Posted 10:25 PM 7/11/2014 by The Associated Press
KANSAS CITY (AP) - Anibal Sanchez tossed seven stingy innings, Ian Kinsler and Miguel Cabrera drove in runs and the Detroit Tigers squeaked out a 2-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.
Sanchez (6-3) scattered eight hits without a walk to help the AL Central-leading Tigers (More)
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Posted 6:58 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
LAS VEGAS - Alex Oriakhi, a former basketball player at the University of Missouri, was traded from the Phoenix Suns to the Sacramento Kings Friday.
The Kings received the rights to Oriakhi and a $7 million trade exception in the deal. Isaiah Thomas, their star point guard who averaged (More)
Posted 5:04 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Central Methodist University's Michele Rupard was named the 2014 Diamond Sports NAIA Catcher of the Year by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and Diamond Sports Friday.
Rupard, a junior from Kansas City, Mo., led the Eagles in seven offensive categories last (More)
Posted 3:13 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Mizzou Softball All-American Taylor Gadbois received the NFCA Golden Shoe award for being the most outstanding base stealer among Division 1 student-athletes Friday.
Gadbois was given the honor by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association as a result of her breakout (More)
Posted 1:18 PM 7/11/2014 by Blair Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Tiger fans will have a new place to tailgate this fall when Truman's Terrace, located on the southeast side of Memorial Stadium, opens for the 2014 football season.
The area, formerly known as the Amphitheater at Mizzou, will be terraced into a tiered hillside and will be (More)
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Posted 10:20 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rookie Kolten Wong gave the St. Louis Cardinals their second straight game-winning ninth-inning home run, connecting off Ernesto Frieri with two outs for a 5-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.
Frieri (1-1) got two routine outs before Wong, batting (More)
Posted 9:38 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals assistant general manager Michael Girsch has withdrawn his candidacy for the GM opening with the San Diego Padres.
St. Louis made a brief announcement during Tuesday night's game against the Pirates.
The 37-year-old Girsch is in his fourth season as assistant GM under John Mozeliak with the Cardinals. He joined the team as coordinator of amateur scouting in 2006.
The Padres fired Josh Byrnes on June 22.
Posted 7:33 PM 7/8/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals left-hander Jaime Garcia will undergo thoracic outlet surgery Friday to relieve nerve issues in his pitching arm, shoulder and hand.
General manager John Mozeliak said Tuesday that Garcia considered the operation his last viable option. The announcement was made (More)
Members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team competed at the Speedo Champions Series Section (LCM) meets last week. A host of Tigers swam at the Central Section at Mizzou's Mizzou Aquatic Center, July 16-19, while two Tigers competed at the Western Sectional in Mt. Hood, Ore., July 15-19.
Mizzou diver Clark Thomas earned a spot at August's 2014 AT&T USA Diving National Championships with a win on the 3-meter at last weekend's USA Diving Zone C National Preliminaries at SMU's A.R. Barr Pool in Dallas, Texas. Thomas became the second Tiger diver to qualify for the National Championships,...
Mizzou baseball has announced the Mizzou Hitting Experience, a brand new competitive learning experience for children in grades 5-12. The experience is designed to help baseball players learn and grow as hitters. Our belief is that we must learn how to compete and we must learn how to push ourselves...
A recent hot topic inside the world of collegiate athletics is what happens to those individuals who decide to leave early and pursue their professional athletics career. In particular, what are the opportunities at-hand for student-athletes to return to their former university and complete their college degree?
Mizzou diver Lauren Reedy swept the 3-meter and 3-meter synchro events on Friday, July 18 at the USA Diving Zone C National Preliminaries at SMUs A.R. Barr Pool in Dallas, Texas. With her wins, Reedy qualified for the 2014 AT&T National Diving Championships in August.