Tony Cruz hit a three-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals connected three times, beating the Cincinnati Reds 8-4 on Saturday night and moving closer to their fourth consecutive playoff berth.
Both teams opened American Midwest Conference play with 3-0 victories over Freed-Hardeman University.
After falling to Haskell Indians Nation, the Stephens College volleyball team rebounded with a win over AIB College of Business on Saturday.
The Columbia College women's and men's cross country teams finished second and third, respectively, in the Southern Stampede Invitation on Saturday. Lindsey Martin was the top finisher in the women's competition.
The Columbia College volleyball team picked up two wins in the final day of the Holiday Inn Express Invite in Illinois.
James "Big Game" Shields came up just short in the Kansas City Royals' biggest game of the season.
The Stars fall to 3-3 this season after 7-1 loss Saturday.
Columbia College split two matches and is now 15-2. Stephens College lost 3-0 to Peru State on Friday.
Florida State has suspended Jameis Winston for the entire game against Clemson on Saturday, interim President Garnett S. Stokes and athletic director Stan Wilcox announced late Friday night.
The other finalists are Indianapolis, Atlanta, New Orleans, Minnesota, Dallas, San Antonio and Phoenix.
Junior goalkeeper Briannica Ponder didn't know she would be starting Thursday's match until just before game time. Amanda Chapman, the starting goalie for Stephens College, didn't play because of what coach Xander Kennedy described as "numbness throughout all of her limbs."
Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2 1/2-game edge in the National League Central.
"It's the best division in college football, and I don't think it's even close," Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said of the Western Division.
Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and Kansas City roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that allowed the Royals to creep within a half-game of first-place Detroit in the American League Central.
KANSAS CITY — The past two weeks, when the Kansas City Chiefs have struggled to score touchdowns in the red zone, Andy Reid has insisted that he needs to put his players in better position to succeed.
Stedman Bailey served half of a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's performance-enhancing drug policy. He was at home in Miami when he learned about the agreement on a new policy and took the first plane out Wednesday, arriving in time for practice.
Stars are now 4-4 this season after losing to the Lynx in four sets.
With its conference opponents improving, the Columbia College volleyball team is looking to continue its streak of 24 consecutive championships.
The ceremony is scheduled for Oct. 3 on the Columbia campus.
Both the men's and women's teams posted record numbers at Boonville tournament