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Edwards back with Chiefs

KANSAS CITY — Seventeen years after he was an intern with the Kansas City Chiefs, Herman Edwards is their head coach.

Dandridge stepping up

Walk into the Missouri Tigers basketball locker room after a game and many trends are noticeable.

Tigers’ McKinney soaring

Four years ago, Jimmy McKinney was considered a groundbreaking recruit at Missouri, an instinctive guard from St. Louis’ Public High League who could open doors as well as produce victories.

Kewpie senior leads team

In the Hickman Kewpies’ starting lineup, there is one sophomore who stands at 6’2. There are three juniors whose heights ranges from 6’2 to 6’5.

MU women ranked No. 24

Missouri’s Women’s basketball team entered the Associated Press Top 25 poll Monday, the first time since the Dec. 30, 1984, poll that Mizzou has made the wire-service Top 25.

Kewpies prevail

It was clear Hickman forward Byron Bundy was excited when he hit a jumper during the team’s pregame warm-up.

Bruins win with speed

The Rock Bridge boys’ basketball team was too quick for Poplar Bluff on Sunday. The cold sound of the ball clanking off the iron haunted the Mules while the Bruins were met with easy layups.

Stingy Panthers dump Manning, Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The Carolina Panthers’ defense played like coach John Fox was in the New York huddle, spying on his former team.

Tigers corral Cowboys

On Thursday, Jimmy McKinney said his Missouri team could play with anybody.

Brown’s big dunk gets fans’ approval

Despite a rather uninspiring game for Marshall Brown, for one moment, the 6-foot-6 forward had the complete and undivided attention of fans at Mizzou Arena.

No. 15 Texas cruises to fourth straight win

AUSTIN, Texas — Two days after Texas lost a blowout at home to Tennessee, Longhorns coach Rick Barnes took his team behind closed doors and pushed them through a grueling three-hour practice to stress being tougher on defense.

Tigers exceeding expectations

The Missouri women’s basketball team, picked in the preseason to finish 10th in the Big 12 Conference, is out to prove its detractors wrong.

MU 10th in baseball poll

For the first time since 1983, the Missouri Baseball team is ranked in Baseball America’s preseason Top 25.

Full of youth

Oklahoma State, like their coach Eddie Sutton, has been known for its veteran presence, disciplined attitude, and tough-minded play.

Some of state's best gather for shootout

Rock Bridge basketball coach Jim Scanlon and Hickman coach Jim Sutherland have a full weekend ahead of them, culminating at Mizzou Arena on Sunday at the 2006 MFA Oil-Break Time Shootout.

MU tops defending champs

Cindy Stein said the reputation of the Missouri women’s basketball team got a big boost Wednesday night.

Martz’s great run bound to end

ST. LOUIS — Better than anyone, Mike Martz realized during the St. Louis Rams’ glory years that nothing lasts forever.

Reports say Chiefs still after Edwards

NEW YORK — The Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets discussed a compensation package for coach Herman Edwards on Wednesday, a source familiar with the situation said on condition of anonymity.

Blues fizzle again

ST. LOUIS — A quick goalie change helped the Nashville Predators end a four-game losing streak.

Sluggish Kewpies edge Camdenton, 49-48

Turnovers, missed passes and baskets, and poor defense plagued the Hickman Kewpies Tuesday night at home.

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