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Columbia College volleyball is no stranger to the NAIA tournament

The Cougars will make their 21st consecutive NAIA national tournament appearance and coach Melinda Wrye-Washington has seen the streak from the beginning.

No. 1 'Bama in a shootout is no problem these days

The top-ranked Crimson Tide showed it can keep pace in a point-a-minute shootout with a 55-44 victory over Auburn. Alabama hasn't abandoned that formula so much as expanded on it heading into Saturday's Southeastern Conference championship game against No. 14 Missouri. 

Coroner: Exam will look at brain of Ohio St player

A neuropathologist will look for signs of traumatic brain injury in an Ohio State athlete who was found dead in a trash bin of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound and had a reported history of concussions, a coroner said Monday.

Kentucky still firm No. 1; defending champion out

Those young Kentucky Wildcats still have a firm grasp on the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 poll. And the team Kentucky lost to in April's national championship game in North Texas is no longer ranked.

No. 2 Alabama surges past No. 15 Auburn, 55-44

The Crimson Tide's offense put on a dominant performance in a comeback Iron Bowl victory.

 

Whitt scores 42 in 67-42 win

Senior guard Jimmy Whitt, an Arkansas signee, scored 42 points in a road game at Bentonville, Arkansas.

Mississippi State flounders in Egg Bowl loss to Ole Miss

Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace threw for 296 yards despite completing just 13 of 30 passes. He sprained his ankle in last week's loss to Arkansas and wasn't moving well Saturday. But he made enough plays to help the Rebels win the Egg Bowl for the second time in his three seasons as the starter.

Barrett hurt in Ohio State's 42-28 win over Michigan

The Buckeyes are bittersweet after their star quarterback broke his ankle.

Burchard heads Columbia College athletics transformation

The athletics department at Columbia College is changing. The school will add roughly 100 student-athletes in 2016 with the addition of indoor and outdoor track and field teams and a baseball team. Bob Burchard, the school's athletics director, is the mind behind most of it.

Against odds, Chicago school aims for championship

The Phillips Academy Wildcats, Chicago's first all-black high school, has made history on the field already.

Missouri falls to Alabama in five sets on senior night

The Tigers (16-17, 7-11 SEC) won the first two sets on Senior Night, but Alabama seized the momentum in the third set. The Crimson Tide took the third and fourth sets and forced a decisive fifth frame.

Arkansas quarterback Allen returns to practice

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says quarterback Brandon Allen has returned to practice and is on schedule to return when the Razorbacks face No. 17 Missouri on Friday.

SEC schools have incentive beyond border conflicts

No. 17 Missouri (9-2, 6-1) will be shooting for its fifth conference division title in eight seasons, and a 10th win for the fifth time in Gary Pinkel's 14 seasons.

Rivalry week will be last stand for some football coaches

The coaching carousel will start spinning fast when the regular season ends for many teams on Saturday. While you're keeping track of other rivalries and games with playoff implications, here are a few coaching hot spots to keep an eye on this weekend.

Columbia College men's basketball wins seventh straight

The Cougars (7-0), ranked No. 7 in the NAIA Top 25 Poll, defeated nonconference opponent Missouri Valley College (4-4) 56-52.

No. 1 Kentucky gives Kansas a Top 25 tumble

Kentucky dominated the most recent poll, earning 62 of 65 votes for the top spot.

Columbia women's basketball falls to Central Methodist

The Columbia College women's basketball team lost by 14 points to No. 25-ranked Central Methodist on Monday.

Arkansas quarterback's status uncertain after injury

Surging Arkansas faces the possibility of finishing the regular season without injured starting quarterback Brandon Allen, though coach Bret Bielema is leaving open the possibility of his return this week.

Gilchrist's interception saves Chargers' 27-24 win

The strong safety intercepted journeyman Shaun Hill at the goal line with 56 seconds left to preserve the San Diego Chargers' 27-24 victory against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday that helped tighten the AFC West race.

Columbia College women's basketball uses big second half to blow out Williams Baptist College

The Cougars scored 56 points in the second half to defeat Williams Baptist College 92-70 on Saturday and win their second consecutive conference game.

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