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New gym speeds up kickboxing workouts in circuit training

Jason McClary opened a franchise of 9 Round Fitness and Kickboxing in southeast Columbia.

Columbia College sophomore leads all women in Cougar Classic golf tournament

The Columbia College women's and men's golf teams played in the Cougars' home tournament Tuesday at the Columbia Country Club. The women's team finished second, and the men's team finished third.

Cardinals haven't had no-hitter since 1983

There hasn't been a no-hitter at Busch Stadium, old or new, home team or visitor, since 1983 when Bob Forsch notched his second no-no.

Dodgers using down time to heal up for playoffs

The Dodgers are heading into the postseason healthier than they were a year ago, and they hope it holds up.

Government: NFL TV 'blackout' rule unsportsmanlike

For years, football fans have bemoaned the rule barring NFL home games that haven't sold out from being televised in the local market. Well, you can't blame the government anymore.

Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

Michael Phelps was arrested for the second time on DUI charges early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, another embarrassment for the swimmer who came out of retirement this year with his sights set on competing at the Rio Games.

Steve Spurrier: South Carolina can still win SEC

The coach said the SEC's East Division is full of good teams — including the Kentucky team the two-loss Gamecocks face this weekend — but no dominant one.

Florida Gators begin stretch that could define season

The Gators (2-1, 1-1 SEC) play four games over the next five weeks that might determine whether they're back in the Eastern Division race or in the market for a new coach.

Georgia expects boost from added receiver depth

Receivers Malcolm Mitchell and Justin Scott-Wesley are expected to make their season debuts for No. 13 Georgia on Saturday against Vanderbilt.

NFL says Abdullah should not have been penalized

The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception.

No. 11 Mississippi prepares for Alabama offense

Lane Kiffin has opened up the once-vanilla Alabama offense, and the first-year offensive coordinator has the Crimson Tide piling up passing yards and points.

Saturday SEC West matchups feature six top-15 teams

Three teams from the Southeastern Conference's powerful Western Division are finally going down.

All-women sports talk show comes with perfect timing

The main panelists are a mix of veteran broadcasters and former pro athletes. CBS is using five of its own announcers: Pro Football Hall of Fame honoree Lesley Visser; former Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask; sideline reporters Tracy Wolfson and Allie LaForce; and radio host Dana Jacobson. They are joined by reporter Andrea Kremer of NFL Network and HBO Sports, boxer Laila Ali, basketball stars Lisa Leslie and Swin Cash, swimmers Dara Torres and Summer Sanders, and tennis player Katrina Adams.

Columbia College men's soccer team wins feisty matchup with Harris-Stowe State

Harris-Stowe was flagged for 12 fouls and had just one shot on goal. Columbia College racked up 13 fouls, but converted on the offensive end.

Columbia College women's soccer earns double-digit shutout victory

The Cougar offensive attack began early and was consistent. Rock Bridge graduate Laurie Frew scored the initial goal of the match 11 minutes in, and by the 28-minute mark, the score was 6-0. Columbia College outshot Harris-Stowe 37-3 overall, and four players scored two times.

After a rough first set, Columbia College volleyball rallies for fourth consecutive win

The Columbia College volleyball team lost its first set at home this season to Lindenwood University-Belleville on Friday but won three straight sets to improve to 19-2. 

Offensive firepower leading SEC's identity change

With three of the top four scoring teams in the country this season, SEC teams lead all conferences with an average of 39.7 points per game. That's up from 31.7 points last season and falls in line with the national rise in scoring totals in recent years.

Settlement discussed in Jameis Winston case, no agreement

There were discussions of a settlement earlier this year between representatives for Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the woman who said he sexually assaulted her.

Florida's Will Muschamp sticks with struggling Jeff Driskel

"Jeff needs to play better. He understands that," Muschamp said. "He certainly forced some things that we can't afford to do."

Proximity adds little to Columbia, Stephens volleyball match

The Columbia College volleyball team improved to 6-0 all-time against Stephens College on Tuesday.

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