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American Top Team is one of the top Mixed Martial Arts gyms in America. Former MU wrestler Ben Askren has been training there and will wrestle in his second professional MMA fight Saturday.
The Home School Communicator Basketball league provides fourth- and fifth-grade students an opportunity to play basketball, with strict rules about attendance and grades.
Gerry Moore has only missed one game since he first started buying Missouri football and basketball season tickets in 1970. Although he never attended the university, Moore is also a member of the MU Alumni Association.
The MU club men's basketball team won the the National Collegiate Championship Series title last weekend in Detroit.
Click here for photos from the NAIA title game held Tuesday night in Kansas City
The Cougars defeated the Pioneers 60-56 on Monday night
MU senior Whitnee Maycock is an Olympic-style weightlifter and wants lifting to remain a part of her life after college.
About 16 players showed up to the Columbia Trojans' first practice Saturday.
Winter weather greets anglers on opening day, but as Angela Seymour said, "Even when it's cold, everyone's happy."
Columbia native Carl Edwards led NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series in wins last year with nine victories, but he fell 69 points short of the championship. He would like to change that this season.
The Daytona 500 winner captures the checkered flag in the season's second race.
Several reasons, not just Michael Phelps' suspension, factored into the lower attendence in Missouri and California.
MU grad student Moones Mellouli cheered on his brother, Olympic gold medalist Ous Mellouli, at this year's Missouri Grand Prix. It was one of the few times the brothers are able to get together throughout the year.
The Columbia Bicycle Club’s annual Froze Toes was the first race for Columbia cyclists Jan Bradford-Watts and Nolan Froese.
Some of the best swimmers at this weekend's Missouri Grand Prix say life changes during the years they aren't preparing for an Olympic competition.
Missouri swimmer Lauren Lavigna finished second in the women's 200-meter backstroke during Day 3 of the 2009 Missouri Grand Prix. Mary Descenza won the race as well as the women's 200-meter butterfly for her fourth and fifth gold medals of the event.
The second Polar Bear Plunge event raised more than $32,000 for Special Olympics Missouri.
There were 285 brave souls who braved the frigid 33-degree waters of Stephens Lake on Saturday.
Missouri junior Martin Cernansky and seniors Ted Harris and Gilad Kaufman reach their respective finals. Olympic medalist Ryan Lochte won the men's 400-meter individual medley.
The third annual Missouri Grand Prix swimming event runs Friday through Monday at the MU Student Recreational Complex.