Sports for 9-11

The Chicago Bears fell in their home opener yesterday against the NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons 23-17. The Green Bay Packers gave up no touchdowns and turned a big defensive play into a score to earn a 17-9 win over the Seahawks.

The Cardinals rolled to a 7-0 rout of Pittsburgh as Yadier Molina hit a three-run homer and tied a career high with five RBIs. The Cubs’ lead in the NL Central is down to two games over Milwaukee and St. Louis after the Brewers beat them again last night 3-1. The Kansas City Royals took down the Minnesota Twins 11-3 as Jason Vargas picked up his career-high 15th victory.