A 25th place finish or better next weekend would secure the Sprint Cup championship for Johnson.
Points leader Jimmie Johnson wrecks on third lap, finishes 38th.
NASCAR demanded drivers be on their best behavior at Talladega Superspeedway.
The win helps St. Louis snap its 17-game losing streak.
Jimmie Johnson had won five of the previous six races on the track.
LSU trainer makes bats for some of baseball's biggest sluggers, including Albert Pujols.
Former Missouri football standout Jeremy Maclin scored his first two NFL touchdowns Sunday for the Philadelphia Eagles.
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.
The two-time champion made a gutsy call to stay in the title hunt.
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.
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.
The 50-year old driver wins his fifth race of the year, but his first race at the New Hampshire track.
Former Missouri pitcher Aaron Crow and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a three-year major league contract on Thursday.
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.
The 10-race Chase for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Championship begins next weekend in New Hampshire.
Carl Edwards finished 37th. The 12-driver playoff field will be finalized Saturday night.
Chase Daniel got added to the Saints' practice squad on Sunday after getting cut by the Redskins on Saturday
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.
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.
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.