advertisement

Sports

Pro deal shows up for Young in Turkey

On Monday, former Missouri basketball player Kevin Young signed a one-year contract with Kepez Belediyesi of the Turkish Basketball League’s Division II. Based in Canakkale, Turkey, Kepez Belediyesi went 20-10 last season and finished fifth in their group.

Providing some pop

ST. LOUIS — Chris Duncan has made such an impact with the St. Louis Cardinals that soon everyone will forget he is the son of the pitching coach.

Rams' Russell stays in running

ST. LOUIS — Fred Russell has two weeks to prove he belongs on the Rams’ 53-man roster, and his performance in the first two preseason games serves his case well.

Lots to celebrate despite loss

After spending more than two months playing baseball together, Columbia’s Daniel Boone National Little League team will have to hang up its uniforms.

Start of class changes Tigers’ routine

Class starts today at Missouri and for some students that means having to wake up earlier than during the summer to make it to class. For the Missouri football team starting the school year means players get to sleep in more.

Big little- leaguer turning heads

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Aaron Durley towers over the competition at the Little League World Series.

Cards leave Wrigley with win

CHICAGO — Chris Carpenter put an end to the Cardinals’ horrible season at Wrigley Field with another strong outing.

Season lives on

School starts Wednesday in Columbia, but 11 boys are not shopping for supplies or new clothes. Their summer has been all about baseball, and it could continue for a few more days.

Royals hitting produces few runs

KANSAS CITY — So many hits. So few runs.

St. Louis coaches not fretting about struggles to score

ST. LOUIS — Rams Coach Scott Linehan is confident that his starting offense will find its groove before it’s too late, so for now he’s only slightly concerned that his starters haven’t produced a touchdown in St. Louis’ first two preseason games.

Kinks in the kicking game

Adam Crossett had seen better days.

Waiting game for Columbia

After losing its Little League World Series opener, 1-0, to Lake Charles, La., in nine innings Friday night, Columbia was ready to take the field Saturday night.

Pushing to achieve goals

The next time Tommy Saunders scores a touchdown for Missouri you could see him doing push-ups instead of dancing in celebration.

Cardinals rally fizzles

CHICAGO — Juan Pierre used all of Wrigley Field to stop Albert Pujols and the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday.

St. Louis brings on Astros’ Wilson to improve lineup

ST. LOUIS — Preston Wilson, released by the Houston Astros earlier this week, on Friday signed with the St. Louis Cardinals.

Kansas City can’t get past Oakland’s Zito

KANSAS CITY — Barry Zito bounced back with a solid outing after two rough starts.

KC Chiefs return home for game with St. Louis

KANSAS CITY — One Pro Bowl guard was finally back Saturday as the Kansas City Chiefs went through their first practice since returning from training camp, but another was in a walking boot.

Houston Texans slip past Rams

ST. LOUIS — Mario Williams looked less like a mistake-prone rookie and more like the No. 1 pick of the draft in his second preseason game.

A dirty job

This is about two guys riding with dirty threads. About Austin “Tex” Hall and Adam Borts shoving quarters into tiny slots, so tight end Martin Rucker can run gassers in style.

Practice lets MU players show off

The Thursday morning practice at Faurot Field ended up being the day’s only practice on the last day of preseason two-a-day workouts for the Missouri football team. One player continued to take advantage of his time on the field.

advertisements