Preacher Roe, a baseball player who had a 12-year career with the Dodgers, Pittsburgh and St. Louis died Sunday in West Plains. He was a four-time All-Star and a revered member of "The Boys of Summer" in Brooklyn.
Columbia native Carl Edwards is closing on two-time defending champion Jimmie Johnson after winning the past two races in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Columbia native Carl Edwards is hoping to keep Jimmie Johnson from winning a record-tying third straight NASCAR Cup title. Edwards victory Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway keeps his chances alive with two races left in the season.
Even with his win Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Carl Edwards, a Columbia native, didn't dent Jimmie Johnson's lead in the championship standings.
A 12-car wreck at Talladega, a feud with a rival driver and a 33rd place finish Saturday has all dropped Carl Edwards from second to a distant fourth in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.
Photographs of the scuffle between Carl Edwards and Kevin Harvick show a more physical confrontation than witnesses described, with Edwards at one point grabbing Harvick by the throat.
Defensive coordinator Jim Haslett will take over for Linehan, who was 11-25 as the Rams' coach.
Carl Edwards daring last lap run to overtake the race leader on Sunday at Kansas Speedway nearly worked.
Although Greg Biffle has been able to drive his No. 16 Ford into Victory Lane, he still couldn't overtake Carl Edwards for first place in the Chase points standings.
Middleweight boxer Cory Spinks was cleared of allegations he had an altercation with a woman after surveillance video showed he was shopping at the time.
Columbia native Carl Edwards used his bumper to nudge aside Kyle Busch's car, causing it to wiggle just enough so Edwards could drive by for his second consecutive victory in the Sprint Cup Series on Saturday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
With just three races remaining until the start of the 10-race Chase for the Championship, Edwards closed the gap on series leader Busch with his second victory in the past three races. Edwards also completed a rare weekend sweep on the 2-mile Michigan oval, adding the win in the 3M Performance 400 to a victory Saturday in the Nationwide Series event.
Columbia native Carl Edwards earned his third victory this season in the Nationwide Series Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.
The Olympics are here, and even if you couldn’t score tickets to Beijing, there is still a multitude of events to keep tabs on over the next 17 days. NBC will start its coverage with the opening ceremonies at 6:30 tonight.
Caray was a 1961 graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism and the son of famous sports announcer Harry Caray.
Edwards won his fourth race of the year after usng an "alternative" racing strategy when rain started on lap 127 of the 200-lap race.
Former MU shot putter Christian Cantwell says he is prepared for his first Olympics. He is part of an American group that is expected to sweep the medals in the event.
After a surprising season when four of its football teams finished in the top 10 in the final 2007 AP poll, the Big 12 Conference is no longer behind powerhouses like the SEC, Big 10 and Pac-10. The Big 12 is back among the elite, perhaps as strong as it’s been in 12 years as a conference.
Five-year-old Spencer Robarge and his family traveled from Springfield to compete in the bowling portion of the Show-Me State Games.
St. Louis will host the International Society of Arboriculture’s Tree Climbing Championship on July 26. Men and women from around the world will be competing in a variety of events meant to determine who is the overall, best tree climber.