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Former Missouri coach takes home national award

Missouri track coach Rick McGuire received the George Dales Award on Tuesday.

Descalso and Rockies agree to $3.6 million, 2-year contract

The Colorado Rockies needed a versatile infielder, and so they added Daniel Descalso with a $3.6 million, two-year contract Tuesday.

Former Mizzou star Kellen Winslow resigns as Florida A&M athletics director

College and Pro Football Hall of Famer Kellen Winslow resigned as Florida A&M University's athletics director eight months after taking over the program, the school announced Monday.

Morales finalizes deal with Royals

The Kansas City Royals finalized a $17 million, two-year deal with veteran slugger Kendrys Morales on Tuesday.

Michigan close to banning college athlete unions

Athletes would be blocked from unionizing at public universities under a bill that won final passage in Michigan on Tuesday.

Bo Pelini goes home as Youngstown State coach

The 47-year-old Pelini is a graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School in the northeast Ohio city of Youngstown. He played defensive back for Ohio State from 1986-89.

Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota is the first Ducks quarterback to be an All-American. He is joined by Ducks cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu.

Ex-Browns QB Bernie Kosar rips team's front office

Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar unloaded on the team's front office, saying it lacks vision and switching to rookie Johnny Manziel "is a recipe for disaster."

AP source: Paul Chryst closer to becoming Wisconsin football's head coach

Chryst traveled to Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday to meet with university officials about replacing Gary Andersen. Andersen abruptly left the Badgers for Oregon State last week after just two seasons on the job, leaving the same day Heisman Trophy finalist Melvin Gordon said he'd skip his senior year to enter the NFL draft.

Battle boys basketball falls short despite late surge against Helias

After a double-digit deficit in the third quarter, the Spartans fought back for a brief fourth quarter lead, before falling 52-50 to Helias.

Missourian offers up superlatives for Missouri football

With the Tigers preparing for Orlando's Citrus Bowl, the Missourian names some end-of-the-season superlatives.

D'Angelo Allen: a rare freshman who has found his role for Missouri basketball

Missouri's five freshman have all come along at different rates. D'Angelo Allen might not be the most prolific scorer of the bunch, but he's earned the trust of first-year coach Kim Anderson.

Ryan Kreklow leads Rock Bridge boys basketball to blowout victory

The Bruins forced 15 turnovers en route to an 81-49 victory.

Hickman girls defeat Rolla by 52

Led by senior forwards Emily Miller and Katie Storm, every Kewpie player scored in the blowoutwin.

Missouri divers compete for national titles this week

Seven current Missouri athletes and two signed with the Tigers are scheduled to compete at this week's USA Diving Winter National Championships.

With Chiefs' Charles banged up, Davis steps in

Knile Davis was crucial in a 31-13 win over the Raiders, running for a touchdown while Charles was going through the concussion protocol and then catching a 70-yard touchdown pass to help put the game away.

Battle girls basketball manages tough win against Helias

The Battle High School girls basketball team defeated Helias Catholic High School 40-33 on Monday.

Sporting KC wants youth program in Garden City

Sporting KC's proposal includes a training center with classrooms, locker rooms, fitness and conditioning equipment and possibly a dormitory.

AP source: Rios, Royals agree to $11 million deal

Outfielder Alex Rios and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to an $11 million, one-year contract, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Monday.

Kentucky still No. 1 in AP Top 25 after big loss

Kentucky took a big loss off the court and responded with another big win on it.

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