Royals beat A's 9-8 in 12 in AL wild-card thriller

The Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer celebrates after scoring on a single by Christian Colon during the 12th inning of the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday in Kansas City.

Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering Royals a 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in a wild American League wild-card game Tuesday night.

New gym speeds up kickboxing workouts in circuit training

Jason McClary opened a franchise of 9 Round Fitness and Kickboxing in southeast Columbia.

UPDATE: Battle's boys soccer team shows improvement, still falls short of victory

The Muriel Williams Battle High School boys soccer team lost 3-0 to Jefferson City High School Tuesday night. The game was a chance for Battle to test itself against one of its district opponents.

Columbia College sophomore leads all women in Cougar Classic golf tournament

The Columbia College women's and men's golf teams played in the Cougars' home tournament Tuesday at the Columbia Country Club. The women's team finished second, and the men's team finished third.

Missouri dismisses guard Cameron Biedscheid from men's basketball team

Cameron Biedscheid, a St. Louis native, never played a game for Missouri.

Columbia College volleyball retains No. 7 ranking

The Cougars are 20-2 this season and 4-0 in conference play.

Columbia College men's soccer falls to Lindenwood

The Cougars suffered their first conference defeat this season in a shutout loss.

Christian Fellowship soccer defeats Sunnydale

The Knights remained undefeated after the 3-2 victory.

Cardinals haven't had no-hitter since 1983

There hasn't been a no-hitter at Busch Stadium, old or new, home team or visitor, since 1983 when Bob Forsch notched his second no-no.

After 12 years, Tolton coach almost finished with tiger sculpture

Lonnie Tapia, a soccer coach and art teacher at Tolton High School, is almost finished with a sculpture he began when a red maple tree fell in his yard over a decade ago.


Columbia women's soccer remains unbeaten in conference

The Cougars won 4-1 over Lindenwood-Belleville on Tuesday.

Missouri women's golf wins Johnie Imes Invitational

The Tigers combine to shoot 18-under par in the Johnie Imes Invitational on Tuesday.

Stephens College volleyball beats Harris-Stowe State on the road

The Stars improved to 7-7 this season after beating Harris-Stowe State in four sets.

Dodgers using down time to heal up for playoffs

The Dodgers are heading into the postseason healthier than they were a year ago, and they hope it holds up.

Government: NFL TV 'blackout' rule unsportsmanlike

For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market. Well, you can't blame the government anymore.

Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

Michael Phelps was arrested for the second time on DUI charges early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, another embarrassment for the swimmer who came out of retirement this year with his sights set on competing at the Rio Games.

Steve Spurrier: South Carolina can still win SEC

The coach said the SEC's East Division is full of good teams — including the Kentucky team the two-loss Gamecocks face this weekend — but no dominant one.

Florida Gators begin stretch that could define season

The Gators (2-1, 1-1 SEC) play four games over the next five weeks that might determine whether they're back in the Eastern Division race or in the market for a new coach.

Georgia expects boost from added receiver depth

Receivers Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley are expected to make their season debuts for No. 13 Georgia on Saturday against Vanderbilt.

NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.