Missouri football 2013

Michael Sam's sexuality won't matter, NFL Hall of Famers say

If Michael Sam is drafted in the NFL, the Missouri defensive end will be judged strictly on whether he can play and whether he can help his team win. Everything else will be trivial.

Missouri football looks to move on from Dorial Green-Beckham

The Missouri football team is trying to move on from Dorial Green-Beckham after he was dismissed from the team, but it's easier said than done.

Mike Alden vows for change after Dorial Green-Beckham dismissal

Dorial Green-Beckham is the latest in a long line of off-the-field problems for Missouri athletics, but athletics director Mike Alden does not think it is a cultural problem.

Dorial Green-Beckham said he'd enter counseling during suspension from Missouri football

Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham said in a statement Friday that he will enter counseling.

Michael Sam draws a crowd, other players put on show

A crowd of media and NFL personnel traveled to Columbia for Missouri's Pro Day on Thursday. Michael Sam was the main attraction, but his teammates stole the spotlight.

Missouri football Pro Day notebook: Max Copeland changes positions

Sights and sounds from the 2014 Missouri Pro Day: Max Copeland changes positions, James Franklin throws more than 50 passes in front of scouts, and Shane Ray gets banished from the weight room.

Missouri football starts spring practice, picks up where it left off

Missouri football began spring practice Tuesday, and the program is still riding the momentum from the 12-win 2013 season.

Missouri football more stable entering spring football

While there are still questions surrounding Missouri football in 2014, the program is in a much different place than it was a year ago.

UPDATE: Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel agrees to new contract through 2020

Missouri head football coach Gary Pinkel's new contract will boost his guaranteed earnings to $3.1 million a year through 2020. Assistant coaches also received raises.

Missouri football's Michael Sam needs no introduction at NFL Combine

Michael Sam made his first press conference appearance at the NFL combine in Indianapolis on Saturday and tried to steer the conversation away from the much-publicized story of his sexuality.

Michael Sam: I believe it's the right time

Missouri defensive end Michael Sam spoke with the Columbia Missourian on Sunday night about how he came to a decision to announce publicly he is gay.

National Signing Day could bring some drama for Missouri football

Missouri's recruiting prowess has the attention of the rest of the Southeastern Conference and could cause a bit of drama Wednesday.

Dorial Green-Beckham's friends take blame for drugs in January arrest

Two men arrested with the Missouri wide receiver have told police the estimated 1 pound of marijuana found in their car did not belong to the star football player.

Missouri athletics responds to ESPN's claim of alleged failure to report sexual assault

Missouri athletics department spokesman Chad Moller released two letters Friday in response to an ESPN story that says the university failed to investigate an alleged sexual assault on a student athlete by at least one MU football player. The student later committed suicide.

Missouri football's Levi Copelin arrested Thursday

Missouri redshirt freshman Levi Copelin was arrested Thursday at the university's ID Card Office for disturbing the peace.

Missouri football: Dorial Green-Beckham investigation could take months

Springfield police don't anticipate an update for at least a week on drug charges against Dorial Green-Backham, and a Greene County prosecutor said the laboratory results could potentially take up to six months.

Missouri football finishes at No. 5 in AP Poll

The SEC still dominated the top-10, with championship runner-up Auburn at No. 2, South Carolina at No. 3, Missouri fifth and Alabama No. 7.

Missouri football left with holes to fill, attitude to build on in 2014

Kony Ealy is leaving. Markus Golden says he's staying. Missouri will need to replace 13 starters in 2014, but the 12-win team has raised the standard around the program.

Missouri football defeats Oklahoma State 41-31 in Cotton Bowl

After three-and-a-half quarters of inconsistency from some unlikely sources, the Missouri Tigers leaned on Michael Sam and Henry Josey to win a tightly contested Cotton Bowl against Oklahoma State.

Pinkel becomes Missouri's all-time winningest coach with Cotton Bowl victory

A touchdown from Henry Josey and a sack from Michael Sam were the plays that sealed Gary Pinkel's 102nd win as coach at Missouril. He had passed Don Faurot for No. 1 on the school's all-time wins list.


Mike Phaup and Chris Farmer pile chicken at Rock Bridge Chicken BBQ [Photo]

Mike Phaup, left, and Chris Farmer pile chickens onto a wire rack before barbecuing for Rock Bridge Elementary School's annual Chicken BBQ on Saturday.

TIGER KICKOFF E-book: Murray State [Document]

Download a copy of the Missourian's Tiger Kickoff, which previews the football team's home opener against Murray State University.