National Sports

Greinke solid as Royals starter

Zack Greinke pitched two-hit ball for eight innings, leading the Royals to a 3-0 win over the White Sox.

Cardinals, Molina outlast Phillies

Yadier Molina came through in the 10th to help St. Louis knock off the Phillies on Wednesday night.

Contreras shuts down Royals

Jose Contreras limited the Royals to just five hits, going the distance in a rout in Kansas City.

Cardinals colossal comeback falls short

The St. Louis Cardinals nearly erased an 11-run deficit to the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, but Aaron Rowand’s tumbling catch in the eighth inning preserved a 13-11 victory.

White Sox send Royals back to cellar

Jermaine Dye, Danny Richar, and Josh Fields all homered during an 11-run fifth inning for the Chicago White Sox, who beat the Kansas City Royals on Monday and sent them back into the AL Central basement.

Chiefs looking to slow sloppy start

After lackluster offensive performances at Houston and Chicago, the Kansas City Chiefs hope the advantages of Arrowhead Stadium will help end their early struggles.

Rams face tough road after 0-2 start

Stephen Jackson and Rams coach Scott Linehan were visibly frustrated after their second straight home loss to start the season, and a looming road stretch won’t make things any easier.

Chiefs can’t contain Bears’ Hester

Every time he lines up for a return, the Bears' Devin Hester believes a touchdown is just moments away. Sunday against the Chiefs he scored on a 73-yard punt return in the second quarter and set up a field goal in the third with another long return.

Royals’ Buckner earns first major-league win

Not only did Billy Buckner earn his first major league win Sunday, Kansas City’s rookie right-hander helped make the AL Central race a little tighter.

Cardinals fall seven games down

Pitcher Jason Marquis has come back to haunt his former team, allowing just one run to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals.

49ers slip past Rams

Rams return man Dante Hall appeared to have an easy catch on a fourth quarter 49ers punt. But the ball slipped through his hands setting up San Francisco's winning field goal.

Golden Days still out of Nebraska's reach

USC brings Nebraska back to reality with a make-no-mistake-about-it visit to Lincoln

Crowd gathers in downtown Columbia to cheer cyclists

Spectators who filled the sidewalks of Walnut Street on Friday afternoon were eager to catch the speeding cyclists of the Tour of Missouri whiz by.

The crowd was a mix of young and old, families and couples, avid cyclists and curious spectators.

Brazilian wins Columbia stage of Tour of Missouri

Cardinals lose seventh straight

Royals break losing streak

Shoulder injury sidelines Rams’ Pace for season

Orlando Pace, a seven-time Pro Bowler, tore his right labrum and rotator cuff in St. Louis’ loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.

Chiefs could give kicker Justin Medlock the boot

Rookie kicker Justin Medlock missed a 30-yard field goal attempt in Kansas City’s opener against the Houston Texans, and former Green Bay Packer Dave Rayner could replace the fifth-round draft pick.

Cards drop fourth straight in blowout loss to Cubs

The Cardinals dropped three games below .500 after a 12-3 makeup game loss Monday afternoon at Wrigley Field.

Mario Williams shines in Texans’ victory over Chiefs

Second-year defensive lineman Mario Williams, the former No. 1 overall pick, returned a fumble recovery for a touchdown in Houston’s victory over the Chiefs.