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Blitz keeps focus after professional milestone

Missouri women's soccer coach Bryan Blitz stands on the sidelines on Sept. 17, 2010, during a game against Loyola at Walton Stadium.

Most of the Missouri soccer team had no clue that Coach Blitz reached 200 wins until it happened. There was no celebration, just a calm and collected coach continuing to look ahead.

Missouri football's 'fast' offense puts pressure on its defense

Central Florida’s ability to control the clock illustrated how an opposing team can stymie Missouri’s quick-strike offense. While the Tigers are happy to score quickly, they’re cognizant of the pressure it puts on the team.

With Providence Bowl looming, Rock Bridge football stays quiet

The Rock Bridge High School football team will play Hickman High School in the Providence Bowl on Friday, but there is noticeably less buzz surrounding this year's game from the Rock Bridge student body.

Inspired Hickman team to face Rock Bridge on Friday

Hickman coach Arnel Monroe took a quiet, supportive approach at practice Monday following his team's fourth loss in a row Friday to Helias High School.

TIGER TWEETS: 6 first-world problems of MU football players

Between technology problems and not getting enough meat in your Chipotle bowl, life can be rough.

Multimillion dollar renovations expected for Mizzou Arena

Included in the renovations is a $1.5 million video board set to be ready for this upcoming season. 

Missouri football announces home-and-home series with Connecticut

The Missouri athletics department has announced a home-and-home football series between the Tigers and the Connecticut Huskies that is scheduled to begin in 2015.

Battle defense to be tested against Helias after shutout win

After a shutout victory over Excelsior Springs, the Spartans believe their defense will face a big test Saturday against the Helias Crusaders.

Rams on high alert for Cowboys' DeMarco Murray

Even while attending the birth of a daughter earlier this week, James Laurinaitis had DeMarco Murray on the brain. To be fair, it's tough to blame anyone on the defense for spending too much time studying tendencies of a running back they're chasing in their dreams.

Royals, Tigers ready for pivotal AL Central series

The results Wednesday night allowed Kansas City to claw within a half-game of Detroit in the AL Central, and sets up arguably the biggest series at Kauffman Stadium in decades.

Chiefs' Andy Reid dedicated to domestic abuse victims

When Reid was hired by the Eagles in 1999, he told Tammy to focus on a couple of charities where they could devote their attention. Laurel House was one of them, a comprehensive domestic violence agency that serves families and communities in the Philadelphia area.

Missouri football's Marcus Murphy a threat with the ball or without it

For the first time this season, Marcus Murphy didn't have a kick or punt return in a game. But he still racked up 94 all-purpose yards, and his presence on the field is enough to pressure opposing defenses.

Top Missouri golfer Ryan Zech aims high

Missouri's lone senior finished 2013 ranked ninth in the nation last season. "I ultimately want to be the No. 1 ranked player in the country," he said.

Sportscenter anchor John Anderson's run for charity set for Sunday

The Missouri alumnus' 1-mile run benefits the Anderson Family Charitable Foundations, with proceeds dedicated to underprivileged school-aged children in the Columbia area.

Nationally-ranked wrestler commits to Missouri

Dylan Wisman of Virginia verbally committed Saturday to join the Tiger wrestling team.

Rock Bridge swimmer Zach Lorson shines in debut

Bruins freshman Zach Lorson fares well as Rock Bridge finished first out of 19 teams and produced more state qualifying times over the weekend.

Wainwright shutout, 19th win as Cards beat Brewers

Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2 1/2-game edge in the National League Central.

Battle boys soccer takes away positives from loss to Holt

For Battle coach Jack Rubenstein, the game was a chance for his team to see how they stacked up against a difficult opponent.

Western Division continues to dominate SEC

 "It's the best division in college football, and I don't think it's even close," Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said of the Western Division.

Cain, Aoki power Royals to 6-2 win over White Sox

Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and Kansas City roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that allowed the Royals to creep within a half-game of first-place Detroit in the American League Central.

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