No. 18 Missouri softball splits Friday doubleheader

In the first game of a doubleheader, the Missouri softball team broke a tie in the seventh inning and beat Texas 4-3.

Missouri tennis loses close match to Houston

The Missouri women's tennis team dropped a 4-2 match to Houston on Friday afternoon.

FROM READERS: Battle football team honored for state title

The Missouri General Assembly honored the state champion Battle High School football team Wednesday in Jefferson City.

COMMENTARY: Which NFL team going to LA? The envelope, please ...

How Goodell handles this plot twist will go a long way toward determining whether he's worth that $44 million annual salary to the people who pay it — his bosses, the 32 NFL owners.

NFL's competition committee may consider replay expansion

The committee co-chairman said Friday that while many coaches and team officials are proposing changes, including the possibility of making penalties reviewable, they may not happen before next season.

Cardinals plan to limit Wainwright's workload

Wainwright averaged 222 innings the past three seasons. He went 20-9 last year, then had surgery to remove torn cartilage from his right elbow after St. Louis was eliminated by the Giants in the NL Championship Series.

Three NFL teams in Los Angeles? Not viable, experts say

The Oakland Raiders, the San Diego Chargers and the St. Louis Rams each have gained a foothold in the LA area. The Raiders and Chargers announced Thursday that they are planning a shared stadium in Carson, in the Los Angeles suburbs, if both teams fail to get new stadiums in their current hometowns.

It's on: Mayweather says he and Pacquiao to fight May 2

Floyd Mayweather Jr. will meet Manny Pacquiao on May 2 in a welterweight showdown that will be boxing's richest fight ever. Mayweather himself announced the bout Friday after months of negotiations, posting a picture of the signed contract online.

Historic 'losers' weigh in on Missouri basketball

The Washington Generals general manager and Towson Universitycoach Pat Skerry speak from experience about historic losing streaks.

Battle girls basketball falls to Jefferson City on senior night

Battle lost 66-32 on its first senior night of the girls basketball program's history.

Rock Bridge, Tolton send all wrestlers to state championship quarterfinals

Columbia wrestlers fared well at Thursday's opening round matches. Wrestlers from Rock Bridge, Tolton and Battle advanced to the quarterfinals.


Yost and Cavlovich contribute as Cougars beat Stephens by 52

After a tough loss Tuesday at Park University, the Columbia College women’s basketball team got back in the win column Thursday. The Cougars never trailed en route to a 94-42 victory.

For Missouri's wrestlers, national duals are a big opportunity

The second-ranked Missouri wrestling team heads to Iowa City, Iowa, to take part in the wrestling national duals tournament. The eight-team tournament features some of the top teams in the country.

Tiger swimmers break records in day three of SEC Championships

Junior diver Clark Thomas's placed second on the 3-meter springboard with a personal best of 436.50 inches.

Missouri baseball falls to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3-2

The Tigers lost to the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders on Thursday night but will have another shot at beating the team Saturday.

Cunningham era ends for Rock Bridge with loss to Crane High School

Rock Bridge High School's effort wasn’t enough Thursday as the Bruins were upset by CraneHigh School 58-53.

Blazers grieve for Jerome Kersey; death linked to blood clot

Kersey died Wednesday night at 52. The state medical examiner said Thursday a blood clot had traveled from his left calf to his left lung, causing a pulmonary thromboembolism. Kersey had minor knee surgery last Friday, but it could not be immediately determined if the surgery caused the clot.

Knight lands with Suns, Bucks get Carter-Williams in three-team trade

Milwaukee traded guard point guard Brandon Knight to Phoenix in a three-team deal Thursday that also sent Michael Carter-Williams from Philadelphia to Milwaukee, according to a person familiar with the deal. The Bucks also got guard Tyler Ennis and forward Miles Plumlee from Phoenix.

Garnett returning to Minnesota in deadline deal

The Minnesota Timberwolves are sending forward Thaddeus Young to the Brooklyn Nets for Garnett, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The people spoke Thursday on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been officially announced.

Suns send point guard Dragic to Miami

The Heat swung a deal to acquire Dragic — a third-team All-NBA player last season — from the Phoenix Suns on Thursday, a person with knowledge of the trade told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the NBA's standard trade call had not yet taken place to make the deal official.