After years of waiting, Cohen’s chance at a championship arrived

ST. LOUIS — Sasha Cohen stood in the middle of the ice long after her program ended, her eyes wide as she drank in the applause. Then she dropped into a deep curtsy, bowing to all four sides of the arena.

Making a dent on defense

Down the stretch in Tuesday’s game at Oklahoma, Jimmy McKinney found himself in the zone.

Cohen glides through short program routine

ST. LOUIS — An hour before taking the ice as the overwhelming favorite at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Sasha Cohen stood by the sideboards, staring at the rink. Her eyes seemed to follow a route around the glistening surface, as if she was watching someone perform.

Early chances slip past Blues

SUNRISE, Fla. — The Florida Panthers needed about 10 minutes to warm up after a few days off.

MLB stats might be intellectual property

ST. LOUIS — As the St. Louis Cardinals contend for the National League pennant this summer, a federal court hearing a few blocks away will decide if statistics generated at those games are public domain or the intellectual property of Major League Baseball.

Defending champion in lead

ST. LOUIS — Johnny Weir’s miserable season just got a whole lot better.

MU holds onto streak

LINCOLN, Neb. — Missouri coach Cindy Stein can’t help but like the way the Tigers’ women’s basketball team is playing, but Wednesday night she had one caution for her team in their Big 12 Conference game at Nebraska.

Rush’s surge puts Kansas past Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. — Freshmen Mario Chalmers and Brandon Rush took over the game in the second half to help young and supposedly struggling Kansas to its seventh straight victory Wednesday night, 75-63 over Colorado.

Rock Bridge wrestlers stick Eureka with defeat

The Rock Bridge wrestling team had an easy time in a 48-22 victory over visiting Eureka on Wednesday in which six Bruins recorded pins.

Winning on the road

NORMAN, Okla — With Missouri’s need for a win over a marquee-name opponent filled by Saturday’s win over Oklahoma State, all that was left was a big road win.

Watching the referees

When the boos came cascading down on referee Curtis Shaw after he called the foul that put Marshall Brown on the line to hit the deciding free throws with 1.8 seconds, it didn’t surprise former referee Charles Greene.

Kewpies edged in OT

Center Logan Harris’s dunk within the first minute of the game should have set the tone of the game for the Hickman Kewpies.

Women take 11-win streak to Nebraska

Riding an 11-game winning streak and carrying it’s brand-new national ranking, the Missouri women’s basketball team plays Nebraska (10-3, 2-0) at 7 p.m. tonight in Lincoln.

Edwards back with Chiefs

KANSAS CITY — Seventeen years after he was an intern with the Kansas City Chiefs, Herman Edwards is their head coach.

Dandridge stepping up

Walk into the Missouri Tigers basketball locker room after a game and many trends are noticeable.

Tigers’ McKinney soaring

Four years ago, Jimmy McKinney was considered a groundbreaking recruit at Missouri, an instinctive guard from St. Louis’ Public High League who could open doors as well as produce victories.

Kewpie senior leads team

In the Hickman Kewpies’ starting lineup, there is one sophomore who stands at 6’2. There are three juniors whose heights ranges from 6’2 to 6’5.

MU women ranked No. 24

Missouri’s Women’s basketball team entered the Associated Press Top 25 poll Monday, the first time since the Dec. 30, 1984, poll that Mizzou has made the wire-service Top 25.

Kewpies prevail

It was clear Hickman forward Byron Bundy was excited when he hit a jumper during the team’s pregame warm-up.

Bruins win with speed

The Rock Bridge boys’ basketball team was too quick for Poplar Bluff on Sunday. The cold sound of the ball clanking off the iron haunted the Mules while the Bruins were met with easy layups.