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Motivational meeting came at the right time for Battle football

Battle running back Nash Sutherlin rushes the ball during a football game against Washington High School on Oct. 24.

The last week of Battle Highfootball's regular season is when the Spartans came together as a team.

Transfer Juanita Robinson adds versatility to Missouri women's basketball team

Junior guard Juanita Robinson is entering her first year with the Tigers after transferring from Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas.

 

Missouri men's basketball beats Chaminade 74-60 in Maui

Namon Wright scored 21 points, Montaque Gill-Caesar added 18 and Missouri beat Chaminade 74-60 Wednesday in the seventh-place game of the Maui Invitational.

Missouri football has small margin of error against Arkansas

Unlike Arkansas, Missouri hasn’t faced college football’s finest this year. The Tigers have not tussled with a top-10 opponent all season.

Whitney Little emotional as her Missouri volleyball career comes to an end

The senior middle blocker leaves behind a legacy of 10 school records, the most of any Missouri athlete, and the Tiger's first Southeastern Conference championship under her belt.

Freshmen stand out in Missouri basketball win

Freshman Namon Wright has a career day offensively with 21 points on 7-7 shooting.

Rock Bridge senior wrestlers replenish lost leadership

Rock Bridge High School's wrestling team lost three Division I wrestlers to graduation and transfers. This time around, senior captain Graham Ratermann isn't going to let the drop off in talent affect the team's success.

TIGER KICKOFF: Toddlers to Tigers: Shane Ray took time to grow into his body

Once a "chunky monkey," Shane Ray took a while to grow into the 6-foot-3, 245-pound monster on Missouri's defensive line.

TIGER KICKOFF: Fast Five, Rivalry Edition

Veteran Tigers Lucas Vincent, Evan Boehm, Andrew Baggett and Shane Ray answer questions about Missouri's old rivalry with Kansas — among other things.

 

TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things you didn't know about Arkansas

Is there an Arkansas and Kansas connection? What's a "Spoofer's Stone?" What's with the mascot and the naughty live beasts that attend Arkansas' home football games? Answers to these questions and more about Missouri's new, so-called rivals. 

TIGER KICKOFF: New Arkansas, Missouri rivalry leaves some traditions behind

Missouri has lost Kansas. And Arkansas' annual matchup with LSU no longer happens during rivalry week.

TIGER KICKOFF: John Hardeman Walker and the attempt for 'Battle Line Rivalry' history

Along the battle line, as it will be known in the now annual Missouri-Arkansas rivalry game, is the bootheel. What does a man by the name of John Hardeman Walker have to do with it? Maybe a lot.

TIGER KICKOFF: The Battle Line: Manufacturing a rivalry

Is it possible to create and brand a rivalry game? Perhaps, but it's new territory for universities and sports marketers. Whether their efforts are successful rests in the in perceptions of fans.

Arkansas quarterback Allen returns to practice

Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says quarterback Brandon Allen has returned to practice and is on schedule to return when the Razorbacks face No. 17 Missouri on Friday.

Rams' defense expects Chris Long back this week

Chris Long lobbied heavily for playing time last week. This week, the St. Louis Rams are likely to grant the defensive end's wish.

Bengals' Devon Still calls child support story "untruthful"

Still's 4-year-old daughter, Leah, has gained national attention for her fight against cancer. More than $1 million has been raised for cancer research and treatment from the sale of Still's jersey.

SEC schools have incentive beyond border conflicts

No. 17 Missouri (9-2, 6-1) will be shooting for its fifth conference division title in eight seasons, and a 10th win for the fifth time in Gary Pinkel's 14 seasons.

Jason Avant ready for fresh start in Kansas City

The veteran wide receiver signed with the Chiefs this week after getting released from the Panthers, hoping to prove that he still has something left. The Chiefs are just as hopeful that he can prove it considering how unproductive their group of pass-catchers has been this season.

Rivalry week will be last stand for some football coaches

The coaching carousel will start spinning fast when the regular season ends for many teams on Saturday. While you're keeping track of other rivalries and games with playoff implications, here are a few coaching hot spots to keep an eye on this weekend.

RG3 benched: Washington to start Colt McCoy vs. Indy

Washington will start Colt McCoy over Griffin on Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts, the latest development in a stunning tailspin for the 2012 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year.

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