Yadier Molina and Tommy Pham had RBI singles in the fourth and fifth, respectively, but that’s as close as the Cardinals would get. Jimmy Nelson got the win for Milwaukee. Martinez dipped to 7-and-9 with the loss.
>>Blue Jays Double Up White Sox
(Chicago, IL) — Josh Donaldson homered and drove in three to power the Blue Jays to an 8-4 win over the White Sox in Chicago. Kevan Smith slugged a pinch-hit, two-run homer for the Sox, who came up short for the 18th time in 22 games. Mike Pelfrey allowed six runs in five-and-two-thirds innings to fall to 3-and-9.
>>Colts Have Feisty Day In Camp
(Indianapolis, IN) — The Colts are hoping for cooler heads at training camp today after a pair of skirmishes on Tuesday. It was the team’s first day in pads. Wide receiver T.Y. Hilton and cornerback Vontae Davis had to be separated by teammates. Hilton later scored a TD on Davis and celebrated afterward. Davis also got into a tiff with wide receiver Phillip Dorsett.
>>Seahawks Sign Chancellor To Three-Year Extension
(Renton, WA) — The Seahawks are locking up safety Kam Chancellor. The two sides have agreed to a three-year, 36-million-dollar contract extension that includes 25-million guaranteed. The deal keeps him in Seattle through the 2020 season. Chancellor racked up 85 tackles and two interceptions in 12 games last season.
>>Report: Beyonce Interested In Houston Rockets
(Houston, TX) — One of the biggest stars in the world may be interested in buying a stake in the Houston Rockets. Bloomberg reports singer Beyonce is considering putting down some cash for the team. Representatives for the Houston native had no comment.