March 8, 2014
Columbia College forward Patric Massey looks for an open teammate to pass while Park University center John Kotsantos blocks Saturday at Columbia College during the American Midwest Conference semifinals.
Park University head coach Jason Kline yells at his team during a timeout Saturday during the American Midwest Conference tournament semifinals against Columbia College. Park University lost.
Columbia College guard Devin Griffin celebrates after sinking the game winning free-throw against Park University during the American Midwest Conference tournament Saturday at Columbia College.
Missouri's Jake Ring steps up to bat at the Missouri vs. Southern Miss game on Saturday. A double-steal allowed Ring to cross home plate giving Missouri a 6-4 lead.
Columbia College guard Devin Griffin is fouled by Park University guard Xavielle Brown, left, while teammate Jarvis Griffin, right, defends in the last seconds of the American Midwest Conference tournament semifinal game against Park University on Saturday at Columbia College. Griffin was awarded two free-throw attempts for the foul and made the second attempt, winning the game by one point.
Columbia College guard Devin Griffin goes for a layup as Park University guard Xavielle Brown, left, and forward Denzelle Cook attempt to block on Saturday at Columbia College during the American Midwest Conference tournament semifinals. Columbia College won 66-65.
Missouri's John Miles pitches the ball at the Missouri vs. Southern Miss game on Saturday.
Columbia College guard Wendell Crowder, left, forward Gerado Isla, center, and Malik Ray anxiously watch as their teammate Devin Griffin prepares for a free-throw to settle a tie in the last seconds of the American Midwest Conference tournament semifinal game against Park University. Griffin sunk the second free-throw, and the Cougars won 66-65.
Kansas' Andrew Wiggins drives to the basket during the first half of Kansas' loss to West Virginia on Saturday in Morgantown, W.Va.
Tennessee forward Jarnell Stokes, left, and Missouri forward Torren Jones (24) grapple for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA basketball game Saturday in Knoxville, Tenn.
In this Feb. 16 file photo, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jaime Garcia throws a bullpen session during spring training baseball practice in Jupiter, Fla. The Cardinals have announced Garcia will return to St. Louis on Sunday to have doctors examine his surgically repaired throwing shoulder, making it unlikely he'll be ready for the start of the season.
Wichita State guard Ron Baker (31) pulls down a rebound against Missouri State forward Gavin Thurman during the first half of a college basketball game in the semifinals of the Missouri Valley Conference men's tournament Saturday at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
Florida's Florida guard Scottie Wilbekin (5), forward Casey Prather (24), center Patric Young (4) and forward Will Yeguete (15) celebrate after defeating Kentucky 84-65 in a college basketball game Saturday, in Gainesville, Fla.
Tennessee center Isabelle Harrison reacts in front of Texas A&M forward Achiri Ade after being fouled in the first half of a Southeastern Conference women's basketball tournament game Saturday in Duluth, Ga.
St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter, right, shakes hands with Sr. Vice President and General Manager John Mozeliak at a news conference at the team's spring training baseball facility on Saturday in Jupiter, Fla. The Cardinals announced Saturday that they have agreed to a six-year contract extension with Carpenter for $52 million.
After beating out 23 other contestants, Kush Sharma and Sophia Hoffman went toe-to-toe during an additional 29 rounds on Saturday at the Kansas City Public Library. Sharma won after spelling the word "definition" correctly.
Ismet Sean Isik, left, Frontier School of Innovation superintendent, and Principal Ilker Yilmaz pose with Kush Sharma after Sharma won the Jackson County Spelling Bee at the Central Library in Kansas City. Two weeks ago, the bee ran out of words after the Sharma and Sophia Hoffman eliminated 23 other contestants and went additional rounds against each other.
Kush Sharma, left, high-fives Sophia Hoffman before the continuation of the Jackson County Spelling Bee on Saturday at the Central Library in Kansas City.
Kush Sharma spells a word during the continuation of the Jackson County Spelling Bee against Sophia Hoffman on Saturday at the Central Library in Kansas City.
March 7, 2014
Columbia College forward Janairrika Bland reaches for a rebound during the game against Lyon College at Southwell Arena on Friday. Bland scored 24 points in the Cougars 83-68 win over Lyon College.