Columbia College men's soccer wins 5-0

The Cougars are now 7-3-2 overall.

Night Ride: Playoff games push past 3 1/2 hours

With playoff games now commonly pushing past 3 1/2 hours, sticking around from start to finish is becoming a time-consuming task like never before.

Tolton boys soccer game postponed

The Fr. Tolton Regional Catholic High School boys soccer team's home game against Kirksville High School scheduled for Tuesday night was postponed.


Prosecutor: Pistorius offered Steenkamp family cash after killing

The Steenkamp family rejected it because they did not want "blood money," a prosecutor said Tuesday at the sentencing hearing for the double-amputee athlete.

NBA to test shorter, 44-minute game

The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will play a 44-minute preseason game on Sunday as the league tests a format that features fewer minutes and fewer mandatory timeouts.

Looking ahead: Missouri football team looks to bounce back against Florida

Missouri is coming off its first shutout since 2002. Florida, the team's next opponent, has also had its share of offensive troubles. 

ALCS Game 3 postponed because of rain

The Royals and Orioles to play Game 3 in Kansas City on Tuesday.

New mental performance coach helps Missouri tennis players get into right frame of mind

Katie McLean works with the Missouri tennis players on team chemistry and cohesion, as well as building confidence and positive thoughts on the court.


49ers throttle Rams 31-17 for 3rd straight win

The San Francisco 49ers erased an early 14-point deficit and beat the St. Louis Rams 31-17 on Monday night.

Battle volleyball wins in 3 sets

Montgomery County won the first set, but Battle came back to win the match.

Missouri tennis announces 2015 schedule

The team's first home match is Jan. 28 against Northern Iowa.

Florida's Treon Harris to split snaps with Jeff Driskel at quarterback

Florida is changing things up at quarterback — at least partially.

Cardinals arrive at familiar AT&T Park for Game 3

The St. Louis Cardinals arrived in the Bay Area ballpark they know so well in October and began preparing for the possibility of facing the Giants without star catcher Yadier Molina.

Missouri volleyball loses to in-state foe

On a record-setting night, the Missouri volleyball team loses a road match to Missouri-Kansas City.


Postseason shines spotlight on managers' moves

Every managerial decision made by the Kansas City Royals' Ned Yost and the San Francisco Giants' Bruce Bochy is magnified and scrutinized as the pressure mounts in each successive round of the postseason.

Cardinals get through Game 2 without Molina

The Cardinals kept their heads above water after the All-Star catcher hurt his thumb in July. After straining his side Sunday, Molina might miss the rest of the playoffs.

New Jersey hazing arrests put focus on policies

Advocates say New Jersey, which passed an anti-bullying law in 2002 and has added to it since then, is among the leaders nationwide in dealing with the problem. But the laws do not specifically address sports teams.

Guthrie close to ending wait to pitch

The 35-year-old Jeremy Guthrie is set to start Tuesday night when Kansas City hosts Baltimore, with the Royals holding a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Psychologist says Pistorius is 'broken man'

Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and has already suffered emotionally and financially, a psychologist called by the Olympic runner's lawyers testified Monday ahead of his sentencing.

Chiefs return from bye week, turn to San Diego

Reid gave his team nearly a full week off, despite a frustrating loss at San Francisco that sent the Kansas City Chiefs into their bye with a 2-3 record. That is a departure from many coaches who give their players only a couple of extra days off.