Chiefs’ vexing loss riles Vermeil

KANSAS CITY — The illustrious coaching career of Dick Vermeil may have only two games to go.

Rams’ linemen draw Vitt’s ire

ST. LOUIS — In their heyday, the St. Louis Rams made a habit of winning almost every game that was up for grabs.

Jayhawks get past shooting troubles

LAWRENCE, Kan. — Sasha Kaun had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Kansas used early and late double-digit runs to beat Pepperdine 63-43 on Monday night.

‘Rock’ makes crucial shots

If anyone ever wondered why Missouri captain Jimmy McKinney is called “Rock” by his teammates around the locker room, his play in the second half provided an answer.

Tigers streak hits seven

Cindy Stein feared her team might have a letdown after not playing for a week because of finals.

Young’s stingy play in the post silencing critics

This isn’t the Kevin Young that Missouri basketball fans knew the past three years.

Chiefs can’t stop Barber

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Tiki Barber had no worries about playing behind a patchwork offensive line.

Unbalanced play in lane hurts MU

Perhaps the most revealing statistic of the Tigers’ basketball season is that guard Thomas Gardner is the second leading rebounder, averaging five a game.

Rams matchup lacks luster

ST. LOUIS — A few months ago, the St. Louis Rams would have been overjoyed to have the same record as the defending NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles at this stage of the season.

Separate Identities

Ciara Tatum was born 30 seconds before her fraternal twin sister, Keiara Tatum. Or was it 35?

Kissane keeps students on the run

A phone call was all that kept Steve Kissane from backing down from his coaching dream.

MU’s ticket sales slow for bowl

SHREVEPORT, La. — With a little more than two weeks before the Independence Bowl, just more than half the tickets for the Dec. 30 game have been sold.

Bragging rights go to Rock Bridge

The stern-faced policemen at every entrance to the gym, the crowd-surfing Bruins fan, and the cars lining both sides of every road leading to Rock Bridge High School were all signs that Thursday night’s basketball game was out of the ordinary.

Balance key to K.C.’s resurgence

KANSAS CITY — Trent Green is zipping the ball as well as ever, and Larry Johnson is making Priest Holmes seem like nothing more than a distant memory.

MU’s Hunter named All-American

Lindsey Hunter is sure to be remembered as one of the best to play for the Missouri volleyball team. A senior setter, Hunter has set every one of the school’s assist records, and this season helped the Tigers go deeper in the NCAA Tournament than they ever went before.

In 12th season, Bruce still impressive

ST. LOUIS — Isaac Bruce topped 800 catches last week and there’s no sign of slowing down for the St. Louis Rams’ star receiver.

Bruins prepare for noisy rivalry

Most teams listen to music to get pumped up for a big game.

Nothing easy about Hickman’s victory

Hickman forward Shana White wasn’t expecting the ball.

Home on the road

Alex Wegener could see himself getting used to this.

Teacher outlasts pupil, barely

It might have been a little strange to shake hands as head coaches, these two men who had, at one time, both been at Rock Bridge High School.