IOC President Thomas Bach said Russia will set up public protest zones in Sochi during the Winter Olympics, a move unlikely to defuse criticism of the country's human rights record and a recent law banning gay "propaganda."
The average graduation success rate for African-American football players at the bowl-bound schools is 65 percent compared to 84 percent for whites, according to the annual report released Monday by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida.
In a speech that received thunderous applause at FNB stadium and a standing ovation, President Barack Obama called on people to apply the lessons of Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela's words inspired millions. The former South African president died Thursday at age 95.
Scottie Wilbekin scored a career-high 18 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 15 and No. 19 Florida held on to beat No. 13 Kansas 67-61 on Tuesday night.
The Hickman boys basketball team more than doubled the point total of its opponent Tuesday at the Blue Springs tournament. Hickman handled Schlagle High School 96-45.
The girls basketball team from Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School earned a 56-39 win Tuesday over Sedalia's Sacred Heart School.
Lawmakers approved the measure during a one-week special session last week. The incentives will be an important part of Missouri's bid to assemble the jetliner.
Wearing seatbelts is the law and could save your live. Yet only 79.4 percent of Missourians actually use their seat belts.
Kevin Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal at 16 minutes, 58 seconds of the third period to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
The NCAA is penalizing Southeastern Louisiana for a lack of institutional control after 137 athletes over five years were allowed to compete in sports while academically ineligible.
The European Space Agency plans to land an unmanned spacecraft on a comet next year in an unprecedented and exquisitely tricky mission that has been underway for almost a decade and is about to enter a critical new phase.
The corps said Tuesday that contractors will remove about 2,800 cubic yards of rock over the next several months from the bottom of river in an attempt to keep the river open to barge traffic.
In a year that has seen both sides take small steps at improving the relationship, the gesture stoked talk of further rapprochement.
The association recognizes a police chief each year for outstanding law enforcement experience, organizational affiliations, innovative programs and dedication to service.
Illinois didn't play quite as rough as it did in its last home game, a 57-55 escape against Indiana Purdue-Fort Worth on Nov. 29, but the Illini still have some ragged edges in their game.
Reigning Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek announced Tuesday that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in Sochi. After two months of aggressive treatment, doctors told Lysacek last week the injury was not going to improve and he was risking permanent damage if he kept training.
If there's any team in the country that can get buckets when they need them, it's the Cyclones. Iowa State entered Tuesday ranked third in the nation in scoring at 91.7 points a game. The Cyclones are shooting 49.3 percent from the field, 37.4 percent from 3-point range and are averaging over 10 3s a game.
The Columbia School Board voted to change Mill Creek Elementary School boundary lines to ease overcrowding. It tabled some decisions related to the boundary lines until its January meeting.
Gov. Jay Nixon announced Monday his proposal to fund a new psychiatric facility at Fulton State Hospital, estimated to cost $211 million. The current facilities are crumbling, he said.