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Busch, Martin stage thrilling duel at Bristol

Both drivers helped their chances of making the 12-driver Chase field.

Former Tiger signs with Twins

Kyle Gibson, Missouri's ace last season, has signed with Minnesota for a deal worth $1.85 million.

Vickers outlasts Johnson in fuel duel at Michigan

Carl Edwards finishes the race in fourth place.

New Wyoming coach seeks to turn around program

Former Missouri offensive coordinator aims to raise the Cowboys' competitive level.

Croyle-to-Bowe clicks for KC

The receiver's performance in Saturday's preseason game could help him work his way out of the doghouse.

Daniel Boone in Little League regional title game

A 3-2 victory over a team from Nebraska advanced the Daniel Boone National team to Saturday's Midwest Regional Championship, where they will play a team from Iowa with a trip to the Little League World Series on the line. The game is set to be televised on ESPN.

Daniel Boone in semifinals of Midwest Little League regional

Despite an 8-7 loss Wednesday night, the Daniel Boone Little League National team advanced to the semifinals of the Midwest Regional in Indianapolis. If it beats No. 1 seed Nebraska on Thursday afternoon, it will play Saturday for a chance to go to the Little League World Series. 

Thunderstorm postpones Sunday's race at Watkins Glen

NASCAR rescheduled the race for 11 a.m. on Monday.

Laurinaitis gets time with Rams's 1st-team defense

Coaches showing confidence in the rookie middle linebacker.

Maclin and Eagles agree on 5-year contract

The former Missouri wide receiver has not been at the Eagles training camp since last Sunday while the negotiations were ongoing.

Rain washes out Pocono race

The race has been rescheduled for Monday morning.

Chiefs adjust to life after Gonzalez

Kansas City knows its offense will look different than it did with the tight end in the picture.

Cards' spending fuels spark

St. Louis went on an out-of-character splurge around the trade deadline.

Rams training camp opens with new coach Spagnuolo

St. Louis' starting quarterback Marc Bulger is enjoying the new atmosphere.

Chiefs' players expected to show up for camp in shape

Kansas City coach will open camp with three 300-yard shuttles.

Rams sign 3 more draft picks, but not Jason Smith

No. 2 overall selection Jason Smith remained unsigned by the St. Louis Rams as of Thursday morning.

Longtime Eagles coordinator Jim Johnson dead at 68

Missouri alumni Jim Johnson, whose attacking defenses helped the Philadelphia Eagles to one Super Bowl appearance and five NFC title games, died on Tuesday in Philadelphia. He was 68.

Big 12 football title game might stay in Texas

Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe says the league will eventually consider whether to make the new Cowboys Stadium a permanent home for its football championship game.

USA Wrestling hopes bonuses limit MMA moves

By offering Olympic gold medal winners $250,000, USA Wrestling hopes to entice wrestlers to stay in the sport rather than moving to other forms. Ben Askren of MU, a 2008 Olympian, is one of those eager to take advantage of the bonuses.

Cardinals bring in 16-year-old prospect Mateo

Wagner Mateo, a 16-year-old top prospect from the Dominican Republic, was invited to Busch Stadium on Monday to take batting practice and experience the big leagues firsthand. Mateo received a $3.1 million bonus from the Cardinals earlier this month.

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