>>Cardinals Win, Advance To NLCS

(St. Louis, MO) — Adam Wainwright pitched a complete game and allowed eight singles with six strikeouts to lead the Cardinals to a 6-1 Game Five win in the National League Division Series over Pittsburgh at Busch Stadium. The Cardinals avoided elimination and advanced to take on the Dodgers in the National League Championship Series. David Freese and Matt Adams hit home runs for St. Louis. The Redbirds host Game One on Friday.

>>Rams Injury Report

(Earth City, MO) — Rams running back Zac Stacy ended up on the official injury report from Wednesday’s practice. Stacy did not practice with a chest injury but head coach Jeff Fisher says it was soreness and Stacy was taking a day off. Cornerback Cortland Finnegan and tackle Rodger Saffold also did not practice due to injury.

>>Chiefs Get Ready For Raiders

(Kansas City, MO) — The Chiefs return to the practice field today as they prepare for Sunday’s AFC West showdown with the rival Oakland Raiders. The teams meet Sunday at noon at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs are 5-and-0 on the season, including 2-and-0 at home. The Raiders are 2-and-3 on the season, including 0-and-2 on the road.

>>Charles, Houston Sit Out Chiefs Practice

(Kansas City, MO) — Running back Jamaal Charles and linebacker Justin Houston both missed practice Wednesday as the Chiefs get set to host the Raiders on Sunday. Charles has been dealing with blisters on his toes, while Houston is under concussion protocol after taking a blow to the head and neck area this past Sunday against the Titans.

>>Mizzou, KU, K-State Play Saturday

(Undated) — Missouri, Kansas and Kansas State are preparing for football games this weekend. The Tigers put their 5-and-0 mark on the line Saturday at 11 a.m. at seventh-ranked Georgia. The Bulldogs are 4-and-1. The 2-and-2 Jayhawks are on the road at TCU at 11 a.m. and the 2-and-3 Wildcats host 4-and-0 Baylor at 2:30 p.m