How in the world can No. 3 Auburn put Chris Davis’ missed field-goal return for a touchdown on the Iron Bowl’s final play in the rearview mirror and focus on No. 5 Missouri? And don’t forget Missouri is coming off a pretty big game, too. It’s not as though Texas A&M, which only lost to Auburn by four points, was a pushover. And beating the Aggies was a must for Missouri to reach Atlanta.
Free-agent outfielder Carlos Beltran is returning to New York — and not to the Royals — on a three-year deal for $45 million. The news broke Friday night on Twitter by several media outlets. Beltran’s wife, Jessica, soon thereafter tweeted: “Back to NY!”
Herb Weatherwax cruises the open-air grounds of the visitors center at Pearl Harbor on a motorized scooter dubbed "Herb's Hot Rod." When a woman notices his blue and white cap embroidered with the words "Pearl Harbor Survivor," he coaxes her over.
- Missions Holiday Lights and Festive Sights
- Prairie Village Tree Lighting 2013
- Red X Wine Tasting
- Kanye West concertgoers at the Sprint Center
- Chiefs vs. Broncos tailgaters
- Toys and crafts shows at KCI Expo
- City Markets Whoville Holidays
- Frontier Feline Fanciers Cat Show
- Breakfast with Santa at Mahaffie
- Mayor's Christmas Tree Lighting
- Black Friday at Zona Rosa
- Pilgrim Run 5K
The stadium and parking lots are patrolled on game days by more uniformed officers than any city in Missouri on any given day, authorities say. The death of Kyle Van Winkle last Sunday appears to be an isolated incident, they add.
During the Chiefs’ first seven games, wide receiver Junior Hemingway averaged nearly 12 offensive snaps; during the last five games, he’s averaged 16 offensive snaps. That may not seem like a big difference, but after spending practically all of last season on the Chiefs’ practice squad, the 6-foot-1, 225-pounder couldn’t be more pleased to see his role increase for a winning team.
Missouri lawmakers gave final approval Friday to a plan offering up to $1.7 billion in incentives over more than two decades if Boeing agrees to assemble a highly sought-after passenger plane in the St. Louis area.
When Sporting Kansas City defeated Houston in the Eastern Conference finals on Nov. 23, it marked the coldest Major League Soccer game on record. It was only 22 degrees when the match started. That mark may last only 14 days. The temperature is expected to hover around 20 degrees during the MLS Cup at Sporting Park on Saturday, with a wind chill of 10 degrees.
Jay Z easily led Grammy Award nominations announced Friday with nine, but left-of-center rappers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kendrick Lamar were among a group of new stars who took many of the major nominations.
Carol Dark Ayres writes: Before we come into this world, we have innate equality. Not only are we equal but we have “certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”
This is the second of two blog posts commemorating 40 years of history for The American Restaurant. Today, a look at where the American is and where it may be heading.
MU, the University of Western Cape and the Robben Island Museum are collaborating on a project to provide global access to thousands of papers, photographs and other items that chronicle the struggle against apartheid in South Africa.
The Missouri Department of Transportation has encouraging news for those who have been coping with disruptive bridge and ramp construction. Weather permitting, it should be finished the week of Dec. 16.
In the annals of television Twitter history, The Sound of Music Live will likely best Sharknado for insta-reaction. Viewers loved it, hated it, thought actress Julie Andrews would roll over in her grave early over it, and generally let it all out on Twitter.
A winter storm hammered southern Missouri and other parts of the country for a second straight day on Friday, causing numerous accidents, including a wreck that killed a small-town Missouri mayor. Kansas City escaped the brunt of the storm, except the cold.
After 52 years of seasonal business, Schmitt’s plans to close this weekend. With artificial trees becoming much more popular, it’s likely to become increasingly harder for Christmas tree farms to thrive.
Award-winning illustrator Shane Evans has always wanted to nurture community through his art, and Chocolate Me, his book with longtime best friend and actor Taye Diggs, is his vehicle.
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