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Hughes picks up win as Twins top Royals, 8-3

Phil Hughes ended a personal losing streak that dated to last July, pitching into the seventh inning Sunday and helping the Twins top the Kansas City Royals 8-3 to avoid a three-game sweep.

Flyers rally to beat Rangers 4-2, even series

This win was three years in the making for backup goalie Ray Emery and the rest of the Philadelphia Flyers.

Press Box: Blue Tigers' new man in charge

Moseley looks to be good choice for Lincoln

SPORTS COMMENTARY: While the Missouri basketball program begins its search for a new head coach, Lincoln University should be happy with its most recent hire.

Falcons fall in tourney title game

After winning its first two games of the Columbia Tournament, Blair Oaks surrendered six unearned runs in the fourth inning of the championship game as Rock Bridge claimed a 7-2 victory Saturday.

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Helias tight end selected for All-American honor

Helias Catholic High School tight end Hale Hentges is drawing national attention heading into his senior season.

Lincoln drops pair in baseball to Washburn

Lincoln lost a pair of Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association games against Washburn on Saturday.

Jays go 1-1 at Columbia Duals

The Jefferson City Jays fell to Christian Brother College High School 7-2, but bounced back to claim a 5-4 win against Joplin at the Columbia Duals on Saturday.

Missouri baseball squad falls to Mississippi State

A three-run seventh inning for the No. 22 Mississippi State Bulldogs proved to be the difference as Missouri fell 6-2 on Saturday afternoon at Taylor Stadium.

Mules win baseball series

Brad Wilson (Helias High School) went 9-for-15 to help lead No. 21 Central Missouri in a Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association four-game series against Missouri Western.

William Woods sweeps baseball trio

William Woods completed a three-game American Midwest Conference sweep against Mid-Continent University on Saturday.

Missouri softball team sweeps Mississippi

The freshman duo of Natalie Fleming and Tori Finucane once again put together a pair of strong performances for No. 13 Missouri in the final game of the weekend series against Mississippi.

Women’s Track: Crumpton takes third

Emily Crumpton (Blair Oaks High School) earned a third-place finish in the 5,000-meter run for Southwest Baptist University at the Mule Relays on Friday.

Driftwood Outdoors: Getting the lead out

Lead-free shot, sinkers important for wildlife

If you are a sportsman conservationist, meaning you care about the health of wildlife and not just sporting pursuit, then you must make choices based on what you believe is best for wildlife.

Saturday's Golf Capsules

Games played on April 19, 2014

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

Saturday's NHL Playoff Capsules

Games played on April 19, 2014

NHL ROUNDUP: Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in franchise history with a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.

Body found by highway is missing Massachusetts boy

The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.

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France, United States tied at 1 in Fed Cup

Madison Keys rallied for a three-set victory over Alize Cornet on Saturday, giving the United States a split of the opening two matches in its Fed Cup weekend against France.

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Zanders' TD run highlights Missouri scrimmage

Signing autographs and taking pictures for a gaggle of fans around him, Marvin Zanders seemed right at home.

Saturday's NBA Capsules

Games played on April 19, 2014

NBA ROUNDUP: Jeff Teague scored a playoff career-high 28 points and Paul Millsap added 25 as eighth-seeded Atlanta rolled past top-seeded Indiana 101-93 on Saturday night, taking a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series.

Saturday's MLS Capsules

Games played on April 19, 2014

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono's penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire, who matched a Major League Soccer record with their sixth straight tie.