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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.

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.

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 football tailgating off to a 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.

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.

Battle football wins shootout against Holt

By halftime, Holt closed the gap to 42-28. But the scoring was just getting started. Holt consistently crept within a touchdown of Battle throughout the second half. The win wasn't decided until an interception by Nash Sutherlin with 1:36 left in the game.

Columbia College volleyball's Paula Rosa shows star potential at Hampton Inn Classic

The star of the first match was Paula Rosa. The 5-foot-11 senior finished with 15 kills, two more than Bethel's entire team. She didn't let up on the defensive end either, leading the Cougars with eight digs.

Missouri women's soccer picks up first win

Senior Taylor Grant scored both goals for the Tigers, including a shot that she bounced off the right post into the goal for the win. She has four goals on the year, only one behind her single-season record of five set in 2013. 

Soler's 2 HRs, Baez double sends Cubs past Cards

Rookies Javier Baez and Jorge Soler had two RBIs apiece against Pat Neshek in a go-ahead eighth inning, leading the last-place Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

Santana homers again in Kansas City, helps Indians win

Santana, who homered five times at Kauffman Stadium in a series last month, hit a two-run homer as the Cleveland Indians topped the Royals 6-1 Friday night.

TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Follow along as Missouri football plays South Dakota State

We are collecting scenes from around Columbia and coverage of the Missouri football season opener against South Dakota State. Check back here for continuing live coverage.

 

Truman's Terrace to debut at Missouri's season opener

Tomorrow's season opening football game for the Tigers will also mark the debut of Truman's Terrace, the Southeastern Conference's first fully catered tailgate venue to be located on stadium grounds.

 

TIGER KICKOFF: Quarterback Maty Mauk becomes new face of Missouri football

Quarterback Maty — not Matt or Matthew — Mauk goes from rambunctious child to the Tigers' figurehead.

PHOTO GALLERY: Marching Mizzou practices for home game

Marching Mizzou and the Color Guard practice Friday afternoon to be ready for Saturday's game.

TIGER KICKOFF: 10 things to know about South Dakota State

On Saturday, Missouri football will face SDSU, a university that may have invented cookies and cream ice cream and that references Missouri in its school anthem.

TIGER KICKOFF: Toddler to Tiger: Vincent a model child

Before he clogged lanes in the Missouri defensive line, senior Lucas Vincent used his looks to get by.

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