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Special Olympics swimmer succeeds in the pool and beyond

Allison D'Agostino, who was diagnosed with mosaic Down syndrome when she was 4 years old, was named the best athlete in the state by Special Olympics Missouri in January. 

Missouri Baseball series moved to Millington, Tennessee

Weekend series with University of Illinois Chicago moved because of weather forecast.

Paige Lowary stays humble while impressing for Missouri softball

The Tigers' freshman was named SEC Pitcher of the Week on Monday. She wears a wristband that keeps her humble as she begins her career in Columbia.

Laura Kappler's consistency propels Missouri gymnastics to No. 23 ranking

With her leadership and consistent performances, senior Laura Kappler has helped Missouri gymnastics reach its highest national ranking since 2012.

 

Missouri softball heads to ESPN Wide World of Sports

The No. 20 Tigers (8-2) are set to play in five games at the Citrus Classic just outside of Orlando.  They are scheduled to face No. 23 Notre Dame and Penn State on Friday, No. 11 Minnesota and James Madison on Saturday and Maryland on Sunday.

Missouri baseball home opener postponed

Tigers were to play a three-game series against University of Illinois at Chicago.

Just like her: Columbia girl meets basketball hero Zach Hodskins

Jordan Reeves was born without the bottom part of her left arm, but that hasn't stopped her from playing basketball. And on Tuesday, she met a player with a similar story.

Missouri track and field athletes look toward SEC championships

The top Missouri track and field athletes will compete at the SEC championships in Lexington, Kentucky, this weekend. Runners, throwers and jumpers will compete for their team and for a last chance to earn a spot at the NCAA championships. 

David Ortiz vows to not change his routine despite new MLB rule

"I might run out of money," the slugger said. Major League Baseball can dock him, starting May 1, up to $500 per offense of a new rule for hitters at the plate.

NFL stadium construction plan approved near Los Angeles, backed by Rams owner

The city of Inglewood, California, has unanimously and emphatically approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for a return to the Los Angeles area of the NFL for the first time in two decades.


Tarasenko comes into his own with Blues

Earlier this month, Vladimir Tarasenko became the youngest St. Louis Blues player in more than two decades to score 30 goals.

The 23-year-old Russian forward's skill is known across the league.

Kentucky topples Mississippi State, improves to 28-0

Led by Trey Lyles, the top-ranked Wildcats continued their streak of dominance

Warm weather poses problems for Iditarod plans

 A lack of snow in the greater Anchorage area already has forced the official start of the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog race to move 225 miles north from Willow to Fairbanks.

 

Adam Wainwright's trip to St. Louis for exam is precautionary

Wainwright said he first felt the injury in a Monday weight room session, but didn't think much of what he called the "twinge" he felt while putting a 45-pound weight back on the rack. Since then he's thrown pain free. The pain occurs when he runs or lunges.

Big 12 Commissioner issues public reprimand of Kansas State

Bowlsby's admonition Wednesday came the same day Kansas State student Nathan Power was publicly identified as the fan who body-checked Kansas forward Jamari Traylor after the Wildcats' 70-63 victory over the No. 8 Jayhawks on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum.

Players against MLB speed-up changes

Baseball players' association head Tony Clark is encouraging his membership to make slight adjustments that will improve the pace of games without completely altering the way they do their jobs.

Another injury for Rose hits Bulls hard

The injury only magnifies the doubts about whether Rose can lead a championship team, something that seemed like a distinct possibility a few years ago.

Baylor removes formerly homeless player from team

Nacita, a walk-on reserve from Bakersfield, California, posted on Twitter on Wednesday that he had been ruled ineligible because he accepted a close family friend's offer to provide a place for him to live when he could not afford to pay for it.

UPDATE: Missouri basketball breaks losing streak, beats Florida 64-52

Freshman guard Namon Wright's career-high 28 points boosted Missouri to a 64-52 win over Florida at Mizzou Arena.

Smith leads Rock Bridge boys basketball past Battle 77-60

Junior guard Tre Smith scored 17 points, leading Rock Bridge to a 77-60 win over Battle.

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