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Scoreboards flicker as Stephens basketball's offense fades

The Stephens College Stars lost to the William Woods University Owls, 76-30, Thursday night. It was the Stars fifth straight loss.

The Stephens College basketball team couldn't get anything going offensively Thursday night in a 76-30 loss to William Woods University.

Columbia College women's soccer looks to overcome injuries in NAIA tournament run

Columbia will open its NAIA tournament run Saturday at Lindsey Wilson College. The team will be without its two leading scorers, Kelly Ross and Laurie Frew.

Cougars men's basketball tops Hannibal-LaGrange

The Columbia College men's basketball team advanced to 5-0 on the season after a 55-45 road win against Hannibal-LaGrange.

Columbia women's basketball team gets first conference win

Columbia College women's basketball won their first conference game of the season, defeating Hannibal-LaGrange University 74-73

Tennessee defense confident despite suspensions

Tennessee will be without starting linebacker A.J. Johnson and cornerback Michael Williams because of suspensions related to a rape investigation. Junior safety Brian Randolph, who received a targeting penalty last week against Kentucky, will not play the first half against Missouri.

No. 1 Kentucky basketball's platoon system works wonders

No. 1 Kentucky's platoon system looked unstoppable in the Wildcats' dismantling of then-No. 5 Kansas. Jayhawks coach Bill Self said the top-ranked program has at least 10 players who can play in the NBA on its squad.

Stephens basketball's Bridget Teixeira adjusts to culture, climate shock of Columbia

Bridget Teixeira transferred to Stephens College from Reedley College in California. The junior plays basketball and soccer. But she has found much more at her new institution, including a passion for psychology and some bone-chilling weather.

Rocky Top' is on Bulldogs' playlist — for 1 night

For one night, the Georgia Bulldogs are going to be hard-core Tennessee fans.

Georgia moves on — again — without star Todd Gurley

Todd Gurley's season-ending knee injury — in his first game back from a four-game suspension for violating NCAA rules — was a stunning blow to his teammates, who were looking forward to No. 3 closing out his college career in style.

Police report names Tennessee players in investigation

The University of Tennessee has suspended linebacker A.J. Johnson and cornerback Michael Williams who have been identified as subjects of a rape investigation.

International Olympic Committee opens door to joint bids and new events

Proposals include scrapping the current limit of 28 sports for the Summer Games to allow for new events to come in while maintaining a limit of 10,500 athletes and 310 medal events. For the Winter Games, the proposed limit is 2,900 athletes and 100 medal events.

Report recommends new sports venues to boost Columbia tourism

The sports complex, aquatic facility and multisport indoor field house would cost $46.5 million and require a tax or other financing, according to a report commissioned by the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Tennessee suspends 2 players amid assault investigation

Tennessee has suspended leading tackler A.J. Johnson and defensive back Michael Williams amid a sexual assault investigation.

Florida wants next coach to have stong offensive track record

Recently resigned Will Muschamp, a defensive-minded coach, was a disappointment for the Gators.

Columbia College volleyball heads into NAIA tournament ranked eighth

The Columbia College volleyball team finished eighth in the final NAIA rankings, earning the Cougars a bye in the first round of the NAIA national tournament.

Six Cougars earn conference volleyball honors

Junior Polina Severina and seniors Lydie van Deursen and Brooke Simpson made the American Midwest Conference first team in volleyball.

No. 4 Alabama holds off No. 1 Mississippi State

The Tide (9-1, 6-1 Southeastern Conference, No. 5 College Football Playoff) reasserted itself as a national title contender with a dominant first half and some clutch play in the fourth quarter. Alabama had been stuck just outside of the top four teams in the CFP rankings but powered its way squarely into the mix.

Dak Prescott and the Bulldogs (9-1, 5-1, No. 1 CFP) kept fighting to keep their first-ever top ranking going for a sixth week. They couldn't conquer Alabama at raucous Bryant-Denny Stadium, though.

Columbia volleyball swept out of conference tournament

The Cougars drop to 33-5 as they wait to see if their postseason continues.

Columbia, Stephens women's soccer teams earn honors

The American Midwest Conference recognized six Columbia women's soccer players and one Stephens player with all-conference honors. Columbia's coach was also recognized.

Kye Allums shares experiences of being NCAA’s first openly transgender athlete

Kye Allums recalled when his story first became public. He was at practice. When he looked at his phone again later that day, he said he had approximately 1,500 Facebook messages.