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Vanderbilt's baseball championship run built on young players

Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin figured last year was his baseball program's best chance to win its first national championship.

It was the 2014 team that got the job done.

U.S. Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team to host open scrimmage at MU

The national team includes an MU alumnus, a current student and the head coach of the Mizzou Wheelchair Basketball Team.

Stephens College gets new basketball, golf coach

Ray Fron, who coached at Aquinas College and Spring Hill College, will take over as Stephens basketball coach and golf coach.

Vandy beats Virginia 3-2 for 1st College World Series title

The title, secured when Adam Ravenelle struck out Daniel Pinero, is Vanderbilt's first in a men's sport. The school's only other title came in women's bowling in 2007.

Athletes, supporters, staff battle 90-degree heat at senior games

On Saturday at Walton Stadium, hundreds of athletes competed in the 90-degree heat in the track and field portion of the Missouri State Senior Games. 

Big Ten commissioner: Conference would cease to exist in pay-for-play era

 

Jim Delany said the idea of paying players goes against the entire college experience, and he couldn't see league members agreeing to it. If some did, he said, they likely would be kicked out of the conference because the move would create an imbalance among schools that could not be resolved.

Friendly foursome takes swing at doubles tennis at senior games

Friends Judy McGaugh, Laura Baetz, Sherry O'Donnell and Micheline Palusci were among other competitors that competed in the Friday afternoon doubles tennis matches for the Missouri State Senior Games.

Pickleball competition kicks off Missouri State Senior Games

This year's Missouri State Senior Games will feature a range of team and individual sports over four days, starting on Thursday. A preliminary count of 120 participants are expected to compete in pickleball, one of the largest in the competition.

Show Me Games provides opportunity to rekindle competitive fire

George Smith is like many older adults looking for ways to be more active. But his competitiveness, which was once a strength, might be the one thing holding him back.

NCAA President Mark Emmert continues defense of college athletics in court

NCAA President Mark Emmert said any effort to pay players would destroy an amateurism framework that has been in place for more than a century.

Judge rejects Shelly Sterling bid for injunction

Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas said the matter may involve "high emotions and some litigation posturing" and urged both parties to tone down their communications.

Olympian Van Dyken-Rouen leaves for Colorado hospital

An accident on an all-terrain vehicle 12 days earlier left the decorated Olympic swimmer paralyzed and headed toward an uncertain future, yet these were not tears of sadness or anguish.

Penn State athletic director David Joyner resigns

David Joyner, the Penn State athletic director who steered the department following the Jerry Sandusky scandal and Joe Paterno's death, will resign Aug. 1.

NCAA begins making its case for amateurism

The NCAA began making its case for keeping the current model for college sports, with the women's athletic director at the University of Texas testifying Tuesday that paying basketball and football players would tear apart the very foundation the school's athletics are based upon.

Chile beats Australia in World Cup; Netherlands, Mexico also win

Alexis Sanchez produced a dynamic performance to lead Chile to a 3-1 win over Australia in the World Cup on Friday. Earlier, the Dutch turned on the style with a barrage of spectacular World Cup goals and a 5-1 victory.

Facebook, Twitter brace for World Cup fever

Social media activity during big sporting events such as the Olympics and the Super Bowl has soared in recent years and should continue as user numbers grow. In 2010, when the last World Cup took place in Johannesburg, South Africa, Facebook had just 500 million users.

U.S. arrives in congested Sao Paolo for World Cup

The U.S. soccer team arrived in Brazil on Monday — one week before its World Cup opener against Ghana.

O'Bannon takes stand in landmark NCAA lawsuit

Former UCLA basketball standout Ed O'Bannon told a federal court Monday that he was "an athlete masquerading as a student."

 

California Chrome co-owner apologizes for outburst

California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn apologized Monday for his bitter remarks after his horse failed to win the Triple Crown.

NCAA reaches $20 million settlement of video game claims

The NCAA announced a $20 million settlement Monday with dozens of former college athletes over college-themed basketball and football video games produced by Electronic Arts.

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