Missouri softball loses to Arkansas as pitching problems continue

Missouri lost to the University of Arkansas on Sunday at University Field. The Razorback defeated the Tigers 11-10 in the seventh inning.

A fatigued pitcher, along with the injury of an outfielder led to Missouri's second loss to Arkansas in a row.

THIS WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Prized McBaine bur oak vandalized; Phil Pressey leaves

The top-read stories this week concerned a vandalized 90-foot bur oak, another chapter in the Ryan Ferguson saga and a farewell, as Missouri men's basketball career assists leader Phil Pressey announced he'll skip his senior season t0 enter the NBA draft.

No. 3 Vanderbilt rolls over Missouri baseball again

The pitching staff had been strong for the struggling Missouri baseball team this season, but that wasn't the case in a three-game shellacking at No. 3 Vanderbilt this weekend. The Commodores finished their sweep of the Tigers on Sunday with a 16-4 victory in which all five Missouri pitchers allowed earned runs.  

The Week in Missouri Sports: Missouri loses three-game series to Vanderbilt

Missouri baseball and softball started out strong in the beginning of the week with wins. But as the weekend progressed, the teams fell: baseball starting on Friday and softball on Saturday.

Police arrest two men in connection with Daniels homicide

James Robert Thompson, 23, and Christopher James Hurt, 24, were arrested in connection with the homicide of Brian Daniels at about 5 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from the Columbia Police Department.

Missouri tennis falls to Mississippi State in regular season finale

Elisha Gabb and Maria Christensen recorded singles victories for the Tigers. 

Job totals trail expectations for Missouri tax credit

A bill expected to receive a Senate vote this week would renew the soon-to-expire program for an additional six years while allotting it $15 million of tax credits annually. However, the 9,679 "anticipated jobs" associated with the tax credits far exceeds the 823 "actual new jobs" and 3,141 "jobs retained" under the program, though those numbers could continue to rise.

Forest Lester Daly worked as heavy equipment operator, enjoyed fishing, baseball

Forest Lester Daly died Saturday. He was 81.

Forest Lester Daly, Nov. 16, 1931 - April 13, 2013, of Columbia

Mr. Daley was a heavy equipment operator; he loved fishing and St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

Scott beats Cabrera in a playoff at Augusta

The Masters went to a sudden-death playoff for the second year in a row when Adam Scott and Angel Cabrera made matching birdies on the 72nd hole. Scott made a birdie on No. 18 to win.

Gordon sends Royals past Blue Jays with RBI single

Alex Gordon drove home Chris Getz on a walk-off single in the ninth inning Sunday as the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2.

Liberal PAC has little cash, influence in Kentucky

While super PACs active in the 2012 elections were run by savvy political operatives raising millions from well-heeled contributors, Progress Kentucky is led by what one former state Democratic Party official described as "just a couple of activists" who are more intent on making a mockery of super PACs.

Blackhawks end Elliott streak, beat Blues

The Blackhawks lead the NHL with 68 points and have won five in a row. They're 3-1 against the Blues, all with Crawford in net.

NASA's Wallops Island prepares for the spotlight

Located on Virginia's rural Eastern Shore, the flight facility at Wallops Island is small in comparison to major NASA centers like those in Florida, California and Texas. On Wednesday, a rocket test launch on the island could turn it into a major player in the U.S. space program.

Local police grapple with response to cybercrimes

Obama administration officials have said that cyberterrorism is the leading worldwide threat to national security, yet local police don't have widespread know-how to investigate cybercrimes.

Suicide survivors share stories, help shape prevention efforts

The project, called, "Live Through This," allows for suicide survivors to share their stories and is part of a national movement to help survivors feel they can come out in the open about their lives. 

Lucroy homers in 10th as Brewers defeat Cardinals

Jonathan Lucroy hit a solo homer in the 10th inning as the Brewers rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Sunday and avoided a sweep. The Brewers had been shut out in 32 innings before Ryan Braun hit a two-run homer off reliever Trevor Rosenthal in the eighth that made it 3-2.

Federal budget cuts ground Kansas City Air Show

Lack of military support causes Kansas City Air Show to cancel, making a $2 million impact.

Scholarship set up to help gay students with money trouble

UMKC offers help to three gay students left unsupported by their families.