May 4, 2015
Missouri catcher Brett Bond, center, attempts to escape a squeeze play between Ole Miss pitcher Christian Trent, left, and infielder Errol Robinson, right, on Friday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers won 4-2.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. hoists the trophy in Victory Lane after winning the Talladega 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday in Talladega, Alabama.
A snowplow clears a street near Quincy Market in Boston on Jan. 27. More than $1 billion was spent and 6 million tons of salt used to keep highways operating in nearly two dozen states during the recent harsh winter, according to a first-ever survey of state transportation officials.
A man walks past the damaged Oxford Tavern on Thursday, April 30, in Baltimore. In a presidential campaign where candidates are jockeying to be champions of the middle class and courting donations from the wealthy, the poor are inching their way into the debate.
Florida head coach Billy Donovan reacts during the second half of a Final Four semifinal game against Connecticut in April 2014 in Arlington, Texas. Florida has the tough task of replacing Donovan, who spent nearly two decades putting the football-first program on the college basketball map. He left the school last week to become the new coach of the Oklahoma City Thunder.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Edinson Volquez, left, talks with catcher Salvador Perez after giving up a run in the third inning Saturday against the Detroit Tigers in Kansas City, Missouri.
New York Police Department Officer Melissa Brown, background left, Detective Leonardo Pino, right, and Officer David Miller, in the car, stage a stop of a suspected drunken driver during a training demonstration at the new NYPD police academy facility in New York on Tuesday, March 31. In the wake of the fatal arrest of Eric Garner in 2014, the nation's largest police force is undergoing a massive, across-the-board retraining with a three-day course aimed at discouraging verbal abuse and needless physical force.
Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory Saturday in the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
A plume of steam billows from the coal-fired Merrimack Station in Bow, New Hampshire, on Jan. 20. The Obama Administration’s hotly debated plan to cut the amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide coming out of the nation’s power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year from also reducing other types of pollutions, a new independent study concludes.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's image reflects in a framed U.S. flag while she is interviewed about military sexual assaults on Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington. The spouses of service members and civilian women who live or work near military facilities are especially vulnerable to being sexually assaulted, Gillibrand, D-N.Y., said in a report.
The Columbia City Council on Monday night considered Park 7 Development Group’s request for rezoning to accommodate plans for a 321-unit, 849-bed student apartment complex northeast of the intersection of Stadium Boulevard and U.S. 63.
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts after scoring against the Memphis Grizzlies during Game 1 in a second-round NBA playoff basketball series in Oakland, California on Sunday. On Monday, Curry won the NBA MVP award.
May 3, 2015
After defeating the Rebels 18-1 on Saturday, the Tigers couldn't repeat their offensive onslaught against Ole Miss on Sunday at Taylor Stadium.
Florida Gators utility player Chelsea Herndon, left, reacts after being tagged by Missouri second baseman Sami Fagan on Sunday at University Field. The Tigers won 3-2 in eight innings.
Ole Miss teammates embrace closer Wyatt Short after the Rebels defeated the Tigers on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers dropped their sixth of eight games on Sunday.
Missouri infielder Zach Lavy reaches for a fly ball against the Ole Miss Rebels on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers will play against the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.
Missouri pitcher Breckin Williams throws a strike against the Ole Miss Rebels on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. Breckin was one of four pitchers to take the mound in the Tigers’ loss.
Missouri infielder Zach Lavy grimaces after hitting a fly ball against the Ole Miss Rebels on Sunday at Taylor Stadium. The Tigers lost 4-3.
CORRECTED CAPTION: Missouri's softball team took on Florida in the final game of the regular season on Sunday and won 3-2 on Kelsea Roth's walk-off sacrifice fly in the eighth inning. Missouri, which finished the season 38-13, will go on to play in the Southeastern Conference tournament next week in Baton Rouge, Lousiana. An earlier version of this caption misstated Roth's game-winning play.
CORRECTED CAPTION: Missouri right fielder Emily Crane, right, and her teammates embrace first baseman Kelsea Roth, center, after Roth hit the game-winning sacrifice fly to defeat the Florida Gators on Sunday at University Field. Roth was playing in her final regular season home game. An earlier version of this caption misstated Roth's game-winning play.