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Kaylee Anderson • Warrenton softball

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:00:00 -0500

A senior, Anderson pitched Warrenton to its second consecutive Class 3 state championship with a 3-0 victory against Sullivan in the title game. Anderson allowed just four hits and struck out 10 in notching her third successive shutout. In the…

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Samantha Brinkmann • Lutheran South volleyball

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:55:00 -0500

A 5-foot-8 senior libero, Brinkmann came up big in the sectional and quarterfinal rounds to help lead the Lancers to the Class 3 state tournament this weekend in Cape Girardeau. In a three-set win over Dexter in the quarterfinals, Brinkmann…

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Harvard condemns lewd 'scouting report' by 2012 soccer team

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:53:16 -0500

BOSTON (AP) — Harvard University has condemned a sexually explicit document that members of the 2012 men's soccer team called their "scouting report" of the women's soccer team.

Joseph Laughlin • St. Louis U. High cross country

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:50:00 -0500

A senior, Laughlin won the individual title at the Class 4 District 3 meet in 16:26.69 to help lead SLUH to the team title at Koch Park. Laughlin ran with a group of five runners, including his teammates, before breaking…

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Jayson Love • MICDS football

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:45:00 -0500

A 6-foot, 180-pound junior middle linebacker, Love is among the area leaders in tackles with 106 (74 solo, 32 assisted). He had a monster game in the Rams’ regular-season finale against Hillsboro, racking up 20 solo tackles and five assists…

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Southwestern all-conference

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:45:00 -0500

Southwestern 2016 girls golf all-conference (grade classifications not submitted):

Kiersten Nixon • Troy softball

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:40:00 -0500

A sophomore pitcher, Nixon led the Trojans to the Class 4 state championship. In the semifinals against Lee’s Summit West, she tossed a no-hitter with eight strikeouts in a 1-0 win. Nixon fell just one hitter short of a perfect…

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Meg Rice • Kirkwood field hockey

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:35:00 -0500

A sophomore left winger, Rice led the Pioneers to a pair of victories to begin the Midwest Field Hockey State Tournament. In the first round against Oakville, she had a hand in three of the four Pioneers’ goals with a…

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Franky Romano • Edwardsville cross country

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:30:00 -0500

A junior in his second year running cross country, Romano has won his last three meets, including a first-place finish in the Class 3A Quincy Regional at Bob Mays Park, where he covered the 3.05-mile course in 15 minutes, 52…

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Arand comes full circle in leading Borgia back to state

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:15:00 -0500

WASHINGTON • Audrey Arand has a special appreciation for volleyball after it was taken away from her.

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Heyward sits again as Cubs look to even World Series

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:11:00 -0500

Soler starts in right and Schwarber remains at DH, leaving Heyward as a good glove for late in the game (maybe).

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'Strong odor' of alcohol on Jose Fernandez after fatal crash

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:59:00 -0500

Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two of his friends who perished in a violent boat crash off of South Beach last month all had a strong odor of alcohol on them when their bodies were recovered by divers, according…

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C.J. Anderson to miss a few weeks, possibly more

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:44:35 -0500

(NFL) - Two days after getting their struggling ground attack back on track in a victory over the Texans, the Broncos are bracing for the absence of their starting running back. C.J. Anderson is expected to miss at least a…

Jose Fernandez, friends reportedly had strong odor of alcohol after deadly boat crash

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:42:44 -0500

(ESPN) - Miami-Dade County authorities say the strong odor of alcohol was found on Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two other men in a boat when they died in a crash last month, according to a search warrant affidavit…

Cleveland Browns QB Josh McCown cleared to play Sunday, Cody Kessler still in concussion protocol

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:08:00 -0500

While it's still uncertain which quarterback will be under center for the Browns on Sunday versus the Jets, Josh McCown has been medically cleared for action with Cody Kessler still in the concussion protocol.

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At least 11 identified in damage after Penn St.'s upset win

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 15:06:17 -0500

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Police say they have identified at least 11 people who may face charges in widespread damage following Penn State's upset victory over No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday night.

Game 2 will be played — as long as the rain's not too bad

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:35:00 -0500

CLEVELAND • As a light drizzle dampens Progressive Field about three hours before Game 2 of the World Series, it’s important to remember that Major League Baseball requires all World Series games to be played through nine innings.

