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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. 

Missouri basketball boots sophomore Torren Jones from team

The Missouri basketball team dismissed sophomore forward Torren Jones for a violation of team rules.

Saints beat Rams 26-24

Rookie Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted in the NFL, made a solid debut as a reserve defensive end for St. Louis.

Butler, Royals win 5th straight, 4-2 over Giants

The Royals, who have not been in the playoffs since winning the 1985 World Series, hold a half game lead for the second AL wild card.

Orioles hit 6 home runs in 12-2 rout of Cardinals

It was Baltimore's first win over the Cardinals in 11 years.

NCAA board hands 5 biggest conferences more power

The biggest schools in college sports are about to get a chance to make their own rules.

Indoor practices keep Tigers on their toes

On Thursday, rain forced the Tigers inside for their fourth practice of fall camp. In tighter confines, players had to keep their heads on a swivel, and Missouri assistant coaches explained the differences of practicing indoors.

Chiefs beat Bengals 41-39 in preseason opener

Sean Smith and Malcolm Bronson returned interceptions for scores, De'Anthony Thomas brought back a punt 80 yards for another touchdown and Kansas City held on to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 41-39 in their preseason opener Thursday night.

Cardinals use Wong, Wainwright to beat Red Sox 5-2

Adam Wainwright earned his 14th win and rookie Kolten Wong homered twice to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to victory Thursday.

3 Missouri swimmers advance to national finals

Carter Griffin led Missouri swimmers Thursday with a sixth-place finish at the U.S. Swimming National Championships.

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