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Modin’s milestone night beats Blues

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Fredrik Modin and the Columbus Blue Jackets hope their three-game winning streak is a sign of better things to come next season.

COT a-OK with Busch

BRISTOL, Tenn. — As Jeff Burton considered how to beat Kyle Busch in the closing laps at Bristol Motor Speedway, he couldn’t shake the lessons his mother taught him as a child.

Tournament brings back Big Ben

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — The Gateway Arch won’t be the only major attraction in St. Louis when college hockey’s Frozen Four hits town next month. “Big Ben” is coming home.

Streak remains intact

Sometimes, you’ve just got to take one, or three, for the team. With one odd and painful at-bat, senior John McKee delivered that message to his teammates Saturday at Nebraska, and they made the most of his efforts.

Columbia native inducted into state’s hall of fame

Not many college football players can say they played for three NCAA Hall of Fame coaches. So it’s not surprising that Russ Sloan says former Missouri coaches Don Faurot, Frank Broyles and Dan Devine made a lasting impact.

Cutting to the knockouts

As you watch CBS’ coverage of the battle for the Final Four this weekend, please pay your respects to one of the pioneers of sports as we know them.

End to mid-major woes

Kansas coach Bill Self has to be happy there are only teams from the power conferences left in the West Regional.

MU’s Askren is Hodge recipient

Missouri wrestler Ben Askren was awarded the Dan Hodge Trophy on Thursday, college wrestling’s equivalent to the Heisman Trophy. It is the second time Askren, a two-time national champion, has won the award. Since its creation in 1995, only Askren and Iowa State’s Cael Sanderson have received the award more than once. Sanderson earned the honor three times.

Late free throws lift Memphis over A&M

SAN ANTONIO — Antonio Anderson isn’t the player Memphis would have picked to go the line with a chance to advance to another NCAA regional final.

Taming the dogs

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Kansas’ run through the NCAA tournament was slowed to a crawl by scrappy Southern Illinois.

Tigers no-hit by Salukis

The Missouri softball team lost 1-0 to No. 19 Southern Illinois on Wednesday in Carbondale, Ill.

Recruits report for practice

Instead of hanging out with friends and trying to fight off senioritis, Michael Keck and Luke Lambert were practicing at Faurot Field on Wednesday, hoping to impress the Missouri football team’s coaching staff and earn playing time in the fall.

Show-me talent

Darrell Foster is laughing.

Bruins’ Joe Neal retools his game by tweaking his swing, mentality

Joe Neal is not the same golfer that made the Rock Bridge varsity squad as a freshman. He’s not quite like the golfer that qualified for the state tournament last year as a sophomore either.

Kewpies’ Young recovers to win 1600-meter race

Emily Young won the 1600-meter race Tuesday night, leading the race for all four laps around the Hickman track. Young may have been even faster, if she would have been racing in her usual event.

Sister act leads Cougars

Like a typical younger sibling, Katie McMahon did her best to imitate her older sister Tuesday.

Kewpies adjust to new style

Near the end of the Hickman boys tennis practice, first-year coach Andy Materer yelled to his team, “What’s next?”

Second-half improvement not enough for Bruins

For the first half of Rock Bridge’s soccer game Tuesday night, it seemed that the spectators might have braved the rainy and windy 45-degree weather for nothing.

MU swim teams win honors

Both the Missouri men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams received recognition by the College Swim Coaches Association of America by being named to their academic All-American lists for the fall 2006 semester.

No false start

When Hickman junior Chris Pfau put on a Kewpies uniform for the first time his freshman year, he set a goal for himself.

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