PHOTO GALLERY: Mizzou defeats Texas Tech in Big 12 showdown.

Missouri defeated Texas Tech 63-50 Saturday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri is now 19-2 on the season. 


Fans welcome Green-Beckham at Missouri men's basketball game

Fans at Mizzou Arena chanted "M-I-Z, D-G-B" and held signs to encourage Dorial Green-Beckham, one of the nation's top football recruits, to commit to play at Missouri.

St. Louis hosts first major parade celebrating Iraq War's end

Military veterans, marching bands and even the Budweiser Clydesdales took part in the parade through downtown St. Louis.

Former Missouri player Aldon Smith arrested on suspicion of DUI

Smith, who had 14 sacks for the San Francisco 49ers in his rookie NFL season, one short of a rookie record, was arrested Friday night in Miami Beach, Fla.

PHOTO GALLERY: Monster-truck drivers perform for sold-out crowd

Saturday’s show at the Boone County fairgrounds included extreme freestyle motocross stunts, sand track races and monster-truck wheelie competitions.

PHOTO GALLERY: Oklahoma women's basketball team defeats Missouri

The Missouri Tigers women's basketball team lost 62-59 to the Oklahoma Sooners. Saturday's loss puts the Tigers at 10-9 on the season and 0-8 in conference play.

PHOTO GALLERY: Thousands celebrate the end of the Iraq War in St. Louis parade

Thousands of spectators attended a parade Saturday on Market Street in St. Louis that celebrated the end of the war in Iraq and honored the returning soldiers.

Kansas outhustled in first road loss at Iowa State

Kansas lost 72-64 to Iowa State, the Jayhawks first road loss of the season. Kansas coach Bill Self said it was the most hostile environment the No. 5 Jayhawks have been in all season.

Missouri first responders attend Electric Vehicle Safety Training

The MU Fire and Rescue Institute will produce electric vehicle training guides that will be distributed nationally with National Fire Protection Association safety training courses.

Columbia Special Olympian chosen for Hall of Fame

Beth Brokamp has been involved with Special Olympics Missouri as an athlete, volunteer and ambassador for over 25 years and will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday.

Missouri basketball, Special Olympics team up for national cause

The Big 12 Conference teamed up with Special Olympics this week to promote the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign. The national cause seeks to put an end to the use of the word "retarded."

Ideal weather, high fur prices make Missouri trapping profitable

The Missouri Trappers Association held its first of two fur auctions for 2012 on Saturday at the Boone County Fair Grounds in Columbia.

Iraq War veterans celebrate, share stories during St. Louis parade

Many branches of the U.S. military were represented at a parade in St. Louis on Saturday to celebrate the end of the Iraq War. Several veterans shared their stories about their experiences during the end of the war.

College presidents wary of Obama cost-control plan

Obama's new plan will force colleges and universities to contain tuition or face losing federal dollars.

PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri Trappers Association hosts fur auction at fairgrounds

The Missouri Trappers Association held its first 2012 fur auction Saturday at the Boone County Fairgrounds. A variety of pelts including fox, raccoon, bobcats and skunks were up for auction.

Missouri women battle but come up short against Oklahoma

Missouri women's basketball lost 62-59 against the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday night at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri gymnasts upset host Nebraska

The victory marks the first time the Tigers have defeated Nebraska in the regular season since 1995.

Australian visitors encourage Columbia College basketball player

Australian basketball player for Columbia College, Matt Woodcock, gets a visit from his friends and family.

Monster truck show comes to Columbia

The show consisted of motocross stunts, sand track races and monster truck competitions.

Organizations team up against payday loans, insufficient minimum wage

Two state organizations, Missourians for Responsible Lending and Missourians for a Raise, have teamed up to gain support for their causes against payday loans and a low state minimum wage.