Missouri defeats South Dakota State, 38-18, in season opener

The Missouri Tigers are hosting the South Dakota State Jackrabbits on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

Quarterback Maty Mauk connected with receiver Darius White for touchdowns on the Tigers' first two drives, propelling the team to a season-opening victory over the Jackrabbits. Mauk went 12-for-21 with 173 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions.


UPDATE: St. Louis Rams release Michael Sam

St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher said, "It was not a difficult decision" to cut Michael Sam.

Missouri starts like a cannon but fades away in win over South Dakota State

Although the offense failed to score in the second and third quarters, the Tigers won 38-18 against the Football Championship Subdivision team. It was the most points allowed by a Gary Pinkel-coached Missouri team to an FCS school. 

Missouri football tailgating off to slow start

On the morning of Missouri’s opener against South Dakota State, Columbia felt a bit sleepy. But there were signs of life: longtime tailgaters were in their usual spots; music started filtering out of the fraternity houses; and the first smells of grilled meat filled the air.

Fans react on Twitter to announcement that Rams cut Michael Sam

Some fans expressed their disappointment on Twitter after the St. Louis Rams announced that former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam was cut from the team's roster.

Rock Bridge football's defense sinks teeth into De Smet Jesuit

The Rock Bridge High School football team defeated De Smet Jesuit High School 44-0, on the back of a dominating defensive effort that set the tone from the get-go.

Jackrabbits' star tailback Zach Zenner no match for Missouri

In his first game against a Southeastern Conference opponent, South Dakota State's All-American just wanted to win Saturday.

Missouri fans, Twitter weigh in on Rams cutting Michael Sam

Rams' roster move surprises fans in Columbia, while Twitter offers Michael Sam encouragement. 

Missouri volleyball loses to Northwestern State

Northwestern State upset No. 15 Missouri 3-0 at the North Texas Invite on Saturday.

Lock and Lee's Summit find their rhythm in second half against Hickman

Drew Lock and Lee's Summit's offense overcomes 17 point deficit to defeat Hickman High School.

Tolton's first dance team impresses crowd at Friday's game

Despite Tolton losing the game to Lutheran St. Charles, 41-20, the Trailblazer fan base had a lot to cheer about for their new dance team.

Missouri volleyball shares title in three-way tie at North Texas Invitational

The Missouri volleyball team faced North Texas in the final, winning the last match in five sets. .


Columbia College volleyball finishes undefeated at Hampton Inn Classic

The Cougars won two matches in straight sets on Saturday to finish the Hampton Inn Classic with a 4-0 record. They improve to 8-0 this season.

Chavez, Stanfield star for Stephens College in Early Bird race

Stephens College runners Fey Chavez and Brittany Stanfield were the top two finishers for the Stephens College Stars in the Gabby Reuveni Early Bird in St. Louis on Saturday.

Columbia College cross-country teams excel in Early Bird race

The men's team took first at the St. Louis meet, with four runners finishing in the top 10. The women's team finished third.

Cardinals split doubleheader with 13-2 win over Cubs

Matt Holliday homered twice and drove in five as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 13-2 Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader.

U.S. dominates Finland 114-55 in basketball worlds

Silencing the Finns in the second quarter on the scoreboard and in the stands, where their rabid fans filled an entire side of the arena, the Americans allowed just a pair of free throws in the period, outscoring their overmatched opponents 29-2 to open a 60-18 advantage.

Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Cards 5-1 in doubleheader opener

Félix Doubront pitched seven strong innings in his National League debut Saturday, sending the Cubs to a 5-1 victory over the slumping St. Louis Cardinals in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.

SEC Roundup: Alabama tops West Virginia; Auburn and Georgia dominant in wins

Blake Sims played the entire game against West Virginia for Alabama, despite coach Nick Saban saying Sims and transfer Jake Coker would get playing time.

Former Tiger Aldon Smith apologizes for suspension

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has apologized to the organization and its fans after receiving a nine-game suspension from the NFL for a series of off-field legal issues.