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Report: Denver Broncos RB C.J. Anderson missing Wednesday practice to get second opinion on knee injury

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:30:00 -0500

Following his best game in more than a month, C.J. Anderson will miss Wednesday's practice as he seeks a second opinion on his right knee injury sustained during Denver's Monday night victory versus Houston.

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The Way We Hear It: Chargers could still remain in San Diego without approval of downtown stadium

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:28:00 -0500

On November 8, San Diegans will vote on Proposition C, whether or not to generate up to $1.2 billion in new tax revenue to expand convention facilities and build a new downtown stadium for the San Diego Chargers.

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GAC North all-conference

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:01:00 -0500

Gateway Athletics, North Division, 2016 football all-conference:

Week 8 NFL Power Rankings

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:56:00 -0500

Welcome to our NFL Week Eight Power Rankings. Please keep in mind as you read them they have nothing to do with who we think will be in the playoffs and Super Bowl in 12-15 weeks, nor do they…

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Tony Romo makes appearance at Dallas Cowboys practice, doing individual drills without pads

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:44:00 -0500

Tony Romo was back on the Cowboys practice field Wednesday for the first time since suffering a compression fracture in his back in a preseason game in late August.

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New York Jets place QB Geno Smith on injured reserve

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:24:00 -0500

The Jets officially placed quarterback Geno Smith on injured reserve Wednesday after he sustained a torn ACL during Sunday's win over the Ravens.

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Fantasy football: Week 8 matchups to exploit and avoid

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:21:00 -0500

With six teams on a bye and the injuries mounting, fantasy owners might find themselves scrambling to put together a lineup in Week 8. The good news is that four of the six teams (Ravens, Rams, Dolphins, 49ers) are largely…

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Gibault turns up offense for return to state tournament

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:00:00 -0500

GRANITE CITY • Gibault struck early Tuesday in its Class 1A super-sectional against Beardstown and then piled on in the second half for a 5-0 victory that earned the program's first state tournament trip since winning the title in 2013.

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Francis Howell's title aspirations get a boost from family ties

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:30:00 -0500

WELDON SPRING • Makenzie Thoman can enjoy this week with her father much in the same way Kennedy Cordia and Alexa Brugere get to with their older sisters.

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Blom's flick lifts De Smet past Lafayette in double overtime

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:15:00 -0500

WILDWOOD • Scott Caraway stretched his 5-foot-11 wingspan to its limits as he fell backward into the goal.

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BenFred: Gordon's SLU commitment another sign Ford is ahead of schedule

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:05:00 -0500

Mizzou and Illinois must realize their new reality. SLU's Travis Ford can and will convince their targets to stay home.

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Carte'Are Gordon commits to SLU over Mizzou, KU

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:02:00 -0500

Carte'Are Gordon, who is rated as high as the No. 9 junior in the country by ESPN, announced on Twitter this morning that he has committed to play basketball at St. Louis University.

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Tipsheet: Cubby-Come-Lately fans draw scorn

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:45:00 -0500

That Cubs bandwagon was dangerously overcrowded when it rolled into Cleveland for the World Series. Where did some of these people come from?

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Timeline: The legendary life of Brazilian soccer hero Carlos Alberto Torres

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:30:00 -0500

Carlos Alberto Torres, the captain of Brazil's World Cup-winning team in 1970 and scorer of one of the sport's most memorable goals, died on Tuesday. Here's a look back at his life.

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Ortiz: Perez is unlikely hero for Indians

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 05:10:00 -0500

Indians catcher only had three homers in regular season before hitting two in Game 1 of the World Series.

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Kluber, Perez, Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series opener

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:44:51 -0500

Corey Kluber got the Cleveland Indians off to a great start and Roberto Perez finished off the Chicago Cubs in their first World Series game since 1945.

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Bling and baseball: Cleveland at center of sports storm

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:31:34 -0500

CLEVELAND (AP) — Blinking back tears, LeBron James extended his right ring finger, the one sparkling with 400 diamonds, and touched the championship banner.

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Cleveland has Cardinals to thank for ace Kluber

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:20:00 -0500

Six years ago he was the least recognizable name in a three-team deal that sent outfielder Ryan Ludwick to San Diego and brought Jake Westbrook to the Cardinals

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From our archives, Oct. 26: Kevin Horrigan on the Denkinger call

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:15:00 -0500

Thirty-one years have passed since the infamously bad Don Denkinger call in Game 6 of the 1985 World Series between the Cardinals and Kansas City Royals.

