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Hickman football coach pleads guilty to DWI

Arnel Monroe, 47, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges Tuesday. As of Wednesday morning, he was still an employee of Columbia Public Schools, a district spokeswoman said.

Royals beat White Sox 2-1 with run in 9th

Mike Moustakas scored the tie-breaking run when he jarred the ball out of the catcher's glove in the ninth inning and the Royals beat the White Sox 2-1 Wednesday to take the three-game series.

Tampa Bay beats St. Louis 3-0 behind Cobb

Alex Cobb struck out 10 and drove in a run with his first major league hit, leading the Rays to a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Playful Pole wins Tour stage, as Nibali marches on

Rafal Majka made winning look easy as he took Stage 17 of the Tour de France on Wednesday.

Broncos owner giving up control due to Alzheimer's

Denver Broncos brass was emotional in announcing that owner Pat Bowlen can no longer operate the team.

Chiefs, Charles reach 2-year deal

Pro Bowl running back Jamaal Charles has reached a two-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs.

Timberwolves weighing options with Kevin Love

The summer of LeBron has quickly turned into the summer of Love. When it ends is anybody's guess.

Rays win 6th straight, 7-2 over Cardinals

Odorizzi, pitching 33 miles from his hometown of Highland, Illinois, allowed two runs over 5 2-3 innings and Yunel Escobar highlighted a five-run fifth inning with a two-run double to lead the Rays to a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

Cities to meet with U.S. Olympic Committee about 2024

Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested parties.

Clippers CEO: Sterling staying would be 'disaster'

Coach Doc Rivers has said he'll resign from the Los Angeles Clippers if Donald Sterling remains owner, the team's interim CEO testified, saying such a move would be a "disaster" for the franchise.

COMMENTARY: Maty Mauk's confidence rubs off on teammates

Maty Mauk inspires belief in his teammates. Even in a pickup basketball gym.

Michael Sam excited about next phase of career

As the preseason fast approaches, Michael Sam and other St. Louis Rams draft picks are back on the practice field.

Single-game Missouri football tickets on sale this week

Tickets for Missouri football nonconference home games, along with options that include select SEC home games, will go on sale Thursday for season ticket holders and Tiger Scholarship Fund members and Friday for the public.

UPDATE: Royals break out for 7-1 win over White Sox

Mike Moustakas homered twice, Bruce Chen pitched five effective innings and the Kansas City Royals snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-1 rout of the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night.

Rams, Chiefs in middle of AP Pro32 NFL power rankings

In balloting by 12 media members who regularly cover the NFL, the top three teams in the AP Pro32 were the Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos.

AP source: Cavs to sign Andrew Wiggins to contract

A person familiar with the negotiations says the Cavs will sign the No. 1 overall pick to his deal, an agreement that would prevent any potential trade involving the small forward from being completed for 30 days.

Pyrenees please Nibali, Rogers in Tour Stage 16

Riding in his 10th Tour, three-time world champion Michael Rogers of Australia won his first Tour stage behind savvy racing, well-paced riding and the absence of his Tinkoff-Saxo Bank leader Alberto Contador. The Spaniard crashed out in Stage 10, inadvertently freeing up Rogers to go after the stage win.

James Rodriguez signs 6-year deal with Real Madrid

The 23-year-old Rodriguez, who helped Colombia reach the quarterfinals in Brazil, passed a medical examination at the Sanitas Clinic in the northern suburb of La Moraleja.

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

Former assistant coach Jay Paterno and another former assistant, Bill Kenney, filed a federal lawsuit in Philadelphia on Monday, seeking more than $1 million and a statement from the university saying they did nothing wrong related to Sandusky, who was convicted of abusing several boys, some on campus.

Texas' Strong prefers not talking national title

The new coach toned down his honest assessment in future stops, then said Tuesday in his first appearance at Big 12 media days that he prefers not even talking about championships.

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