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A group has been formed to review the Missouri House's intern policy after the former speaker admitted to exchanging sexually suggestive texts with an intern.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and other officials have broken ground on a new maximum security state mental hospital.
BEREA, Ohio — Except for sporting a tighter haircut under his orange helmet, Johnny Manziel looked pretty much the same.
Former U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell has heard some reports of Chambers Bay, everything from a massive drop in elevation on a par 3 to a fairway wider than a football field. Until his first practice round for the U.S. Open, he is reserving judgment. And even so, expect to hear very little from a guy who often has a lot to say.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Marcus Mariota never had to worry about huddling up to call plays at Oregon — he and the Ducks simply glanced to the sideline for what to run next.
South Korean police say they plan to question a high-profile professional basketball coach about allegations that he manipulated games he coached to make money from gambling.
One play. One fall. One bad break.
Rafael Nadal has asked the ATP that chair umpire Carlos Bernardes not be assigned to his matches for the time being because of a dispute between the two at a tournament in February.
SALT LAKE CITY — The first known all-girls tackle football league has been formed in Utah featuring a star player who earned an invitation to the Super Bowl three years ago thanks to a highlight video of her exploits against boys.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi thinks Major League Baseball should avoid the sticky situation of pitchers being caught using foreign substances to get better grips on the ball by providing the tacky stuff for them.
Justin Verlander hasn’t appeared in a single game. Victor Martinez has hit only one home run, and Anibal Sanchez has allowed 11.
Six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich.
Anaheim stars Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler are drawing a lot of attention in the Western Conference finals. When the Ducks’ defensemen join the attack, it presents a big problem for the Chicago Blackhawks.
DESTIN, Fla. — The Southeastern Conference is taking steps to better identify concussions.
The names of golf’s two oldest championships are similar, and so are the concepts.
Ah, the French Open, the time of year when a certain question is asked repeatedly by American tennis fans: Why can’t the country’s players, particularly the men, find success on red clay?
Derek Brassard had a hat trick and Henrik Lundqvist stopped 36 shots in another season-saving performance as the New York Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 7-3 Tuesday night to force Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals.
The championship LeBron James craves more than any other, the one he came back home to get, is four wins away.
The Southeastern Conference wants a level playing field.
The Kansas City Chiefs kicked off the third phase of the offseason workout program Tuesday with the first set of voluntary organized team activities missing nine players.
After careful deliberation, the St. Louis Blues are sticking with veteran coach Ken Hitchcock for another season.
Reds starter Johnny Cueto will miss at least one more start after an MRI found inflammation in his pitching elbow.
Democratic state House Rep. Bill Otto announced Tuesday he’s running to represent Missouri's 2nd Congressional District in suburban St. Louis, a seat held by Republican U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner since 2013.
Several Webster University students studying abroad in London unexpectedly lost their federal financial aid this past school year due to the school’s violation of Department of Education regulations.
Contractors get hearing on leins against Mamtek
Construction contractors who haven’t been paid for work on a failed artificial sweetener plant in Moberly will be in court this week to try to enforce liens on almost $2 million in unpaid bills.
Games played on May 26, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Scott Feldman outpitched Chris Tillman, Chris Carter keyed a seventh-inning rally and Houston beat Baltimore for its 10th win in 13 games.
Embattled general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. apologized Tuesday to Philadelphia Phillies fans for saying they “don’t understand the game” and the “process” that goes into constructing a team.
Two B.B. King heirs who’ve been most outspoken about the blues legend’s care in his final days have accused King’s two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King’s estate called the claims ridiculous and police said there was no active homicide investigation.
At the annual National Spelling Bee barbecue, 15-year-old Anna Turner was one of many former spellers sporting the official T-shirt from the year she competed. But it wasn’t entirely by choice.
The hurricane planes known affectionately as “Miss Piggy” and “Kermit” are getting new Rolls-Royce engines, new wings and better radar.
Amtrak said Tuesday it will install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of train engineers, a move that follows a deadly derailment earlier this month in which investigators are searching for clues to the train engineer’s actions before the crash.
President Barack Obama called on the Senate Tuesday to extend key Patriot Act provisions before they expire five days from now, including the government’s ability to search Americans’ phone records.
A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to lift a temporary hold on President Barack Obama’s executive action that could shield as many as 5 million immigrants illegally living in the U.S. from deportation.
A 27-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the shooting death of a central Missouri man.
Cardinals pitching prospect Marco Gonzales won't throw for about three weeks and will get a cortisone injection for a shoulder injury.
Jason Vargas is being activated from the 15-day disabled list and is going to start for the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night against the New York Yankees.
The Missouri Senate has hired a lawyer in response to a "workplace harassment complaint."
Minor flooding continues along parts of the Missouri River, and the water level is expected to remain high through the week.
There was joy in Springfield, not so much in Columbia.
One of five SEC teams advancing to WCWS
OKLAHOMA CITY — Defending champion Florida leads five Southeastern Conference schools in the field for the eight-team Women’s College World Series.
The St. Louis Cardinals reminded Jhonny Peralta it was getting close to dinner time. Then he did something about it.
Jeremy Guthrie knew he wasn’t at his best Monday. Still, the Kansas City starter didn’t think he was this bad.
Harden scores 45 points in win against Warriors
HOUSTON — James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory against the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 on Monday night.
The closest Jeff Gordon will ever come to leading the Indy 500 will be in the pace car.
Extra! Extra! Juan Pablo Montoya still had to pay $2 to read all about it.
Games played on May 25, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees quickly erased the memory of a lost weekend, romping past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.
PARIS — A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was.
OMAHA, Neb. — UCLA is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament for the first time.
President Barack Obama on Monday saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them” for their sacrifices. He noted it was the first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces engaged in a major ground war.
12 missing in Texas
A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.