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Temple told to hold on

There’s no mistake on the Missouri depth chart. There, under running backs, in the second spot, Tony Temple’s name is listed. How it arrived there, though, depends on who you ask.

Injury sidelines another guard

Less than a week before the Missouri men’s basketball team is set to open its season, it lost yet another guard to a foot injury.

Cougars maintain conference tradition

For 18 years, conference opponents have not been able to topple the Columbia College volleyball team.

Patriots brush aside Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS — Tom Brady beat Minnesota’s relentless rushing defense by simply throwing it over, over and over again.

Blues fall short in overtime

ST. LOUIS — Teemu Selanne and Ryan Getzlaf scored in the shootout to lift Anaheim to a wild 6-5 victory over the St. Louis Blues after the Ducks squandered a two-goal lead late in regulation Monday night.

Wild cards

ST. LOUIS — The party keeps going for the St. Louis Cardinals, and Tony La Russa suspects some of his younger players may be beyond his reach.

USC upset could mean mess of one-loss teams for BCS

For those who enjoy BCS chaos, the fun starts now.

Grateful victors

KANSAS CITY — There is a way to hold onto the ball for two-thirds of the game, move it some 500 yards, get your best player in the end zone four times and still nearly lose the game.

Impeccable Manning dissects Denver

Maddeningly meticulous and impeccably precise, this was Peyton Manning at his cruel best.

MU has prime-time troubles

The first stars of “Saturday Night Live” were known as the “not ready for prime-time players.”

MU’s Riddle working on her moves

It’s time to dance. At least is it for the post players on the Missouri women’s basketball team.

Joking with teammates for position

Jokingly, Jason Horton calls teammate Stefhon Hannah “Stefanie” during practice.

La Russa’s celebration long overdue

ST. LOUIS — Tony La Russa is finally going to get his parade. The man who joined Sparky Anderson as the only managers in 130 or so years of major league baseball to have won a World Series in both leagues doesn’t know the time, date or place. Yet.

Self-inflicted setback

Gary Pinkel said he takes full blame for the Tigers’ 26-10 loss to Oklahoma. Pinkel, however, wasn’t the one fumbling the ball, throwing interceptions, or being called for personal fouls that extended Sooner drives.

OU silences Tigers’ ground attack

Plain and simple, Missouri’s offense struggled in Saturday’s 26-10 loss to Oklahoma. Most of those struggles can be blamed on the lack of a legitimate ground attack.

Former players still call Memorial home

Memorial Stadium wasn’t the only place for fans to hear a starting lineup on Missouri’s campus Saturday.

Longtime Celtics icon dies

WASHINGTON — Red Auerbach, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Boston Celtics to nine NBA championships in the 1950s and 1960s, died Saturday. He was 89.

Long day for defense

STILLWATER, Okla. — With its quick-strike offense, Oklahoma State wasn’t a bit intimidated by a 16-point deficit.

Oregon State topples USC

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Until Oregon State’s fans descended onto the field in droves, the third-ranked USC Trojans believed they were headed for another victory.

Longhorns overcome turnovers, Raiders

LUBBOCK, Texas — Colt McCoy threw for 256 yards and four touchdowns, and No. 5 Texas erased a three-touchdown deficit to beat Texas Tech 35-31 on Saturday night.

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