Former Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols hits home runs No. 499 and 500

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols points upwards as he crosses home plate after hitting a two-run home run against Washington Nationals pitcher Taylor Jordan in the fifth inning Washington on Tuesday. This was Pujols' 500th career home run.

Lost Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols hit a pair of shots off Washington Nationals right-hander Taylor Jordan on Tuesday — a three-run homer in the first inning and two-run drive in the fifth — to become the 26th player in major league history to hit 500 home runs.

Missouri baseball beats Wichita State in extra innings

The Tigers beat Wichita State 5-4 on Dillon Everett's walkoff single in the 10th inning. 

Missouri responds to NCAA Division I proposal for unlimited food for athletes

The NCAA Division I board of directors will discuss a proposal requiring universities to provide all scholarship and walk-on athletes unlimited food and snacks.

Rock Bridge baseball wins 9th in a row

The Bruins broke open the game against Smith-Cotton with a five-run fifth inning, going on to win 10-3.

Kentucky forward Julius Randle declares for NBA draft

With five days left before the deadline for underclassmen to declare, Julius Randle, a 6-foot-9 Dallas native, announced the decision many expected even before he arrived as part of Kentucky's 2013 recruiting class.

Tolton girls soccer falls to Southern Boone

The Tolton girls soccer team lost to Southern Boone High School on Tuesday night.

Tolton baseball brings home 16 in win over Green Ridge

An offensive onslaught powered Tolton past Green Ridge High School 16-5 Tuesday night.

Tolton tennis beats Fulton, stays undefeated

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School tennis team improved to 4-0 with an 8-1 defeat of Fulton High School on Tuesday night.

Manchester United fires David Moyes after lackluster first year

David Moyes, who had replaced the successful Alex Ferguson as manager, was fired by United on Tuesday after exhausting the patience and losing the support of the club's American owners, the Glazer family.

Tennessee hires Southern Mississippi men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

Southern Mississippi coach Donnie Tyndall agreed to a six-year contract worth $1.6 million per year to replace Cuonzo Martin, who went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee before California hired him on April 15.

Spurs' Gregg Popovich named NBA coach of the year

A year after his team lost to the Miami Heat in dramatic fashion in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has his team in place for another title run. That garnered him coach of the year honors, which were announced Tuesday.

SEC commissioner Mike Slive addresses athlete compensation concerns

Although Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive doesn't believe college athletes should be considered university employees, he does contend that a common ground can be reached.

Lance Armstrong's former coach banned from cycling for 10 years

Lance Armstrong's longtime coach, Johan Bruyneel, was banned for 10 years on Tuesday for helping to organize massive doping on teams led by the disgraced cyclist.

MLB suspends four players involved in Pirates-Brewers brawl

Major League Baseball announced suspensions for four players involved in Sunday's brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers.

UPDATE: Missouri basketball potential coaching candidates include Marshall, Painter, Anderson

For the fourth time in 15 seasons, Missouri athletics director Mike Alden is looking to hire a men’s basketball coach. Missouri has yet to reach out to potential candidate Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall.

'Future is now' for second-year Tolton baseball coach

Tolton baseball coach Mike Johnson says the "future is now" for his team. While that is technically impossible, his players get the meaning of not putting off the work that needs to be done now.

Hickman hits way to 12-6 win over Jefferson City

Junior shortstop Sami Baugher went 3-for-4 with five RBIs, and junior first baseman Jake Litteken went 3-for-4 with four RBIs to lead Hickman High School to a 12-6 win over Jefferson City Monday in Columbia.

Tolton boys golf beats Hermann

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School boys golf team beat Hermann High School 169-179 Monday. 

Mejia sharp, leads Wright, Mets over Cardinals 2-0

Showing off a sizzling heater with wicked movement, Jenrry Mejia pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and led the New York Mets over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0.

Missouri women's golf takes 10th at SEC Championship

Freshman Jess Meek finished 10th overall to clinch Missouri's 10th-place finish in the women's golf Southeastern Conference Championship.