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Tennessee's A.J. Johnson, Butch Jones aim for winning season

The Volunteers are gearing up for a chance to earn their first winning record since 2009.

Spurrier, South Carolina trying to take next step

The Gamecocks have posted that record three years running, but still were relegated to spectators for the Southeastern Conference championship game. So, Spurrier sells a shot at making history to prospects.

Stephens College names new cross country coach

The co-founder of a youth triathlon team will be taking her coaching to Stephens College. The school announced Nancy Yaeger as head coach of the cross country team on Monday.

World Cup final: Magical Messi or united Germany?

Argentina and Germany will meet Sunday with the World Cup on the line.

MISSOURIAN MINUTE: Show-Me Senior Games Pickleball

When pickleball took over Cosmopolitan Park on a Saturday morning last month as part of the 2014 Missouri State Senior Games, we went and captured some of the action. Check it out in our latest Missourian Minute.

NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'

NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated.

Au revoir, Froome: Tour champ drops out in Stage 5

An injured wrist was just too much for Tour de France champion Chris Froome in one of the most memorable and crash-marred stages in recent race history.

NCAA suggests contact limits for football practice

The NCAA's practice guidelines recommend four contact practices per week during the preseason and no more than eight of the 15 sessions during spring football. The NCAA already has legislation regarding preseason and spring practices.

Hot dog eaters weigh in on eve of famed NY contest

The top four contestants in the annual Fourth of July Hot Dog Eating Contest on Coney Island weighed in Thursday with seven-time champ Joey Chestnut tilting the scales at a solid 205 pounds, 75 more than his top competitor, Matt Stonie, who finished second last year.

U.S. Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team considers itself a family

The U.S. Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team is a tight knit group that has been practicing for the World Championship, which will be held in Incheon, South Korea.

Kansas' Andrew Wiggins goes No. 1 in NBA Draft

With Andrew Wiggins at No. 1, it was a big night for Canada and Kansas. And it better be the right one for the Cavaliers.

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.