Wide receiver Levi Copelin was previously suspended for the entire season because of a failed drug test but has now been dismissed from the team. The Tigers (3-0) will face the Indiana Hoosiers (1-1) on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Matheny has vivid recollections of staggering away and being determined not to lose consciousness, the first few seconds after his left jaw got in the way of a wayward fastball from the Pirates' Rich Loiselle in 1998 when he was with the Brewers.
The loss of Jamaal Charles and Eric Berry means the Chiefs have lost seven starters to injuries and suspensions this season. Those seven players have combined to start 355 games, play in 492 games and appear in nine Pro Bowls over 43-plus seasons in the NFL.
Woods said Monday his strength has returned from "busting my butt in the gym pretty hard" and he is on schedule to resume competition in December. But he still hasn't hit a golf ball since he missed the cut at the PGA Championship on Aug. 8, and still doesn't know when he will.
The Vikings reinstated Peterson on Monday, one day after he sat out a 30-7 home loss to the New England Patriots after he was charged with a felony in Texas for using a wooden switch to spank his son.
Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to teams Monday announcing that Lisa Friel, Jane Randel and Rita Smith will work as "senior advisers." They will "help lead and shape the NFL's policies and programs relating to domestic violence and sexual assault," he wrote.
The Washington Redskins are optimistic that Robert Griffin III will return this season. Less clear is how much more Griffin can take before the "injury-prone" label supersedes anything else he accomplishes in his NFL career.
Missouri showed its depth in the defensive tackle and linebacker positions Saturday against Central Florida. Conference results later in the day would also bode well for the Tigers.
Missouri rose to No. 18 in the Associated Press Top 25 and to No. 19 in the USA Today Coaches poll.
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With Sam Bradford out for the year with a knee injury and backup Shaun Hill also hurt, Austin Davis made his first pro start after spending most of the past two seasons on the Rams' practice squad.
The Cardinals held their 3 1/2-game division lead over Pittsburgh. St. Louis has won 13 straight regular-season home games in September and October.
The Royals fell 1 1/2 games behind Detroit, which beat Cleveland, in the AL Central. Kansas City is in the thick of the wild-card race.
The Chiefs couldn't capitalize in the biggest moments as the Broncos mustered two goal-line stands for the second straight week.
As the third quarter opened, both Missouri and Central Florida struggled to find their rhythm. And then it happened: a freakish play that changed the course of the game and gave the Tigers a much-needed jolt.
Missouri defensive end Shane Ray had to wait until this year to start for the Tigers. Ray had a career day Saturday in Missouri's 38-10 victory against Central Florida.
It was a shaky start, but the Tigers managed to handle the Knights on Saturday in Columbia.
Seth Vander Tuig, 32, and Mike Fulton, 31, are spending the Saturdays of their fall on a long-term mission to see every college football team in America. The high school friends from Iowa were in Columbia for Missouri-Central Florida.
Against the Excelsior Spring Tigers, the Spartans did something they never did before in team history – shut out an opponent. In front of a crowd that stayed loud and energetic throughout a cold night the Spartans defeated the Tigers 36-0.
Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School lost its second and third games of the Moberly Invitational on Saturday to fall to 1-6 on the season, but coach Lonnie Tapia was pleased that his team finally developed a physical style of play.