Poor shooting costs Missouri basketball against Tennessee

Missouri played right into the hands of Tennessee's zone defense in Saturday's loss. The Tigers neglected their big men for the 3 and shot poorly from deep.

Missouri basketball's Kim Anderson balancing teaching lessons with wins

Tramaine Isabell responds to first-half benching with eight second-half points.

Green Bay, Seattle cross paths again after strong finish to season

After they opened the 2014 NFL season in early September, it seemed inevitable that Aaron Rodgers would get a second chance to throw at Richard Sherman — if he wanted to. That Russell Wilson would have to avoid Clay Matthews trying to chase him down. And that the Packers would get another opportunity to topple Seattle and be the best team in the NFC.

Andrew Luck, Colts meet up with Tom Brady, Patriots in AFC championship

In each of his three seasons, Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts got one game closer to the Super Bowl. Now he can reach that destination if his team can beat Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game Sunday night.

Hickman girls basketball tops Nerinx Hall in St. Louis

Senior Emily Miller led Hickman with 16 points. Sophomore Danni Nichols chipped in 15. Sophomore Nyjah White added 14, and senior Katie Storm scored 12.

St. Louis Blues shut out Toronto Maple Leafs

Brian Elliott stopped 27 shots for his third shutout of the season and 28th of his career as the Blues topped the slumping Maple Leafs 3-0 on Saturday night.

Columbia College men's basketball gets seventh staight victory

Tanner Sutton recorded a career-high 24 points in the Cougars' 20-point win Saturday at Benedictine University-Springfield.

No. 1 Kentucky men's basketball trounces Alabama, remains undefeated

The Wildcats (17-0, 4-0) withstood an early second-half rally by the Crimson Tide (12-5, 2-2) before brushing off the potential challenge. The win gives Kentucky the program's third-best start.

Georgia men's basketball ends Florida's 24-game SEC win streak

The Bulldogs topped the Gators 73-61. Florida hadn't lost against a conference foe since 2013.

Penn Staters, victim advocates don't embrace NCAA over deal

The agreement, swiftly approved Friday by the boards of the NCAA and the university after intermittent talks heated up this week, lifts the last of the sanctions imposed in 2012 and wipes away the black marks that had tainted one of the nation's most celebrated college athletics programs.

Cardinals newcomer Jason Heyward hopes to stay in St. Louis

Heyward was traded from Atlanta to St. Louis in mid-November. The 25-year-old outfielder is set to make $7.8 in the last season of his contract.

Big 5 pass cost of attendance as NCAA autonomy begins

Legislative autonomy for the Big Five — the Big Ten, Big 12, Atlantic Coast Conference, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference — was voted in last year and Saturday at the NCAA convention was its first chance to use it.

No. 4 Duke men's basketball snaps two-game skid, tops No. 6 Louisville 63-52

Staggered by Tuesday's 16-point loss to Miami that ended their 41-game home winning streak, the Blue Devils rebounded to throttle the Cardinals.

Analyst Greg Anthony suspended after solicitation charge

The CBS basketball analyst was arrested on a charge of soliciting a prostitute.


Columbia College track teams open season

The men's and women's teams competed Friday at the Missouri Invitational at MU.

Battle girls basketball finishes second in Columbia High School Tournament

Maya Mouton had a double-double for Muriel Williams Battle High School's girls basketball squad, but the Spartans fell short against Boonville 45-32 on Saturday.

Texas A&M men's basketball rallies to beat LSU 67-64

The Aggies completed a 13-point comeback to notch their first road win of the season. They host Missouri on Wednesday.

Missouri men's basketball loses to Tennessee

Namon Wright led the Tigers with 13 points on 5-for-10 from the field. Armani Moore led the Volunteers with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

Former Missouri basketball commitment Kevin Punter returns to Columbia

Kevin Punter backed out of his commitment to Missouri when the basketball program was in transition last spring. On Saturday he'll play against the Tigers as a member of Tennessee's squad.

Tennessee's struggles mirror Missouri basketball

Donnie Tyndall and Kim Anderson are both in their first year as head coaches in the SEC. Tyndall's Volunteers and Anderson's Tigers are both young teams with only a few returning players from the previous season.