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Johnson takes over lead in NASCAR Chase

Jimmie Johnson took over the Chase for the Sprint Cup lead from Mark Martin with a victory Sunday in Fontana, Calif. Columbia native Carl Edwards finished sixth to move into eighth in the standings.

Stewart wins at Kansas to improve title chances

The two-time champion made a gutsy call to stay in the title hunt.

Johnson dominant in Chase race at Dover

Jimmie Johnson won the second race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship at Dover International Speedway to accelerate his bid for an unprecedented fourth straight Sprint Cup title.

Kansas officials sort out fights among athletes

No one's exactly sure what happened or how it escalated to the point of punches being thrown between members of the football and basketball teams at Kanas last week.

Martin grabs victory in Chase opener

The 50-year old driver wins his fifth race of the year, but his first race at the New Hampshire track.

Missouri's Crow, Royals reach contract agreement

Former Missouri pitcher Aaron Crow and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a three-year major league contract on Thursday.

Zabriskie's lonely ride wins Tour of Missouri

David Zabriskie wins Tour of Missouri after holding on to 30-second lead from the beginning of the seventh and final stage in Kansas City. Gustav Larsson and Marco Pinotti placed second and third, respectively.

Hamlin wins at home but Busch falls short of Chase

The 10-race Chase for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Championship begins next weekend in New Hampshire.

Kahne captures victory, leaps five spots in Sprint Cup standings

Carl Edwards finished 37th. The 12-driver playoff field will be finalized Saturday night.

Former Tiger Daniel added to Saints' practice squad

Chase Daniel got added to the Saints' practice squad on Sunday after getting cut by the Redskins on Saturday

Redskins cut former Tigers quarterback Chase Daniel

Chase Daniel, announced via Twitter on Saturday that he was one of the Redskins' final roster cuts, and that he might get a place on the practice squad.

Good and bad for Daniel in NFL preseason game

Former Missouri quarterback Chase Daniel completed 8 of 16 passes for 85 yards and a touchdown Thursday night in the Washington Redskins' preseason loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, but he also gave up a key fumble. 

Columbia cyclists volunteer, support Tour of Missouri

As Missouri prepares for the arrival of some of the world's top cyclists, some of the city's biking enthusiasts look for ways to participate in the race.

Columbia rider wins world quarter horse competition

Melissa Hood of Columbia and her horse Watch This Way captured the reining title on Tuesday at the American Quarter Horse Association's Bayer Select World Championship Show in Amarillo, Texas.

Edwards passes Ambrose on last lap to win Montreal

The win is Edwards' first career road win and the first Nationwide road triumph for Roush Fenway Racing.

Greinke pitches 1-hitter in Royals win

The Kansas City ace leads the majors with three shutouts and six complete games.

Uncertainty hangs over Chiefs at end of weekend

The extent of quarterback Matt Cassel's injury is unclear.

Rams' Bulger back at practice after injury

After missing two weeks with a pinky injury, the St. Louis quarterback through passes in a side session.

Daniel helps Redskins rally to victory

The former Missouri quarterback hopes his performance earns him a spot on an NFL roster.

Rams' Atogwe motivated by franchise tag

The free safety has proved he is among the top at his position in the NFL.

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