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Wehrli wins Nagurski Legends Award

Former Missouri All-American recognized as one of the best college football defensive players in the past 40 years.

When the right thing ends up wrong

Columbia Trojans player James Dudley spent time in jail because of driving under the influence and leaving the scene of the accident. This information was left out of the story about the Columbia Trojans, but Dudley made us all realize it shouldn't have been.

Former MU student finds success with World Wrestling Entertainment

Matt Korklan, who performs in World Wrestling Entertainment events with the stage name Evan Bourne, got his start in wrestling while attending classes at MU.

Show-Me State Games provide outline for sports and life

For competitors like Rick Matheny, the Show-Me State Games provide not only an athletic challenge but also a link to one's past and family.

Royals seek bright start to season's second half Friday

The Kansas City Royals are expected to return to the field on Friday against Tampa Bay. The team hopes to improve on its 37-51 record.

Cardinals to begin second half of season in first place

The Cardinals are set to enter the second half of the season against the Diamondbacks on Friday.

Record-tying round wins women's amateur championship

Chelsea Schriewer, a former MU golfer,  shot a 66 to tie the course record and win the Missouri Women’s Golf Association's Amateur Championship on Thursday at The Club at Old Hawthorne by 12 strokes.

Injured gymnast hopes to prove herself at Show-Me games

Eleven-year-old Stephanie Gregg returns to compete at the Show-Me State Games after she fractured a vertebrae practicing a vault pass in December.

MU wheelchair basketball player part of world championship

John Gilbert, a member of the Missouri wheelchair basketball team, won a gold medal Tuesday with the US under 23 wheelchair basketball team in Paris.

College golfers tied for lead at Missouri Amateur Championship

Former Missouri Tigers golfer Chelsea Schreiwer and Southern Illinois golfer Alisha Matthews are tied for the lead heading into Thursday's final round at the Missouri Women's Golf Association's Amateur Championship in Columbia.

Kickballapalooza brings together chamber members

More than 300 people gathered at the Rainbow Softball Center on Wednesday for Kickballapalooza. Fourteen co-ed kickball teams participated in a one-day tournament put on by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.

Columbia Public Schools athletics department gets $17,000 budget cut

The Columbia Public Schools athletics department saw a $17,000 cut to its budget when the School Board approved the 2009-10 district budget in June.

Age doesn't slow six-time women's amateur champion

That Ellen Port is almost 30 years older than her closest competition means little. She is a six-time winner of the Missouri Women’s Golf Association’s Amateur Championship and is in contention for her seventh title at his week's event. 

Pujols helps Obama keep his word at All-Star game

Determined his ceremonial first pitch at the All-Star game would reach the plate on the fly Tuesday night, President Barack Obama delivered — barely. St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols helped him, moving up to scoop the low toss inches off the dirt.

Share your All-Star Game experience

Are you headed to Tuesday's All-Star Game? Or did you get stuck in traffic going somewhere else? Tell us about it.

All-Star Game will have $60 million impact in St. Louis, analyst says

The estimate includes an expected $33 million in direct spending by visitors and another $27 million felt as a ripple effect as the money spent recycles through the local economy.

UPDATE: Nixon OKs frozen funds for Tour of Missouri

Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday released $1.5 million in previously blocked tourism funds for the Tour of Missouri bicycle race. Its potential cancellation had garnered strong criticism from organizers and supporters.

Columbia golf course hosts Missouri women's championship

The Club at Old Hawthorne is hosting the Missouri Women's Golf Association's Amateur Championship for the first time, starting Tuesday.

MU swimmer qualifies for World Championships

Missouri junior swimmer Lauren Lavigna became the Tigers' first qualifier to the World Swimming Championships after finishing second in the 200-meter backstroke at the Canadian trials last week in Montreal.

Lincecum, Halladay to start All-Star game

The two Cy Young Award winners will be the starting pitchers.

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