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Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 in 13 innings

Tony Cruz singled in the winning run in the 13th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals moved closer to their second straight NL Central title with a 3-2 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday night.

Unleashing the beast: How Missouri's Josh Augusta got his start in football

As an incoming freshman at Peoria (Ill.) High School, Missouri's 6-foot-4, 335-pound defensive tackle wasn't planning on playing football. Then a coach promised him it would be fun.

Blitz keeps focus after professional milestone

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.

Wilson helps Missouri volleyball offense

The senior outside hitter posted a career-high 22 kills last weekend and is devoting the rest of the season to "going out with a bang."

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.

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. 

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.

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.

Stephens College volleyball earns first conference win of season

Stephens College rolled out its new athletics logo Thursday, and the volleyball team followed up the unveiling with its first conference win of the season.

Stephens backup goalie Briannica Ponder gets the nod before kickoff

Junior goalkeeper Briannica Ponder didn't know she would be starting Thursday's match until just before game time. Amanda Chapman, the starting goalie for Stephens College, didn't play because of what coach Xander Kennedy described as "numbness throughout all of her limbs."

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.

Arizona's Jonathan Dwyer latest in disturbing trend of NFL assault cases

Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer head-butted his wife and broke her nose after she refused his sexual advances, and punched her in the face the next day, police said Thursday.

No. 5 Auburn holds off No. 20 K-State, 20-14

Nick Marshall threw two touchdown passes, Auburn forced three turnovers and the fifth-ranked Tigers held on to beat mistake-prone No. 20 Kansas State 20-14 on Thursday night.

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.

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