CHICAGO — Todd Walker and Michael Barrett hit back-to-back home runs, the fourth time Chicago did it this week, and the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals for the seventh time in 10 games this season with a 5-4 victory Thursday night.
Fourteen years ago, bicyclists in San Francisco formed a riding group to make a statement about traffic laws and riding conditions on their city’s roads.
ST. LOUIS — Scott Linehan’s first day in charge of a training camp left the new St. Louis Rams coach glad there’s plenty of time to work out the bugs.
KANSAS CITY — A year ago, the big decision facing Gary Pinkel was whether or not to redshirt quarterback Chase Daniel.
KANSAS CITY — For a college athlete, modern technology can be a headache. But for one Missouri football player, it’s a way to reconnect with his late father.
DENVER — Aaron Miles tried to downplay his first home run of the season.
KANSAS CITY — Adam Loewen earned his first major league victory and Jeff Conine hit a home run in his first four-hit game of the season as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Wednesday night.
KANSAS CITY — With few exceptions, the dues-paying period for the current crop of Big 12 quarterbacks has been a short one.
Missouri isn’t the only Big 12 Conference team replacing arguably its best quarterback in school history. Texas will have to try to do the same this year.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt pitcher Odalis Perez to the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, nearly two weeks after saying they had no plans to trade the disgruntled left-hander.
KANSAS CITY — Mark Teahen hit two homers and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Kansas City Royals over the Baltimore Orioles 7-5 Tuesday night.
DENVER — Albert Pujols hit his 33rd homer, Chris Carpenter scattered seven hits over 7 1-3 innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Colorado 1-0 Tuesday night to hand Jason Jennings the first complete-game loss for a Rockies pitcher at home in franchise history.
Justin Towe came to MU in 1992, married a woman from Columbia and has been here ever since.
DENVER — Jeff Francis threw a two-hitter for his first shutout, and the Colorado Rockies slowed down the St. Louis Cardinals with a 7-0 victory Monday night.
Former Missouri basketball player Thomas Gardner’s workout in early July with the San Antonio Spurs paid off. Monday he was invited to mini-camp tryouts for the Spurs and the Phoenix Suns.
MOBERLY – The sport of 3-D archery resembles the game of golf. Your bow is your only club, and your arrow is your ball. In the woods of NOMO Bowhunter’s Club in Moberly, four men start the course around 8 a.m. on Sunday. They shoot at 40 foam animal targets throughout the day, and Bob Brown is the designated scorekeeper.
John Meredith’s experience at the Missouri Show-Me State games golf tournament was a little sweeter than the average player’s. After receiving a silver medal in the men’s age 40-49 tournament on Saturday, he got to play in the parent and child division on Sunday. Three times.
Girls in tall white socks, tiny black shorts and white shirts huddle in the middle of the court. “AHHHHH A-C-E ACE!” The chant celebrating Michelle Hoeber’s stinging serve that dropped to the ground on the opponents’ side without being touched echos through the gym Sunday at Columbia College’s Southwell Complex. The Sunsetters are just a few points away from winning all three games of the match against the Net Surfers in the Show-Me State Games’ under-16 girls’ volleyball competition.
When Chelsea Whaley is preparing for a judo match, she’s only thinking, “Throw ‘em and kill ‘em.”
Kevin Harvick held off Richard Childress Racing teammate Clint Bowyer by .271 seconds Saturday to win the Goody’s 250 NASCAR Busch race at Martinsville Speedway in the first series race at the track since 1994.