After winning the SEC East and a January bowl game for the second consecutive year, Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel received a contract extension and pay raise on Friday.
A sprinter's race is determined by their start. Missouri's runners have developed routines to prepare themselves for it.
Carroll has become the emotional core of the Hawks, who surged to the top of the Eastern Conference this season and hold a 2-0 lead in their playoff series against Brooklyn.
Players from both dugouts and bullpens ran onto the field and punches were thrown during a fight that lasted a couple of minutes.
The Falcons, who need pass-rush help, could consider Ray with their No. 8 overall pick in next week's NFL draft.
Even after trading a fifth-round pick to New Orleans to acquire former Pro Bowl offensive guard Ben Grubbs, the Chiefs have 10 selections in next week's draft. That includes a second-round pick for the first time under Dorsey, and four compensatory picks handed out by the league.
Task force leaders David Peacock and Robert Blitz spoke Friday for the first time since then, though they declined to discuss specifics of the 40-minute presentation or the league's response to the effort to either keep the Rams or attract another team if owner Stan Kroenke moves the franchise to Los Angeles.
Columbia College's Carly Spalding has won the American Midwest Conference player of the week award three times this season. She's managed to make a name for herself with her speed and offensive talent.
Freshman Paige Lowary pitched her second solid game in as many days. Lowary threw five innings in Wednesday's 10-2 win over Iowa and seven complete innings against Missouri State.
Jeff Curry recalled teaching his daughter, Gerica Curry, how to play softball in his backyard. Fourteen years later, she is a freshman for Stephens College. Despite the losing season, Curry has shown up to every home game to watch his daughter play ball.
Tolton baseball defeated South Callaway 7-1 Thursday night. Ryan Markes threw a complete game for the Trailblazers, while Tyler Harrison and Tate Cooper helped with solid offensive performances.
The Kewpies' Anthony Hansen gave up two earned runs in four innings but didn't receive much offensive support.
Echelmeier becomes the second member of the 2015 Tiger recruiting class, joining Preston Fleenor.
Derrick Rose scored 34 points, Jimmy Butler added 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-106 in double overtime on Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series.
Dominating despite zero points from Alex Ovechkin or Nicklas Backstrom, the Capitals beat the Islanders 5-1 Thursday night to take a 3-2 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference series, with goals coming from less-heralded players such as Karl Alzner, Brooks Laich and Jason Chimera.
Wacha got the best of Max Scherzer, Matt Adams singled in the tiebreaking run in the sixth inning and the Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Thursday for their fourth straight series win.
Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon.
Rose, baseball's career hits leader and a former Reds star player and manager, agreed to a lifetime ban from the sport in 1989 after a Major League Baseball investigation concluded he bet on his team to win while he was managing the club.
Cleveland can complete the sweep of the best-of-seven series Sunday in Boston. No NBA team has won a series after trailing 3-0.
After St. Louis ended a nine-game playoff road losing streak with a 6-1 victory, coach Ken Hitchcock was emphatic he expected more of the same when the Central Division champions return home for Game 5 Friday night.