Royals sign veteran OF Alex Gordon to $4M contract for 2020
Posted on 22 January 2020 at 3:18pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals signed outfielder Alex Gordon to a $4 million contract for next season, giving the rebuilding club a veteran presence in what is expected to be a young lineup under new manager Mike Matheny.
The Royals designated right-hander Heath Fillmyer for assignment Wednesday in a corresponding roster move.
Mizzou basketball sets free throw record in loss to Texas A&M
Posted on 21 January 2020 at 11:25pm
COLUMBIA- Tuesday night, the Mizzou Men's Basketball team came up two points short in a 66-64 loss against Texas A&M.
This comes after two straight SEC losses to Mississippi State and Alabama leaving Missouri at an even .500 with a record of 9-9.
Ozuna heads back to the NL East with the Braves
Posted on 21 January 2020 at 9:20pm
ATLANTA - After being traded to St. Louis from the Miami Marlins prior to the 2018 season, power-hitting left fielder, Marcell Ozuna, is poised to head back to the National League East as a member of the Atlanta Braves.
It was announced Tuesday night that the Ozuna had signed a one year, $18 million contract with the Braves.
Jeter and Walker get the call to the Hall
Posted on 21 January 2020 at 8:56pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Long-time Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter, and brief Cardinals right fielder, Larry Walker have been named as the 2020 inductees to the National Baseball Hall of Fame announced on MLB Network Tuesday night.
Jeter gets the nod on his first ballot appearance with a near unanimous vote earning 396 of the 397 possible votes. With this honor, Jeter becomes the first Hall of Famer to achieve the threshold of 3,000 hits, Rookie of the Year, All Star Game MVP and World Series MVP in their career.
Chiefs head to Super Bowl for first time in 50 years
Posted on 19 January 2020 at 6:57pm
KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Chiefs are heading to Super Bowl LIV, following a more than 10-point win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.
The Titans jumped to a quick 10-0 lead in the first quarter. That made it the second-straight week the Chiefs trailed by double digits in the first quarter. But, Kansas City mirrored their performance over the Houston Texans and scored 35 unanswered points to come out on top.
NHL All-Star Game to be held in St. Louis on Jan. 25
Posted on 19 January 2020 at 9:42am
ST. LOUIS - For the first time since 1988, the NHL All-Star Game is coming to the Show Me State on Jan. 25.
The defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues will host the yearly event at the Enterprise Center. They'll be represented by forward Ryan O'Reilly, defenseman and captain Alex Pietrangelo, and goaltender Jordan Binnington.
Tigers fall short despite free throw record
Posted on 19 January 2020 at 8:11am
TUSCALOOSA, AL - The Missouri Tigers fell short on Saturday afternoon at Alabama, by a score of 88-74.
Alabama's John Petty scored 20 points, and Alex Reese and Jaden Shackelford each had 17. The Crimson Tide built a 12-point second-half lead and then held off the Tigers' comeback attempt to punctuate a week that included handing No. 4 Auburn its first loss.
NBA All-Star voting reaches final weekend
Posted on 18 January 2020 at 10:46am
NEW YORK - NBA fans have until Jan. 20 at 10:59 p.m. CST to vote on candidates to start the 2020 All-Star Game in Chicago.
Fans account for 50 percent of the vote to determine the 10 starters - two guards and three forwards from each conference - while current players and a media panel account for 25 percent each. The winners will head to the United Center in Chicago for the All-Star Game, which will take place on Feb. 16 at 7 p.m. CST.
Mississippi St. cruises to 27-point win over Missouri
Posted on 15 January 2020 at 8:44am
COLUMBIA - Reggie Perry had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead Mississippi State to an easy 72-45 victory over Missouri. Perry has now collected nine double-doubles this season and has 18 for his career.
Tyson Carter had 15 points while Nick Weatherspoon added 11 for Mississippi State, who snapped a three-game losing streak.
Mario McKinney enters the transfer portal
Posted on 14 January 2020 at 3:45pm
COLUMBIA - Mizzou guard Mario McKinney Jr. entered the transfer portal on Tuesday, following his suspension from the team.
Mizzou Athletics suspended the freshman for undisclosed reasons on Jan 11. After the Tigers win over Florida, Cuonzo Martin said, "He's not a part of this team right now, so I'll leave it at that."