Not everyone is cheering the rise of competitive cheer — especially those in the fight to expand women's collegiate sports. They say cheerleading is a support activity, like a marching band, and claim calling it a sport just gives universities an excuse to eliminate more recognized women's teams.
Tony Stewart sent Kyle Busch into a spectacular last-lap crash that triggered a pile-up, and went on to claim a tarnished victory in Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway. Columbia native Carl Edwards finished fourth.
A new billboard is going up along 1-70 in St. Louis, in time for the All-Star Game later this month in Busch Stadium. The billboard suggests a link between processed meats and colorectal cancer.
Former Missouri men's basketball player Leo Lyons, who was not drafted in Thursday night's NBA Draft, has agreed to play for the Indiana Pacers' summer league team.
A report in the Columbus Dispatch says MU, like other NCAA schools, misinterprets privacy rules and violates NCAA terms by hiding public records.
Former Missouri basketball player Demarre Carroll was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies with the 27th pick of Thursday's NBA Draft. Former Tigers teammate Leo Lyons was not selected.
The U.S. soccer team, who like I've stated, I didn't overly care about before this, just made a big name for itself.
Before the start of Missouri’s 2008 season, forwards DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons weren't often mentioned as draft prospects, but stellar play in their senior seasons and strong performances in tournaments and workouts since the end of the season has changed that.
The Kansas City Chiefs currently train at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, but an updated incentive package would require the Chiefs to train in Missouri for 10 years to get $25 million in tax credits.
The 50-year-old star ends a streak of bad luck with his LifeLock 400 victory; Edwards finished fourth.
The Kansas City outfielder is the sixth Royal on the injury list.
St. Louis drafts Texas high school pitcher Shelby Miller.
Kansas City uses 13 of 27 picks on collegiate arms.
MU pitchers weren't taken as quickly as predicted in Tuesday's Major League Baseball draft, but they were still chosen in the first round. Aaron Crow was selected 12th overall by the Kansas City Royals, and Kyle Gibson was selected by the Minnesota Twins 10 picks later, with the 22nd pick in the first round.
Missouri pitching coach Tony Vitello helped Aaron Crow and Kyle Gibson find success.
Several members of the Missouri baseball team, including pitcher Kyle Gibson, are waiting to see what team will select them Tuesday in Major League Baseball's amateur draft.
Edwards, who is winless in 2009, was convinced Stewart would run out of fuel.
La Russa said Friday that Twitter has agreed to pay legal fees and make a donation to his Animal Rescue Foundation.
Jackson opens an account to avoid problems Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has encountered.
Forearm injury leads to pitcher's first disabled list appearance.