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Florida, Wichita State stay 1-2 in AP poll

Florida, which finished an unbeaten season in the Southeastern Conference, and Wichita State, which completed an undefeated regular season, are the top two teams in the AP college basketball poll for the third straight week.

Pistorius vomits during graphic testimony

Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how the Olympian fatally shot her multiple times with bullets designed to cause maximum damage.

Cougars win thriller to move into conference finals

Columbia College men's basketball inches past Park University, 66-65, into the conference finals on Tuesday.

Florida men's basketball becomes first team in SEC history to go 18-0

With strands of net behind their ears, Florida seniors Casey Prather, Scottie Wilbekin, Will Yeguete and Patric Young stopped at midcourt and kissed the floor.

Columbia College softball falls to Top 25 foes at Gulf Shores Invitational

The Columbia College softball team went 0-2 against No. 21 William Carey (Miss.) University and No. 9 Belhaven (Miss.) University at the Gulf Shores Invitational on Saturday.

Tennessee women's basketball holds off Texas A&M in SEC semis

Tennessee dominated play around the basket the way its fans dominated the stands. The result is another trip to the Southeastern Conference tournament championship game.


Missouri State whipped by unbeaten Wichita State

In January, Missouri State gave unbeaten Wichita State its closest call. Nothing close about this one.

The Bears were done early in the Missouri Valley Conference tournament semifinals after getting steamrolled by the nation's lone unbeaten team.

Wiggins' 41 not enough for Kansas in loss to WVU

The best game of Andrew Wiggins' short Kansas career helped temper the fact that the regular-season champion Jayhawks are limping into the Big 12 tournament with losses in two of their last three games.

Columbia College women's basketball takes semifinal game over Lyon College, 83-66

The Cougars advanced to the AMC championship game against Freed-Hardeman with the win.

Ahead of World Cup, Brazilian soccer player racially abused after match

Santos midfielder Arouca, who played for Brazil's national team last year, was on the field talking to reporters after his team's 5-2 win in the Sao Paulo state championship on Thursday when some fans in the stands reportedly called him "monkey."

Columbia College softball goes 0-2 at Gulf Shores Invitational

The Columbia College Cougars drop to 5-4 on the season after losing two games at the Gulf Shores Invitational softball tournament.

Local rivals team up to head Columbia College women's basketball

Four Columbia-area basketball players used to compete against one another. Now, they play as together on Columbia College's women's basketball team and laugh about their rival days.

Defensive intensity earns Columbia College men a victory

William Woods had no answer for the Columbia College men's basketball team's halftime adjustments.

Columbia College runner advances to national final

Columbia's Lindsey Martin advanced to the 5,000-meter final at the NAIA Indoor Track and Field National Championships at Geneva, Ohio.

Columbia College women's basketball takes AMC quarterfinal 90-43

Sophomore forward Janairrika Bland led the Cougars with 18 points in Columbia College's 90-43 win over Hannibal-LaGrange on Wednesday.

Stephens College softball avoids shutouts, loses two games to Lindenwood-Belleville

Stephens College drops both games of its doubleheader against Lindenwood-Belleville on Wednesday.

Sochi opens 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on Friday

About 700 athletes from around the world gather in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Paralympics.

10-second rule withdrawn by NCAA rules committee

The NCAA football rules committee tabled a proposal Wednesday that would have penalized offenses for snapping the ball before 10 seconds had run off the 40-second play clock. After a conference call, the committee decided Thursday not to send the so-called 10-second rule to the playing rules oversight panel for approval.


NCAA, conferences sued over scholarship value

The lawsuit seeks to represent all scholarship football players who have played since February 2010 in the Atlantic Coast Conference, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern Conference. The lawsuit says they violated antitrust laws by agreeing to cap the value of an athletic scholarship at less than the actual cost of attending school.

Ukraine beats U.S. 2-0 in friendly

Ukraine's national soccer team gave its troubled country something to cheer about on Wednesday when it beat the United States 2-0 in an international friendly. Ukraine coach Mykhailo Fomenko said the troubles at home were on his players' minds, but he was satisfied with the result.