While there are still questions surrounding Missouri football in 2014, the program is in a much different place than it was a year ago.
Realistic hopes of securing an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament disappeared after Saturday's loss to Tennessee. If Missouri is going to defy the odds and win this week’s SEC Tournament in Atlanta, the Tigers’ lead players will have to lead the way.
Senior forward Tony Criswell will not join his Missouri teammates in Atlanta for the SEC Tournament, coach Frank Haith announced at his weekly press conference Monday afternoon.
The games, originally scheduled for Wednesday, will now take place at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Tuesday because of anticipated adverse weather.
With the NCAA's controversial "no agent" rule a recent topic of debate, Missouri pitcher Alec Rash, a high draft pick himself, has an inside view of the process and its pitfalls.
Senior guard Heather English scored 15 points in Columbia College's AMC tournament championship loss.
The Stephens College Stars won 5-3 against MacMurray College. The Stars are now 2-5 for the season.
Florida coach Billy Donovan renewed his long-standing argument Monday that teams playing in conference title games on "Selection Sunday" should not have to return to the court in the NCAA tournament until Friday.
Florida, which finished an unbeaten season in the Southeastern Conference, and Wichita State, which completed an undefeated regular season, are the top two teams in the AP college basketball poll for the third straight week.
Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.
Miguel Cabrera, two-time American League MVP, hit his first two home runs of spring training, leading the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals 17-5. AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer struck out five in 4 2/3 scoreless innings Monday.
Hunched over, vomiting into a bucket by his feet and retching loudly, Oscar Pistorius was vividly reminded at his murder trial Monday of the gruesome injuries he inflicted on his girlfriend when a pathologist described how the Olympian fatally shot her multiple times with bullets designed to cause maximum damage.
After being active in free agency last year, the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to sign fewer players this time around.
Missouri fell to 0-4 in Southeastern Conference play on Sunday with a 4-2 loss to Kentucky. Later in the day, the Tigers beat Bradley 7-0 in a non-conference match to move to 5-10 overall.
The Tigers couldn't finish off the series sweep and fell 2-1 to Southern Mississippi on Sunday. Errors and poor hitting hurt the team.
The Tigers fell 4-3 in eight innings in Game 3 of the series, losing their first Southeastern Conference series to the Aggies.
On Saturday, the Rock Bridge Bruins defeated the Hickman Kewpies in girls basketball and the Tolton boys lost their game against Canton. The day before, the Hickman boys claimed a district championship.
With the NCAA Tournament hopes for both Missouri and Tennessee possibly on the line, the Volunteers out-jumped, -muscled and -dunked the Tigers 72-45 in Knoxville, Tenn.
Rock Bridge High girls basketball team beat Hickman 60-25 and advanced to sectional play, where they will meet Washington on Wednesday in Camdenton.
With their second victory of the weekend, the Tigers clinched their series against Southern Mississippi.