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Missouri under-rated coming off 12-win year

By R.B. FALLSTROM (COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — It’s a new year and the same old story at Missouri, coming off a 12-win season and once again lightly regarded. Time to…

Hometown Hero program returns for 2014-15 season

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – UCM Athletics will honor area individuals and groups during the 2014-2015 football and basketball seasons through the Hometown Hero promotion. The program recognizes individuals or groups who make a…

Stewart crash probe focuses on lighting, track

By JOHN WAWROW and DAN GELSTON (CANANDAIGUA, N.Y., AP) — The collision was as common as any in racing. Kevin Ward Jr.’s car spun twice like a top, wheels hugging the…

Jennies softball to host fall hitting and pitching clinics

(WARRENSBURG, Mo.) – The Central Missouri Jennies softball team is scheduled to host fall hitting and pitching clinics in September. The clinics will have four dates with the hitting clinics lasting 55…

Missouri back in Show-Me mode again

By R.B. FALLSTROM (COLUMBIA, Mo., AP) — Just like last season, Missouri begins fall workouts way under the radar. The Tigers are coming off a 12-win season and SEC Eastern…

Motorsports are pulling into the State Fair

(SEDALIA, Mo.) – The 112th Missouri State Fair will feature a variety of motorsports action, featuring the Missouri Association Championship Truck and Tractor Pull. The qualifying event for the truck and tractor pull…

Chiefs offensive line a grab-bag of bodies in camp

By DAVE SKRETTA (ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — The presumptive favorite to win the starting right guard spot with the Kansas City Chiefs worked out with the third team on…

NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

By MICHAEL TARM (CHICAGO, AP) — The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former…

Washington Kastles win World TeamTennis title

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) — Martina Hingis led Washington to its fourth straight World TeamTennis title and fifth in six years Sunday, beating Olga Govortsova 5-2 in singles in the Kastles’…

Chiefs welcome back Jamaal Charles

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo., AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs welcomed back star running back Jamaal Charles on Thursday for the first day of coach Andy Reid’s second training camp at…