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    Red Sox blast two homers in sixth, beat Royals 5-4

    Red Sox blast two homers in sixth, beat Royals 5-4

    Posted 10:09 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    BOSTON (AP) - Jonny Gomes hit a go-ahead two-run pinch homer in the sixth after another two-run shot in the inning by Xander Bogaerts and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Friday night.

    The Red Sox maintained their momentum after winning four of their last five games (More)

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    Former tiger Aldon Smith faces probation sentence

    Former tiger Aldon Smith faces probation sentence

    Posted 9:40 PM 7/18/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - A judge has sentenced San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith to three years of probation and to spend 11 days with a work crew after he pleaded no contest to drunken driving and assault-weapons charges.

    The sentence came Friday after the Santa Clara County (More)

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    Central Methodist honors former coach and athletic director

    Posted 7:26 PM 7/18/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    BOONVILLE - Central Methodist University honored former coach and athletic director Dr. James Luetjen Friday morning.

    The 24th annual Luetjen Tournament was held at Hail Ridge Golf Course in Boonville.

    More than 130 players, many of whom know Luetjen from his time at CMU, and 70 (More)

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    Kulas seizes opportunity to play basketball overseas

    Posted 7:04 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Missouri Tiger Bri Kulas signed a contract to play professional basketball with Club Baloncesto Islas Canarias Friday.

    Club Baloncesto Islas Canarias is a program located in the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain. The team participates in the Liga Femenina de (More)

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    Nichols takes over as new CMU men's soccer coach

    Nichols takes over as new CMU men's soccer coach

    Posted 5:48 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FAYETTE, Mo. - Central Methodist University named Alex Nichols as the next head coach of the men's soccer team Friday.

    Nichols has been one of the more successful high school soccer coaches in mid-Missouri over the last few years. Nichols led the Bruins of Rock Bridge High School to a (More)

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    Four tigers named to preseason All-SEC teams

    Four tigers named to preseason All-SEC teams

    Posted 3:22 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOOVER, Ala. - Members of the media picked four players from the Mizzou football program to represent the preseason All-SEC teams Thursday.

    Senior defensive end Markus Golden was voted to the second team as he will be expected to bring leadership to Gary Pinkel's defense this fall. Golden (More)

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    Former Hickman guard hosts camp in Columbia

    Posted 6:06 AM 7/18/2014 by Madi Morris, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Former Hickman High School player Lance Harris is hosting a week-long basketball camp in Columbia for kids of all ages.

    Starting on Monday, July 14 and lasting until Friday, July 18, Harris as well as other camp counselors are running a (More)

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    Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Unproven Missouri still confident in SEC football

    Posted 2:40 PM 7/17/2014 by The Associated Press

    HOOVER, Alabama (AP) - Missouri made a surprising run to the top of the Southeastern Conference's Eastern Division in just its second year in the league.

    Staying on top might be even more of a challenge.

    The Tigers lost a huge chunk of their team after finishing 12-2 last season (More)

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