Swimmers off and splashing at the Missouri Grand Prix [Photo]

Swimmers plunge into the depths during heat 3 of the men's 100m breaststroke at the Missouri Grand Prix Friday inside the Mizzou Aquatic Center.

Missouri Grand Prix in full swing [Photo]

Swimmers compete in the women's 200m freestyle during the Missouri Grand Prix Friday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.

Blas Yslas is all business at the Missouri Grand Prix [Photo]

Blas Yslas of MU powers through the water during the second heat of the men's 100m breaststroke Friday at the Missouri Grand Prix at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.

"My Times in Black and White: Race and Power at The New York Times" [Photo]

No show for Grand Prix [Photo]

Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps won't be competing in the Grand Prix competition in Columbia. He and other team members are stuck in the Washington, D.C., area, thanks to heavy snowfall there.

Olympics open [Photo]

American speed skater Shani Davis trains Thursday at the Richmond Olympic Oval at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia. The opening ceremony will take place Friday inside the inside the domed 60,600-seat BC Place, the first time a host nation has put a roof over the extravagant spectacle. More than 2,500 athletes are expected at these Olympics.

MU baseball ace [Photo]

MU baseball pitcher Nick Tepesch warms up during a practice Wednesday in Devine Pavillion.

Chart: Brent Haynes Record [Graphic]

Freshman Brent Haynes has competed against six of the top 15 college wrestlers in the nation, upsetting two. Haynes looks to upset his third on Sunday, when he will wrestle NCAA National Champion and current No. 1, Jake Varner of Iowa State.

Missourians in the Olympics [Graphic]

Ten Missouri natives have participated in the Winter Olympic Games. This year J.P. Kepka from St. Louis will compete as a speed skater.

DIAGRAM: Diverging Diamond Interchange [Graphic]

MoDOT is considering implementing a Diverging Diamond Interchange at Stadium Boulevard and Interstate 70. The design, modeled after the U.S.'s first interchange in Springfield, would accommodate more traffic, decrease congestion and improve safety.

MU basketball's Steve Moore [Photo]

MU center Steve Moore defends MU guard Zaire Taylor at a 2008 practice at Mizzou Arena.

MU gymnast Boehmer [Photo]

MU gymnast Brooke Boehmer performs on the balance beam during Mizzou's Pink Out meet against Iowa on Jan. 22.

No. 10-ranked wrestler [Photo]

MU redshirt freshman wrestler Brent Haynes works for control over Oklahoma State sophomore Alan Gelogaev during the last home match of the season Feb. 7 at Hearnes Center.

Stephens basketball loss [Photo]

Stephens College senior Alexis Wood walks off the basketball court after the Stars' 89-81 overtime loss to Williams Baptist on Thursday.

Stephens basketball [Photo]

Stephens College freshman Jessica McConnell drives the ball down the court during the Stars' game against Williams Baptist on Thursday.

One-Minute Game Guide vs. Baylor [Graphic]

One-Minute Game Guide vs. Baylor

Paul Love on Columbia's youth [Audio]

Paul Love, 2010 mayoral candidate, fears more of Columbia’s youth will be taken into gangs if there are not changes in the way Columbia handles crime.

Sean O'Day on providing incentives in Columbia [Audio]

Sean O’Day, 2010 mayoral candidate, said the city needs to make incentives for companies to come to and stay in Columbia.

Jerry Wade on local construction companies [Audio]

Jerry Wade, 2010 mayoral candidate, explains his view on preferential treatment for local construction companies.

Michael Kasten [Photo]

Michael Kasten, 23, poses for a portrait at the Salvation Army Family Services Center on Thursday. Kasten, a Senior Soldier with the Salvation Army, is among 10 members of the organization who will be traveling to Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada to volunteer during the 2010 Winter Olympics.