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Missouri pitchers selected in first round of MLB Draft

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.

The man behind the draft picks

Missouri pitching coach Tony Vitello helped Aaron Crow and Kyle Gibson find success.

Missouri baseball players wait for MLB Draft results

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.

Stewart holds off Edwards to win first Cup points race as team owner

Edwards, who is winless in 2009, was convinced Stewart would run out of fuel.

Experts say La Russa's Twitter suit was long shot

La Russa said Friday that Twitter has agreed to pay legal fees and make a donation to his Animal Rescue Foundation.

Twitter working for Rams running back

Jackson opens an account to avoid problems Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has encountered.

Cardinals place pitcher Lohse on disabled list

Forearm injury leads to pitcher's first disabled list appearance.

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide Series race; Edwards finishes third

Cardinals' La Russa squawks over tweets

Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is suing the social-networking site Twitter, claiming an unauthorized page used his name to make "derogatory and demeaning" comments.

Anxiety issues becoming a major league problem

St. Louis shortstop Khalil Greene is one of several baseball players dealing with stress-related issues.

Rams' final minicamp starts Thursday

The St. Louis Rams will hold practices in Rams Park three days this week.

Rams might have found a buyer

St. Louis Blues owner Dave Checketts is heading a group seeking to buy the NFL's Rams and keep the team in St. Louis.

Rams owners taking steps toward sale

The family of former St. Louis Rams owner Georgia Frontiere has hired the investment banking firm of Goldman Sachs to review the assets of her estate, including the NFL team, opening the way for a possible sale of the franchise, the Rams said in a statement Monday.

Carl Edwards' fourth in shortened Coca-Cola 600

The Columbia native raced twice over the Memorial Day weekend.

NASCAR postpones Coca-Cola 600

The race will run Monday at noon.

WWE-Kroenke sports drama continues

Nuggets owner tagged as villain.

WWE's McMahon won't back down

Scheduling conflict in Denver used as "look-at-me" opportunity.

Cards' ace ready to come off DL on Wednesday

Carpenter will return to face the Cubs.

Edwards has positive meeting with NASCAR

Talladega crash prompts discussion with NASCAR on safety.

Patton trys out at Bears' rookie camp

Missouri quarterback one of several players hoping for a chance to attend training camp.

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