Missouri's committee of running backs leads Tigers to victory

Kendial Lawrence runs in for MU's third touchdown during the second quarter of the game against KU on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

Three months after the Missouri football team's starting senior running back was kicked off the team, the Tigers’ hodgepodge of tailbacks ran to a 35-7 victory over Kansas.

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Linebacker has big game in Missouri's victory over Kansas

Missouri senior linebacker Andrew Gachkar recorded a sack, an interception and seven tackles, two of them for losses, in the Tigers' 35-7 victory over Kansas.

COMMENT: Weak crowd at new Arrowhead Stadium makes MU-KU game lackluster

Despite a new, state-of-the-art stadium and a beautiful, 50-degree, sun-filled day, Saturday's game had the lowest attendance in the four years the MU-KU football game has been played at the stadium.

ANALYSIS: U.S. carrier visit a dilemma for China

With outrage high over the shelling of a South Korean island, the U.S. raising pressure on China to rein in wayward ally North Korea and a Chinese-American summit in the works, the warship is coming, and Beijing is muffling any criticisms.

Black Friday shoppers purchase less than expected

Retail spending only rose 0.3 percent from last year because of factors such as online shopping and early November discounts.

Higher gas prices won't slow most holiday shoppers

While the national average for gas of $2.86 per gallon is the highest it's been at the start of the holiday shopping season in three years,it hardly hits drivers with the sticker shock they experienced when gas topped $4 per gallon in 2008.

Openly gay troops meet most resistance from Marines

While many Marines acknowledge that there are homosexuals within the Marine Corps, they would rather this remain an unspoken fact in the field.

SLIDESHOW: Missouri dominates Kansas in regular season football finale

The Tigers beat the Jayhawks 35-17 on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City.

Missouri men's basketball returns home to face Arkansas-Pine Bluff

The No. 11 Missouri men's basketball team returns home for a game against Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday. A victory for Missouri would stretch the Tigers' nonconference home game winning streak to 50.

Police investigate burglaries and shots fired during Thanksgiving week

The Columbia Police Department responded to two home burglaries on Thanksgiving and a shots fired call on Friday.

MU women's basketball team falls to Georgia Tech

A late second half run allowed Georgia Tech to pull away from the Missouri women's basketball team Saturday in the final game of the Paradise Jam tournament in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

MU wrestlers go 3-1 at Northeast Duals

The Missouri wrestling team picked up three wins in four matches at the Northeast Duals on Saturday in Albany, N.Y.

Columbia College men's basketball team improves to 7-1.

The Columbia College men's basketball team beat Northwestern Oklahoma State 65-49 on Saturday at the Area of Southwell Complex to improve to 7-1 and build a 2-0 mark in the Quality Inn Classic.

3 Missouri police officers sue over meth exposure

The lawsuit claims the city purchased breathing masks to protect officers from meth lab fumes, but didn't train them on how to use them.

Columbia College women's basketball nets home victory

The Columbia College women's basketball team beat Loyola (La.) University 73-59 on Saturday night at the Arena of Southwell Complex.

Missouri football team rolls past Kansas

The Missouri football team concluded its regular season with a 35-7 win over Kansas on Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City. The Tigers claimed a 10-win season for only the fourth time and coach Gary Pinkel earned his 150th career victory.