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    Missouri legislature proposes bill to protect sports officials

    Posted 6:51 PM 4/22/2015 by Angela Pearson, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Upset parents and sports fans may have to think twice before telling off umpires and referees. The Missouri legislature is considering a bill that will further protect amateur sports (More)

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    Moustakas sends Royals to 6-5 victory over Twins

    Moustakas sends Royals to 6-5 victory over Twins

    Posted 11:28 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer, then drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, as the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Tuesday night.

    The Royals trailed 5-3 in the sixth when Christian Colon started their comeback with (More)

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    Escobar's HR in 10th lifts Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

    Escobar's HR in 10th lifts Nationals over Cardinals 2-1

    Posted 11:09 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Yunel Escobar homered to left with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning, then celebrated with a head-first slide into home plate, lifting the Washington Nationals to a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.

    It was the second homer of the season (More)

  • Sports

    Local Scores: Tuesday, April 21

    Local Scores: Tuesday, April 21

    Posted 10:13 PM 4/21/2015 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from teams around the area for Tuesday April 21,2015

    High School Baseball

    Sacred Heart def. Stover 20-3Boonville def. Moberly 15-0Kirksvile def. Fulton 10-5

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    No. 14 Mizzou baseball falls to No. 15 Missouri State

    No. 14 Mizzou baseball falls to No. 15 Missouri State

    Posted 9:51 PM 4/21/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - The No. 14 Mizzou baseball dropped a close in-state battle to No. 15 Missouri State on Tuesday night, 9-8. The loss drops the Tigers to 26-15 on the season while the Bears improved to 28-9. The baseball series between the two schools now sits tied 25-25. 

    In the bottom of (More)

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    Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

    Former Navy lieutenant called up by Cardinals

    Posted 5:00 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Navy man Mitch Harris has made it to the majors, ready to join the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen.

    The 29-year-old pitcher is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy. The Hall of Fame says it believes the only Naval Academy graduate to appear in the major leagues was (More)

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    Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

    Royals' Herrera suspended, Ventura fined for incident vs A's

    Posted 3:38 PM 4/21/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City's Kelvin Herrera for five games and fined him and fellow pitcher Yordano Ventura after both targeted Brett Lawrie during a testy series against Oakland over the weekend.

    Herrera was tossed in the eighth inning of Sunday's game (More)

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    Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

    Pominville, Parise give Wild 3-0 win over Blues

    Posted 11:07 PM 4/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) - Devan Dubnyk made 17 saves and Jason Pominville and Zach Parise scored second-period goals and the Minnesota Wild earned a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 of their Western Conference series on Monday.

    Mikael Granlund had two assists, Nino (More)

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    Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

    Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

    Posted 11:00 PM 4/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night.

    Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales and (More)

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  • Football

    Chiefs' Houston skips report date for offseason program

    Chiefs' Houston skips report date for offseason program

    Posted 6:05 PM 4/20/2015 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Kansas City Chiefs reported for the start of their offseason program on Monday.

    Well, most of them did.

    The most notable absence was All-Pro linebacker Justin Houston, who was given the franchise tag after a record-setting sack season. Houston still has not (More)

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    Mizzou softball's Fagan earns SEC Player of the Week honors

    Mizzou softball's Fagan earns SEC Player of the Week honors

    Posted 2:31 PM 4/20/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri softball junior shortstop Sami Fagan earned Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors, the SEC announced Monday.

    Fagan, a Dunnellon, Florida native, hit .647 with three home runs, 12 RBIs, three doubles and a triple over five games last week as the No. 20 Tigers (More)

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    Wainwright, Cardinals nip Reds 2-1

    Wainwright, Cardinals nip Reds 2-1

    Posted 9:42 PM 4/19/2015 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Adam Wainwright outpitched Mike Leake, and Kolten Wong had a tiebreaking sacrifice in the eighth inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 2-1 Sunday night to finish a three-game sweep.

    Matt Carpenter hit his fifth career leadoff homer and singled for his (More)

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    Local Scores: Sunday, April 19

    Local Scores: Sunday, April 19

    Posted 7:19 PM 4/19/2015 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some scores from teams around the area during play over the weekend of April 18 and 19.

    Women's College Softball

    Mizzou 10, Arkansas 0

    Westminster 5 (More)

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