Shane Victorino's infield single snapped a seventh-inning tie and journeyman Craig Breslow gave Boston a huge boost out of the bullpen, sending the Red Sox into the AL championship series with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
The draw extends Houston's unbeaten streak to five games. Kansas City (15-10-7, 52 points) remains four points ahead of the Dynamo in second place in the Eastern Conference.
Alexander Steen got just enough on a slap shot in the closing seconds to get the puck past Corey Crawford and give the St. Louis Blues a win over the rival Chicago Blackhawks. Steen's drive with 21.1 seconds left trickled through Crawford and lifted the Blues to a 3-2 victory against the defending Stanley Cup champions on Wednesday night.
"We believe we are on track as planned to Jupiter," said project manager Rick Nybakken of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which manages the $1.1 billion mission.
Tavon Austin had four returns for just 15 yards in Sunday's win over Jacksonville. The elusive rookie from West Virginia had 72 yards of punt-return yardage wiped out by his teammates' illegal blocks.
The Kansas City Chiefs' defense have the best mark in the NFL when it comes to third-down percentage. They're also best in the NFL in takeaways with 15 already this season.
A state appellate court rules that a Missouri couple can adopt a boy after the boy's biological mother's parental rights were terminated.
The Green County judge said he questioned the testimony of a witness and could not conclude the cause of death "beyond a reasonable doubt."
Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce had a surgical procedure on his knee to repair cartilage. Kansas City is thin at this position with Anthony Fasano also being injured.
Thirteen of the 20 Southeastern Conference players selected in the first two rounds of this year's NFL draft were defensive standouts. Now, nearly all the main contenders for the SEC title have at least one defensive starter just out of high school.
Missouri's Joint Committee on Administrative Rules blocked a motion to have E15 gasoline or fuel that contains 15 percent ethanol.
Isreal Owen Hawkins was given a 30-year prison sentence after his May conviction of fraudulent charges regarding his company Petro America Corp.
The shutdown has closed an obscure agency that quietly approves new breweries, recipes and labels, which could create huge delays throughout the rapidly growing craft industry.
The donation came about three weeks after the Republican-led House voted to override Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of a bill limiting punitive damage awards against Doe Run related to old lead mining sites.
School district attorney Ransom Ellis III said the high court's refusal to hear the case means there is "no other legal option."
Homeowners can get loans of up to $200,000 for their real estate, and owners and renters can get loans of up to $40,000 to repair or replace damaged personal property.
In 2012, Georgia came to Columbia and thrashed Missouri in its first Southeastern Conference game. Now, the Tigers are feeling some empathy for the Bulldogs.
World religions classes in Columbia high schools provide classroom conversations with an opportunity to help students be in tune with the world—and themselves.
Marina Shifrin quit her job in a YouTube video that went viral. Now the MU graduate speaks about her experience.
Battle High School's marching band has placed second at both of its competitions so far, which director Robert Thalhuber said he thinks is an accomplishment considering the band's size and newness. The band practices every weekday from 7 to 8:30 a.m.