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Underground sports facility planned near Crystal City

Businessman Tom Kerr plans to convert an eight million square-foot sand mine into Crystal City Underground, a year-round athletic complex housing facilities for extreme, recreational and Olympic sports.

Maclin’s talent, speed quickly turning heads

Sidelined all of last season with a torn ACL, MU redshirt freshmen receiver Jeremy Maclin has been making up for lost time on offense and special teams in the Tigers’ first three games.

KU officials consider media access after airing of Mangino’s sideline rant

Video of Kansas coach Mark Mangino’s expletive-filled tongue-lashing of a player has drawn questions about media access to the sidelines during games.

Hickman volleyball team helps with memorial fund

Hickman volleyball players served pizza and washed dishes at Shakespeare’s to help raise money for the Megan Ankeney Memorial Fund, in memory of a former West junior high volleyball manager who died at 16.

Former Hickman star returns to coach MU tennis team

Blake Edwards, a former No. 1 singles player for the Kewpies, has returned home to pursue his coaching career.

MU defense sees room for improvement

After giving up 24 points and 372 yards of total offense to Western Michigan on Saturday, the Tiger defense will have to improve before conference play begins against Nebraska on Oct. 6.

Chiefs can’t contain Bears’ Hester

Every time he lines up for a return, the Bears' Devin Hester believes a touchdown is just moments away. Sunday against the Chiefs he scored on a 73-yard punt return in the second quarter and set up a field goal in the third with another long return.

Royals’ Buckner earns first major-league win

Not only did Billy Buckner earn his first major league win Sunday, Kansas City’s rookie right-hander helped make the AL Central race a little tighter.

Cardinals fall seven games down

Pitcher Jason Marquis has come back to haunt his former team, allowing just one run to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals.

Hincapie, Discovery Team prevail in Tour of Missouri

George Hincapie took the individual title and his Discovery Channel team claimed the team title Sunday in its final U.S. appearance, playing it safe in the final stage of the six-day Tour of Missouri.

49ers slip past Rams

Rams return man Dante Hall appeared to have an easy catch on a fourth quarter 49ers punt. But the ball slipped through his hands setting up San Francisco's winning field goal.

Hincapie maintains lead in Tour of Missouri

Danny Pate won the fourth stage on Saturday, but George Hincapie is expected to keep his overall lead in the Tour of Missouri bicycle race, which ends today in St. Louis.

Golden Days still out of Nebraska's reach

USC brings Nebraska back to reality with a make-no-mistake-about-it visit to Lincoln

Second Annual Flying Carp Race

The Flying Carp Race provides competition and envionmental awareness for participants.

Quick offensive plays drive Missouri past Western Michigan

A touchdown in the first drive of the game and a large first-half lead pushed the Tigers past the Broncos 52-24 on Saturday.

Doug Luetjen's return lifts Kewpies

Hickman quarterback Doug Luetjen returned from injury to throw the winning touchdown pass with less than two minutes left.

 

Chase Patton scores a rushing touchdown

Backup quarterback Chase Patton scored the first touchdown of his collegiate career on a rush, not a pass.

Fans make first-time visits to Missouri football game

Many fans found a new experience in Columbia at Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

Final: Missouri 52, Western Michigan 24

Quarter-by-quarter recaps of the Missouri-Western Michigan football game

Crowd gathers in downtown Columbia to cheer cyclists

Spectators who filled the sidewalks of Walnut Street on Friday afternoon were eager to catch the speeding cyclists of the Tour of Missouri whiz by.

The crowd was a mix of young and old, families and couples, avid cyclists and curious spectators.

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