Rutgers WBB coach Stringer approaches 1000 career wins

NEW YORK (AP) — When C. Vivian Stringer first started coaching 46 years ago, there weren’t many female African-American basketball coaches to turn to for advice. So she looked elsewhere. “Everyone that was helping me was men,” she said in a phone interview with the Associated Press. “Men like John Chaney, John Thompson, Nolan Richardson …

Hall's ability to move chains could be key for Missouri in final stretch of season

COLUMBIA — The biggest compliment you could give Missouri coach Barry Odom after last week — one he would accept, anyway, since he’s not publicly big on putting qualifiers around the word “win” like “first-ever road win against a ranked opponent” — is his team believes in him. The Tigers showed that last Saturday with …

Diocese releases list of 33 'credibly accused' of abuse

Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City released a list of 33 priests and religious brothers “credibly accused” of sexual abuse of minors and/or removed from ministry in the diocese. The list includes three priests from other dioceses who served in the Jefferson City Diocese, five members of a religious order (priest …