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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.

Ventura, Peavy differ as Game 2 starters

The starting pitchers for Game 2 of the World Series are a study in contrasts.

Royals get old-timey with tip o’ the cap

Nobody seems to know when the tradition of doffing a hat began, though most historians date the practice to the days when bowlers and boaters were in vogue.

MU’s Ruise shines in native state

When Missouri linebacker Darvin Ruise intercepted Florida quarterback Jeff Driskel in the third quarter of Saturday’s game, Ruise knew only Driskel stood between him and the end zone.

Tuesday's NHL Capsules

Games played on Oct. 21, 2014

NHL ROUNDUP: Seth Griffith, Gregory Campbell and David Krejci scored in the third period, leading the Boston Bruins to a 5-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night.

Stocks rally; S&P 500 has best day of 2014

The U.S. stock market marched higher Tuesday, giving the Standard & Poor’s 500 index its best day of the year.

Big slump no cause to ditch stock market

After more than five years of stock market gains, investors could be forgiven for worrying that big sell-offs may be the harbingers of bigger slumps.

Royals add Nix to active roster

Drop Colon

KANSAS CITY — Infielder Jayson Nix was added to the Kansas City Royals’ active roster for the World Series against San Francisco in place of rookie Christian Colon.

Cowboys release Michael Sam

From practice squad

IRVING, Texas — The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL’s first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first time.

Judge to rule against Ameren

A judge said Monday that he will rule against a subsidiary of Ameren Corp. in a legal fight over whether it needs state regulators’ permission to build a high-voltage power line across northern Missouri.

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