The Americans bounced back from a loss to Canada earlier in the day to secure a crucial win for their hopes of pursuing a fifth-straight World Cup title.
Missouri tight end Michael Egnew is nominated for the 2011 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team.
The United State scored three unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth to beat Australia 5-2 Friday night at the World Cup of Softball.
The Tigers' Chelsea Thomas threw two scoreless innings to earn the save, and former teammate Rhea Taylor had a two-run triple in Team USA's 7-2 victory over the Czech Republic.
The Division I women's basketball committee will study the feasibility of moving the start of the tournament back one week from its typical mid-March start.
Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds said he is aware of concerns that the 20-year, $300 million network deal struck with ESPN gives them a recruiting advantage and too much power over the rest of the league.
Chelsea Thomas, Rhea Taylor and the rest of Team USA will go up against five other national teams in a round-robin format, beginning at 7 p.m. July 21 .
The Missouri football players have been attending voluntary workouts Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the summer.
Tigers senior Michael Egnew, who led all tight ends in receptions in 2010, is one of 40 players on the list.
Jacquies Smith and Brad Madison were named to the watch list for the award, which is given to the nation's top down lineman.
The junior will return to his hometown of Beaumont, Texas, to play for Lamar University.
The prospect from Kenton, Ohio, made an unofficial visit to Missouri on Thursday.
Dan Hoch made the Outland Trophy's list while Zaviar Gooden and Brad Madison were recognized by the Nagurski Trophy list.
T.J. Moe, Michael Egnew, Grant Ressel and Zaviar Gooden were all named to award watch lists for the upcoming college football season.
Zaviar Gooden, a junior linebacker for the Tigers, is on the watch list for the Bendarik Award, presented annually to the nation's best defensive college football player.
Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson coached the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team to a 3-0 record over Independence Day weekend. The team is currently 9-1.
Sophomore outfielder Blake Brown will play in the 2011 California Collegiate League All-Star Game July 13 in Glendale, Calif. He is playing this summer with the Santa Barbara Foresters.
Aaron Crow will represent the Kansas City Royals in the 2011 Major League Baseball All-Star Game July 12. This is the second straight year a Missouri player was chosen.
The NCAA is working to rewrite its men's basketball recruiting rules to try to limit down the potentially unsavory influences of the summer recruiting season.
The younger brother of Blaine Gabbert will have three years of eligibility remaining after sitting out the 2011 football season.