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Hickman softball tops Rock Bridge

Hickman softball came back from an 8-run deficit Thursday night to defeat Rock Bridge 9-8.

Cincinnati outlasts St. Louis in 1-0 Cardinals loss

Johnny Cueto pitched eight scoreless innings to beat Lance Lynn and send the Cardinals to their third consecutive loss.

NFL looks into handling of Ray Rice case

Women's organizations, members of Congress and players have called for more detail about the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice case. The criticism intensified after the law enforcement official's account.

Dissecting the Kansas City Chiefs' downward spiral

There are several reasons for what appears to be an abrupt downward spiral, many extending far beyond one player or one game. They lend credence to the possibility that last year's magical run merely masked the fact that there is still far more rebuilding to do.

This week in Southeastern Conference football

A look at things to watch in the Southeastern Conference during Week 3 of the season.

UPDATE: Judge: Pistorius can't be found guilty of murder

Judge Thokozile Masipa said prosecutors have not proved beyond a reasonable doubt that Oscar Pistorius, 27, is guilty of premeditated murder.

USA basketball advances to World Cup final

James Harden scored all of his 16 points in the lopsided third quarter of a near carbon copy of the Americans' quarterfinal victory over Slovenia, when he awoke from a scoreless first half to help turn a close game into a blowout.

Battle's developing cross-country program sees growth

Building up the program is a process that will not happen overnight, and coach thinks patience is key.

Parking lots not a ticket-free zone for Missouri football players

Missouri football players have to put up with parking tickets like the rest of us. Some tweeted their displeasure about receiving parking tickets outside their training complex this week. 

Kewpies staying tough after rough start

When commenting on his team's 0-3 start, Hickman High School coach Arnel Monroe said, "Men lie. Tape doesn't. Bottom line."

Three local schools earn athletic training award

Hickman, Rock Bridge and Battle high schools were honored for excellence in student athlete safety.

Battle football looking to matchup with Excelsior Springs

Second-year program feels poised to rebound from its loss at Rock Bridge on Friday.

Missouri passing game looks to target tight end Culkin more

“To me, Sean is really not a tight end,” receiver Darius White said. “He’s another wide receiver out there. He’s got hands like a wide receiver.”

Missouri volleyball: 5 things learned so far from this season

The defending Southeastern Conference champions are 4-4 after falling to Saint Louis University on Tuesday. At this point last year, the Tigers had a nation-best 8-0 record and remained undefeated throughout the regular season.

AP: Source says Rice video sent to NFL

A law enforcement official says he sent a video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee to an NFL executive five months ago, while league executives have insisted they didn't see the violent images until this week.

Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and Kansas City edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.

Simon uses arm, bat to lift Reds over Cardinals

The Reds starter doubled on the first pitch of his first at bat and then swung at the first pitch of his second plate appearance before slashing another two-bagger that drove in the go-ahead run of a 4-2 Reds win on Wednesday night.

Minus two star players, Rams get back to work

As bad as the bottom line appears from a 34-6 blowout to the Vikings at home, players believe one good week will make it all better. Still, they will be using that whipping as motivation.

Bowe, new additions give Chiefs new look in Week 2

Wide receiver Dwayne Bowe made his much-needed return to the Kansas City Chiefs' practice field Wednesday after serving his weeklong suspension following an arrest last November.

New crop of talented SEC quarterbacks emerge

A new crop of quarterbacks — including Missouri's Maty Mauk — are faring just fine on the football field in 2014. Their numbers look a whole lot like the stats their predecessors piled up last year.

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