Cougars win physical game in OT

Early in the first half of Thursday’s game, Missouri Baptist forward Jimmy Cessna collided in midair with Columbia College forward Nahowan Saxon while going in for a layup. Instead of landing smoothly, Cessna stumbled and fell into the first row of bleachers, with his head taking the brunt of the punishment.

Broken hand doesn’t deter Bruins’ Davis

Broken bones and torn muscles are nothing new to Rock Bridge wrestling captain Justin Davis. But breaking his hand during his first wrestling match this year almost cost him his season.

Wheelchair basketball ready to roll

Missouri wheelchair basketball coach Steve Paxton has been shaving his head since he was in college. But this year Paxton has made a habit of shaving it the night before the team has a game.

Coach Snyder resigns

Quin Snyder stepped down as head coach of the Tigers men’s basketball team today, according to athletic department spokesman Dave Rieter.

Missouri lets lead slip away

A week ago,the Missouri’s women’s basketball team fought back from a 22-point deficit to beat Kansas State. This Wednesday, the Tigers were the ones blowing a big lead.

Cougars prepare for pivotal game

The Columbia College men’s basketball team isn’t playing a game of “what if?” But it could.

Hickman uses defense to secure road victory

The Hickman boys’ basketball team won 46-37 at Lee’s Summit on Wednesday. Taylor Florence led the Kewpies with 12 points and D.J. Ely added 10.

St. Louis extends win streak to three

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Keith Tkachuk had a goal and two assists and Patrick Lalime made 19 saves in his return to NHL action Wednesday night, backstopping the St. Louis Blues to a surprising 4-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks.

Tigers’ slump hits new low

No matter what the Big 12 standings might say, it’s now hard to argue there’s a worse team in the league than Missouri.

Rock Bridge cruises through win against Mexico

The Rock Bridge boys’ basketball starters got a little rest and relaxation while the Bruins defeated Mexico 86-34 Tuesday night.

Civil jury awards Crudup damages

Former Missouri basketball player Jevon Crudup won a civil lawsuit on Monday for racial discrimination in his 2003 firing as assistant coach at a Kansas City high school.

Douglass Bulldogs fail to overcome shaky first half

Discipline left early at the Douglass basketball game against the Wentworth Military Academy on Tuesday.

From way downtown

Lauren Nolke calls the 3-point line home.

MU still relies on Gardner

Don’t call it a benching.

Bruins can’t dwell on Austin’s injury

Two weeks ago, the Rock Bridge boys’ basketball team looked to have a great chance to win its first state title. Then with one wrong turn in practice by leading scorer Alex Austin, who tore his ACL in his left knee, the Bruins’ season could have easily taken a wrong turn as well.

Bond earns another Big 12 honor for MU

Missouri senior guard Latoya Bond earned Big 12 Conference Player of the Week honors for the second time this season Monday. Bond led the Tigers in scoring in two games last week.

Askren’s milestone highlights MU’s first Big 12 win

The Missouri wrestling team’s regular season attendance record at Hearnes Center wasn’t the only record set on Sunday.

Oklahoma rolls to solid advantage in standings

All things considered, everyone else is playing for second place now.

Big plays propel Pittsburgh

DETROIT — Paint this Super Bowl black and gold. With a whole lot of satisfaction for Bill Cowher and his Pittsburgh Steelers.

Outmatched by Oklahoma

If Saturday’s game against Missouri proved anything, it’s that Oklahoma’s freshman center Courtney Paris is going to wreak havoc on the rest of the Big 12 Conference, whether she’s facing a good veteran team on the road or not.