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Father, son duo takes silver at Show-Me State Games golf tournament

Clete Worley and his 10-year-old son Cy have been golfing together for the past seven years. Their rounds often include friendly banter.

Steve Schmidt breaks Guinness World Record in teeth nail-pulling

Schmidt captured in his third Guinness World Record in nail-lifting with his teeth during intermission at Show-Me State powerlifting event.

 

The Fly Cats bring camaraderie to Ultimate Frisbee tournament

The Fly Cats, an Ultimate Frisbee team consisting of students from the College of the Ozarks, bring faith and friendship to competition.

Joe Kelly's strong start leads Cardinals to win over Dodgers

Joe Kelly bounced back with seven strong innings and Matt Adams homered in a four-run first as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Saturday.

Rory McIlroy takes commanding lead entering British Open's final day

Rory McIlroy went from being tied for the lead to six shots ahead of Rickie Fowler in just over an hour.

Royals lose close contest to Red Sox

The Royals lost for the eighth time in 11 games and fell to 10-20 in one-run games after leading the AL with 31 victories last season.

Olympic TV channel, bid adjustments and sports on IOC's docket

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach convened a summit of 16 key IOC and sports officials in Lausanne, Switzerland, to press ahead with Olympic Agenda 2020, his strategic blueprint for the future.

Tour de France field remains steady after Stage 14

Stages 13 and 14 were expected to shake up the standings, but Vincenzo Nibali was not only still wearing the yellow jersey, he was farther out front.

Former Missouri football player Aldon Smith pleads no contest to charges

San Francisco 49ers linebacker and former Missouri football player Aldon Smith was sentenced Friday to serve three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and weapons charges.

Showtime Shoni shines in WNBA All-Star game victory

Shoni Schimmel, a rookie who doesn't even start for her own team, put on a record-breaking performance and scored 29 points to help the East beat the West 125-124 on Saturday in the first WNBA All-Star game to go to overtime.

Gomes' pinch HR lifts Red Sox over Royals 5-4

Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead two-run pinch homer in the sixth after another two-run shot in the inning by Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday night.

Wainwright blames self for Jeter flap

St. Louis Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is taking the blame for the flap that ensued after he said he served up pitches to Derek Jeter during the All-Star game.

Holliday powers Cardinals past Dodgers, 3-2

SEC players would like benefits, but remain ambivalent on issue

The life of major college football players and coaches could change drastically in upcoming years once the NCAA and Big Five conferences are done revamping the current system.

ESPY Awards recognize Michael Sam with Arthur Ashe Courage Award

In his acceptance speech, Michael Sam thanked Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel for serving as a mentor to him. He thanked the entire Mizzou family and said, "you will always be home."

Jerry Sandusky's son, Matthew Sandusky, alleges further abuse

Matthew Sandusky said he believes that Jerry Sandusky does not think he harmed him or any of the other boys.

After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

Heading into the second half of the season, there are all sorts of compelling stories from coast to coast. It could be one fun summer in California, where Oakland begins the weekend with the best record in the majors, and the Giants, Angels and Dodgers are in prime playoff position.

Nick Saban, Alabama seek redemption in 2014

After a shocking loss on a last-second return for a touchdown in the Iron Bowl against Auburn and a humiliating loss to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl, the Crimson Tide is hoping to earn its spot as the Southeastern Conference favorite this season.

Vanderbilt athletics director expects championship-caliber football team

Commodores athletics director David Williams said winning the College World Series sent a message to Vanderbilt's other coaches that titles are possible. He told The Associated Press the Commodores are pleased and proud but ready to go after the next one.

Kentucky must turn touted recruits into wins

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is still looking for his first victory in the Southeastern Conference following a 2-10 season in 2013, including an 0-8 mark in conference.

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