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    La Russa named a Missouri sports legend

    La Russa named a Missouri sports legend

    Posted 9:04 PM 5/27/2015

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa has been named a Missouri sports legend.

    The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday also unveiled a bronze sculpture of La Russa, the Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball officer.

    La Russa, inducted into the Hall of Fame last summer, led St. Louis to two World Series titles, three NL pennants and eight division titles.

     

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    Matt Adams suffers a right quadriceps injury

    Matt Adams suffers a right quadriceps injury

    Posted 7:48 PM 5/27/2015

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams is out indefinitely after suffering a strained right quadriceps that could require surgery. Adams was injured running on a double in the fifth inning of last night's win over Arizona. Cards GM John Mozeliak (moh-ZEH'-lik) calls the injury a significant tear and says Adams' recovery time is an open-ended question.

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    No St. Louis stadium vote for the summer

    No St. Louis stadium vote for the summer

    Posted 7:26 PM 5/27/2015

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis residents won't be voting this summer on using tax dollars to build a new $985-million riverfront football stadium.

    The St. Louis Post-Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1AueYnG) reports the deadline to get a measure on the August ballot was Tuesday. And although there's (More)

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    Garcia gets 1st win, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 6-4

    Garcia gets 1st win, Cardinals beat Diamondbacks 6-4

    Posted 10:15 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jaime Garcia won for the first time in nearly a year, working six solid innings, and Randal Grichuk homered for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Tuesday night.

    Grichuk and Jhonny Peralta had two RBIs each for the Cardinals, who are a major (More)

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    Adams injured running bases, removed in 5th inning

    Adams injured running bases, removed in 5th inning

    Posted 9:20 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals strained his right quadriceps while running out a double in the fifth inning and has been removed from the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.

    Adams grabbed his right hip area rounding first base after his hit off reliever Vidal Nuno on Tuesday night.

    Mark Reynolds pinch ran for Adams. The Cardinals led 6-4.

     

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    Teixeira drives in 4 runs, Yankees beat Royals 5-1

    Teixeira drives in 4 runs, Yankees beat Royals 5-1

    Posted 9:08 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Mark Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday night to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this season.

    Warren (3-3) was perfect until (More)

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    Local Scores: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Local Scores: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

    Posted 7:50 PM 5/26/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from around the area for Tuesday, May 26:

    High School Baseball Class 5 Sectional Semifinal:

    Rock Bridge 10, Waynesville 2

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    Central Methodist softball eliminated from NAIA World Series

    Central Methodist softball eliminated from NAIA World Series

    Posted 7:17 PM 5/26/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    SIOUX CITY, Ia. -  Central Methodist University softball team's run at the NAIA Championships is over after a 4-3 loss to Oregon Tech in a 16-inning marathon game Tuesday.

    Oregon Tech started the scoring off early after freshman infielder Tara Moates hit a ball to center to score (More)

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    Jason Vargas activated from disabled list, to start for KC

    Jason Vargas activated from disabled list, to start for KC

    Posted 5:14 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Jason Vargas is being activated from the 15-day disabled list and is going to start for the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night against the New York Yankees.

    The left-hander hasn't pitched since May 5 because of a flexor muscle strain. He will fill the rotation spot of (More)

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    Five Mizzou wrestlers named to NWCA All-Academic Team

    Five Mizzou wrestlers named to NWCA All-Academic Team

    Posted 4:24 PM 5/26/2015 by Abby Rice, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Five members of Missouri's wrestling team were named to the 2015 National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team Friday.

    Redshirt senior Johnny Eblen, sophomore Joey Lavallee, redshirt freshman Willie Miklus, redshirt sophomore Zach Synon and redshirt senior Alan Waters (More)

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    Blues retain Ken Hitchcock as coach for another season

    Blues retain Ken Hitchcock as coach for another season

    Posted 3:30 PM 5/26/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - The St. Louis Blues are sticking with veteran coach Ken Hitchcock for another season.

    The Blues and Hitchcock on Tuesday announced a one-year contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.

    Hitchcock took over as Blues coach during the 2011-2012 season. He has led St. (More)

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    Cardinals outlast Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings

    Cardinals outlast Diamondbacks 3-2 in 10 innings

    Posted 7:20 PM 5/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Jhonny Peralta hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

    Peralta's leadoff drive to left on a 1-2 pitch from J.C. Ramirez (1-1) was his fourth career game-winning homer. The (More)

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    Gardner, Yankees rough up Guthrie, Royals 14-1

    Gardner, Yankees rough up Guthrie, Royals 14-1

    Posted 7:15 PM 5/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    NEW YORK (AP) - Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.

    Stephen Drew added another three-run homer off a (More)

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  • Football. Mizzou's Pinkel Inducted Into MAC Hall of Fame

    The Mid-American Conference will induct its 2015 Hall of Fame Class on Wednesday (May 27) and Mizzou head football coach Gary Pinkel will be among the five honorees in this year's class. Pinkel was the head football coach at Toledo from 1991-2000 and is a 1975 graduate of Kent State....

  • General News. Mizzou Athletics Posts Another Banner Year in the Classroom

    As the NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rates (APR) on Wednesday (May 27), Mizzou once again found itself ranked among the SEC's best as it continues to `Prepare Champions For Life.' Mizzou posted four conference-best marks while ranking tied for second in average program APR among all 14 SEC...

  • Track. Track & Field Set for First Round of NCAA Championships

    AUSTIN, Tx. - The 2015 outdoor track & field post-season continues to heat up this weekend, as 24 Tigers make the trek to Austin, Tx., for the NCAA Championship West Preliminary Rounds, held in Mike A. Myers Stadium from May 28-30. Only the top 48 in each event qualify for...

  • Wrestling. Five Tigers Named To 2015 NWCA All-Academic Team

    Five members of Mizzou wrestling were named to the 2015 NWCA All-Academic Team, as announced last Friday by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. The five recipients tied Stanford for the most individuals to crack this year's list.

  • W. Tennis. Colt Gaston Joins Mizzou Tennis Coaching Staff

    Former ATP professional and ITA All-American at LSU, Colt Gaston, has been named the new Mizzou Tennis Assistant Coach, as announced today by head coach Sasha Schmid.