September 20, 2010
Missouri defensive end Aldon Smith claims his injury is "just a big bruise."
Rock Bridge coach A.J. Odofile says he doesn't mind the fun-loving ways of offensive linemen Jeremy Smith, left, and Jacob Ellis. “They’re as goofy as they get,” Ofodile said. “But they’re respectful and conscientious, and they understand when it’s time to go to work.”
Missouri head coach Gary Pinkel argues a call during the fourth quarter of Saturday's game against San Diego State. Pinkel said coaching is more pressure-packed than ever.
Ohio University mascot Rufus goes after Brutus Buckeye as the Ohio State football team runs onto the field Saturday at Ohio Stadium. The man behind the Ohio University Bobcat mascot says he tried out for the job with a goal of tackling the Buckeye.
Auctioneers Bob Johnston, front, and Jeff Johnston call out bid amounts to audience members attending the Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction at the Stoney Creek Inn on Monday. The auction included items such as tableware, fake Confederate currency, jewelry and a fanny pack.
Chet Boeke, of St. Charles, examines a pocket watch under the watchful eye of auction worker Sondra Hinman, of Jefferson City, before the bidding started at the Unclaimed Property Auction. Boeke, who ran for treasurer in 2004 and lost the Republican primary, said he always wanted to attend one of the auctions and this was his first chance.
Brenda Sumrall raises her bidding card to compete for a set of baseball cards at the Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction on Monday. All items at the property auction were recovered from safe deposit boxes in Missouri.
Jeff Cochran of Johnston Auctions displays a baseball autographed by Pete Rose during the Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction at the Stoney Creek Inn on Monday.
In this photo taken Saturday, former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon sits in his office in Henderson, Nev. O'Bannon is part of a lawsuit seeking revenue sharing for NCAA athletes. "There are millions and millions of dollars being made off the sweat and grind of the student athlete," O'Bannon said. "Student athletes see none of that other than their education."
Former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon sits in his office Saturday in Henderson, Nev. O'Bannon is part of a lawsuit seeking revenue sharing for NCAA athletes. "There are millions and millions of dollars being made off the sweat and grind of the student athlete," O'Bannon said. "Student athletes see none of that other than their education."
September 19, 2010
Carolyn Woodstock of Washington, Mo., holds still as decals are put on her cheeks by Kim Stonecipher-Fischer on Sunday at Columbia's firstl Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Woodstock rode her motorcycle as a pacesetter with the Central Missouri Riders and is a 14 year breast cancer survivor.
Race participants cross Stadium Boulevard and run up Tiger Avenue on Sunday. Columbia's inaugural Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure had a turnout of about 4,000 people.
Jimmie Johnson (48), Carl Edwards (99) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) pass safely as Denny Hamlin (11) spins Sunday between Turns 3 and 4 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H.
Wisconsin-Milwaukee senior Nicole Sperl, right, attempts to stop Missouri sophomore Sarah Thune during the first half Sunday at Walton Stadium. Thune would go on to score on this play. The goal was the first of the game and the first of Thune's MU soccer career.
Missouri freshman forward Alyssa Diggs dribbles the ball Sunday at Walton Stadium. An intense downpour hours before the game against Wisconsin-Milwaukee created puddles that the players had to contend with throughout the game.
September 18, 2010
With his teammates and coaches celebrating behind him, T.J. Moe runs in the winning touchdown during the last minute of the fourth quarter of the San Diego State game on Saturday. The Tigers beat the Aztecs 27-24.
Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert looks to make a play during the second half against San Diego State on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Missouri junior linebacker Will Ebner, 32, tackles freshman running back Ronnie Hillman, 13, during the second half of the game against San Diego State on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Marching Mizzou member Andrew Newman, freshman trombone player, takes a quick nap during a break from practicing before the MU football against San Diego State on Saturday. Since high school bands from Mid-Missouri were invited to the game to perform at halftime, Marching Mizzou had to arrive five hours early to meet and practice with them.
Senior defensive back Carl Gettis runs with the ball during the game against San Diego State on Saturday at Faurot Field.