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Under pressure

While the Missouri Tigers tried to practice Tuesday like they would for any other game, there was a constant reminder that the upcoming weekend’s games are anything but normal.

New golf course will benefit MU

Last Saturday, a year of construction and a decade of planning culminated when the Club at Old Hawthorne celebrated its grand opening.

Baseball fans grab tickets to NCAA tourney

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.

Duke’s title defeat emotional ending

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.

Vanderbilt earns top national tournament seed

Tim Corbin caught himself daydreaming for a moment after his Vanderbilt Commodores were selected as the top-overall seed in the NCAA baseball tournament.

Tournament Field Set

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.

Baltimore rides slam to victory

KANSAS CITY — A little extra work between starts helped Steve Trachsel pitch an unusual complete game.

Late goal secures Ducks’ win

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Travis Moen helped shut down Ottawa’s big three, then scored a goal that trio would have been proud of.

Duncan, Ginobili carry Spurs in Utah

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.

Cardinals rocky again on the road

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.

Missouri to host regional tournament

The Missouri baseball team left Columbia for Stillwater, Okla., on May 17 for its final regular season series against Oklahoma State.

MU alum runs Ginn Racing

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.

Senators vie to end Cup drought

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.

Washburn continues to dominate Royals

KANSAS CITY — Long after his baseball career is done, Jarrod Washburn will look back fondly on Kauffman Stadium.

Belliard’s hit buries Cards

ST. LOUIS — One by one, the St. Louis Cardinals have honored their departed World Series players and then gotten beat by them.

Moves to get Earnhardt Jr. have begun

CONCORD, N.C. — If Dale Earnhardt Jr. ends up at Joe Gibbs Racing, team officials are adamant it won’t be with sponsor Budweiser.

Weather decides Indy 500

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.

Mears leads many having best finish

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.

Special Olympics Missouri in need of volunteer help

The Special Olympics Missouri 2007 Summer Games begin June 4, but event organizers are unsure if they will happen as planned.

Bruins’ Borduin breaks out at state

Rock Bridge junior Lauren Borduin won two Class 4 state championships at the MSHSAA Track and Field Championships.

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