• 7:55
    Missouri wide receiver Bud Sasser (21) celebrates his 40-yard touchdown pass with Missouri offensive linesman Connor McGovern (60) during their win over Georgia Saturday Oct. 12, 2013 in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Jason Getz)

    Bud Sasser Emerging as a Leader of the Mizzou Wide Receivers

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri receiver Bud Sasser knows how it feels to have a defender try to strip the ball away from him. As for trying to force someone else into fumbling, well, that’s a bit unusual. “Probably playing around in practice when no one was paying attention,” he said. “But not ever in […]
  • 7:38
    St. Louis Rams wide receiver Brian Quick (83) is tackled by Buffalo Bills defensive back Justin Rogers (26) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

    Brian Quick Finding his Comfort Zone

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rams wide receiver Brian Quick had seven catches for 99 yards in their opener, both career highs. A second-round pick in 2012, Quick is now more comfortable with St. Louis’ offense and the league. “I’ve made a lot of progress from last year,” Quick said Thursday. “There’s no thinking at all […]
  • 7:31
    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Lynn Goes Distance but Cards can’t get the Win

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto pitched eight scoreless innings to beat Lance Lynn and send the St. Louis Cardinals to their third consecutive loss 1-0 Thursday. Aroldis Chapman pitched the ninth for his 33rd save and third in the last three games. Cueto (18-8) allowed just three hits and hit a batter to help the […]
  • 7:45
    St. Louis Cardinals John Lackey pitches against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of their baseball game in Cincinnati, Wednesday Sept. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

    Lackey Tossed in Cards Loss

    CINCINNATI (AP) — John Lackey believed his pitches were strikes. The home plate umpire disagreed and ended the St. Louis Cardinals starter’s night early. Lackey couldn’t hold a two-run lead, before he was kicked out by umpire Tom Hallion, and the Cardinals went on to a 4-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds. Todd Frazier drove […]
  • 7:08

    Mizzou vs. Central Florida PREVIEW

    2015 NFL Draft Slant available now! www.myfootballnews.com TSX GAME PREVIEWS ======== MISSOURI ======== Missouri receivers answer the call After losing the top three receivers from the 2013 team, No. 20/24 Missouri (2-0) had plenty of questions about its crop of wideout playmakers for this season. The projected starters — Bud Sasser, Jimmie Hunt and Darius […]
  • 7:00

    Week 2: Rams at Bucs PREVIEW

    2015 NFL Draft Slant available now! http://www.myfootballnews.com TSX GAME PREVIEWS ============== ST. LOUIS RAMS ============== INSIDE SLANT Another injury blow hits Rams with loss of Long The St. Louis Rams are already preparing for the possibility that quarterback Shaun Hill won’t be able to play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and that Austin Davis […]
  • 8:27
    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha throws against the Cincinnati Reds in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

    Wacha Struggles in Cards Loss

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Michael Wacha’s second start back from a shoulder problem wasn’t very good. Devin Mesoraco homered off Wacha and drove in three runs, and Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning, leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 9-5 victory on Tuesday night that ended their six-game losing streak against the St. Cardinals. “One […]
  • 7:47
    St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Shelby Miller is congratulated by teammates in the dugout during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Cincinnati. The Cardinals won 5-0. (AP Photo/David Kohl)

    Cards Blank Reds to Continue September Surge

    CINCINNATI (AP)— Everything has fallen into place, allowing the St. Louis Cardinals to pull away. Matt Carpenter broke a scoreless tie with his two-run single in the seventh inning, Matt Adams added a three-run homer, and the Cardinals extended their surge in the NL Central by beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 on Monday night. St. […]