Missouri football: 4 notes about the Vanderbilt Commodores

The Commodores of 2014 are not the Commodores under James Franklin. Here are a few notes about the Tigers' incredibly young Southeastern Conference opponent.


TIGERS REPORT LIVE: Missouri celebrates Homecoming against Vanderbilt

The Missouri Tigers are getting ready to take on the Vanderbilt Commodores in the 103rd anniversary of the Homecoming football game. We are collecting scenes from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook to give you an inside look at the traditions of house decorations, the parade, tailgate and, of course, the game.


Florida wins in sweep over Missouri volleyball

The Missouri volleyball team lost in three sets to Florida despite Emily Wilson becoming the 14th Missouri player ever to record 1,000 kills.

Missouri women's swimming and diving team defeats Arkansas

Missouri's women's swimming and diving team defeated Arkansas 166-134 to win its first SEC meet of the year.

World Series fan causes debate with Marlins jersey

Laurence Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. The Royals' reaction to Leavy became a subject of debate Friday.

For boy with cancer, World Series game is a win

Wednesday, Noah Wilson and the rest of his family made their way into Kauffman Stadium, where — thanks to an inspiring stretch of kindness and generosity — they were set to watch game two of the World Series from some of the best seats in the house.

Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants

The season is over for Giants pitcher Matt Cain, but he continues to watch his team in the World Series from the sidelines.

Royals might need a rare pinch hit in World Series

With the move from American League rules to National League rules for Game 3, Royals look to their pinch hitter, Billy Butler.

Chiefs quartback Alex Smith gets another crack at Rams

The Chiefs quarterback gets another shot at the Rams after an injury against the team two years ago cost him the starting spot on his former team, the 49ers. The teams face off at noon Sunday at Arrowhead Stadium

Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

The Kansas City Royals catcher wore Victoria's Secret perfume in the late 2013 season and stuck with it after a four-hit game when Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him. He recently switched this year to 212 Men by Carolina Herrera cologne.

For high school football players, a question of when to return after concussions

In the past four years, two Kansas City-area high school athletes died playing football. Now doctors, parents and schools are facing a life-or-death question: When is a high school player ready to return to the football field after suffering head trauma?

Rams have banged-up secondary for Chiefs

Cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins and Trumaine Johnson are both questionable for Kansas City, and backup Brandon McGee was ruled out Friday with plantar fasciitis, a foot injury that worsened during the week.

Rams receiver Quick fined $8,268

Quick was penalized at the end of the first quarter after Rams running back Tre Mason lost 2 yards. His fine was announced by the league on Friday.

Cardinals Wainwright undergoes elbow surgery

The Cardinals say Friday's operation was an arthroscopic procedure to trim a small piece of cartilage from the right elbow. The 33-year-old Wainwright is expected to begin physical therapy in two weeks and resume his offseason throwing program in eight weeks.

Missouri football's Marcus Murphy a 'smooth' superstar

As a senior at DeSoto High School in Texas, Marcus Murphy could have scored more touchdowns. Instead, Tigers' return specialists gave up downs for one of his teammates.


Regan Peltier's discipline helps Missouri volleyball break conference slump

Junior Regan Peltier has emerged as an essential piece of the Tigers' offense and is posting new career records.

Special teams could make or break Battle football in playoffs

The Spartans have struggled to cover kickoffs this year, and that could haunt them in their first ever district playoff game.

Stephens College volleyball win embodies season long improvement

The Stephens College volleyball team used a 6-0 run to win in the first set and sweep Benedictine University at Springfield on Thursday. 

Missouri wrestler J'den Cox has big goals for upcoming season

J'den Cox and the Missouri wrestling team look to earn their first national title in the 2014-15 season.   

Hickman football sees new opportunity in playoffs

Hickman High School's football team had a disappointing regular season, finishing 1-8. But the Kewpies have a chance to leave their struggles behind them in the playoffs.