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Proximity adds little to Columbia, Stephens volleyball match

The Columbia College volleyball team improved to 6-0 all-time against Stephens College on Tuesday.

Castillo's hit in 10th lifts Cubs over Cards

Welington Castillo homered and drove in the winning run with a 10th-inning single, giving the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals that tightened the National League Central race Tuesday night.

NCAA boss says domestic violence a school issue

NCAA president Mark Emmert believes it's the responsibility of individual schools to handle issues of domestic violence and sexual assault, and that a spate of recent cases reflect greater societal problems.

Royals roll on, shut out Indians 7-1

Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland's punchless offense for seven innings as Kansas City kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the American League Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.

Georgia begins run of 7 SEC games

The No. 12 Georgia Bulldogs face Tennessee on Saturday, the first of seven consecutive Southeastern Conference games that will likely determine if this season lives up to expectations — or turns out to be a huge disappointment.

Hail Mary: Before cluttered chaos, there's a plan

The last play of the last practice of the week is the same at Arizona and Mississippi State and plenty of other schools around the country: the wing-it-and-pray pass commonly known as the Hail Mary.

Gamecocks' Steve Spurrier still frustrated over win

Spurrier ranted about his team's "embarrassing" performance following the 48-34 win over Vanderbilt. The coach called it one of the worst wins of his career.


Pirates clinch playoff spot, beat Braves 3-2

The surging Pittsburgh Pirates earned their second consecutive trip to the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the free-falling Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night.

Mississippi State confident after win vs. LSU

These are good days for the Bulldogs, who are still celebrating arguably the biggest victory of Mullen's six-year tenure. Mississippi State knocked off No. 8 LSU 34-29 on Saturday in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Nadal's coach criticizes female Davis Cup captain

Rafael Nadal's coach criticized the appointment of a woman as the captain of Spain's Davis Cup team Tuesday, arguing there are substantial differences between the men's and women's games.

Steve Wieberg is not your average couch potato

A Missouri graduate is one of 13 powerful people tasked with deciding which teams will play in this year's inaugural College Football Playoff.

Wainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs

Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors' only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.

ESPN anchor John Anderson returns to MU for College Avenue Mile

At the event, John Anderson said his charity would donate $20,000 to the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri and $10,000 to the Columbia Public School District.

Cards top Reds, move closer to playoffs

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.

Columbia College women's, men's soccer teams win to open conference play

Both teams opened American Midwest Conference play with 3-0 victories over Freed-Hardeman University.

Stephens College volleyball matches 2013 win total

After falling to Haskell Indians Nation, the Stephens College volleyball team rebounded with a win over AIB College of Business on Saturday.

Columbia College women finish second, men third at Southern Stampede

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.

Columbia College volleyball wins twice Saturday

The Columbia College volleyball team picked up two wins in the final day of the Holiday Inn Express Invite in Illinois.


Shields outpitched by Scherzer, KC falls to Tigers

James "Big Game" Shields came up just short in the Kansas City Royals' biggest game of the season.

Stephens College goalie leaves game in ambulance; Stars fall to Missouri Baptist

The Stars fall to 3-3 this season after 7-1 loss Saturday.