Fans, critics discuss new Missouri uniforms on Twitter

Models showcase the new football uniforms during halftime at the Black and Gold game at Faurot Field on Saturday. It is the first time the uniforms from Nike were shown to the public.

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Umpires can't stay out of spotlight in Missouri softball doubleheader

Most people weren't talking about the highlights of the Tigers split with Texas Tech on Saturday. They were talking about the umpires and the reaction they drew from the teams and fans.

Blues shutout Sharks 3-0, even series at 1

The Blues tied up the series and will play games 3 and 4 in San Jose on Monday and Thursday.

Uniform unveiling ceremony steals the show at spring football game

The hyped unveiling of Missouri's new football uniforms was quite the production at halftime of the annual Black and Gold game.

Cleanup Columbia continues despite rainy weather

The 16th annual Cleanup Columbia event took place Saturday despite rain and persistent gray skies.

Missouri baseball loses second game of series at Oklahoma

Tigers starter Blake Holovach suffered his second straight loss in a 8-4 defeat Saturday at Oklahoma.

Indians hang on to beat Royals 11-9 in 10 innings

Shin-Soo Choo hit a two-run double with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 11-9 on Saturday night in a testy affair with three ejections and a pair of bench-clearings.

Lance Lynn looks sharp for Cardinals in win over Cubs

The Cardinals snapped a two-game skid with their fourth win in six games. Chicago, which lost five of its first six, had won two in a row.


Bryan Rankin's funeral a call to action

A funeral service was held Saturday for 17-year-old Bryan Rankin, who was shot and killed April 7. Almost 300 people attended the service.

St. Baldrick's head-shaving event raises money for pediatric cancer research

Participants in this year’s event raised more than $39,000.  A total of 71 MU students and faculty, Columbia residents and family members had their heads shaved.

UPDATE: Dangerous storms moving into Midwest

National Weather Service officials issued a stern warning for residents to prepare for overnight storms that could spawn fast-moving tornadoes.

FROM READERS: Columbia residents clean up

Volunteer Columbia held its annual Cleanup Columbia event Saturday morning. 

Margaret Mary Walloch Jarvis Aug 31 1929 - April 8 2012 Columbia

Lecture teaches women to negotiate fair pay

Women still make only 77 cents to each dollar a man makes, even when they have the same degree for the same job.

Margaret Mary Walloch Jarvis

Freshman shines for Missouri track team at Tom Botts Invitational

Tigers freshman Kearsten Peoples earned the Female Outstanding Performance award at Saturday's event, winning the hammer throw and shot put and placing second in the discus.

Missouri lawmakers mull allowing school bus ads

School districts are looking at using school buses as place for advertising to make up for less funding from the state for education.

NRA official chides media for sensationalizing Trayvon Martin case

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President says that other crimes across the country have been ignored and the Trayvon Martin case has been sensationalized.

Storm damages Iowa hospital; no injuries reported

Greater Regional Medical Center, a hospital in Creston, Iowa, has been hit by a band of severe weather.

Hickman girls soccer team's offensive woes continue against Francis Howell Central

The Hickman girls soccer team lost to Franics Howell Central and fell to 2-5-1 after another 1-0 defeat.