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College football roundup: No. 4 Baylor shocked by West Virginia

No. 4 Baylor's 41-27 loss to West Virginia highlighted the early college football lineup Saturday. Alabama shut out Texas A&M in a dominant performance in the Southeastern Conference slate.

Stephens volleyball takes care of business in final tournament game

In the first match, Stephens College lost to Mayville State University. Later in the day, Stephens beat AIB College of Business.

Columbia College volleyball record turning around

The Columbia College volleyball team won its fourth consecutive match Tuesday after a dramatic road win Oct. 10. 

Formidable freshmen emerging across the SEC

SEC coaches are willing to let recruits fresh out of high school compete for major roles — and many are showing they deserve it.

Florida Gators suspend basketball player Chris Walker for first 2 games of season

Walker is widely considered an NBA lottery pick because of his size, raw skill and athleticism.

Giants beat Cardinals 5-4 in 10th inning on Choate wild throw

The San Francisco Giants now have a 2-1 lead over the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series.

UPDATE: SEC commissioner Mike Slive to retire due to health reasons

He is retiring at the end of the academic year in order to pursue further treatment for recurring prostate cancer.

Stephens volleyball ends three-match skid behind middle hitters

The Stephens College volleyball team won three consecutive sets against Hannibal-LaGrange University en route to its third conference win of the season. 

Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, and the Royals' steel-curtain bullpen shut down the Baltimore Orioles the rest of the way for a 2-1 win Tuesday night and a commanding 3-0 lead in the American League Championship Series.

Stephens College volleyball ends three-match losing streak

The Stars won three straight sets over Hannibal-La Grange University to improve to 3-5 in conference play.

Prosecutor: Pistorius offered Steenkamp family cash after killing

The Steenkamp family rejected it because they did not want "blood money," a prosecutor said Tuesday at the sentencing hearing for the double-amputee athlete.

49ers throttle Rams 31-17 for 3rd straight win

The San Francisco 49ers erased an early 14-point deficit and beat the St. Louis Rams 31-17 on Monday night.

Florida's Treon Harris to split snaps with Jeff Driskel at quarterback

Florida is changing things up at quarterback — at least partially.

Cardinals arrive at familiar AT&T Park for Game 3

The St. Louis Cardinals arrived in the Bay Area ballpark they know so well in October and began preparing for the possibility of facing the Giants without star catcher Yadier Molina.

Postseason shines spotlight on managers' moves

Every managerial decision made by the Kansas City Royals' Ned Yost and the San Francisco Giants' Bruce Bochy is magnified and scrutinized as the pressure mounts in each successive round of the postseason.

New Jersey hazing arrests put focus on policies

Advocates say New Jersey, which passed an anti-bullying law in 2002 and has added to it since then, is among the leaders nationwide in dealing with the problem. But the laws do not specifically address sports teams.

Guthrie close to ending wait to pitch

The 35-year-old Jeremy Guthrie is set to start Tuesday night when Kansas City hosts Baltimore, with the Royals holding a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Psychologist says Pistorius is 'broken man'

Oscar Pistorius is a "broken man" after killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and has already suffered emotionally and financially, a psychologist called by the Olympic runner's lawyers testified Monday ahead of his sentencing.

Plans for Kemper Arena focus on youth sports

One plan is to repurpose the building, the other is to demolish the arena and build a new one. Kansas City's City Council is still researching both options.

Columbia College women's soccer wins battle for first place in AMC

Mercedes Kercado and the Cougar defense are why Columbia (6-4-1) is in sole possession of first place in the American Midwest Conference after a 2-0 victory over Missouri Baptist on Saturday.