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Missouri softball's Sami Fagan wins SEC Player of the Week

Missouri second baseman Sami Fagan swings at a pitch during the softball game against SLU on Wednesday, April 1. Missouri won after the game was rained out, 10-6.

The junior infielder went 11-for-17 with three home runs and 12 RBIs last week.

MLB's 'Statcast' analytics to debut during Tuesday's Cardinals game

Player comparisons will be more precise than ever before with the new data about to be unleashed.

Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota? Bucs GM says his team has a front-runner for the NFL draft

But, of course, Tampa Bay isn't tipping its hand on which player it will select.

New format means injured NASCAR drivers no longer must race

Drivers who miss a race can make up for it by winning later.

Who's the boss? Mike Slive says he's still in charge of the SEC

Slive's replacement will take over on August 1. Until then, the longtime commissioner, despite battling cancer, plans to stay involved.

Tebowmania in full storm as Eagles sign quarterback Tim Tebow to 1-year contract

The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner last played in 2012 as a member of the New York Jets.

Rams gather for start of strength, conditioning work

The Rams gathered Monday for strength and conditioning, which one player described as "the first day of school."

Chiefs' Houston skips report date for offseason program

The most notable absence was All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston, who was given the franchise tag after a record-setting sack season. Houston still has not signed his tender as the Chiefs and his representatives try to reach an agreement on a long-term deal.

Desisa wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich takes women's race

Desisa earned his second Boston Marathon title Monday, finishing in 2 hours, 9 minutes, 17 seconds to claim a golden olive wreath, the $150,000 first prize and a winner's medal to replace the one he donated to the city two years ago in memory of the victims.

WEEK IN PHOTOS: Inaugural Ragtag Ball, Toga Day and the Columbia Wrestling Club

Other photos captured by Missourian photographers include construction on MU's Jesse Hall, police responding to a shooting in Hitt Street Garage on Wednesday night and preparations to reopen the MU Museum of Art and Archaeology.

Missouri men's golf finishes 13th in SEC championship tournament

Only Mississippi State finished worse than the Tigers, who shot 21 strokes over par as as a team.

Missouri softball completes sweep of Arkansas

With its 10-0 victory Sunday, the Tigers outscored the Razorbacks 30-1 throughout the series.

Shane Benes shines in Missouri baseball debut

Shane Benes, son of former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Andy Benes, made his collegiate debut in No. 18 Missouri baseball's doubleheader against Alabama. It took only three pitches for him to smack the ball against the outfield wall in center field.

Tigers' offense makes strides in Black & Gold Game

After Saturday's scrimmage, which the backups team won 14-10, Missouri might be able to lean more equally on the different facets of its offense. It’s clear the Tigers’ passing game will “get there,” coach Gary Pinkel said.

No. 18 Missouri baseball splits doubleheader with Alabama

Missouri hit four home runs to split a doubleheader against Alabama.

Spring is over: a Black and Gold Game notebook

Old and new faces showed up to play Missouri's spring football game. Receiver Nate Brown said he “most definitely” could’ve played if he needed to.

Missouri basketball lands pair of junior college commitments

The pair of commitments leave room for Missouri coach Kim Anderson to put one more scholarship player on the roster.

Hickman girls track finishes fourth

The Hickman girls track team placed fourth as a team at the Kirkwood Invitational.

Missouri softball beats Arkansas by mercy rule for the second straight game

The Tigers have outscored Arkansas 20-1 over their past two games.

Offensive explosion sparks Hickman win

The Hickman High School baseball team finally got the win it needed with a complete team effort in a 15-4 rout of Blair Oaks High School on Saturday.

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