Missouri State’s six-match volleyball winning streak came to an end Sunday afternoon in a 20-25, 25-17, 22-25, 20-25 loss at Stephen F. Austin. Just two days after a road sweep of Wichita State, the Bears (10-4) were surprised
by SFA (8-9) in their final non-conference match of the season. Missouri State continues its current four-match road trip Friday (Sept. 30) at Bradley

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The Missouri State women’s soccer team (7-3-1, 1-0-0) snapped a 600-minute scoring drought against Saint Louis (2-5-2) and shutout the Billikens 1-0 win at Plaster Field on Sunday afternoon. The Bears will continue the home stand against Illinois State on Sept. 30, and wrap up with Drake on Oct. 7.

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Ryan Matthews rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns as the Chargers held off the Chiefs, 20-17 in San Diego Yesterday. Matt Cassel passed for 176 yards, two touchdowns and an interception for the Chiefs, who dropped to 0-and-3.
Dwayne Bowe and Leonard Pope had the touchdown catches in the loss. The Chiefs host the Vikings at Arrowhead this Sunday.

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Rookie Torrey Smith caught three touchdown passes in the Baltimore Ravens’ 37-7 rout of the St. Louis Rams yesterday. The Baltimore defense added a fumble-return touchdown and sacked Sam Bradford five times. St. Louis got on the board with Brandon Gibson’s catch in the third quarter. The Rams host the Redskins on Sunday.

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NFL

Final     Tennessee     17     Denver     14
Final OT     Detroit     26     Minnesota     23
Final     New Orleans     40     Houston     33
Final     Carolina     16     Jacksonville     10
Final     Cleveland     17     Miami     16
Final     Buffalo     34     New England     31
Final     N-Y Giants     29     Philadelphia     16
Final     San Francisco     13     Cincinnati     8
Final     Baltimore     37     St. Louis     7
Final     Oakland     34     N-Y Jets     24
Final     Seattle     13     Arizona     10
Final     Tampa Bay     16     Atlanta     13
Final     Green Bay     27     Chicago     17
Final     Pittsburgh     23     Indianapolis     20

Tonight: Washington     at    Dallas

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Jarrod Dyson’s two-run double in the sixth inning was all the Royals needed as they defeated the White Sox, 2-1.
White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen. Luis Mendoza tossed seven-and-two-thirds innings of one-run ball, and Greg Holland notched his fourth save of the year. Kansas City has won two-of-three. The finish the season with a three game series in Minnesota beginning tonight.

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American League

Final     Detroit     10     Baltimore     6
Final     N-Y Yankees     6     Boston     2     (first game)
Final     Boston     7     N-Y Yankees     4     (second game), , 14 Innings
Final     Minnesota     6     Cleveland     4, 10 Innings
Final     Tampa Bay     5     Toronto     2
Final     Texas     12     Seattle     5
Final     Oakland     6     L.A. Angels     5

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Rafael Furcal clubbed a go-ahead, solo home run in the eighth inning to lead the Cardinals in a 3-2 win over the Cubs.  Yadier Molina also smacked a solo shot for St. Louis, which climbed to within one game of the Atlanta Braves for the NL Wild Card lead.
Octavio Dotel was credited with the win and Jason Motte worked a flawless ninth to nail down his ninth save. The Cards finish the season with a three game series in Houston. Jaime Garcia gets the ball tonight for the Redbirds against the Astros’ Wandy Rodriguez.

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NATIONAL LEAGUE

Final     Washington     3     Atlanta     0
Final     Cincinnati     5     Pittsburgh     4
Final     Colorado     19     Houston     3
Final     Milwaukee     9     Florida     5
Final     Philadelphia     9     N-Y Mets     4
Final     L.A. Dodgers     6     San Diego     2
Final     Arizona     5     San Francisco     2

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Tony Stewart made it 2 for 2 in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship, pulling ahead when Clint Bowyer ran of gas with two laps left to win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday.
Stewart is on a roll when it matters most, following last week’s Chase opening victory with another strong performance at New Hampshire. Both of his victories this season have come in the Chase and have propelled him to the top of the points standings. Four other Chase drivers finished in the top 10. Brad Keselowski was second, Jeff Gordon was fourth, Matt Kenseth was sixth and Carl Edwards finished eighth.