Former professional basketball player Jason Collins and tennis great Martina Navratilova on Tuesday urged world sports bodies like the International Olympic Committee and FIFA to take gay rights into consideration when awarding major sporting events.
The Tigers' appearance in the 2014 Cotton Bowl will be their third appearance in that bowl.
Dana Heggemann double-double cannot get Stephens basketball a win against Central Christian College of the Bible.
The first regular season NAIA coaches poll ranked Columbia College men's basketball No. 1. The women's team is ranked No. 21.
Sedalia's Sacred Heart School beat Tolton 75-58 at Sedalia.
The Battle boys basketball team struggled in the fourth quarter Tuesday during a 61-55 loss to Helias High School.
Coach Wayne Kreklow and four players honored with regional awards by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
Missouri defensive lineman Michael Sam and defensive back E.J. Gaines were recognized as two of the best defensive players in the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday.
Tre Mason earned himself a trip to New York as one of six Heisman Trophy finalists, joining tailback Andre Williams (Boston College) and quarterbacks Jameis Winston (Florida State), AJ McCarron (Alabama), Jordan Lynch (Northern Illinois) and Johnny Manziel (Texas A&M).
IOC President Thomas Bach said Russia will set up public protest zones in Sochi during the Winter Olympics, a move unlikely to defuse criticism of the country's human rights record and a recent law banning gay "propaganda."
The average graduation success rate for African-American football players at the bowl-bound schools is 65 percent compared to 84 percent for whites, according to the annual report released Monday by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida.
Scottie Wilbekin scored a career-high 18 points, Dorian Finney-Smith added 15 and No. 19 Florida held on to beat No. 13 Kansas 67-61 on Tuesday night.
The Hickman boys basketball team more than doubled the point total of its opponent Tuesday at the Blue Springs tournament. Hickman handled Schlagle High School 96-45.
The girls basketball team from Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School earned a 56-39 win Tuesday over Sedalia's Sacred Heart School.
Kevin Shattenkirk scored a power-play goal at 16 minutes, 58 seconds of the third period to give the St. Louis Blues a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday night.
The NCAA is penalizing Southeastern Louisiana for a lack of institutional control after 137 athletes over five years were allowed to compete in sports while academically ineligible.
Illinois didn't play quite as rough as it did in its last home game, a 57-55 escape against Indiana Purdue-Fort Worth on Nov. 29, but the Illini still have some ragged edges in their game.
Reigning Olympic figure skating champion Evan Lysacek announced Tuesday that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in Sochi. After two months of aggressive treatment, doctors told Lysacek last week the injury was not going to improve and he was risking permanent damage if he kept training.
If there's any team in the country that can get buckets when they need them, it's the Cyclones. Iowa State entered Tuesday ranked third in the nation in scoring at 91.7 points a game. The Cyclones are shooting 49.3 percent from the field, 37.4 percent from 3-point range and are averaging over 10 3s a game.
Henry Josey was all smiles after Sunday night's bowl announcement, while L'Damian Washington's mind was still on what could have been.