A steady stream of customers lined up early Tuesday afternoon to buy tickets to this weekend’s NCAA regional baseball tournament, as the MU athletics department embarked on a media blitz to make this weekend’s games the hottest ticket in town.
BALTIMORE — There were hugs, handshakes and plenty of tears. The Duke lacrosse team had run through a myriad of emotions over the past 14 months, and now it was over.
Tim Corbin caught himself daydreaming for a moment after his Vanderbilt Commodores were selected as the top-overall seed in the NCAA baseball tournament.
On Sunday, the Missouri baseball team learned an NCAA baseball regional tournament would be held in Columbia for the first time since 1965. The announcement washed away any doubts about the team’s postseason chances.
KANSAS CITY — A little extra work between starts helped Steve Trachsel pitch an unusual complete game.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Travis Moen helped shut down Ottawa’s big three, then scored a goal that trio would have been proud of.
SALT LAKE CITY — Foul after foul, free throw after free throw, the San Antonio Spurs won Game 4 of the Western Conference finals the hard way.
DENVER — Jeff Francis doesn’t want to analyze why he’s pitching so well in May. The Colorado Rockies feel the same way about their six-game winning streak.
The Missouri baseball team left Columbia for Stillwater, Okla., on May 17 for its final regular season series against Oklahoma State.
Jay Frye gets pulled in all sorts of different directions. He oversees an entire NASCAR Nextel Cup motorsports team. He deals with sponsors and drivers. Then there’s NASCAR’s biggest free-agent, Dale Earnhardt Jr., who Frye plans to speak to about the possibility of joining his team, Ginn Racing.
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Back in 1927 when Babe Ruth and the rest of Murderers’ Row feasted on American League pitching, Canada’s capital celebrated a Stanley Cup championship.
KANSAS CITY — Long after his baseball career is done, Jarrod Washburn will look back fondly on Kauffman Stadium.
ST. LOUIS — One by one, the St. Louis Cardinals have honored their departed World Series players and then gotten beat by them.
CONCORD, N.C. — If Dale Earnhardt Jr. ends up at Joe Gibbs Racing, team officials are adamant it won’t be with sponsor Budweiser.
INDIANAPOLIS — The rain came quickly in the gathering darkness, so quickly the winner got soaked as he took a victory lap Everyone knew it was coming, because the 91st Indianapolis 500 was always as much a race against the weather as it was for the checkered flag.
CONCORD, N.C. — Casey Mears shored up his job security by stretching his fuel to the finish line Sunday night to win the Coca-Cola 600 for his first Nextel Cup victory.
The Special Olympics Missouri 2007 Summer Games begin June 4, but event organizers are unsure if they will happen as planned.
Rock Bridge junior Lauren Borduin won two Class 4 state championships at the MSHSAA Track and Field Championships.
Sophomore Krishna Lee will be representing Missouri at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championship in not only one, but two field events.
When Missouri pole vaulter Brian Hancock was in seventh grade, he played football and basketball with other teenagers.