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Public gets sneak peek of Memorial Stadium renovations

Fans toured the newly renovated Memorial Stadium on Tuesday. The Tigers open their season against South Dakota State at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in the renovated stadium.

The Missouri athletic department opened the doors to the newly-renovated Memorial Stadium, which is now home to outdoor loge seating, suites, a new upper deck and other amenities.

 

Former Bruins Mark Pickerel, Freeman Simmons come home for season opener

Former Rock Bridge players Mark Pickerel and Freeman Simmons, who now play for South Dakota State, are looking forward to setting foot on Faurot Field.

Adam Wainwright struggles in Cards' 3-1 loss to Pirates

 Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said Wainwright's subpar pitching is showing how the grind of a long season is taking its toll.

 

USC's Josh Shaw admits to lying about injuries, rescue

Shaw has been suspended indefinitely from all of the Trojans' team activities after acknowledging his heroic tale was "a complete fabrication," the school announced in a statement Wednesday.

Browns' Josh Gordon suspended for 2104 NFL season

The Browns learned Wednesday that Josh Gordon's indefinite suspension by the NFL has been upheld and he will miss at least 16 games for another violation of the league's substance abuse policy.

Columbia College soccer scores new facilities

Columbia College men's and women's soccer coach John Klein discussed the improved locker rooms, field and concessions around R. Marvin Owens Soccer Stadium at the "Cougar Club" fall luncheon on Tuesday.

Rams cut T.J. Moe, leave Michael Sam, Tim Barnes, E.J. Gaines

The St. Louis Rams cut their roster to 75 players, and three of the four former Missouri players stayed with the team.

Missouri football: 5 things to note at the start of opening week

According to coach Gary Pinkel, it's been a few years since the opening game coincided with the first week of classes.

MU to debut game day taxi stand

The stand will be located south of Memorial Stadium on the north side of Champions Drive near the entrance of Lot G. The stand will be enforced from 8 a.m. until one hour after games.

Former Missouri basketball player Zach Price transfers to Winthrop

The senior forward's eligibility for the 2014-15 season is pending an NCAA waiver, according to a statement from Winthrop.

Former Tiger Justin Britt takes over starting spot for Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks released their latest depth chart Tuesday, and former Missouri offensive lineman Justin Britt is atop the list at right tackle.

Umpire conferences, instant replay among rule changes coming in 2015 for NCAA baseball

 The rule changes varied from allowing of umpires to conference over a catch in the outfield to requiring all schools to paint their foul poles fluorescent yellow.

 

Alex Gordon hits walk-off homer in Royals' 2-1 win over Twins

The Royals had been shut down all night by Ricky Nolasco, who scattered three hits over seven innings. But after going quietly in the eighth, the American League Central leaders managed to break through against closer Glen Perkins (3-1) in the ninth.

Late homer lifts Pirates over Cardinals 5-2

Jon Jay and Randal Grichuk each drove in a run for the Cardinals. Lance Lynn gave up two runs over six innings in a bid for his fourth consecutive win.

Shannon Greene strikes out 11 as Hickman softball wins first game on new turf

Senior pitcher Shannon Greene allowed just one hit and struck out 11 as the Hickman Kewpies softball team opened the season with a 6-0 win over Booneville.

Chiefs trying to build on big bounce-back year

The cash-strapped Kansas City Chiefs had to watch helplessly as three Pro Bowl players and several other key pieces departed in free agency, their big bounce-back seasons resulting in big-money deals elsewhere. And with little money under the salary cap, coach Andy Reid and general manager John Dorsey were forced to plug holes with a bunch of unproven football vagabonds.

Shaun Hill takes the reins for St. Louis Rams

Jeff Fisher keeps repeating the mantra: We're going to be fine, it'll be business as usual with no decrease in production.

Northwestern football moves past union litigations

Now, nearly everyone on the squad can point to a moment in that sometimes-rancorous process that drew them closer to a teammate.

CiCi Bellis becomes youngest player to win U.S. Open match since 1996

CiCi Bellis, 15, rallied from down a break in the third set for a 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 first-round victory Tuesday over 12th-seeded Dominika Cibulkova. With an overflow crowd at a cozy side court roaring, she broke Cibulkova's serve to clinch the match.

Southern California receives conflicting reports about Captain's heroism

Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian said USC has received several calls contradicting Shaw's story about the circumstances leading to his two high ankle sprains

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