Finnegan passes big test, helps Royals win Game 3

San Francisco Giants' Gregor Blanco is out at first as he dives with Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer covering during the seventh inning of Game 3 of the World Series on Friday in San Francisco.

Only four months after he pitched in the College World Series, the 21-year-old reliever trotted into a troubling seventh inning, got two key outs and helped the Kansas City Royals hold off San Francisco 3-2 Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series.

Miscues send Rock Bridge football to season-ending defeat

Turnovers, poor defense and bad field position dug a deep hole that Rock Bridge High School football team couldn't climb out of against Fort Zumwalt West.

First playoff victory brings out the boogie in Battle football

The Muriel Williams Battle football team won the first playoff game in the young school's history on Friday against Washington High School, 56-8. The big win inspired the Spartans to turn the football field into a "dance floor".

Hickman football's season ends with shutout loss

Jefferson City dominated all three aspects of the game en route to a 39-0 win over Hickman

Tolton football's season ends with just yards to go

Record-breaking season ends in close heartbreak for the Trailblazers. 

Missouri football: 4 notes about the Vanderbilt Commodores

The Commodores of 2014 are not the Commodores under James Franklin. Here are a few notes about the Tigers' incredibly young Southeastern Conference opponent.


Stephens College soccer comes up short in shutout

The Stars recognized three seniors as the team prepares for its toughest matchups of the season.

Missouri soccer rallies to tie Mississippi

The Missouri women's soccer team scored three goals in the second half to tie Mississippi 3-3.

Columbia College volleyball gets two wins to open Boneyard Brawl

The Columbia College volleyball team beat Bryan College and Georgetown College to win its opening two games of the Boneyard Brawl on Friday.

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri celebrates Homecoming against Vanderbilt

The Missouri Tigers are getting ready to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores in the 103rd anniversary of the Homecoming football game. We are collecting scenes from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook to give you an inside look at the traditions of house decorations, the parade, tailgate and, of course, the game.


Florida wins in sweep over Missouri volleyball

The Missouri volleyball team lost in three sets to Florida despite Emily Wilson becoming the 14th Missouri player ever to record 1,000 kills.

Missouri women's swimming and diving team defeats Arkansas

Missouri's women's swimming and diving team defeated Arkansas 166-134 to win its first SEC meet of the year.

World Series fan causes debate with Marlins jersey

Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. The Royals' reaction to Leavy became a subject of debate Friday.

For boy with cancer, World Series game is a win

Wednesday, Noah Wilson and the rest of his family made their way into Kauffman Stadium, where — thanks to an inspiring stretch of kindness and generosity — they were set to watch game two of the World Series from some of the best seats in the house.

Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants

The season is over for Giants pitcher Matt Cain, but he continues to watch his team in the World Series from the sidelines.

Royals might need a rare pinch hit in World Series

With the move from American League rules to National League rules for Game 3, Royals look to their pinch hitter, Billy Butler.

Chiefs quartback Alex Smith gets another crack at Rams

The Chiefs quarterback gets another shot at the Rams after an injury against the team two years ago cost him the starting spot on his former team, the 49ers. The teams face off at noon Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium

Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

The Kansas City Royals catcher wore Victoria's Secret perfume in the late 2013 season and stuck with it after a four-hit game when Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him. He recently switched this year to 212 Men by Carolina Herrera cologne.

For high school football players, a question of when to return after concussions

In the past four years, two Kansas City-area high school athletes died playing football. Now doctors, parents and schools are facing a life-or-death question: When is a high school player ready to return to the football field after suffering head trauma?

Rams have banged-up secondary for Chiefs

Cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson are both questionable for Kansas City, and backup Brandon McGee was ruled out Friday with plantar fasciitis, a foot injury that worsened during the week.