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Game 1 domination for Indians

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The Indians dominated the Cubs 6-0 in Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Cleveland's Progressive Field. "3 Up, 3 Down" will provide a game-by-game look at who is trending up and down in the Fall Classic.

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UP: Indians pitching

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The names in the box score sounded like an elite law firm: Kluber, Miller & Allen. They're the guys you turn to when you need a statement win to start a series most assume you will lose.

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DOWN: Cubs starter Jon Lester

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Perhaps the baserunners bothered him. Without a doubt, the the hard-to-find strike zone had him swearing. But if you had to pinpoint one moment that showed exactly how off the Cubs ace was in Game 1, it was Lester wasting…

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UP: Indians catcher Roberto Perez

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Cleveland's catcher would have had a good night if he only managed to collect all the pop-ups Kluber's confusing pitches created. Roberto Perez did a fine job of that, then went on to secure a spot in World Series history.…

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DOWN: Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

If it wasn't awkward before, it is now. The Cub's eight-year, $184-million man never saw the field Tuesday. His horrific offensive season has spilled over into the postseason — he's now two-for-28 — but most assumed he would at least…

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UP: Indians' chances of winning the Series

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

The last six world series champs won Game 1. The winner of Game 1 has won 24 of the past 28. Bigger picture? Teams that take a 1-0 lead have won the World Series 71 out of 111 times, per…

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DOWN: Cubs' crisp play

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Where was the razor-sharp play that led the Cubs here? I saw veteran catcher David Ross lose a ball while he tried to throw out a baserunner. I saw a Jose Ramirez dribbler turn into a hit. I saw rookie…

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UP (honorable mention): Kyle Schwarber

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Pete Rose picked the wrong player to bet against. Many voiced uncertainty about Schwarber's ability to make a difference after such a lengthy layoff due to his knee injury. No one was more vocal than Rose, who gloated on the…

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Missouri district standings

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Best performances

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Best performances (1 Goal Minimum)

Top 10 schedule, results

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Large school schools - 10/261. Marquette (26-3) is idle.2. Troy Buchanan (30-3) is idle.3. Holt (25-4) is idle.4. Seckman (22-5) is idle.5. Hillsboro (20-6) is idle.6. Oakville (21-6) is idle.7. Hazelwood West (20-3) is idle.8. Summit (17-10) is idle.9. Francis…

Top 10 schedule, results

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Large school schools - 10/261. Edwardsville (14-2) is idle.2. De Smet (17-2) is idle.3. Summit (23-2) vs. St. Mary's (11-15), 6 p.m.4. Ladue (27-1) vs. MICDS (15-5) at Clayton, 4:30 p.m.5. Marquette (17-5) is idle.6. CBC (19-6) is idle.7. Fort…

Pitching performances

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Best performances (1 IP Minimum)

Hitting performances

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Best performances (1 Hit Minimum)

Top 10 schedule, results

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 -0500

Large school schools - 10/261. St. Joseph's (26-3) is idle.2. Lafayette (30-6) is idle.3. Eureka (32-3) is idle.4. Francis Howell (35-1) is idle.5. Edwardsville (29-6) is idle.6. Timberland (26-7) is idle.7. Nerinx Hall (25-9) is idle.8. O'Fallon (30-6) is idle.9.…

NFL notes: Giants release Josh Brown

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:35:00 -0500

The New York Giants released placekicker Josh Brown on Tuesday, six days after police documents revealed Brown admitted to repeatedly abusing his former wife while they were married.

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NHL roundup: Crosby returns, leads Penguins to win

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:30:00 -0500

Sidney Crosby scored in his season debut as the host Pittsburgh Penguins rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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NBA roundup: James gets triple-double as Cavs beat Knicks in opener

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:25:00 -0500

LeBron James had his 43rd career triple-double, Kyrie Irving scored 29 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers, who raised their championship banner before the game, beat the New York Knicks 117-88 on Tuesday night in the NBA season opener.

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MLB: Indians beat Cubs 6-0 in World Series Game 1

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:05:00 -0500

(ESPN) - Roberto Perez hit two home runs and Corey Kluber set the tone in Game 1 with eight strikeouts in the first three innings, as the Indians routed the Cubs on Tuesday night.

Wednesday's sports on the air

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:00:00 -0500


College football roundup: NCAA proposes reforms for recruiting players

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:00:00 -0500

The NCAA committee that proposed football recruiting reforms, which include the addition of early signing periods, wants to create more transparency and access for coaches and players in a process that has been accelerated in recent years, said a key…

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Roundup: Choinka scores big to lead Duchesne to sectional win

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:35:00 -0500

The Duchesne soccer team gave up an early goal in Tuesday's Class 2 sectional contest against O'Fallon Christian.

