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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. 

Despite rough record, Missouri coach Kim Anderson collects compliments

Kentucky coach John Calipari on Jan. 26, after Missouri had lost five straight games, said that Missouri coach Kim Anderson was doing an amazing job.

After tough stretch, Hickman boys basketball looks to district tournament

After beginning the season 12-3, the Hickman High School boys basketball team will enter the district tournament after going on a 2-7 stretch.

Missouri Baseball series moved to Millington, Tennessee

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

No word on possible MLB discipline for Los Angeles slugger Hamilton

The 33-year-old has a history of drug addiction and alcohol abuse, leading to suspensions that cost him more than three years while in the minors. The Angels have confirmed Hamilton's meeting with MLB, but have declined to give any more information.

Judge rules for Peterson, opening door for reinstatement

Commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL were handed a second high-profile legal defeat Thursday, when U.S. District Judge David Doty overruled league arbitrator Harold Henderson's December denial of the six-time Pro Bowl running back's appeal.

Bulls' Rose to have surgery Friday

A timetable for the Chicago Bulls star's return will be determined after the operation.

Alex Rodriguez participates in Yankees' first full-squad workout

Rodriguez, who hasn't played since September 2013, took ground balls at third base and hit three home runs in 32 swings during batting practice.

Rory McIlroy stumbles at Honda Classic; Herman survives windy day

McIlroy managed to salvage a tough day by holing a 30-foot birdie putt and two-putting for birdie on the 18th hole for a 3-over 73. It was his highest score to par since he opened with a 3-over 74 at The Barclays seven months ago.

Florida Panthers add Jaromir Jagr for playoff run

Chasing a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference, the Panthers acquired Jagr — who turned 43 earlier this month — for two draft picks.

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

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