After reports of departure, Craig Kuligowski staying with Missouri football

Missouri defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski directs players during football practice in MU's Devine Pavilion before last season.

Citing an anonymous source, reported Sunday night that Missouri's highly regarded defensive line coach was expected to accept a co-defensive coordinator position at Illinois. But in a statement Monday, Kuligowski announced he would be staying put in Columbia.

CoMo Derby Dames return to Columbia

Thanks to a new flooring option and an open venue, the CoMo Derby Dames are back in Columbia after three years away in Jefferson City.

Rams notify St. Louis they'll go year-to-year on dome lease

Rams billionaire owner Stan Kroenke is part of a joint venture that announced plans earlier this month for an 80,000-seat stadium in the Los Angeles suburbs. Any move would be subject to approval by the NFL and its owners. The NFL has already said no moves would be made in time for next season.

Super Bowl host city still reeling over sports deals

Glendale, Arizona picked the wrong time to invest heavily in sports, and now its facing bankruptcy as it prepares for its moment on the biggest stage.

Rock Bridge boys basketball tops Northwest in Union Tournament

The Bruins will face Lutheran South on Friday.

NFL, YouTube partner to post official clips to video site

Previously, NFL videos that appeared on YouTube were unsanctioned.

An explainer: The three-ring circus of Super Bowl Media Day

Media Day at the Super Bowl is unlike any other media day — or any other event, for that matter.

NFL's Pro Bowl a testing range for quirky rules

Kickers had a difficult challenge with longer extra points and more narrow goalposts than usual.


Fireworks help celebrate Venus Williams' Australian Open run

Venus Williams wins the fourth-round in the Australian Open and will be joined by her sister, Serena, in the final eight.

Duke's Coach K happy 1,000th win is behind him

Krzyzewski became the first NCAA Division I men's coach to get 1,000 wins when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John's late in the second half Sunday for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden.

LeBron, Cavs climb in standings, back in title conversation

The four-time league MVP recently missed eight games to rest a strained back and left knee. The time away clearly revived the 30-year-old, who may want to consider a January retreat in upcoming seasons. He's running, jumping, cutting, scoring — doing everything at his own towering standards. He's physically stronger, mentally recharged.

Kobe Bryant to have shoulder surgery, likely out for season

The Lakers will announce a timetable for Bryant's recovery after surgery, but coach Byron Scott anticipates losing the third-leading scorer in NBA history for the rest of the year.

Missouri women's basketball can't get shots to fall against No. 14 Kentucky

The Missouri women's basketball team experienced poor shooting luck and fell to an 83-69 defeat against No. 14 Kentucky on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Local legislators, Winston Churchill remembrance and Missouri softball

Other photos from this week include a drop-off site for recycling, students returning to campus and Missouri men's basketball.


Slow start doesn't stop No. 3 Missouri wrestling in win against NIU

Alan Waters and Drake Houdashelt got a day of rest, and their replacements didn't do well. However, Missouri used pins by Willie Miklus and J'den Cox to seal a victory for the Tigers against Northern Illinois.

High school wrestling: weekend wrap-up

Jaydin Clayton (145) of Fr. Tolton Catholic remained unbeaten and won first place at the Lathrop Invitational this weekend. Clayton is undefeated over the course of his high school career.

Lavion Mayes, Joey Lavallee prove clinical for Missouri wrestling

The No. 3 Tigers (17-0, 5-0 Mid-American Conference), off to the best start in the program's history, have now won 21 consecutive dual meets. Most of the time, those wins have been clinical, if not dominant.

UPDATE: Missouri men's basketball's Shamburger coping with the end

The point guard's nomadic college career will come to an end in March, and Shamburger is coming to terms with that.

COMMENTARY: Being Ryan Rosburg isn't easy

Junior forward Ryan Rosburg entered this season as one of Missouri's few holdovers. Now, he's an absent man in Kim Anderson's rotation.

Wes Clark and Missouri basketball narrowly fall to Arkansas

Despite a strong stretch late in the game, Wes Clark missed two free throws with three seconds left as Missouri lost to Arkansas 61-60 on Saturday.