Category Archives: Local Sports

Kepler homers twice, Ryan’s 11 Ks lead Twins over Cubs 5-4

  CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered twice, rookie Joe Ryan struck out a season-high 11, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4. Kepler staked the Twins to a 2-0 lead with a homer in the first inning and hit a tiebreaking drive in the fourth for his 11th multihomer…read more »

Chiefs welcome Chargers for important early AFC West game

(AP)- Two teams expected to compete for the AFC West title will be trying to stay out of the cellar when the Chargers and Chiefs meet Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chargers are coming off a close loss to the Cowboys and the Chiefs were beaten by Baltimore last week. Both are 1-1 through the…read more »

Missouri court says Kroenke must release financial records

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has refused to block an order that required Los Angeles Rams owner Stan Kroenke and other NFL officials to release financial records if they lose a lawsuit over the Rams’ move from St. Louis. Lawyers for Kroenke, the NFL and five other league executives wanted the court…read more »

Rookie Fields making first NFL start as Bears visit Browns

The future is now for the Bears. Rookie quarterback Justin Fields will make his first NFL start Sunday as Chicago visits the Cleveland Browns. The No. 11 overall draft pick will replace veteran Andy Dalton, who is week to week with a knee injury. Bears coach Matt Nagy has insisted that Dalton is still the…read more »

Business 60 in Stoddard County Reduced for Roadside Work

Business 60 in Stoddard County Reduced for Roadside Work Business U.S. 60 in Stoddard County will be reduced to one lane as maintenance crews perform roadside work. This section of roadway is located from North Sassafrass Street to North Catapla Street in Dexter, Missouri. Weather permitting; work will take place Monday, Sept. 27 through Thursday,…read more »

Chicago Bulls exercise contract options on White, Williams

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have exercised rookie scale contract options for the 2022-23 season on guard Coby White and forward Patrick Williams. White had his fourth-year option exercised. He averaged 15.1 points and 4.8 assists in his second NBA season. His status for the start of the upcoming season is in question after…read more »

US Soccer asks 9th Circuit to uphold ruling against players

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation has urged the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco to uphold a lower court’s decision to throw out the wage discrimination portion of a lawsuit filed by players on the women’s national team. The federation argued that it shouldn’t be required to pay the…read more »

SEC officials under microscope after high-profile mistakes

(AP)- Whether it was Mississippi State’s game against Memphis or Auburn’s trip to Penn State, coaches in the SEC had plenty of reason to gripe about officiating last weekend. And with Texas and Oklahoma arriving soon, the league probably isn’t happy about the performance of the men and women in stripes lately. The most egregious…read more »

Chiefs defense searching for answers after loss to Ravens

(AP)- KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo has a lot on his mind these days. He needs to find some sort of pass rush, which has been unable to generate pressure on the Browns’ Baker Mayfield in Week 1 and the Ravens’ Lamar Jackson on Sunday night. He needs to find…read more »

Sun forward Jones, coach Miller win major AP WNBA awards

(AP)- Jonquel Jones is no stranger to winning Associated Press WNBA awards. In previous years, the Connecticut Sun forward has been honored by the media that votes on the weekly AP WNBA power poll as the Sixth Woman of the Year and Most Improved Player. This year, the 6-foot-6 Jones is the unanimous choice for…read more »

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