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DeMarcus Ware reports home burglary during Monday night game

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:12:08 -0500

DENVER (AP) — Police are investigating a burglary at the home of Denver Broncos outside linebacker DeMarcus Ware that occurred while he was at Monday night's football game with the Houston Texans.

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BC-HKN--Flames-Blues Sums

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:58:03 -0500

Flames 4, Blues 1

Mascoutah battles back in third set to knock out Mater Dei

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:53:00 -0500

BREESE • Volleyball is said to be a game of momentum. And it all belonged to Mater Dei late in the third set against Macoutah.

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John Burroughs stuns Priory by winning on quick counter in OT

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:44:00 -0500

CREVE COEUR • Just as Priory was delivering a killer combination Tuesday afternoon, John Burroughs landed a knockout punch.

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Bayless shuts out Soldan to reach Class 2 quarterfinals

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:06:00 -0500

Bayless senior Omer Krdzic missed his junior year of high school soccer as he trained with the U-18 St. Louis Scott Gallagher Academy team.

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NY top court: Youth hockey league not responsible for brawl

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:26:41 -0500

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A local youth hockey association is not responsible for a brawl that erupted among spectators at a 2006 tournament for 13-year-olds, the state's highest court ruled Tuesday.

Follow live: World Series 2016

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 18:45:00 -0500

Baseball's Indians and Cubs have endured the two longest championship droughts, and now one is about to end. While the Indians seek their first World Series title in 68 years, the Cubs haven't won it all since 1908. Chicago captured…

Jayson Tatum injures foot during Duke's Pro Day

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:50:00 -0500

Duke has not commented on multiple reports of an injury reportedly sustained during the team's workout for NBA scouts.

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NFL Updates: Players from Illinois, other area colleges

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:05:00 -0500

Seven players from Illinois currently starting in NFL.

DraftKings, FanDuel agree to $12M settlement with NY

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:38:40 -0500

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — DraftKings and FanDuel will pay $6 million apiece to New York state to resolve lawsuits alleging the daily fantasy sports companies engaged in false advertising under a legal settlement announced Tuesday by state Attorney General Eric…

Metro East all-area, Class 2A

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:51:00 -0500

Metro East Golf Coaches Association 2016 girls all-area, Class 2A:

Metro East all-area, Class 1A

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:47:00 -0500

Metro East Golf Coaches Association 2016 girls all-area, Class 1A:

Jets great Joe Namath backpedals from Geno Smith criticism after Smith diagnosed with torn ACL

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:40:00 -0500

After calling out Jets quarterback Geno Smith on Twitter on Sunday for appearing on the sideline following a right knee injury, Joe Namath had to eat his words following Smith being diagnosed with a torn right ACL.

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9 route: Top 9 fantasy football waiver targets in Week 8

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:28:00 -0500

Every Tuesday, Arthur Arkush shares his top nine waiver wire targets for fantasy football players. This will focus exclusively on players owned in less than 50 percent of all Yahoo! leagues.

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New York Giants release K Josh Brown

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:24:00 -0500

Giants kicker Josh Brown, who was placed on the NFL Commissioner's Exempt List last week, has been released, the club announced Tuesday.

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RB Arian Foster announces his retirement from the NFL

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 14:24:00 -0500

Arian Foster announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday evening, posting a statement on “Uninterrupted.”

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Fan dies after falling while leaving Broncos football game

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:53:13 -0500

DENVER (AP) — Authorities say a fan has died after falling 30 to 50 feet at the Denver Broncos' stadium after a game on Monday night.

Artwork stolen off wall at Muhammad Ali Center in Kentucky

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:18:47 -0500

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Artwork showing Muhammad Ali in a classic pose, in white trunks and red boxing gloves, was stolen from an exhibit while it was open to the public at the Muhammad Ali Center. Surveillance cameras recorded the…

County rejected $384M offer to buy Palace of Auburn Hills

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:07:38 -0500

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — Suburban Detroit officials say they rejected a $384 million offer in June to buy the Palace of Auburn Hills.

$220 million Ballpark Village expansion set in St. Louis

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 11:05:46 -0500

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The $220 million second phase of Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium in downtown St. Louis will feature a 29-story luxury apartment building with views of the playing field, along with office, retail, restaurants and entertainment…