Oscar Pistorius starts serving 5-year prison term

Oscar Pistorius could be released after 10 months in jail to serve the remainder under house arrest, according to legal experts.

Looking ahead: Missouri football prepares for struggling Vanderbilt team

The Commodores (2-5) are winless in the Southeastern Conference. Missouri is coming off a dominant performance against Florida but has much to improve offensively. 

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Going into World Series Game 1 on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium, both teams will deal with a familiar issue this deep in the postseason: Does an extended layoff result in rest or rust?

Hunting permits limited as Missouri deer population recovers

Permit restrictions are intended to help whitetail numbers stabilize after liberal regulations and disease combined to push deer numbers down.

Emmert says scholarship changes coming up

NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday there is no talk about allowing compensation for autographs and signed memorabilia.

Royals, fans bond over improbable postseason run

Kansas City Royals players have shared a special bond with their friends on the way to their improbable World Series run.

High school teams gear up for district competition

It's win or go home for all teams entering the district tournament. Only Battle High School will host a first-round game this weekend.

Battle football ready for first trip to playoffs

An added year of experience and a beefed up schedule in year two have the Spartans one week away from the first playoff game in the  program's history.

Chiefs show resiliency in win over San Diego

The Kansas City Chiefs were such a mess in their season opener against Tennessee that they were quickly written off, their dramatic turnaround last season considered a fluke.

Jeff Fisher keeps finding ways to trick opponents

Johnny Hekker's fake punt that helped the St. Louis Rams play keep-away and finish off the Seattle Seahawks was a mixture of design, deception and derring-do. The call caught Rams players by surprise, too, until special teams captain Chase Reynolds said, 'Yeah, it's real! Let's do it!"

Finnegan learns fast: from school to World Series

Betty Finnegan made the 5 1/2-hour drive from Fort Worth, Texas, with a friend Aug. 31 to watch the last two games of the season for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Her 21-year-old son was finishing his first summer as a professional baseball player on the Double-A team after helping pitch TCU into the College World Series.

Jay wrist surgery lone medical issue for Cardinals

Jon Jay will undergo left wrist surgery later this week, the lone major medical issue facing the St. Louis Cardinals coming off a fourth straight National League Championship Series.

Missouri women's golf finishes sixth at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Championship

Missouri sophomore Jess Meek finished the tournament in the top 10 individuals at 8-over par.

Column: Keselowski marches to his own beat

With his back up against the wall, Brad Keselowski took home the checkered flag Sunday at Talledega to stay alive in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship and advance to the Eliminator Round.

Wanted: Cities interested in hosting 2024 Olympics

Rejected time and again for the 2022 Winter Olympics, the International Olympic Committee will soon be seeking suitors for the 2024 Summer Olympics.

Peltier helps Missouri volleyball top Mississippi State

The Missouri volleyball team defeated Mississippi State on Sunday behind junior Regan Peltier's career high 22 kills.

Missouri football recap: What we learned from Missouri's victory at Florida

While the game raised many questions about Florida, Missouri leaves Gainesville with a rekindled defense and place near the top of its division. The Tigers moved to 5-2 overall and 2-1 in the Southeastern Conference. 

THE WEEK'S MOST READ STORIES: Controversy surrounds Homecoming blood drive; Rock Bridge football's kicker becomes first female to score

Chick-fil-A is coming to Columbia, a power plant shuts down and Hickman High School celebrates the 100th anniversary of being the Kewpies were also among the week's most-read stories.

Tigers drop Senior Day match to Alabama

The Tigers (10-4-2) and Crimson Tide combined to collect more fouls than shots as Missouri lost 1-0 on Sunday afternoon.

Columbia College men's soccer falls to Lyon College

Lyon College's Guilherme Rossi scored the lone goal one minute into the second half.