Blues try to break the playoff ice against the Coyotes
Posted on 20 February 2020 at 5:58pm
SAINT LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues are trying to break the tension in the playoff race as they host the Arizona Coyotes Thursday night.
The Blues have a record of 33-17-10 and are currently tied with the Dallas Stars for first in both the central division and the western conference and are ahead of the Colorado Avalanche by one point.
Preview: Missouri at Vanderbilt WBB
Posted on 20 February 2020 at 5:22pm
NASHVILLE - The Missouri Tigers are back on the road Thursday night as they try to snatch their seventh win on the season at the Vanderbilt Commodores.
Missouri and Vanderbilt are currently in the same boat as both teams are returning from back-to-back losses, the Tigers lost at LSU and against Florida on Sunday and the Commodores are coming back from a road trip at No. 16 Texas A&M and No. 1 South Carolina, and both boast a conference record of 3-9.
Newman has non-life-threatening injuries after Daytona crash
Posted on 17 February 2020 at 11:04pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ryan Newman was involved in a ghastly crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500 that hospitalized him with non-life-threatening injuries.
NASCAR delivered the news nearly two hours after Newman was extricated from his race car.
Hickman secures a senior night victory over the Spartans
Posted on 17 February 2020 at 10:50pm
COLUMBIA - The Hickman Kewpies emerged victorious on senior night 54-45 over the Battle Spartans Monday night.
The Kewpies led 34-23 at the half and secured the win with 20 second-half points.
At 24, Mondesi emerging as star shortstop for Royals
Posted on 17 February 2020 at 8:45pm
SURPRISE, Ariz. — Adalberto Mondesi might be one of the best kept secrets in baseball.
The only player to make his big league debut in the World Series, the 24-year-old Mondesi has blossomed into an emerging star for the Kansas City Royals.
Cardinals Shildt calls Astros' upheaval `healthy purge'
Posted on 17 February 2020 at 8:39pm
JUPITER, Fla. — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt described technology's rapid encroachment on baseball in recent years as ethically murky, expressing his satisfaction in Commissioner Rob Manfred's intention to cut down the use of in-game video.
''I feel like what's happened recently is a healthy purge,'' Shildt said. ''The sign stealing stuff has been talked about, alluded to, for several years now.''
Denny Hamlin wins 3rd Daytona 500 in photo finish
Posted on 17 February 2020 at 8:29pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Denny Hamlin won the Daytona 500 for the third time when he beat Ryan Blaney to the finish line in the second-closest finish in race history.
The win for Joe Gibbs Racing came as Ryan Newman was wrecked as the leader and crossed the finish line with his car on its roof, engulfed in flames.
Ole Miss looks for road win vs Mizzou
Posted on 17 February 2020 at 8:21pm
COLUMBIA - Mississippi looks for its fifth straight win over Missouri at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's last win at home against the Rebels came on Feb. 9, 2013.
Battlehawks suffer first loss in franchise history
Posted on 16 February 2020 at 9:05pm
HOUSTON - After a week-long run of dominance, the St. Louis Battlehawks' all-time franchise win percentage dropped 50 points on Sunday evening with the worst loss in franchise history, a 28-24 defeat in Houston at the hands of the now 2-0 Roughnecks.
Of course, it was also St. Louis's first loss in franchise history. In the second game of the team's existence, costly turnovers plagued the Battlehawks. Quarterback Jordan Ta'amu, a former Ole Miss standout, completed 30 of 37 passes for 284 yards - a solid 7.7 YPA - but threw two interceptions, including one in the fourth quarter that all but sealed the game.
Blues allow late goal, lose to Predators again
Posted on 16 February 2020 at 9:01pm
NASHVILLE - After gathering a loose puck along the left boards of his offensive zone, Predators center Kyle Turris worked his way into a crowded slot and snapped a shot past the glove of Blues goalie Jordan Binnington, giving Nashville a 2-1 lead with 2:12 to go in the third.
That goal proved to be the difference in the game on Sunday evening in Nashville, capping off a back-to-back sweep for the Predators over the Blues. St. Louis is now tied for first place in the Central Division and the Western Conference after the Dallas Stars earned a critical point in Ottowa, falling to the Senators in overtime.