Sports – Wednesday November 14th

| November 14, 2012 | 7:18 am
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College Basketball

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Phil Pressey scored 21 points and Laurence Bowers added 14 to help No. 14 Missouri rout Alcorn State 91-54 last night. After a rough first half, the Tigers pulled away from the Braves. Missouri made just nine of its 39 attempts before the break and held a seven-point halftime advantage thanks to Pressey’s deep 3-pointer with three seconds left.

 

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NFL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel says he plans to speak to his team about discipline issues that cropped up during Monday night’s loss at Pittsburgh. It includes an instance in which Kansas City was flagged for a group celebration. The overtime loss to Pittsburgh dropped Kansas City to 1-8.

 

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(Kansas City, MO)  –  Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn has been cleared to return to practice after missing the last two games with a concussion.  Quinn will be available for Sunday’s game against the Bengals.  It is not known if Quinn or Matt Cassel will be the starter.

 

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(Earth City, MO)  –  The Rams are getting set for Sunday’s home game against the Jets.  St. Louis had lost three straight before playing to a 24-24 tie last week in San Francisco.  The Rams now sit at 3-5-and-1 on the season.

 

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MLB

(St. Louis, MO)  –  The Cardinals have released reliever Kyle McClellan.  The right-hander made 244 relief appearances since 2008 and has a career 3.69 ERA.  St. Louis also signed catcher Rob Johnson to a minor league deal.  The 30-year-old split time between the Mets and their Triple-A team in Buffalo last season.

 

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(Undated)  –  Cardinals manager Mike Matheny received a single third-place vote for National League Manager of the Year.  Matheny finished tied for fifth with Padres manager Bud Black.  The vote came from David Lennon of “Newsday” in the New York chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.  Nationals skipper Davey Johnson won the award.

 

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(Undated)  –  Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is up for the NL MVP Award tomorrow.  The Cards’ backstop goes up against Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, Padres third baseman Chase Headley, Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen and Giants catcher Buster Posey.  The winner will be announced live on MLB Network.

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