July 29, 2014
Millie Moyer, 16, prepares to throw a ball to first base during fielding practice at tryouts for the Missouri Stealth fast-pitch softball team. "I need a new team with better competition," Moyer said of her decision to try out for the team.
Dakota Newton watches fielding practice from the dugout during tryouts for the 18 Gold Missouri Stealth fast-pitch softball team. Newton has played with Missouri Stealth since its inception and will start her collegiate softball career at Columbia College in the fall.
A large pile of coal sits in front of train cars carrying coal at Dominion Terminal Associates' coal terminal in May in Newport News, Va. Over the past six years, American energy companies have sent more coal than ever before to other parts of the world, in some cases to places with more lax environmental standards.
Newly reclaimed wetlands stand at the site of a former park in front of a house in a flood-prone neighborhood in May in Norfolk, Va. Officials hope the wetlands will help manage flooding from stormwater runoff and high tides, while many residents are applying for access to federal funds to raise their homes. Norfolk’s rapid rate of sea level rise is a combination of subsidence (the city is sinking) and sea level rise globally. Global warming impacts sea level in two ways: As the oceans warm sea water expands and more water is being added to the ocean as ice melts over land.
A couple rides in a cart on a golf course located next to Norfolk Southern's Lamberts Point coal terminal in May in Norfolk, Va. Over the past six years, as the U.S. has reduced its use of coal, helping to make America greener, energy companies have sent more coal than ever overseas to meet rising demand.
Young women turned out Sunday to try out for the Missouri Stealth fast-pitch softball program's nine teams at the Daniel Boone Little League fields in Columbia. The program gives high school players the opportunity to play in front of college recruiters from across the country.
July 28, 2014
Jerry Wade, who died Saturday at 73, served on the Columbia Planning and Zoning Commission for 15 years and as Fourth Ward City Councilman for one term. He also ran for mayor in 2010.
Byron Scott, who won three NBA titles as a shooting guard for the Lakers, told KCBS-TV he will take over the club, which hasn't had a coach since Mike D'Antoni resigned April 30.
Jerry Wade smiles in this photo submitted by the Wade family.
The Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose speaks with the media after a USA Basketball minicamp practice Monday in Las Vegas.
Jerry Wade held a kick-off party for his mayoral election campaign at Boone Tavern on Jan. 21, 2010. Wade, who was the Fourth Ward councilman at the time, decided to run for mayor of Columbia rather than seeking re-election to the Columbia City Council.
National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees, from left to right, Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox hold their plaques after an induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday in Cooperstown, N.Y.
In a March 2007 photo, Fourth Ward Candidate Jerry Wade asks Fourth Ward resident Kelly Carney for her support as he goes door-to-door on Bourn Avenue handing out literature and speaking to residents during his campaign for Fourth Ward councilman. Wade won the race and served one term before stepping down to run for mayor.
In a 2010 photo, then-mayoral candidate Jerry Wade, left, and his wife, Edge Wade, thank supporters and campaign volunteers after conceding defeat to opponent Bob McDavid during Wade's election watch party at House of Chow. Jerry Wade died Saturday at 73.
Kansas City Chiefs NFL football center Ben Gottschalk pushes guard Zach Fulton during a drill last week on the Missouri Western State University campus in St. Joseph.
Carl Edwards talks with owner Jack Roush during practice Friday for the Brickyard 400 race in Indianapolis. Edwards will be leaving Roush-Fenway Racing after 11 years with the team.
St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford throws during training camp at the team's practice facility Friday in St. Louis.
Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game in 2010.
In this photo from 2013, small boats sit on the shore of Guanabara Bay in the suburb of Sao Goncalo, across the bay from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Rio dumps almost 70 percent of its untreated sewage into its surrounding waters, which fouls the bay with human waste and floating debris.
Jeff Gordon celebrates by slapping the yard of bricks after winning the NASCAR Brickyard 400 auto race Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis.