December 29, 2008
MU's Stryker Sulak goes after Northwestern's quarterback C.J. Bacher during the second quarter of Monday's game.
A Boone County judge, center, reads through a marriage-related document to Natasha Cohen, Patrick T.J. Tintes during their wedding ceremony on Nov. 7 in Columbia. With them are Joshua Tintes, left, and Bryan Sharkey.
Patrick T.J Tintes, left, gives Natasha Cohen, right, a kiss after exchanging vows on Nov. 7 at the Boone County Courthouse.
Rob Stewart, left, lines up with his son Cole Stewart, age 8, before running a mock pass play Monday outside the Alamodome while waiting for the game between Missouri and Northwestern to begin. Rob Stewart moved to San Antonio from St. Louis where he first started following the Tigers.
Missouri cheerleaders go through a routine for Tigers fans before the start of Monday's Alamo Bowl.
Zach Gass of Lubbock, Texas, closes his eyes and tries to sit still while having his face painted with Missouri's colors before Monday's Alamo Bowl. Gass and his family are not Tigers fans, but said they wanted to watch a Big 12 COnference team play in a bowl game.
A pile of Texas players spill into the end zone on a first half touchdown by Longhorns running back Chris Ogbonnaya on Oct. 18 in Austin, Texas. The loss to Texas dealt a death blow to MU's national championship hopes.
December 28, 2008
Steve Redmond puts weights on his leg before doing leg lifts at physical therapy on Dec. 18. Redmond suffered a season-ending knee injury in the Missouri football team's season opener against Illinois Aug. 30 in St. Louis.
In this Aug. 1, 1972, file photo Sen. Thomas Eagleton reacts while listening to presidential hopeful Sen. George McGovern's announcement that Eagleton is stepping aside as his vice presidential running mate during a news conference in Washington. Public disclosure of his mental illness and shock therapy forced him to withdraw as McGovern's running mate in 1972. Some questioned whether the FBI, which had kept tabs on Eagleton since the 1950s, had shared his medical information to the media or others.
In this photo provided by Kent Adamson of the Ann Savage Archive, shows a 1940 photo of veteran movie actress Ann Savage. Savage, who earned a cult following as a femme fatale in such 1940s pulp-fiction movies as "Detour," has died at 87.
Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel and his team run onto the field before the Tigers' game Oct. 11 against Oklahoma State.
Sculptor Robert Graham is shown in this 2006 photo with his wife, actress Anjelica Huston, at the 58th Annual Directors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. Graham, whose massive bronze works mark civic monuments across America, died Saturday.
Herman and Roma Rosenblat in their North Miami Beach, Fla., home in September. Herman Rosenblat's "Angel at the Fence" had been scheduled to come out in February, but Berkley Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), withdrew the memoir following allegations by scholars, friends and family members that his tale wasn't true.
Heavy rains and a malfunctioning drain caused water to back up into some of the kennels at the Central Missouri Humane Society. The Columbia Fire Department helped pump out the water.
Stephanie Smith, 22, passed her driving test on Nov. 21. She took driving lessons in Columbia before taking the test.
December 27, 2008
MU wide receiver Tommy Saunders, left, and Columbia teenager Cecil Williams spend some time together at the Missouri Athletic Training Complex. Saunders and Williams met through Big Brothers Big Sisters.
SIU-Edwardsville guard Mark Yelovich dribbles past MU center Steve Moore. Yelovich led the team in points with 13.
MU guard DeMarre Carroll goes up for a layup after beating SIU-Edwardsville forward Mark Yelovich. Carroll had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Tigers.
MU freshman guard Miguel Paul leaps past SIU-Edwardsville defender John Edmison for a layup.
Siriyala Kujala and her daughter Medha, 10 months old, attend Baby U at the Lend & Learn Center in Columbia.