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Manfred says MLB must improve minority hiring

By RONALD BLUM Associated Press (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Minority managers have all but disappeared from Major League Baseball’s dugouts, which next year could have no black skippers for the first…

Very catchy: Mets, Royals personalize their good-luck gloves

By BEN WALKER Associated Press (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Royals reliever Ryan Madson was in a real jam. Standing on the mound, he realized he had the wrong glove. He meant…

The Wright Stuff: Mets captain treasures World Series debut

By RONALD BLUM Associated Press (KANSAS CITY, Mo., AP) — Gary LaRocque thought back to a spring afternoon in 2001 at Hickory High School in Chesapeake, Virginia. A touted 18-year-old came onto…

St. Louis gets a chance to make pitch to keep the Rams

By JIM SALTER Associated Press (ST. LOUIS, AP) — Sellouts are rare for the St. Louis Rams, but a public hearing on the team’s effort to relocate is drawing a capacity crowd.…

Brondyke, Warner represent UCM and USA over summer

Brondyke, Warner represent UCM and USA over summer

By MARQUIS JONES Reporter (WARRENSBURG, Mo., digitalBURG) — Getting national attention is a hard thing to come by as a Division II athlete, but that did not stop All-American Central Missouri thrower…

Who gets a World Series ring? Sometimes, you’d be surprised

By JANIE McCAULEY Associated Press (SAN FRANCISCO, AP) — Dan Uggla was long gone by the time the Giants won the World Series last fall. He’d played four games for San Francisco…

Warrensburg Tigers at Grandview Bulldogs

Warrensburg Tigers football broadcasts are produced and distributed in cooperation between the UCM Media Network and D&H Media.…

Midwest Missouri Gridiron Report

On this week’s edition of the Midwest Missouri Gridiron Report, we recap the final week of the regular season and preview the pairings for the first round of the playoffs.…

UCM SPORTSPAGE episode 7

The UCM SPORTSPAGE is written, directed and produced by students in the University of Central Missouri digital media production program in cooperation between KMOS-TV Missouri PBS and the UCM Media…

Gurley rolling for Rams _ even if not quite 100 percent

By R.B. FALLSTROM Associated Press (ST. LOUIS, AP) — The last two games, Todd Gurley has 305 yards rushing. Just wait, St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher says, till the rookie is…