Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday released $1.5 million in previously blocked tourism funds for the Tour of Missouri bicycle race. Its potential cancellation had garnered strong criticism from organizers and supporters.
Missouri junior swimmer Lauren Lavigna became the Tigers' first qualifier to the World Swimming Championships after finishing second in the 200-meter backstroke at the Canadian trials last week in Montreal.
The two Cy Young Award winners will be the starting pitchers.
President Barack Obama will join Joe Buck and Tim McCarver, but the inning has not yet been determined.
Dan Imler sells rare and vintage baseball memorabila for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Mike French sells baseball cards for a few dollars a pack. Both are feeling the effects of a down economy in different ways.
Leah Pierce, a former Rock Bridge standout and a member of the Columbia Swim Club, swam a personal best 1:10.87 Thursday morning in the preliminaries of the 100-meter breaststroke at the U.S. national championships.
Coaches don’t waste time babying cheerleaders, even though an estimated 16,000 cheerleaders are injured every year in accidents involving dramatic stunts and tumbles. It’s called competitive cheerleading for a reason — the stakes are high and there are always other talented cheerleaders waiting to take your spot on the team.
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.