National Sports

Mizzou alum trying to set world record for longest tennis match

David Watkins, a former KOMU sports reporter, is in the process of playing tennis for more than 36 straight hours.

Harvick nips McMurray for Talladega victory

Harvick snaps a 115-race winless drought with the win.

COMMENT: Nationals bittersweet for Missouri gymnasts

Missouri's last-place finish Thursday at the NCAA National Gymnastics Championships was heartbreaking and disappointing and sad and hard to take, but the Tigers got there. 

MU's Weatherspoon 19th pick of NFL Draft

The Atlanta Falcons selected former Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon with the 19th overall pick of Thursday night's NFL draft.

Missouri's Weatherspoon likely a first-round NFL Draft pick

In one season, former Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon has gone from NFL Draft afterthought to a coveted first-round prospect.

Kroenke tells newspaper he wants Rams to stay in St. Louis

The Rams minority owner is making a case for buying the remaining 60 percent of the team he doesn't yet own.

Kroenke moves to buy NFL's Rams

Billionaire Stan Kroenke of Columbia has decided to exercise his matching rights and try to purchase the remaining 60 percent share of the St. Louis Rams.

Cardinals, McGwire off to nice start

St. Louis have its home opener at Busch Stadium on Monday.

Royals come back to beat Tigers in 11th

Detroit's Max Scherzer, a former Missouri ace, took a no-hitter into fifth inning.

Rams release quarterback Bulger

Speculation now heats up about St. Louis drafting Sam Bradford with the first pick. 

Rain postpones NASCAR's race in Martinsville

Jimmie Johnson gets first win at Bristol

Edwards has no race incidents and finishes in sixth place.

Pujols for Howard trade debunked

Talk of a megatrade had baseball buzzing Monday following an ESPN report based on unidentified sources.


COMMENT: Edwards paints NASCAR into disciplinary corner

NASCAR's new policy of allowing drivers a nudge here and a spin there is being put to the test after Sunday's incident.

Edwards and Keselowski 'have at it' again

A feud between Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski boiled over Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, leading to another frightening crash that sent a car hurtling toward the grandstands.

Kurt Busch wins again at Atlanta after 2 crashes

Carl Edwards caused one of the crashes and will likely face discipline Monday.

Royals' Gordon out with broken right thumb

The third baseman is likely to miss Kansas City's season opener.

As players grow, so do concussions in college basketball

As college basketball becomes a bigger, stronger, faster and more physical game, players have become more susceptible to head injuries like concussions.

Edwards' wife gives birth to girl

Carl Edwards became a father a week ago and says, "It's definitely a different emotion than I've ever had."

Johnson reels in Gordon to win at Las Vegas

The win is Johnson's second in a row. Carl Edwards finished 12th.