December 4, 2013
The nation's first full face transplant patient Dallas Wiens looks on during a news conference at McCormick Place in Chicago on Wednesday. "My entire life is a miracle," Wiens said at the news conference.
R. Bowen Loftin
Missouri defensive end Kony Ealy knocks Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel down during a pass attempt in the second quarter on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
St. Louis Rams tackle Jake Long, No. 77, center Tim Barnes, No. 61, guard Chris Williams, No. 65, against the San Francisco 49ers during the second half of Sunday's NFL football game in San Francisco.
James Franklin prepares to fire a pass. Franklin shared his feelings regarding the undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes, as the Tigers prepare for their Saturday game in Atlanta.
USA's Lindsey Vonn races during the first training run for the Women's World Cup downhill skiing competition in Lake Louise, Alberta, on Wednesday.
This Jan. 25, 2011, file photo shows the Boeing logo on the Boeing Co. property in El Segundo, Calif. Several states are crafting proposals for Boeing, which is looking for a place to build the next-generation 777X commercial airplane.
James L. Poe, 82, of Columbia, died Monday Dec. 2.
Jordan Reeves waits to perform across the floor activity during dance class Monday at Dancearts of Columbia.
Jordan Reeves, 7, claps to the beat of the music with classmate Brynn Scroggins, 7, background, during her dance class on Monday at Dancearts of Columbia. Reeves was born without the lower part of her left arm. Her mother, Jen Reeves, started the Born Just Right website after her daughter was born to advocate limb differences and to share Jordan's experiences.
Jordan Reeves( and her classmates prepare to twirl while counting out loud to a routine on Monday at Dancearts of Columbia. It was the class's last practice for six weeks.
Ashley Bland does schoolwork at the MU Student Center. Bland works hard in her college courses, similar to how she worked in high school.
December 3, 2013
Missouri guard Earnest Ross dunks the ball in the first half against Northwestern during the Las Vegas Invitational on Thursday in Las Vegas.
In this Nov. 22, 1992 file photo, Chiefs' Tom Sims, rear left, Chris Martin, rear right, and Joe Phillips, right, tackle Seahawks' running back Chris Warren during a game in Seattle. Five former Chiefs players are suing the team, claiming it hid the risks of head injuries. The plaintiffs in the lawsuit, filed Tuesday, are Leonard Griffin, Chris Martin and his wife, Joe Phillips, Alexander Louis Cooper and Kevin Porter.
In this Nov. 3, 2013 file photo, fans enter the Edward Jones Dome before the start of a St. Louis Rams football game in St. Louis. The owners of the facility remained hopeful the Rams won't leave after city leaders Tuesday rejected $700 million in upgrades sought by the team. The Rams can break their lease after the 2014 season but have said little about their plans.
Auburn cornerback Chris Davis returns a field goal attempt 109-yards to score the winning touchdown over Alabama during the second half on Saturday in Auburn, Ala. Davis's 109-yard return of a missed field goal to beat Alabama was one of the Iron Bowl's and the season's most memorable plays.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn reacts to a call during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Alabama in Auburn, Ala. on Saturday.
MU student Kyle Ley picks up his ticket to the Southeastern Conference Championship game in Atlanta from Bobby Custer at the MSA/GPC Box Office.
MU student Allison Love waits in line for a ticket to the Southeastern Conference Championship game in Atlanta at the MU Student Center.
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn talks to the media during his weekly NCAA press conference Monday at the Auburn Athletic Complex in Auburn, Ala.