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Augusta's interception boosts Missouri

As the third quarter opened, both Missouri and Central Florida struggled to find their rhythm. And then it happened: a freakish play that changed the course of the game and gave the Tigers a much-needed jolt.

Shane Ray's career day highlights Missouri football's strong defensive line

Missouri defensive end Shane Ray had to wait until this year to start for the Tigers. Ray had a career day Saturday in Missouri's 38-10 victory against Central Florida. 

Missouri football beats Central Florida 38-10

It was a shaky start, but the Tigers managed to handle the Knights on Saturday in Columbia.

Traveling college fans learn a new tradition on Missouri football Saturday

Seth Vander Tuig, 32, and Mike Fulton, 31, are spending the Saturdays of their fall on a long-term mission to see every college football team in America. The high school friends from Iowa were in Columbia for Missouri-Central Florida.

Battle football records first shutout

Against the Excelsior Spring Tigers, the Spartans did something they never did before in team history – shut out an opponent. In front of a crowd that stayed loud and energetic throughout a cold night the Spartans defeated the Tigers 36-0.

 

'Physical' Tolton boys soccer makes strides in Moberly Invitational

Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School lost its second and third games of the Moberly Invitational on Saturday to fall to 1-6 on the season, but coach Lonnie Tapia was pleased that his team finally developed a physical style of play.

Missouri soccer overcomes a late two goal deficit to win double overtime thriller

The Tigers found themselves in their fourth overtime game of the season. On an assist from Kaysie Clark, Grant scored the game winning goal in the second overtime – her team-leading fifth goal of the season to secure a 4-3 win for Missouri.

Stephens College soccer wins in shutout

The Stars blanked Lincoln Christian University behind the goalkeeping of Amanda Chapman, who was named the American Midwest Conference Defensive Player of the Week this week. Stephens improved to 3-1.

 

Adrian Peterson booked and released from Texas jail

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was booked and released from a Texas jail on a child abuse charge early Saturday, capping a tumultuous week for the NFL, which was already facing heavy criticism for its handling of a domestic violence case involving another star player.

Kansas City comes back from loss with 7-1 win over Red Sox

Kansas City pitcher Jeremy Guthrie retired the final 17 batters he faced, Omar Infante had three hits and drove in two runs, and the Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 7-1 on Saturday night.

Rock Bridge cross-country competes in Forest Park Festival

Lucas Harrington led the boys with a 20th-place finish and a time of 16:14:70, followed by Adam Sandstedt who finished 34th in 16:30:80. 

On the girls team, Kayla Funkenbusch led the Bruins with a 10th-place finish in 18:46:00, and Rebecca Rubenstein finished 29th in 19:30:50.

South Carolina upsets Georgia in SEC showdown

The Bulldogs (1-1, 0-1 Southeastern Conference) had a first-and-goal on the Gamecocks' 4 down three points with 5:24 remaining. But Hutson Mason was called for intentional grounding to set Georgia back and the usually reliable Marshall Morgan missed a 28-yard field goal.

Tampa Bay, St. Louis hope to avoid 0-2 start to season

The Rams keep falling down the depth chart at quarterback, but the Buccaneers struggled last week in a loss to Carolina's No. 2 quarterback.

Ole Miss posts 554 yards in lopsided win over Louisiana-Lafayette

Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace completed 23 of 28 passes for 316 yards and four touchdowns, including two to Vince Sanders, as the Rebels rolled up 554 total yards and an easy victory.

Arkansas runs for seven touchdowns in 49-28 win over Texas Tech

Arkansas finished with 438 rushing yards and limited Texas Tech, which came in averaging 365 yards passing, to 252 yards through the air.

Emmanuel Sanders was close to being on Chiefs instead

If he gets the chance, Emmanuel Sanders will shake Andy Reid's hand Sunday when the Denver Broncos host the Kansas City Chiefs. It's a handshake the Chiefs coveted six months ago.

Chiefs have to contend with Broncos, former top free agent target

The Chiefs thought they had a deal with Emmanuel Sanders when he visited Kansas City on his free agency tour in March only to watch their AFC West rivals swoop in at the end.

Wainwright wins 18th as Cardinals beat Rockies 5-1

Matt Holliday hit a long three-run homer to left in the first inning for the Cardinals, who stopped a three-game losing streak. The distance of Holliday's 17th homer was estimated at 467 feet.

Royals fall out of 1st with 4-2 loss to Red Sox

Allen Webster pitched six solid innings and Jemile Weeks stroked a pair of doubles and scored two runs as the Red Sox defeated the sputtering Royals 4-2 on Friday night.

Blake Sims takes hold of starting job in Alabama's rout

Blake Sims threw for two touchdowns and rushed for a third in three quarters and emerged as the Crimson Tide's undisputed starting quarterback — for now, at least — in a 52-12 victory over Southern Miss on Saturday night.

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