Author: Pueblo Chieftain

Matter on Mizzou: Dooley hire pays off with QB pledge

COLUMBIA, MO. • Derek Dooley has 12 opportunities this fall to prove he was the right choice to run Missouri’s offense and coach Barry Odom’s quarterbacks. He’s already convinced one person. Before taking an official visit to Mizzou last weekend, three-star quarterback Connor Bazelak from

Pro Football Weekly’s 2018 NFC breakout players on defense

Often overlooked in the offseason NFL discussion is the difference young players can make improving from one season to the next. Jared Goff and Carson Wentz are two great examples of big-name breakout players who helped their teams to success last season, but you can’t forget about the lesser-named

PFW’s Top 10 storylines in 2018 NFL season

A 2017 season marred by injuries, controversies and simmering tensions between players, owners, fans and even politicians culminated in one of the more riveting Super Bowls ever. Consider it a microcosm of today’s NFL, which has never been more profitable, or more polarizing. Thus, while there are

LEADING OFF: Astros go for team record-tying 12th win in row

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: HOT HOUSTON The Astros aim for their 12th straight victory, which would tie for the longest winning streak in franchise history set in 1999 and duplicated in 2004. Fresh off a 10-0 road trip to Texas, Oakland and Kansas City in which they outscored

Rockies fold in ninth, give up lead to Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas — Father’s Day was the crowning touch on rookie catcher Jose Trevino’s wild week. Trevino blooped a two-run single to left-center field, capping a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning that sent the Texas Rangers over the Colorado Rockies 13-12 on Sunday. He has been