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Show-Me State Games prepares for hot, humid weekend

The Show-Me State Games will continue this weekend, and precautions are being taken for the potentially hot and humid conditions.


Playful Pole wins Tour stage, as Nibali marches on

Rafal Majka made winning look easy as he took Stage 17 of the Tour de France on Wednesday.

Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State

Former assistant coach Jay Paterno and another former assistant, Bill Kenney, filed a federal lawsuit in Philadelphia on Monday, seeking more than $1 million and a statement from the university saying they did nothing wrong related to Sandusky, who was convicted of abusing several boys, some on campus.

Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change

During his opening address at Big 12 football media days, Bowlsby talked about growing financial constraints athletic programs face going forward and the "strange environment" that exists with class-action lawsuits against the NCAA and its member schools.

Family of four shares love for archery at Show-Me State Games

The Acton family participated for a second time in the Show-Me State Games 3-D archery competition Sunday morning. Kyle, Haley and Kevin Acton competed, and Angie Acton acted as a moral supporter and official scorekeeper.

J'den Cox sings national anthem to Kick off 30th Show-Me State Games

MU wrestler and student J'den Cox sang the National Anthem to kick off the 30th annual Show-Me State Games. 

Father, son duo takes silver at Show-Me State Games golf tournament

Clete Worley and his 10-year-old son Cy have been golfing together for the past seven years. Their rounds often include friendly banter.

The Fly Cats bring camaraderie to Ultimate Frisbee tournament

The Fly Cats, an Ultimate Frisbee team consisting of students from the College of the Ozarks, bring faith and friendship to competition.

Olympic TV channel, bid adjustments and sports on IOC's docket

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach convened a summit of 16 key IOC and sports officials in Lausanne, Switzerland, to press ahead with Olympic Agenda 2020, his strategic blueprint for the future.

SEC players would like benefits, but remain ambivalent on issue

The life of major college football players and coaches could change drastically in upcoming years once the NCAA and Big Five conferences are done revamping the current system.

Jerry Sandusky's son, Matthew Sandusky, alleges further abuse

Matthew Sandusky said he believes that Jerry Sandusky does not think he harmed him or any of the other boys.

Nick Saban, Alabama seek redemption in 2014

After a shocking loss on a last-second return for a touchdown in the Iron Bowl against Auburn and a humiliating loss to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl, the Crimson Tide is hoping to earn its spot as the Southeastern Conference favorite this season.

Vanderbilt athletics director expects championship-caliber football team

Commodores athletics director David Williams said winning the College World Series sent a message to Vanderbilt's other coaches that titles are possible. He told The Associated Press the Commodores are pleased and proud but ready to go after the next one.

Kentucky must turn touted recruits into wins

Kentucky coach Mark Stoops is still looking for his first victory in the Southeastern Conference following a 2-10 season in 2013, including an 0-8 mark in conference.

Ole Miss quarterback Bo Wallace feels slighted by SEC, media

Mississippi's senior learned the media had selected him for the All-SEC preseason third team, putting Auburn's Nick Marshall on the first team and Mississippi State's Dak Prescott on the second team.

He wasn't happy about it.

Show-Me State Games to open Friday

The opening ceremony of the 2014 Show-Me State Games is 7 p.m. Friday at Mizzou Arena.

Columbia College hires Jessica Keller as women's basketball coach

Jessica Keller becomes the second coach since the Cougars reinstated the women's team in 2001. She was an assistant coach at Minnesota State for three seasons before accepting the Columbia College position.

SEC Network availability gives some fans jitters

Cable and satellite providers such as DISH Network, Cox Communications and AT&T U-Verse have signed deals to carry the league's network. ESPN and the SEC are still in talks with other major distributors, including DirecTV and Comcast.

Razorbacks hope for big turnaround in 2014

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema is hardly guaranteeing a dramatic turnaround in Year 2, but said positives he's seen in areas like academics, off-the-field behavior should translate into more success on the field.

LSU faces turnover, but coach Les Miles isn't concerned

The Tigers had nine players selected in May's draft — including several underclassmen — but expectations are still very high in Death Valley. LSU returns 13 starters from last season, including most of the offensive line.