National Sports

Missouri's Lyons to play for Pacers in summer league

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.

Report says MU athletics misinterprets NCAA policies

A report in the Columbus Dispatch says MU, like other NCAA schools, misinterprets privacy rules and violates NCAA terms by hiding public records.

Missouri's Carroll selected by Grizzlies in NBA Draft

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.

COMMENT: U.S. soccer gains a fan

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.

Missouri's Carroll, Lyons set for NBA draft

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.

Finance board to vote on revised deal for Chiefs

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.

Mark Martin wins NASCAR race in Michigan

The 50-year-old star ends a streak of bad luck with his LifeLock 400 victory; Edwards finished fourth.

Royals place Crisp on disabled list

The Kansas City outfielder is the sixth Royal on the injury list.

Cardinals' first round pick compared to Nolan Ryan

St. Louis drafts Texas high school pitcher Shelby Miller.

Royals load up on college pitchers

Kansas City uses 13 of 27 picks on collegiate arms.

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.