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Pujols, Suppan dispense Nats

WASHINGTON — A first-inning mistake to Albert Pujols usually isn’t enough to decide a game. On Tuesday night, it was all the offense Jeff Suppan needed.

Royals redeemed by romp

KANSAS CITY — One night later, Kansas City took another big lead against the New York Yankees. This time the Royals held on.

Ex-Bruin brings her team to Columbia

Carrie McAtee surely expected a warmer welcome home than she received Tuesday at Bethel Park.

Forward pass has 100th anniversary

ST. LOUIS — It was a pass that would change football forever. And no one caught it.

Victory pleases Daniel most

Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel took little time to earn a Big 12 Conference honor. He also has little time to enjoy it.

Common ground

The first time Bjarne Schreck walked on the Rock Bridge soccer field wearing a bright green T-shirt, Bruins forward Henry Hauck said he couldn’t help take notice. Immediately images of Shrek, the digitally animated green ogre from the movie, flooded Hauck’s mind.

Cougars face dangerous opponent in home opener

It just keeps getting tougher for the Columbia College soccer team.

Without Smith, backs key

For most associated with the Missouri football team, the departure of Brad Smith means the loss of the team’s leading rusher from last season and the NCAA’s most prolific rushing quarterback. To tailbacks Tony Temple and Marcus Woods, the loss of Smith means they need to make up for for the lost yards.

Ex-Tiger Green Bay bound

After cutting Tony Palmer, St. Louis Rams coach Scott Linehan said he hoped to sign the former Missouri guard to the practice squad. But, on Sunday, the Green Bay Packers took Palmer off the free agent market.

Top Bruins golfer has high goals

Talk to Anna Coil about playing collegiate women’s golf, and she makes it sound like a pipe dream reserved for the best players in the country. Later in the conversation, though, it slips out that Coil, the lone player on the Rock Bridge girls’ golf team that played on the varsity team last year, wants to play at the next level.

Pujols thrills young guests

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols has a daughter with Down syndrome, and the St. Louis Cardinals’ annual “buddy walk” game always seems to bring out his best.

Agassi finishes storied career

He was flat-footed and in pain at the finish, which is the way all but a few of the great ones bow out of their sport. They can choose when to leave, but not always how, and so some part of you wanted a better ending for Andre Agassi.

MU soccer sets record

Staff and wire reports

Kansas City no pushover, just ask champions

KANSAS CITY — The Chicago White Sox are probably happy they don’t have to face the Kansas City Royals again this season.

All local, all stars

For more about the All-Stars, including a Little League recap, photos and comments by the players, see the Missourian's Sunday eMprint edition of Sept. 3.

Slideshow: Tigers start the season strong

Missourian photographers Sara Debold, Ikuru Kuwajama and Samantha Clemens captured the game and pregame activities.

Successful start for Daniel

Chase Daniel stepped out onto Faurot Field for the first time as the Tigers’ starting quarterback.

St. Louis cuts to its final 53-man roster

ST. LOUIS — With Stephen Davis in a Rams uniform, the St. Louis Rams cut veteran Moe Williams and nine other players Saturday to get to the league-mandated 53-man roster. Among the other players cut was former Missouri guard Tony Palmer.

Hickman struggles in opener

Free safety Nick Timberlake was a bright spot for the Hickman football team in a 39-0 loss to the East St. Louis Flyers on Friday night at home, even if that bright spot meant a poor overall defensive performance for the Kewpies.

Hustle beats height at Rock Bridge

At first glance, it looks like a typo on the Rock Bridge volleyball team roster.

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