SEC-bound Missouri football team announces presence on signing day

Dorial Green-Beckham speaks after announcing that he will play football for Missouri at a press conference Wednesday in Springfield.

By picking up the nation's top recruit in Dorial Green-Beckham, the Tigers showed they can hold their own in the SEC recruiting battle.

Dorial Green-Beckham signs letter to join Missouri football team

Green-Beckham, considered the No. 1 football recruit in the nation, chose Missouri over traditional powerhouses.

UPDATE: Three friends of Aaron Hobson testify about his death

The second day of testimony in the trial of Tony Lewis featured testimonies from the victim's friends, as well as video of Lewis' first interrogation by Columbia Police Department detectives.

Three friends of Aaron Hobson testify about his death

Three friends of Aaron Hobson testified Wednesday morning about their recollections of the night he was fatally shot. The testimony was part of the second day of the prosecution's case against Tony Lewis.

Football players choose Missouri on National Signing Day

Missouri's 2012 recruiting class is complete. We've compiled a list of the football players who have chosen to play for Missouri, along with their highlight tapes.

PHOTO GALLERY: Unlike February 2011, Wednesday's spring-like weather permits outdoor activities

Columbia residents enjoy unseasonably warm weather with picnics and bicycle rides, which is a far cry from February 2011 when a blizzard hit Missouri.

BROKEN BUDGETS: Governors' speeches reflect states' cautious mood

Governors' State of the State addresses remain fiscally prudent, focusing on increasing revenues and job creation.

Columbia Public Schools to update facilities through bond issues

The district plans to ask voters to approve a bond issue every two years from 2012 to 2020.

Missouri-Kansas basketball rivalry to be showcased on ESPN "College GameDay"

ESPN's "College GameDay" will be at Mizzou Arena on Saturday for No. 4 Missouri's game against No. 8 Kansas at 8 p.m.

Storyteller Gladys Coggswell to perform at MU art exhibition

Storyteller Gladys Coggswell will perform in 106 Pickard Hall on Thursday night as part of "Black Women in Art and the Stories They Tell," a new exhibition by MU's Museum of Art and Archaeology and the Missouri Folk Arts Program.

Dorial Green-Beckham's commitment to Missouri prompts excited tweets

When Dorial Green-Beckham, considered the No. 1 football recruit in the nation, signed a letter of intent to play for Missouri on Wednesday morning, some fans turned to Twitter to express their excitement and support.

J. KARL MILLER: Two-party system might not be perfect, but it works

The two-party system has its benefits, including stability and encouraging debate.

DAVID ROSMAN: Graphic political ads have no place on TV's biggest stage

Pro-life presidential candidate Randall Terry is peddling a graphic commercial that must be aired because of federal law. Here's why you should turn off your TV when the ad airs.

After lopsided loss to Baylor, Missouri women's basketball looking for positives

A 30-point walloping was a 14-point improvement from the Tigers' last date with the Bears in early January, a 44-point loss in Waco, Texas. And small improvements are what Missouri coach Robin Pingeton preaches to her team.


PHOTO GALLERY: Defendant Tony Lewis faces trial for Aaron Hobson murder, robbery

Tony Lewis of Boonville is on trail for second-degree murder and second-degree robbery in the slaying of Aaron Hobson. Lewis is said to have been positioned the closest to Hobson at the time he was fatally  shot.

Missouri women's basketball team will play two televised games

The Missouri women’s basketball team will play two games against Big 12 rival Iowa State live on cable television.

PHOTO GALLERY: Day one of the Tony Lewis trial

Tony Lewis, 27, is charged with the second-degree murder and second-degree robbery of Aaron Hobson at a Break Time gas station in October 2010. There are seven other co-defendants in the case. The trial began Tuesday after jury selection Monday.

PHOTO GALLERY: Baylor's women's basketball team shows why they are No. 1

Missouri women's basketball team fell to No. 1 Baylor 71-41 Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. The Bears Brittney Griner, who was's preseason Player of the Year, led the way for her team with 18 points.

Missouri women's basketball team can't contain Baylor's Griner

Baylor's Brittney Griner, a 6-foot-8 center, scored 18 points in only 26 minutes in the No. 1 Bears' 71-41 win against Missouri on Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena.

Bill Tillotson stresses growth and job creation in Sixth Ward campaign kickoff

To a crowd of supporters Wednesday night, Sixth Ward candidate Bill Tillotson stressed economic growth and job production as the major tenets of his campaign.