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Games played on Aug. 1, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Ignacio Piatti scored a pair of goals and the Montreal Impact spoiled Frank Lampard's MLS debut with a 3-2 victory over New York City FC on Saturday.
Tournaments played on Aug. 1, 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Troy Merritt shot a tournament-record 10-under 61 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Kevin Chappell after three rounds in the Quicken Loans National.
Games played on Aug. 1, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Travis Shaw hit his first two major league homers and went 4 for 4 with five runs and four RBIs in the Boston Red Sox's 11-7 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday.
Missouri's political parties are in debt with just about a year left before the 2016 primary elections and must essentially start from scratch in terms of fundraising, recent state campaign finance reports show.
A 40-year-old St. Louis woman isn't dead, but she said she spent months trying to convince credit reporting agencies that she's alive.
Before playing a down, Nick Foles has made a big impression on the St. Louis Rams.
Derrick Johnson and Mike DeVito made it through all of training camp last season, through the long practices and insufferable heat on the campus of Missouri Western State University.
A Kansas City coalition of civil rights and social justice organizations says the city's plan to raise the minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2020 doesn't go far enough and is demanding a November vote on pushing it to $15.
The New York Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday’s trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas.
The mother of a Grinnell College student slain nearly 23 years ago says she's trying to remain optimistic that investigators will solve the case.
Kyle Busch will start his drive for his fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup victory from a familiar spot, out front and in first.
A suburban St. Louis town is considering turning its ambulance service over to a private contractor.
Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks.
Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.
An Arizona-based health care services company for the military plans to open a service center in Kansas City and hire 500 employees.
The father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III was found safe in Texas after he went missing for nearly two weeks, police said Friday.
Todd Bowles and the New York Jets had no idea about Sheldon Richardson’s latest troubles until media reports started popping up early Thursday night. That’s around the same time Richardson’s parents found out, too.
Games played on July 31, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night in the opener of a pivotal series between the top teams in the NL East.
Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night.
A Houston-based company is asking Missouri utility regulators to reconsider their rejection of a proposed high-voltage power line that was planned for a multistate wind energy project.
Games played on July 31, 2015
WNBA ROUNDUP: Maya Moore scored 21 points, the 10th straight game the All-Star MVP has had at least 20 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the fast-starting Minnesota Lynx cruise to an 86-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night.
Tournaments played on July 31, 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.
The St. Louis Cardinals acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, supplementing their bullpen with another veteran.
Attorneys for a southwestern Missouri woman accused of fatally poisoning her husband and a son with antifreeze are asking a judge to toss out her videotaped statements to investigators.
The eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 in St. Louis have reopened after closure for about an hour when a water main break flooded the pavement.
Missouri House Republicans have elected Rep. Mike Cierpiot (SEEHR'-poy) of Lee's Summit as their new majority leader.
Three fish larvae captured from the Missouri River last year have been confirmed as those of the endangered pallid sturgeon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday.
Despite Todd Gurley being ahead of schedule in his return from injury, the St. Louis Rams aren’t counting on the first-round pick right away.
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Sheldon Richardson has already been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman is now facing trouble with the law.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he'll appoint former state Sen. Maida Coleman to a panel of utility regulators.
Relatives of a suburban St. Louis man killed by a hit-and-run vehicle are angry after the driver received probation.
A southwest Missouri prosecutor has reduced the murder charge against an 18-year-old man accused of killing his grandparents.
The St. Louis Cardinals will stay on Fox Sports Midwest through 2032, thanks to an agreement announced Thursday.
The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leaders Thursday.
Suspends four players for opener
CHICAGO — Ohio State will face one of its toughest tests of the season without its best defensive player and three talented receivers.
The Pittsburgh Pirates made another move to upgrade their bullpen Thursday night, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers for a minor leaguer.
Authorities have released the identity of a man fatally shot at an eastern Missouri beach.
Authorities say a 55-year-old southern Missouri man has drowned in a creek.
Toronto acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers on Thursday, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993.
Sailors and other athletes preparing for the Olympics have been training for months in contaminated waters where the Rio Games will be held. Many believe moving events now would put them at a disadvantage, even though water-quality tests analyzed by the Associated Press show athletes have a high chance of being exposed to viruses.
The waters where Olympians will compete in swimming and boating events next summer in South America’s first games are rife with human sewage and present a serious health risk for athletes, an Associated Press investigation has found.
Congress sent President Barack Obama a three-month bill to keep highway and transit money flowing to states on Thursday, one day before the deadline for a cutoff of funds.
A barnacle-encrusted wing part that washed up on a remote Indian Ocean island could help solve one of aviation’s greatest mysteries, as investigators work to connect it to the Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished more than a year ago.
An executive with the St. Louis area's biggest hospital provider say the network is rebounding from a 20-hour computer outage that disrupted its operations system-wide.
Games played on July 30, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Justin Upton hit a three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres stunned the New York Mets 8-7 Thursday as they overcame a six-run deficit during a game delayed nearly four hours by two storms.
Tournament played on July 30, 2015
GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Donald Trump's show-stealing arrival Thursday at the Women's British Open upstaged Hyo-Joo Kim's latest strong start in a major championship.
The victims of a fiery plane crash in Milwaukee were identified Thursday as a top executive at a Boston capital investment firm and his teenage daughter who were traveling to the Midwest for a college visit.
A teenage girl suffocated her just-born baby boy before putting his body in a shopping bag then going on a trip to a Victoria’s Secret store the next day, prosecutors said as she was charged with murder Thursday.
Families hoped for a miracle even as science nagged one was improbable and rescue crews went into a seventh day of searches Thursday for two teens missing at sea.
A Kentucky State Police trooper feared the worst as he climbed into the crashed SUV, stolen 48 miles away, and saw the car seat flipped over in the back.