Hideki Matsui handled his 100th major league home run the way he usually handles success — staying mostly quiet and trying to deflect attention.
Nursing his surgically repaired right knee, St. Louis Rams receiver Torry Holt has been less active in training camp.
When the season began, the Washington Nationals appeared to be headed for at least 100 losses. When they were 9-25 on May 9, that looked like a safe bet. It no longer does.
When MU golfer Lindsey Haupt tees off at the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship today it will be only her second competition since last year.
Our Group, a 50-and-older men’s basketball team, has won nine gold medals at the Show-Me State games, and Sunday they came within a win of winning their 10th.
The MU football team’s official Fan Day is this afternoon, but that didn’t stop one fan from making his appreciation heard during the team’s first practice Saturday afternoon.
Roger Wehrli praised the timing of his election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame at induction ceremonies Saturday night in Canton, Ohio. He said it allowed his grandchildren to share something special with him.
Alex Rodriguez leaned to his right and watched the ball as it sailed toward the foul pole in left. When it stayed true, he threw up his hands _ the long wait for No. 500 was finally over.
Ryan Zimmerman hit two home runs, and Joel Hanrahan added a two-run double in his first major league win as Washington pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 12-1 Saturday night, extending the Nationals’ winning streak to a season-best five games.
After Buddy Bell steps down at the end of the season, who will get the next shot at trying to manage the Kansas City Royals back to respectability?
It was only a routine interception during 11-on-11 drills, nothing that won’t be repeated a hundred times in training camps all over the country. But it gave Ty Law, who has been struggling for three years to regain the form that made him a five-time Pro Bowler, more satisfaction than the pick he returned 47 yards for a touchdown in the Super Bowl.
The St. Louis Rams needed some stability at the punter position, and Donnie Jones needed a fresh start. Jones signed a five-year free-agent contract with St. Louis in April. He is expected to be the long-term answer to what has been a problem spot for the Rams.
Adam Kennedy had played in 1,103 major league games heading into Thursday. He had never played in the outfield, though.
When Kansas State linebacker Terry Pierce announced in 2003 he was skipping his senior year to enter the NFL draft, he was only 13 credits short of graduating.
Dim moonlight lit the banks of the Missouri River as Jeff Barrow left Glasgow, paddling his way through the evening in his long, pointy canoe. The light fog hovering over the water’s surface made steering especially difficult, even for the intermediate canoer.
Kansas City, Terry Nichols says, is ready once again for big-time hockey. As the general manager of a suburban ice-sport and fitness center that draws an estimated 300,000 people annually, many of them hockey players from around the world, Nichols feels uniquely qualified to cast this cowtown and its gleaming new downtown arena as a place where the National Hockey League can thrive.
Ron Gardenhire drives over that bridge to work every day. “Obviously, a baseball game is kind of secondary around here,” said the Twins’ manager, who was on the Interstate 35W bridge near the Metrodome hours before the bridge collapsed Wednesday.
Ronny Paulino quieted some loud booing with a grand slam during a five-run Pittsburgh first inning, and Tony Armas won as a starter for the first time in more than 10 months to carry the Pirates past St. Louis 15-1 Wednesday night.
A fan who yelled encouragement at a player for fighting got an earful from Kansas City coach Herm Edwards.
If St. Louis rookie running back Brian Leonard ever needs a favor, he knows where to turn. While finishing a stellar college career at Rutgers University, Leonard became acquainted with actor James Gandolfini, a Rutgers graduate who attends three or four games a year.