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Marching Mizzou disappointed by canceled flight, happy about Tigers' victory

A pep band of 54 was unable to attend Missouri football's 21-20 win over South Carolina on Saturday. It cheered on the team from home.

Missouri football's Shane Ray named SEC defensive lineman of the week

The conference weekly honor is the second of the season for the junior defensive end. He posted a career-high eight solo tackles and two sacks in the Tigers' 21-20 win over South Carolina on Saturday.

Rock Bridge softball celebrates seniors in final home game of season

The Bruins celebrated four seniors Monday night, some which have been teammates since childhood, during the team's last home game of the season.

Hickman softball defeats Blair Oaks High School 6-5

Hickman High School softball snuck out a victory 6-5 against Blair Oaks High School on Monday.

Missouri golfer Ryan Zech places first in Patriot Intercollegiate

Missouri golfer Ryan Zech won his second tournament of the year as the Tigers placed first in the Patriot Invitational on Monday in Lorton, Virginia.

Missouri swimmer arrested in connection with Hawthorn Hall fires

The swimmer is suspected of setting Saturday's fire, as well as one in January.

Charles sends Chiefs to 41-14 rout of Patriots

Charles returned from an ankle injury to score three touchdowns, Tom Brady was picked off twice by the opportunistic Chiefs, and Kansas City routed New England 41-14 to hand Bill Belichick one of his worst losses as coach of the Patriots.

Chiefs break Seahawks' Guinness noise record

After claiming the record last season, and then losing it to the Seattle Seahawks, the fans of the Kansas City Chiefs reclaimed the mark with a reading of 142.2 decibels in the first half of their game against the New England Patriots on Monday night.

For excited Kansas City, postseason growing pains

The wild card game Tuesday against the Oakland Athletics marks the return of postseason baseball to Kansas City for the first time since 1985, when the Royals won the World Series over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Road to World Series features both Missouri teams, some great matchups

There are plenty of intriguing World Series possibilities this year, and a lot to enjoy way before we get there now that the playoff brackets are set.

Former Chiefs player Jovan Belcher likely had CTE

The autopsy was performed last December at the request of lawyers for Zoey Belcher, the daughter of Jovan Belcher and his girlfriend, Kasandra Perkins. The results, sent in February to the attorneys and released to the media Monday, showed signs of CTE, which was also found in former NFL players Junior Seau and Dave Duerson, who both committed suicide.

A's Lester, Royals' Shields in AL wild-card focus

The two aces who were brought over in trades to pitch in big games will face each other in Tuesday's one-game wild-card playoff with the season on the line.

Molina's defense a difference-maker for Cardinals

Yadier Molina returned in late August from a torn ligament in his right thumb, and the All-Star catcher has been a difference-maker for the St. Louis Cardinals as they try to reach the NL championship series for the fourth straight year.

Tony Stewart holds news conference for first time since fatal crash

The three-time NASCAR champion talked with reporters Monday at his first news conference since a grand jury decided last week not to charge him in Kevin Ward Jr.'s death. The 20-year-old driver was struck and killed by Stewart's car during a sprint car race in upstate New York on Aug. 9.

Saturday SEC West matchups feature six top-15 teams

Three teams from the Southeastern Conference's powerful Western Division are finally going down.

All-women sports talk show comes with perfect timing

The main panelists are a mix of veteran broadcasters and former pro athletes. CBS is using five of its own announcers: Pro Football Hall of Fame honoree Lesley Visser; former Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask; sideline reporters Tracy Wolfson and Allie LaForce; and radio host Dana Jacobson. They are joined by reporter Andrea Kremer of NFL Network and HBO Sports, boxer Laila Ali, basketball stars Lisa Leslie and Swin Cash, swimmers Dara Torres and Summer Sanders, and tennis player Katrina Adams.

THE WEEK'S MOST-READ STORIES: Missouri learns from Indiana loss, Yik Yak app causes safety worries

In this week's most-read stories, a comic strip bombshell gets a book written about her, a Missouri freshman volleyball player shines on the court, and we list 10 things you might not know about South Carolina.

Missouri football: 3 things we learned from the South Carolina game

Missouri managed just 70 plays and 280 yards of total offense. But the Tigers scored when it mattered, and their defense bothered Gamecocks quarterback Dylan Thompson for much of the night. Here’s what we learned from the Tigers’ gritty, if ugly, win.

Missouri football returns to AP poll at No. 24

Following their 21-20 road win against then-No. 13 South Carolina, the Tigers claimed the No. 24 spot in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. They were ranked outside of the top 25 in the new Amway Coaches Poll.

Missouri volleyball gets 2nd straight conference sweep with win over Tennessee

The Tigers extended their Southeastern Conference winning streak to 20 matches on Sunday.

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