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MU soccer team readies for season-opener against Illinois

The intensity has increased for the junior-laden Tiger squad as it prepares for Friday’s opener.

Hardy Ricks returns to Missouri secondary

Cornerback Hardy Ricks was slated as a starter at cornerback until a dislocated shoulder sidelined him. Now the redshirt sophomore has been cleared to play and will start Saturday against Illinois.

Former Missouri receiver Brad Ekwerekwu seeks roster spot with Chiefs

Undrafted free agent and former Missouri wide receiver Brad Ekwerekwu is attempting to make the Kansas City Chiefs’ 53-man roster as final cuts approach.

 

Chiefs at Rams sells out

Bruins golfers third at Crusader Classic

Five Big 12 teams will have new quarterbacks

Redshirt freshman Cody Hawkins, the son of Colorado head coach Dan Hawkins, will start at quarterback in the Buffaloes' season opener. But he won't be the only new signal-caller in the Big 12.

Freshman starts, finishes softball game for Bruins

Danielle Linneman pitched and recorded the final hit in the Bruins’ 10-run-rule victory over Smith-Cotton.

Juniors lead on MU soccer team

With no seniors on the roster, the MU women’s soccer team looks to its juniors for guidance.

Cards rest before marathon stretch run

Now in contention for the NL Central crown, St. Louis spends its last day off preparing for a 35-game stretch in 34 days.

Rams name starting center

Brett Romberg beat out veteran lineman Andy McCollum in a battle for the only starting position up for grabs in the preseason.

Fantasy league draft more fun in person

With Web sites devoted to fantasy sports, most drafts are done online, and live drafts are things of the past. But the members of this league wanted something more personal.

Late goal gives MU soccer team a tie

Racer makes special ride

Carl Edwards didn’t have a lot of time to celebrate Saturday's Nextel Cup victory. He had to make it back to Columbia for a special event.

Johnson pining for preseason playing time

Indians edge Royals in extra innings

Cards’ Wainwright quiets Braves

Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright held the Braves to one run in seven innings, helping St. Louis close to within 2 1/2 games of the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central.

Carl Edwards cruises at Bristol

The Columbia native clinched a spot in the Chase for the Nextel Cup championship at a special race track.

Grady Sizemore, Victor Martinez lead Indians to win over Royals

After a five-run first inning, Sizemore and Martinez connected for home runs in the second to send the Indians past the Royals.

Cardinals beat Braves, end Tim Hudson's winning streak

The Cardinals sent 10 men to the plate in the fifth inning and scored five runs off the Braves’ Tim Hudson, ending his nine-game winning streak.

Damon Huard named Chiefs' starter at quarterback

Kansas City Chiefs’ coach Herm Edwards announced Saturday that long-time backup quarterback Damon Huard will be the opening day starter over Brodie Croyle.

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