'Whirlwind' day: Haith named new coach of Tulsa's Golden Hurricane

Frank Haith officially announced his separation from the Missouri basketball program on Friday. He has committed to become University of Tulsa's new head coach.

Alden speaks in wake of Haith departure

Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden confirmed in a press conference Friday morning that Haith has agreed to become the next head coach at the University of Tulsa.

Haith officially out as Missouri coach, Alden announces

Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith informed Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden that he would be leaving the school in a text message Friday morning, Alden said. Haith will become the next head coach at the University of Tulsa.

Missouri baseball loses tight contest in extra innings

Many of Missouri's (17-19, 6-10 Southeastern Conference) wins and close games this season have been fraught with fragility and tension. The Tigers' 3-2 loss in 11 innings was just another example.

Missouri shows off new facility at SEC tennis tournament

Not long ago, Cosmo-Bethel Park was the home of Missouri tennis. This week, Missouri gets to show off its new home as it hosts the SEC Championship.


Several Hickman track athletes win medals at Capital City Relays

The Hickman boys and girls track teams competed in the 54th annual Capital City Relays on Friday. The Kewpies performed especially well in the 4 x 100 meter relay, the shuttle hurdle relay and the pentathlon.

Columbia College softball swept by Freed-Hardeman in doubleheader

Columbia College lost both games of its doubleheader against Freed-Hardeman, 1-0 and 2-1 Friday.

Rock Bridge junior leads baseball team with 'mental game'

Connor Brumfield's work on the baseball field has payed off through a scholarship to play at Missouri. But he says the most important aspect of his game is inside his head.

Natalie Fleming's two home runs help No. 13 Missouri softbal clinch series against Ole Miss

The freshman hit a walk-off homer to give the Tigers a 5-3 win in Game 1. Her solo homer in the fifth inning of Game 2 helped secure a 2-0 victory for Missouri.

Vargas tosses seven solid innings in Royals' shutout victory over Twins

Alcides Escobar had three hits and Omar Infante also drove in two runs for the Royals, who followed up a sweep at the hands of Minnesota last weekend by sweeping Houston and then taking the first of their three-game set against the Twins this weekend.

Molina's error helps Nationals beat Cardinals in pitcher's duel

The St. Louis Cardinals lost 3-1 to the Washington Nationals with three errors, two coming in the pivotal seventh inning.

VIDEO REPLAY: Mike Alden addresses media about Frank Haith's departure to Tulsa

Missouri athletics director Mike Alden addressed the news media at 11 a.m. Friday and discussed Frank Haith's departure and the ensuing search to find a replacement.

Potential candidates for Missouri men's basketball job are plentiful

Jeff Goodman of ESPN provided a laundry list of potential replacement candidates on his Twitter account for Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith. Here is a more in-depth look at those possible candidates and what they could bring to the table for the Tigers.

Missouri basketball's Frank Haith to take Tulsa job, reports say

ESPN and reported Thursday that Missouri's men's basketball coach has agreed to leave Missouri and become the head coach at the University of Tulsa. The official announcement is expected Friday, according to a report from Tulsa World.

Kevin Punter, Jakeenan Gant mull decisions in wake of Frank Haith news

Kevin Punter, who was scheduled to sign his letter of intent to play at Missouri on Friday or Monday, said he's "not signing anything," instead planning on "just laying low right now."

Missouri tennis eliminated from SEC tournament with loss to Texas A&M

A 4-0 loss to No. 8 Texas A&M ended the season for the Tigers, which went 8-20 in the regular season.

For Missouri baseball, working the count a key strategy

Missouri's hitters excel at seeing a high number of pitches and forcing opposing hurlers to show their full repertoires.

Twitter users speculate on Frank Haith leaving Missouri

As of about 4 p.m. Thursday, neither Haith nor MU made any statements confirming or denying rumors he'd be leaving MU.

All-American junior college athlete Juanita Robinson signs with Missouri

Juanita Robinson, previously of Johnson County Community College (Kan.) and Zion Benton High School (Ill.), will join the Tigers for the 2014-2015 season.

Shields strikes out 12; Royals sweep Astros 5-1

James Shields struck out 12 in eight innings, and the Kansas City Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Houston Astros with a 5-1 win on Thursday night.