Frank Thomas, pitchers Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux, and managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa were inducted into the baseball shrine Sunday, and all paid special tribute to their families before an adoring crowd of nearly 50,000.
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Nibali beat out his closest rival, Marcel Kittel, of Germany, by more than seven minutes and became the first Italian to win the cycling race since 1998.
Dave Couts, a national champion race walker from Whiteside, and his friend Gene Hall compete in the race walking event at 2014 Show-Me State Games.
Members of the team competed in the mountain biking event Sunday at the Show-Me State Games. The team's unusual name comes from its founder, Ralph Pfremmer.
Santana tied a team record for homers in a series, finishing off this four-game set with a pair of two-run shots. He has homered in three straight games, and has hit six home runs in six games.
EXCERPTThe Cardinals won two of the three games at Wrigley Field in the weekend set. The Cubs have not won a home series since taking two of three from the Miami Marlins June 6-8.
Christina Lehmuth is working toward a black belt and has been nominated for sosai, a rare Japanese title, in martial arts.
Kilgallon, a high school fencer who competed in the Sabre Division on Saturday, said she is used to competing against older, male fencers. She took third in overall competition and first in the women's division because no other women signed up.
Defending champion Mindy Coyle of Columbia and Ellen Port of St. Louis were disqualified for inadvertently playing from the wrong tees.
The 9-year-old from Jefferson City won a silver medal in the vault, following in the footsteps of her mother, who won five gold medals in gymnastics at the games in 1986.
Visitors to the team's training camp Saturday saw moments like this that evoked Sam's incredible 2013 season at Missouri. Other times, though, they were reminded why Sam was considered a late-round prospect for the NFL draft.
Mid-Missouri representatives Kaden Montegue competed in the stock division, Carter Montague in the Superstock division and Breann Standifer in the Masters division.
KANSAS CITY — Billy Butler homered for the second straight game and the Kansas City Royals overcame a five-run deficit to beat Cleveland 7-5 Saturday night for their fifth straight win.
The Cubs fell behind St. Louis early and tied it with an unlikely home run, but the Cardinals ended up with a 6-3 victory on Saturday in front of a big crowd divided by fans of the rival clubs.
Former Red Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski, 37, now with his sixth team in 17 seasons, spoke with St. Louis manager Mike Matheny on Friday before signing and expressed his desire to continue playing and willingness to accept whatever role was best for the team.
The Chiefs don't want a repeat of last season's mediocre numbers against the pass. This year, Kansas City used a third-round pick on Phillip Gaines and entered training camp with 11 cornerbacks.
The Hall of Fame's board cut a player's eligibility from 15 years to 10, which gives Mark McGwire a maximum of two more appearances on the writers' ballot. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa, shunned so far along with other Steroids Era stars, can be considered up to eight more times each by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Vincenzo Nibali all but ensured he will be crowned Tour champion for the first time thanks to winning the last mountain stage on Thursday. But a desire to leave nothing to chance, even with the biggest overall lead in 17 years, saw him push himself in the individual time trial for fourth place behind winner and German speedster Tony Martin.