Lifelong Chiefs fans Lenny and Randy Eagleman, brothers from West Plains, have impatiently waited 50 years for the day when their favorite team would once again have a shot at Super Bowl glory.
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The 2019 Cardinals Caravan, which ran Friday through Monday, saw members of the St. Louis Cardinals traveling around the Show Me State, Tennessee, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana and Arkansas participating in question-and-answer sessions, signing autographs and visiting with patients at hospitals.
This month’s Cardinals Caravan will visit 20 cities across six states over a four-day span. Twenty-four current Cardinals players along with former Cardinals big leaguers will split up into six groups to crisscross the region simultaneously.
West Plains Daily Quill General Manager Allison Wilson attended Monday’s St. Louis Cardinals/Kansas City Royals game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis and Sports Editor Cody Sanders was on hand for Wednesday’s game.
The 52nd Super Bowl will be played Sunday night in Minneapolis. The game features the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles and is scheduled to kickoff at 5:30 p.m. and can be seen on NBC.
On Jan. 28, 1996, I watched my first Super Bowl from the couch of my childhood home. The Dallas Cowboys led by the big three of Aikman, Smith and Irvin beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 27-17.
The big feature at Legit Motor Speedway last Saturday night was the special $1,000-to-win Hobby Stock feature sponsored by Global Steel Buildings of West Plains. Twenty-one cars were in the field for the extra money event, which provided some great entertainment for the fans.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pitcher Mike Minor agreed Friday to a $7.25 million, one-year contract with the Kansas City Royals, a deal that could be worth $24.5 million over three seasons if he is a regular member of the rotation.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Following the final out, after Johnny Cueto completed his two-hitter, several hundred fans remained in Kauffman Stadium, wanting one more look at the Kansas City Royals.
The West Plains Whitetails could become a fixture in West Plains depending on how this weekend goes. The Whitetails are one of six baseball teams of professionally paid athletes in the Ozarks Pro Baseball League, an organization based in Ozark with a goal to bring “quality independent baseba…
NEW YORK — The NBA salary cap was set Wednesday for next season at $70 million, a higher-than-expected number that paves the way for free agent contracts to be signed.
Former Missouri State baseball standout Dylan Becker agreed Wednesday to terms on a free agent deal with the St. Louis Cardinals, becoming the fifth Bear to sign a professional contract since the completion of MSU’s record-setting 2015 campaign. Becker, who was selected by his teammates as t…
NEW YORK — The Reds' Todd Frazier is paired with two-time champion Prince Fielder of Texas in the first round of Monday's All-Star Home Run Derby in Cincinnati.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto third baseman Josh Donaldson and Seattle designated hitter Nelson Cruz have moved ahead in fan voting for starting spots in the All-Star Game, leaving five Kansas City Royals still in the lead.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Matheny has zero interest in scanning the daily statistics that show just how efficiently the St. Louis Cardinals are dealing with the opposition.
SEATTLE — Roenis Elias was untouchable for the first three innings against Kansas City on Wednesday night. Then, no one is really sure what happened after that in the Seattle Mariners' 8-2 loss to the Royals. Kansas City scored seven runs in the fourth, chasing Elias.
TOKYO — Baseball and softball remain on course to get back into the Olympics. Squash, karate, surfing and four other sports are in contention to get into the games for the first time.
UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. — Jordan Spieth is halfway home to the Grand Slam, a prize only three of the biggest names in modern golf have ever chased.
CLEVELAND (AP) — As the final seconds ticked off and the Warriors began bouncing in celebration on their bench, Stephen Curry looked up and saw LeBron James coming at him.
The Texas League announced on Monday the rosters for the 79th Annual Texas League All-Star Game is set and the Springfield Cardinals, Double-A affliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, will be represented by seven players on the North Division Team, right field Jeremy Hazelbaker, catcher Michael …
HARRISON, N.Y. (AP) — Inbee Park left no doubt at the Women's PGA Championship that she is the top player in women's golf — and one of the best ever.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dorial Green-Beckham has only one worry, and that's making sure he rehabs the tight hamstring that has kept the Tennessee Titans rookie sidelined the past three weeks.
CHICAGO (AP) — In five seasons under Tom Thibodeau, the Chicago Bulls soared to heights they had not reached since Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen were collecting championships.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez checked off another age-old milestone in a comeback season that's surpassing almost anyone's expectations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez hit a three-run homer to break Lou Gehrig's American League record for RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 4-2 Wednesday to finish a three-game sweep.
ZURICH (AP) — Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe.
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez passed Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list, connecting for No. 661 Thursday night an at-bat after he was robbed of the milestone drive by a leaping catch.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Every so often, in a bid to sound threatening, a member of Congress has vowed to revoke the NFL’s tax-exempt status. Now Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league will give it up voluntarily to “eliminate this distraction.”
WASHINGTON (AP) — During his stint in the Persian Gulf on a Navy carrier, Mitch Harris kept his pitching arm — and his hopes of eventually making it to the majors — in shape by tossing a baseball on the flight deck.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs had Joe Maddon in the dugout, and Jon Lester on the mound. Wrigley Field had a new look, with a giant videoboard in left field and pictures of Ernie Banks draped over the closed bleachers.