The Columbia Missourian - College Sports
Belgium finishes 3rd at World Cup, beats England 2-0
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia For Belgium and England, the third-place match at the World Cup was more like a dress rehearsal for future finals.
Jul 14 7:19PM Sports

Matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France, Croatia
MOSCOW A look at the matchups in Sunday's World Cup final between France and Croatia:
Jul 14 6:18PM Sports

Out of adversity, Modric and Croatia to play for World Cup
MOSCOW From a childhood blighted by war to a successful playing career now being muddied by a criminal case, Luka Modric has arrived at the World Cup final with plenty of life experiences.
Jul 14 3:42PM Sports

As World Cup ends, Russia faces uncertain football legacy
YEKATERINBURG, Russia The massive scaffolding seating structures soaring out of each end of Yekaterinburg Arena were built to show Russia was serious about saving money. At the end of the World Cup, the temporary stands symbolize the problems with
Jul 14 3:16PM Sports

LOCAL BRIEFS: Schweizer up for NCAA Woman of the Year
Former Missouri track and field standout Karissa Schweizer is a candidate for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award, the NCAA announced Thursday.
Jul 12 11:10PM Sports

New Jersey businesses get $16M in sports bets in 1st 2 weeks
OCEANPORT, N.J. Two casinos and a racetrack in New Jersey took in $16.
Jul 12 7:52PM Sports

Player-coach bond may have saved lives in Thai cave ordeal
The day-to-day pearls of wisdom imparted by coaches to players from youth sports, to high school, to college and even the pros are well-known: Try your hardest, don't lose focus, support your teammates, keep your chin up.
Jul 12 5:36PM Sports

Ex-athletes: Creepy people, lewd atmosphere at Ohio State
COLUMBUS, Ohio It was no secret that a team doctor now being investigated for sexually abusing male athletes decades ago at Ohio State University liked to linger in the showers alongside those athletes. But he wasn't the only one
Jul 12 2:22PM Sports

LOCAL BRIEFS: Jared Russell joining Missouri football recruiting staff
Utah State football's director of player personnel will be joining Missouri's recruiting department, according to reports on Wednesday by FootballScoop and PowerMizzou.com.
Jul 11 11:24PM Sports

SPORTS BRIEFS: DeChambeau looking to repeat at John Deere Classic
For the first time in his PGA Tour career, Bryson DeChambeau will enter a tournament looking to defend a title.
Jul 11 9:52PM Sports

Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over vacated national title
LOUISVILLE, Ky. A group of former Louisville men's basketball players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.
Jul 11 7:52PM Sports

Lock will headline special guests at Show-Me State Games ceremony
The annual Games will be held July 20-22 and July 27-29.
Jul 11 5:49PM Sports

Bowers basketball camp offers improvement, fun for kids
In addition to the European basketball champion, the camp attracted MU basketball star Sophie Cunningham to help coach the kids.
Jul 11 4:25PM Sports

Youth baseball league closes amid demands for refunds
Heather and Kris Carmichael hoped to fill their summer watching their son Kolton, 10, field ground balls and drive in runs for his BC Baseball 10-and-under team, Starpath.
Jul 10 3:06AM Sports

Rock Bridge's Sowers in second after first day of Missouri Junior Amateur Championships
Rising Rock Bridge senior Olivia Sowers came out swinging Monday at the Missouri Junior Amateur Golf Championships, shooting a 1-over 73 at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield. The round was good enough for Sowers who finished
Jul 10 12:36AM Sports

BenFred: Jeff Long's hire at Kansas won't solve Mizzou-KU standoff, but it can't hurt, right?
Don't hold your breath, but maybe, just maybe, this makes a difference down the line?
Jul 9 9:35PM Sports

LOCAL BRIEFS: Barnett breaks out in Summer League
After going scoreless in Friday's opener, former Missouri standout Jordan Barnett bounced back with a strong performance in Milwaukee's second NBA Summer League game on Sunday in Las Vegas.
Jul 9 3:34AM Sports

LOCAL BRIEFS: Former Missouri players compete in the NBA Summer League
Although Missouri's latest draft pick, Michael Porter Jr., won't be suiting up for the Denver Nuggets during the NBA Summer League, one of Porter's former teammates and several other ex-Tigers will be hitting the court for NBA teams this summer.
Jul 6 12:30AM Sports

Missing hikers; MU School of Medicine sued; I-70/U.S. 63 connector; Special Olympics
Last week's mid-Missouri news highlights.
Jul 4 11:00PM Sports

SPORTS BRIEFS: Xander Schauffele looks for repeat win in West Virginia
Decisions by most of the world's elite golfers to skip the PGA Tour's stop in West Virginia have been a boost for younger players like Xander Schauffele.
Jul 4 6:55PM Sports