St. Louis falls short of sweep as they lose to Washington Wednesday


ST. LOUIS — Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals’ bullpen got plenty of big outs. Ryan Zimmerman took care of the offense. Zimmerman homered twice, then doubled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning as the Nationals ended their nine-game losing streak at St. Louis, beating the Cardinals 4-3 Wednesday night. “We played well […]

Bearcats announce 2015-2016 women’s basketball schedule


MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University head women’s basketball coach Michael Smith has announced the Bearcats’ 2015-16 schedule. Northwest will host 14 games inside Bearcat Arena as part of a 28-game regular season schedule. The slate begins on Friday, Nov. 13, at the NCIS/MIAA Challenge in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Bearcats will face Augustana […]

Ex-NFL running back Phillips charged with killing cellmate

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips has been charged with murder in the death of his cellmate at a Central California prison. Phillips is suspected of killing 37-year-old Damion Soward at Kern Valley State Prison in April. Officials determined Soward was strangled. The Kern County district attorney’s office says the 40-year-old […]

Boateng dismissed from the Kansas football team


LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas football head coach David Beaty announced the dismissal of cornerback Matthew Boateng from the team Wednesday afternoon. “Matthew has been dismissed from our program for a violation of team rules,” said Beaty. “We wish him well in his future endeavors.” Boateng, a sophomore from Toronto, Ontario, saw action in eight games […]

Chiefs waive WR Junior Hemingway to get roster down to 75


The Kansas City Chiefs got their roster down to 75 players by the Tuesday afternoon deadline as they released wide receiver Junior Hemingway and offensive lineman Tavon Rooks.  Kansas City also placed linebacker Justin March on the injured reserved list and put quarterback Tyler Bray on the non-football injury list. Hemingway had 25 receptions and […]

Northwest Missouri State releases 2015-2016 men’s basketball schedule


MARYVILLE, Mo. – Northwest Missouri State University head men’s basketball coach Ben McCollum has announced the Bearcats’ 2015-16 schedule. This year’s slate includes 14 home games inside Bearcat Arena. Northwest has won the past two MIAA regular season championships and has advanced the the NCAA Sweet 16 in 2013-14 and 2014-15. Northwest opens the season […]