Oscar Pistorius fired guns in public in the months before he killed his girlfriend — once out of a car sunroof on a road and once in a crowded restaurant, a onetime friend said at the athlete's murder trial Tuesday, drawing an aggressive effort from the chief defense lawyer to pick holes in his testimony.
The San Francisco 49ers agreed to acquire quarterback Blaine Gabbert from the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Jon Niese struggled in his first spring start that was delayed by shoulder trouble, allowing four runs in two innings of the New York Mets' 9-8 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday.
Manager Mike Matheny believes a contested play late in the Cardinals' 9-8 loss to the Mets would have been overturned had the new review process used the same video feed the team saw so he's planning on discussing the call with officials in the commissioner's office.
Clark Thomas earned his second career NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championship berth. The championships take place in Austin, Texas, from March 27 to 29.
The Columbia College men's golf team placed fourth in its season-opener at the Christian Brothers University Spring Invitational.
In Tuesday's doubleheader against Evansville, Missouri softball won the first game 7-3 and the second 6-2, improving to 15-5 overall.
The Missouri men's golf team captured its third tournament win of the season Tuesday, topping the leaderboard of the Bandon Dunes Championship.
Kansas coach Bill Self was chatting this week with someone who brought up the possibility that some unfortunate team with a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament might have to play its second game against Oklahoma State, which was once considered a Final Four contender.
While there are still questions surrounding Missouri football in 2014, the program is in a much different place than it was a year ago.
Realistic hopes of securing an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament disappeared after Saturday's loss to Tennessee. If Missouri is going to defy the odds and win this week’s SEC Tournament in Atlanta, the Tigers’ lead players will have to lead the way.
Senior forward Tony Criswell will not join his Missouri teammates in Atlanta for the SEC Tournament, coach Frank Haith announced at his weekly press conference Monday afternoon.
The games, originally scheduled for Wednesday, will now take place at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday because of anticipated adverse weather.
With the NCAA's controversial "no agent" rule a recent topic of debate, Missouri pitcher Alec Rash, a high draft pick himself, has an inside view of the process and its pitfalls.
Senior guard Heather English scored 15 points in Columbia College's AMC tournament championship loss.
The Stephens College Stars won 5-3 against MacMurray College. The Stars are now 2-5 for the season.
Florida coach Billy Donovan renewed his long-standing argument Monday that teams playing in conference title games on "Selection Sunday" should not have to return to the court in the NCAA tournament until Friday.
Florida, which finished an unbeaten season in the Southeastern Conference, and Wichita State, which completed an undefeated regular season, are the top two teams in the AP college basketball poll for the third straight week.
Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.
Miguel Cabrera, two-time American League MVP, hit his first two home runs of spring training, leading the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals 17-5. AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer struck out five in 4 2/3 scoreless innings Monday.