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Tigers explode by forcing six turnovers after long drought

Missouri’s defense was playing well before the Tigers’ game against Florida on Saturday. In its first two Southeastern Conference games, Missouri had yet to allow 400 yards of offense to an opponent, despite spending a combined 78 minutes on defense.

From Mexico to the World Series, Petit shines

Yusmeiro Petit was running out of choices. His major-league career had hit rock bottom and was heading nowhere.

Girls Volleyball: Rock Bridge 2, Lady Jays 0

The Jefferson City girls volleyball team ended its season with a two-set district semifinal loss to Rock Bridge on Wednesday, 25-9 and 25-20.

‘85 World Series Royals relishing playoff run

Bret Saberhagen was just 21 years old when the Kansas City Royals were last in the World Series. He pitched a Game 7 shutout to beat the St. Louis Cardinals.

This Week in the SEC for Oct. 25, 2014

Here's a preview of SEC football games scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014.

Manning won’t laugh at a keep-away encore vs. Chargers

Peyton Manning laughed when his receivers played hot potato with his record-setting memento last weekend.

Backup possibly NFL’s toughest, easiest job

The adrenaline spikes the instant Charlie Whitehurst sees the starting quarterback hurt and walking to the sideline.

Youth Cross Country: PAL Results

The St. Stanislaus boys finished first of 10 teams in the final PAL meet of the season at Country Side Park. The girls finished third of seven teams with 75 points.

No SEC Surprise: Kentucky, Florida picked 1-2

Vanderbilt coach Kevin Stallings believes the Southeastern Conference can play with any of the so-called best basketball leagues in the country.

South Carolina women’s hoop team picked to win SEC

South Carolina was picked to win a second straight Southeastern Conference women’s basketball championship at the league’s media day Tuesday.

Phony World Series tickets, merchandise seized

Bogus World Series tickets worth tens of thousands of dollars, as well as counterfeit panties and other merchandise have been seized, federal authorities said Wednesday.

Lincecum missed introductions while vomiting

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum missed the pregame introductions before the World Series opener because he was vomiting.

Jays soccer falls short to Rockhurst

The Jefferson City Jays dropped a 2-0 decision in soccer Wednesday to the Rockhurst Hawklets.

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Helias soccer falls to Sacred Heart in final regular-season game

The Helias Crusaders dropped a 2-1 decision in double overtime Wednesday night to Sedalia Sacred Heart at the 179 Soccer Park.

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Royals beat Giants 7-2, even World Series 1-all

Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece.

Wednesday's NHL Capsules

NHL ROUNDUP: R.J. Umberger and Matt Read scored 2 minutes apart in the third period to lift the Philadelphia Flyers past the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5-3 on Wednesday night.

Cutler catches heat in Chicago

There’s no truth to the rumor Jay Cutler is about to be charged with starting the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Boehm, many others in Black and Gold, rooting for Royal blue

Forget SungWoo Lee. Forget team-only meetings and improved focus. Maybe the real secret to the Kansas City Royals’ first playoff appearance and World Series run in 29 years is Missouri center Evan Boehm.

Fatima volleyball wins district

The Fatima Lady Comets defeated Russellville and Father Tolton on Tuesday to win the Class 2 District 7 championship.

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Helias claims crown in district volleyball

It took all night, but the volleyball fans at Rackers Fieldhouse were finally treated to a competitive set in the final one of a long night in the Class 3 District 12 Tournament.