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  • NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    Posted 12:35 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    DANBURY, Connecticut (AP) - Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away.

    Emmert, speaking after a lecture at Western Connecticut State University, said Wednesday the conferences should prioritize (More)

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  • Mid-Missouri baseball fans boost business

    Posted 3:49 AM 10/9/2014 by Katie Link, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Baseball fans brace for a bit of magic that hasn't happened since 1985- a possible "I-70 Showdown."

    As both the Kansas City Royals and the St. Louis Cardinals advance to the next round of the MLB playoffs, a friendly rivalry is turning into a big boost for one local (More)

  • Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

    Butler, Gordon relish Royals' postseason success

    Posted 2:52 PM 10/8/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - They endured it together, Billy Butler and Alex Gordon. All those years with 90 losses, the managerial changes and youth movements and empty seats come late September.

    Now, the Royals' designated hitter and left fielder are reveling in their playoff run.

    After (More)

  • Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

    Cardinals sink Kershaw again, head to another NLCS

    Posted 8:09 PM 10/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Cardinals tagged Clayton Kershaw in the seventh inning for the second straight time, riding Matt Adams' go-ahead, three-run homer to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday and a fourth consecutive trip to the NL Championship Series.

    Following (More)

  • Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

    Lackey, long balls lift Cards over Dodgers 3-1

    Posted 12:09 AM 10/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer to snap a seventh-inning tie, Matt Carpenter went deep for the third straight game and John Lackey lived up to his big-game reputation as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five (More)

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  • Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

    Royals beat Angels 8-3 to finish off ALDS sweep

    Posted 10:44 PM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Royals waited nearly three decades to return to the postseason. Now that they're here, they want to stick around for a while.

    Alex Gordon hit a bases-clearing double in the first inning, Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas each homered and the wild-card Royals (More)

  • Kemp's HR lifts Dodgers over Cards, NLDS tied at 1

    Kemp's HR lifts Dodgers over Cards, NLDS tied at 1

    Posted 12:45 AM 10/5/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning, lifting Los Angeles to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night and evening their NL Division Series at a game apiece.

    Kemp practically skipped down the first base line, appearing to coax (More)

  • Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

    Royals beat Angels 4-1 in 11, lead ALDS 2-0

    Posted 12:53 AM 10/4/2014 by The Associated Press

    ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the surprising Kansas City Royals took a 2-0 lead in the AL Division Series with a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.

    Alex Gordon had an early run-scoring single and Salvador Perez (More)

  • Cardinals beat Dodgers 10-9 after Kershaw wilts

    Cardinals beat Dodgers 10-9 after Kershaw wilts

    Posted 11:48 PM 10/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Matt Carpenter dug in against Clayton Kershaw, fouling off pitches and fighting an 0-2 count. He finally broke through, smacking a go-ahead three-run double that rallied the St. Louis Cardinals to victory.

    Carpenter's hit highlighted an eight-run seventh inning, and the (More)

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  • Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Moustakas' HR in 11th puts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Posted 8:52 AM 10/3/2014 by The Associated Press

    ANAHEIM, California (AP) - Mike Moustakas homered leading off the 11th inning, and the Kansas City Royals kept rolling in their first postseason in 29 years with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in the AL Division Series opener Thursday night.

    Moustakas hit the first extra-inning (More)

  • Cardinals announce roster for NL Division Series

    Cardinals announce roster for NL Division Series

    Posted 4:57 PM 10/2/2014 by The Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Veterans Jason Motte, Mark Ellis and A.J. Pierzynski have been left off the St. Louis Cardinals' 25-player roster for the NL Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

    The team announced its roster Thursday, when the Cardinals worked out in 95-degree heat at Dodger (More)

  • Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

    Wacha in bullpen to start NL division series

    Posted 2:10 PM 10/1/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Michael Wacha, who starred in the postseason as a rookie last fall, will be in the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen for the start of the NL division series.

    Manager Mike Matheny said Wednesday he'll go with Adam Wainwright, Lance Lynn, John Lackey and Shelby Miller the first (More)

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