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Columbia College men's basketball players garner academic honors

Cougars basketball players Gerardo Isla, Zach Rockers and Tanner Sutton have been named to the 2013-14 Honors Court by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). 

Columbia College women's volleyball named all-academic team

The Cougars finished 2013-14 with a GPA of 3.35 to become one of 33 NAIA teams honored with the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award.

As probe into incident begins, Stewart steps away from the track

Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart's No. 14 car struck fellow racer Kevin Ward Jr. when Ward exited his car to confront Stewart at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Although, on Sunday, Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero said that investigators don't have any evidence at this point to support criminal intent in the death of Ward, Povero also said that criminal charges have not been ruled out.

Gordon, Perez homer; Royals beat Giants 7-4

Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning during the Kansas City Royals' seventh consecutive victory.

After year of boring majors, a shootout at the PGA

A rain delay of nearly two hours made it unlikely the leaders would be able to finish before nightfall.

Cardinals beat Orioles 8-3, avoiding sweep

After allowing nine home runs in losing the first two games of the series by a collective 22-5 score, the Cardinals amassed a season-high 17 hits — 14 of them singles.

Missouri Football Fan Day guide: 6 things to know

If you're heading to Memorial Stadium for Missouri football's Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, here are some stories you might hear people talking about.

Cool weather brings mixed feelings for Missouri football

Missouri football experienced cooler than usual temperatures during its first week of camp. Missouri coach Gary Pinkel said he feels it doesn't prepare his team for in-game conditions. 

Manziel solid in debut, Browns fall to Lions 13-12

Manziel entered the game as a backup in the middle of the second quarter and went 7 of 11 for 63 yards. He also ran for 27 yards on six carries, including a 16-yard scramble in the third quarter.

 

Royals win 6th straight, 5-0 over Giants

Kansas City has won nine of 10 to move with 1 1-2 games of AL Central-leading Detroit. The Royals, who have not made the playoffs since beating St. Louis in the 1985 World Series, are in second place in the AL wild card standings.

McIlroy in the lead at PGA Championship

More rain in the morning allowed for a deluge of birdies during a third round so wild that six players had a share of the lead at some point.

John Lackey falls flat in Cardinals' 10-3 loss to Orioles

St. Louis Cardinals starter John Lackey was making his second start since coming from Boston in a July 31 trade. The right-hander gave up nine runs and 13 hits in five-plus innings to fall to 14-8 lifetime against Baltimore.

Jeff Fisher says Sam Bradford will play for Rams against Packers

St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said Saturday that he hasn't decided yet how much Bradford, who has declared himself fully healthy after last year's knee surgery, will play against the Packers on Aug. 16.

Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case

A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can't stop players from selling the rights to their names, images and likenesses, striking down NCAA regulations that prohibit them from getting anything other than scholarships and the cost of attendance at schools

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce brings excitement

After spending all of last season on injured reserve and dealing with a knee injury that many though could jeopardize his playing career, Kansas City tight end Travis Kelce finally showed a glimpse of his potential in the Chiefs' preseason opener.

Lots of big NFL names hoping for big comebacks

Former Missouri Tiger Jeremy Maclin and several other notable NFL players are hoping to be healthy and more productive in 2014.

Things to know about the NCAA antitrust ruling

A federal judge ruled that some college athletes can receive payments when they leave school for the rights to their names, images and likenesses, opening the door for them to get a fraction of the billions of dollars generated by collegiate athletics.

Venus tops Serena in all-Williams semifinal

Venus topped Serena 6-7 (2), 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday in the hard-court event for her first victory over her sister since 2009 in Dubai.

Darius White praises God and Mack Brown

Senior wide receiver Darius White is thankful to be sitting atop the depth chart heading into the season, an accomplishment he credits to God — with a nod to Mack Brown.

Missouri football jumps into first padded practice

The Missouri football team started Friday's practice with a rendition of Sugarhill Gang's "Jump On It." They wouldn't have the energy to jump after practice, though, as the team played in pads for the first time this fall. 

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